1. 05_TL's Avatar
    Hey guys I was wondering if theres anyway to keep the music video playing while searching the web, I recently installed this acer on my car so i wanted to be able to listen to music and do other stuff if I need to but the music keeps cutting out when I try to go on another app. Any way to keep the music or music video playing while browsing on web or other apps thanks.
    02-23-2013 07:20 PM
  2. B. Diddy's Avatar
    What media player are you using? I would imagine that most players would not continue playing a video if you switch to another app. But most music players will keep playing a music file in the background if you switch to another app--typically, you'll see a small icon in the notification bar that represents the song that's playing, maybe with a pause or skip button. Google Play Music does this, and most 3rd party music players do as well.
    02-23-2013 07:44 PM
  3. Mellimel22's Avatar
    Dice player plays in the background

    Sent from my Sprint Galaxy Nexus rockin 4.2.2 using Tapatalk 2
    02-23-2013 09:15 PM
  4. 05_TL's Avatar
    I just use the player that came with the iconia a100, I play music videos and would like it to run even when im on other apps or web browsing. everytime I click on browsing it just pauses the player, I will try other players. any suggestions for playing music videos. thanks for replying guys.
    02-24-2013 12:35 AM
  5. B. Diddy's Avatar
    Do you want to play the videos in the background just to hear the music? If that's the case, I suggest just playing the music as an MP3 file. Playing a video while doing other things is true multitasking, which Android really doesn't do. I think that kind of activity is possible on the Blackberry Playbook and maybe the HP Touchpad.
    02-24-2013 01:13 AM
  6. B. Diddy's Avatar
    Did a quick search--you could try this app, but it only has 10 ratings and no reviews, so no guarantees:

    02-24-2013 01:16 AM
  7. B. Diddy's Avatar
    Ok, so maybe I spoke too soon about Android not being able to play videos in the background. This one claims to be able to as well:


    You may be able to find more by Googling "Android video player background."
    02-24-2013 01:17 AM
  8. 05_TL's Avatar
    ah thanks a lot I was tried searching before I posted couldnt find anything good, since I installed the tablet in my car I wanted to play music videos and when I want to browse web the music would continue playing.

    -update: okay I tried both app, the Act 1 VP is much better just that you have to pay for it. The BG VP is decent works pretty good for a free app, I wil stick to the BG VP thanks again!
    02-24-2013 02:19 AM
  9. Mellimel22's Avatar
    Dice player has a built in sound booster and pop out play and its free. Plus plays all music and video types.

    Sent from my Sprint Galaxy Nexus rockin 4.2.2 using Tapatalk 2
    02-24-2013 04:12 AM
  10. 05_TL's Avatar
    really, thanks ill give that a try!
    02-25-2013 09:44 PM

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