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Welcome to the Universal Windows Platform Developer Feedback site. This site provides the Windows developer community with a channel for feedback on the following topics:

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  1. Xbox Dev Mode Companion freeze after conntect

    The 'Xbox Dev Mode Companion' app freeze every time when i connect to a Xbox. Tried a classic Xbox One Dev kit and an Xbox One X Dev kit for both the app freeze after the connection. In this state is the app not usable. Please fix that.

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      0 comments  ·  Device - Xbox  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
    • Allow to playback HDR Video On Xbox One S/X with HDR TV

      Please expose this capability to us. not just Movie&TV or Netflix Internal use.

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        0 comments  ·  Device - Xbox  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
      • enable debugging for xbox in xbox device portal.

        Currently there is no way to collect console logs of an installed UWP app from xbox. It would be good to have an option in xbox device portal so that we can see the javascript console logs like network logs in HTTP monitor tab.
        Also it would be great if there is an option to inspect and debug.

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          0 comments  ·  Device - Xbox  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
        • Fix the Xbox App store

          Hi - you really need to fix the Xbox App store. We are a dev house that specialises in publishing dedicated Xbox Apps. It used to be that there was a really high standard to get certified on Xbox, which was tough to get through but at least the standard of apps was pretty high. Now it seems there is zero standard to be certified to publish an app on Xbox and by default EVERY windows 10 app that is published is published on all devices.

          I know microsoft is trying to flesh out the app stores on each device…

          2 votes
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          • [Bug] Buggy Xbox core window bounds in MediaElement's transport controls

            Assume the following XAML:
            <Page x:Class="PlayerBounds.MainPage"
            xmlns="http://schemas.microsoft.com/winfx/2006/xaml/presentation&quot;
            xmlns:x="http://schemas.microsoft.com/winfx/2006/xaml&quot;
            xmlns:d="http://schemas.microsoft.com/expression/blend/2008&quot;
            xmlns:mc="http://schemas.openxmlformats.org/markup-compatibility/2006&quot;
            mc:Ignorable="d">

            <Grid Background="Green">

            <Border Width="480" Height="270" Background="Red" Grid.Column="1" VerticalAlignment="Center" HorizontalAlignment="Center">
            <MediaPlayerElement Source="https://ia800209.us.archive.org/20/items/ElephantsDream/ed_1024_512kb.mp4&quot; AreTransportControlsEnabled="True"/>
            </Border>

            </Grid>
            </Page>
            and not calling SetDesiredBounds! This is what the screen looks like: https://1drv.ms/i/s!AqT0PAFUIw04htwcFjitFI7iNTXl5A
            (sorry for the photo, could not do a regular screen shot at the moment!)
            Looks good? Yes, video and transport controls cover the entire media player!
            Drawbacks? In full screen, transport controls (not video) do also respect the safe area. See https://1drv.ms/i/s!AqT0PAFUIw04htwel93_Dvfege8VNw
            Looks good? No! I want the transport controls' semi-transparent area…

            3 votes
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              0 comments  ·  Device - Xbox  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
            • XBox Emulator for Apps

              Users are asking me frequently for a XBox version of my app.
              Unfortunately I do not own a XBox, nor would getting one make sense (it is a free app, so I am not really interested in spending lots of money just for developing purpose.)

              Aside from my personal dilemma of a missing device, it would definitely make sense to be able testing code in an emulator first instead of having lots of hardware around all the time.

              It's just the same like with mobile. Here we have several emulators, and I usually make use of them first instead of…

              15 votes
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                2 comments  ·  Device - Xbox  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
              • Xbox Live Gamertag API Acess

                It would be really cool if developers could get api access to Xbox Live Gamertags, that way they don't have to make users create a new account just to play multiplayer games. It would also help a lot for leaderboards too.

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                  3 comments  ·  Device - Xbox  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
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