Support background audio playback with Google Play Music app

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22 Posts
Jun 16, 2013 3:14pm

Steps to reproduce the problem:

  • Open Google Play Music
  • Select a playlist, start playback
  • Open Workout Training
  • Select a Workout
  • Press "Do Workout"
  • Select trainer voice
  • Press "Start"

As soon as the trianer's voice starts, the audio playback in Google Play Music is paused.

I am using a Samsung Galaxy Nexus with Android 4.2.2 and Google Play Music version 5.1052J.707098.

16 Jun
Would be something i want to use aswell. Gonna look for a solution hehe
612 Posts
Jun 16, 2013 3:34pm
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I have had the same problem but it just pauses the music.  A quick press of play fixes it

16 Jun
That's a good suggestion, and it is exactly what I tried earlier this morning. But as soon as I switch back to Workout Trainer and the trainer voice starts, the music from Google Play Music pauses again. If you can post the exact steps you used to make it work, could you post those so that I can try them? It is certainly possible that I could be "doing it all wrong" :-) Thanks, jason
22 Posts
Jun 20, 2013 3:03am

Good news!

With the latest update, this problem is now gone. Works great on my Galaxy Nexus with Google Play Music.

Thank you, Development Team!