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The iPhone allows to start music playback even in a locked state. This is a convenience functionality. Is there something similar for Windows Phone?

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up vote 6 down vote accepted

If you are playing a music and lock the phone you can click the power button to show the lock screen and press one of the volume buttons to show an option to play/pause, forward and rewind the playlist.

I think you can't search and start playing a music in lock screen.

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