Android TV Now Supports Background Audio Streaming

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Android TV Now Supports Background Audio Streaming
One of the handy options of Android TVs is the native help for Google’s Chromecast. The Chromecast built-in app has reportedly gained a new replace that brings background audio streaming.

As 9to5Google experiences, now you can play media from streaming providers like Spotify or YouTube Music and proceed utilizing the TV whereas the music continues to play within the background.

For occasion, think about you’re planning to look at a film and also you’re not solely positive about which one to decide on. With this replace, you’ll be able to conveniently scroll via the seemingly infinite checklist of film titles whereas vibing to some mellow tunes.

The capability to play music on Android TV isn’t solely new, although. Spotify’s app for Android TV has had the characteristic for fairly some time now. This replace, nevertheless, expands the scope of the characteristic to different apps.

When the media is enjoying within the background, Android TV gives two fast controls particularly Open and Stop, together with the observe’s album artwork, title, and artist. The Open button takes you again to the app whereas the Stop button ends the playback.

The audio playback continues till you begin one other media from the second app. As 9to5Google factors out, Play Movies and Disney+ permit the music to proceed enjoying within the background whereas Hulu doesn’t.

That stated, it’s value noting that video content material being forged will cease as quickly as you come exterior of it. In different phrases, you’ll be able to’t probably run TV exhibits as a supply of background noise whilst you’re exploring one thing else on the TV.

In case you’re not seeing the characteristic in your Android TV, chances are you’ll think about enrolling in Chromecast built-in app’s beta program.

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