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My game doesn't have any music but it does have sound effects. Right now if I power up Pandora and then start a song and then switch to my game it will stop the Pandora song. Is there a special way I need to play my sound fx so that the music from Pandora will keep playing while my game is running?

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If you set up your Audio Session type to AVAudioSessionCategoryAmbient you'll get mixing with whatever's playing in the background:

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