Currently there is no many apps supporting with background music, you can only use Cast or Microsoft’s Groove Music to play music in the background. Pandora is another app available on Xbox One with support for background music — you can download the app now from the Windows Store. However, Groove Music should be more than enough, as one of the main benefits is the ability to play music from files you have stored on your OneDrive account.

How to play background music on Xbox One

Playing music on the background is pretty straightforward.

Background music from USB flash drive is also supported (soft of)

And even more interesting, background music also supports playback of files stored on a USB flash drive, but you’ll need to download an app called “Simple Background Music Player”.

Just be aware that you must to store your music on a folder called “Xbox Music Library” for the console to recognize it.

It’s that simple. What do you think about background music on Xbox One? Do you use Groove or Pandora for background music? Let us know in the comments below. All content on this site is provided with no warranties, express or implied. Use any information at your own risk. Always backup of your device and files before making any changes. Privacy policy info.