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Why is one of my devices not listed on my Google Play Music Manager (Mac)?

I'm trying to work out why my galaxy s4 is not listed as a device on my Google Play Music Manager installed on my Mac. On "Manage My Devices" I only shows up my own Mac and a tablet (2 devices), ...
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How to have Google Music playlists in shuffle by default?

When I open a playlist in Google Music and press the "play" button, it reads from first to last in the playlist's order - as expected. My question is: is it possible to change this "default ...
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How to login only to Google Music and not the other Google services?

I have Google Music All Access and I want I have an old unused Huawei Honor floating around. I want to set it up as a Google Music playing device for the kitchen. I am wondering now: How do I login ...
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What folder on android does show as a media device?

When I connect my phone to my car via USB it says connected as media device. Then when I go to browse with my car nothing is in the folder. I use Google play music and know the folder it caches my ...
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Prevent music player from closing while closing all apps

Is there a way to prevent the music player from closing while performing a clear all recent apps from the recent apps menu? I mean the app is technically in use so ideally it should not be closed ...
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No previous song button in Lollipop?

I've just updated to Android 5.0 and it has already showed that I need some time to get used to the new layouts and such. That's not really the issue though. The thing that I couldn't wrap my head ...
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Google Play Music Local Playlist

I have a folder on my SD Card filled with music. Would I be able to create a playlist with songs just from that folder? Right now those files are becoming meshed with the other songs I have already ...
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Google Music Playlist Sync Problems

So my playlists from my All Access Account download fine. but the artists/albums from said playlists aren't showing up under the respective categories in my library on my phone.This has been going on ...
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Create a Music streaming device

I currently own a media stream, MyGica, and a Samsung Galaxy S4. I would like to create a media server on the MyGica (running android 4.2) that will let me stream music from my S4 to the MyGica while ...
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Install two versions of the same app [duplicate]

I am trying to install the old (holo) version of Google Play Music on my device ( http://forum.xda-developers.com/attachment.php?attachmentid=1477066&d=1352756915 - VERSION ...
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Google Play removing songs from SD card?

I have downloaded thousands of songs from my computer to the sd card on my phone. I use Google Play Music as my player on my Galaxy. Play Music is supposed to back up my songs to a cloud. Instead ...
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Google Play Music: Download Entire Library through USB (instead of internet)

I've used Google's Music Manager to upload my entire iTunes library (songs and playlists) to Play Music. Now I need my library in my phone as well but the Play Music app on my Android phone only ...
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Google Play help [duplicate]

I have an LG G3 and I downloaded a song on google play and was able to listen to it on google play and all and it's fine but when I open up my phone's built in music player it doesn't show up. How do ...
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Buying an album from Google Play of which I already have some songs

I want to buy an album, but I already have some songs from it which I bought from the Play Store. Will there be duplicates of the ones I already have? Also, will some money be deducted from the cost ...
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Song bought on Google Music doesn't show up on n7 [duplicate]

I just bought for the first time a song on Google Music, and I know Google Music is cloud-based, so I tapped Download song or something like that; it was downloaded and said that the music was on my ...
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How to renew Google Play Access All Access from an Android?

I got the 30 days free trial for Google Play Music, but cancelled it. I'd like to renew it. How can I? I can't find a way. Here's an image:
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Sync now-playing with other-devices?

I would like to resume the current track(or just the current playlist) from my phone when switching to the desktop. Is it possible to sync the now-playing playlist, ideally with the position in the ...
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Google Music Play reports “Can't download music right now. Will try again later.”

I have a rooted Galaxy Tab 2 running Android 4.2.2 and Google Music version 5.6.1609P.1258283. I try to download albums and all goes well for approximately 5 albums. After that, Google Play Music ...
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How to sync music bought on Google Play back into iTunes

I have the Google Music manager set to watch my iTunes folder, so if I buy music on iTunes, it'll end up in my Google Play Music. What about the other direction? When I buy a song on Google Play, ...
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Where are the downloaded Google Play Music files? [duplicate]

I've looked in /Android/data/com.android.google.music/cache and nothing is there. I don't have an SD card.
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Does Google Play allow for the caching of your entire collection on a mobile device?

Without having to play each individual song once, is it possible to cache the music collection stored on a Google Play account onto a device (in my case, a Nexus 5)?
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Can I control how google accounts get synced? Mobile vs Wifi

Under Settings>Accounts>Google>(my account) there is a bunch of services you can check and uncheck. My question specifically is I'd like everything to be synced but I want to be able to choose which ...
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Google Play Music Stopped Syncing Randomly

It was working fine until this morning. I "synced" songs from my computer to Google Play Music but it won't show up on my device anymore. Further in Google Play Music settings the first option is to ...
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Choose Which Albums Show in Play Music?

Not sure if this is a common or simple solution, but I can't find a way to fix this. I've got a couple albums I've purchased through the Google Music store - namely the Lés Mis soundtrack, is it's a ...
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Ogg Vorbis file not listed in media player

I have an Ogg Vorbis file (.ogg), which was discovered by the fancy new music player on Android Kitkat and it played fine. However, now that it is no longer officially a "recently added" file, I ...
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Uploaded songs to Google Play don't show up on Android device

I'm sure this one is just a PEBKAC error, so please bear with me since I am new to Android. I've uploaded all of my music to Google Play Music and I can see all of my songs via their web interface. ...
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Android music pauses when using headphones

This started happening a few days ago but my phone stopped to play music (pausing) on headphones when I: Screen off Notification menu is pulled down Opening all applications on the default stock ...
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Is there any way to find/remove duplicate tracks from Google Play Music?

I have my music from CD in both MP3 and FLAC format. Unfortunately, the Google Music uploader insists on uploading both formats, and so I have duplicate tracks. Is there an app/tool/method to find ...
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Music lockscreen controls

I'm on a Nexus 4, when I play music from the Play music app, the full screen lock screen music controls or music art will not show only the lock screen as if I am not playing music at all. I do have ...
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Trouble playing music on the play music app?

So I'm trying to play songs off of the play music app on my galaxy s3 with my wifi and mobile data turned off, but basically half off my songs are greyed out and I'm unable to listen to them, but then ...
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Play Music (KitKat): update library not working

I use BitTorrent Sync to transfer audio files to my Nexus 5. All files are transfered to the 'music' directory. When new files are added to this directory, the only way to update Play Music's library ...
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Kitkat 4.4.2 and Play music: won't find files

I have a nexus 4 and I have been using the music downloader called music maniac. Just recently updated to kitkat 4.4.2 and now when I download music the play music app won't find it in my phone. I can ...
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Google Play Music - Edit tags of Remotely Stored Music?

I am often surprised by the treatment of MP3 names by the native music player, Play Music. Fairly frequently albums are split, or unexpected titles pop up, etc. I am pretty meticulous about ID3s in my ...
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Music player widget title cut off

My iPod recently broke so I started using Google Play Music on my phone. It works quite well and today I discovered the widget, so I added it to my home screen. It's very useful, the only thing is ...
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Deleting or listing least frequently played songs in Google Play Music

I'm starting to hit the limits of my storage space. My device is mostly filled with music, so I'd like to remove songs I don't listen to anymore, without having to painfully scroll down the list and ...
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How to prevent my Google account from acting like it's from the US?

I'm from the Czech Republic and via some proxy I made my Google account look like a US-based one to try Google music etc. Now Google music with all access arrived in my country and it's cheaper than ...
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Google Play Music freezes the touch screen

I'm running a Samsung Galaxy S4 Mini. I'm having intermittent issue with the touch screen freezing and no longer responding to any touches. The power button works, as does the home key. The volume ...
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Can other apps play music from my Google Music library?

I have uploaded my song collection to Google Play Music, and use my phone to listen to them. Now, if I copy the original music files directly to my phone storage, I can then use any app I want to ...
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How do you see the full name of a track in Google Music?

For podcasts with a long name, it sucks not to be able to see the full name of the track. How do you see the full name of a track in Google Music?
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How to get fitness apps to locate music on google music

I'm a runner. My music and playlists are on Google Music. I have all of my music downloaded to my device. I can't seem to figure out how to get apps like Runtastic or Nike+ to locate my Google Play ...
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Party Mode or guest Access for Google Play Music?

I wonder if there is a way to use "Google Play Music" with something like a "Party Mode". I just want to give my friends the possibility to browse and play my music library without giving them access ...
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Google Music's cover art, song name, pause and play don't appear in my notifications

I have a Razr Maxx HD on Verizon and noticed that unlike my friends' Androids, when I play music using Google Music, the album art, song name, and pause/play notification isn't present. In fact, if I ...
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Get online playlist onto device without having to download music to device since all music is already stored locally

Have a Galaxy Note II with a 64gb micro SD card. I have a decent amount of music, but not so prohibitively large that it couldn't all fit on my SD card. When I first got my phone I dumped my itunes ...
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Where does Google Play Music v5 store music locally?

I know this question has been answered for older versions of the app, but where does the most recent app store offline music? Clearly the mp3's I've selected are downloaded - because they play ...
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Low resolution album artwork?

Why does Google Play Music and other music apps display album artwork with such terrible quality? This occurs even when high resolution images are embed into the audio files. How can we fix this?
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contents of playlists being deleted but playlist files still exist

Sometimes (probably on reset/power-cycle, which I do every now and then) I lost most of the content of my playlists. I have about 15 playlists that I have created. I have put songs in them several ...
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Use music stored for offline playing from Google Play as ringtone/alarm

How do I use music stored for offline playing from Google Play as ringtone/alarm? I have tried the following: Then when you go to set your ringtone/alarm/notification, use the ES File ...
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Android play music cannot hear when opening for the first time

I am running Android 4.2-jelly-bean on cm10.1. When I start the play music, and play a song, it behaves as if the song is playing except there's no sound. I have to exit the app, long press the home ...
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Google Music Gapless Playback Works on my Galaxy Nexus but not my HTC One?

I've recently started using Google Music on my phone but gapless playback isn't working. I listen to a lot of mixed, electronic music albums where it's absolutely essential that it's totally seamless ...
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What is google play music and why does it constantly load?

Why does google play music start up, and what does it do? I have some music on my phone but am happy with the basic music player and have no need for or want to access music online.