How To: Loop a Sound

Demonstrates how to loop a sound.

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Simple Sound Looping

  1. Declare a SoundEffect using the method shown in How To: Play a Sound.

  2. Declare a SoundEffectInstance, and set it to the return value of SoundEffect.CreateInstance.

  3. Set SoundEffectInstance.IsLooped to true.

  4. Call SoundEffectInstance.Play to play the looping sound.

SoundEffectInstance instance = soundEffect.CreateInstance();
instance.IsLooped = true;

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