magic tap(two finger double tap) playing/pausing ios 9 bug or feature?

in ios 9, it is no longer possible to play/pause media outside apps using the vo magic tap. is this a bug or feature?

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#1 Probably bug

I'd like this to still work, personally. I don't have 9 yet, but there are certain times when I need to shut my phone up quickly if I need to be quiet. LOL

Honestly the buttons in control center should do the trick with stopping music, I'd think.

#2 Yes, it still works

Hey there, yes, the two finger double tap outside an app, such as iBooks or music, still seems to be working for me. I am running iOS 9, on my iPad mini second-generation.
And so far, it all seems to be working just fine. You might want to make sure that you have not opened Another audio app That could be interfering.

#3 Works for me as well

It is still working in IOS 9, but just as a short reminder: if an edit field is active this gesture is being used to start and stop dictation and also for me it never works when I am in the phone app, which is also understandable, IMHO.

#4 It still works for me too.

I am running iOS 9 on my iPhone 6 and iPad mini 2. The 2 finger double tap still pause and play the music. It still works just like the previous version, no problem what so ever.

#5 It sorta works for me

I am finding this to be a hit and miss thing now. I can get it to work with Audible but it does not work with Downcast anymore. I have not tried it yet in Voice Reader yet though.
I seem to think I saw that the latest update to Downcast removed the ability to use the two finger tap for play and pause but I was having issues with the previous version before updating today. Unless they fix this I may have to look into switching my podcast app.

Regards,
Greg Wocher

#6 This will be fixed in Downcast in the next release v2.9.9

App Developer

This feature still works in iOS 9 but has been broken in Downcast as Greg pointed out. This will be fixed in the next release of Downcast, v2.9.9. If anyone needs this right away, please email support@downcastapp.com with 'iOS Beta' in the subject. Apologies for not attending to this quickly.