Questions regarding songs in your android device. The quality, bit-rate, size and file types is considered relevant to this tag. This should not be confused with audio and/or music-player

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Why do some earphones work but some have garbled audio on my phone?

I recently bought a rebranded Innos D9 from China. When I tried using the earphones that came with the phone and the Sony earphones I have, the audio is fine. Really awesome too. However, when I use ...
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Bookmark current song

I don't know if I need an app for this or can I do it with the given music app. I've downloaded a bunch of lectures and they're all in one album. Sometimes I want to listen to music, but when I do, I ...
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Play music from Android to Airplay receiver

Is there a way of playing music on my Android phone to an Airplay receiver (like Airport Express etc)?
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Media scanner will not recognize NEW music

So I have a bunch of music already, all in /sdcard/music that scans just fine. When I add new music to the folder, the scanner does not recognize it even though I can see them in the folder in My ...
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First time with Android, need help with adding media

For Christmas this year I am getting a 16GB (really 10.6 GB) Galaxy Note II, which will be my first Android device after having a slew of iDevices. I have ~12 GB of music in iTunes and Google Music, ...
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Recognize and tag mp3s

Are there any Android applications which will recognize my mp3s from a directory and tag them automatically? Some of my mp3s have wrong file names and tags. I want to organize them correctly.
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Why does my phone sometimes reboot when playing music?

My Droid X spontaneously reboots when it's playing music. I've confirmed this behavior with the native music player, Amazon's MP3 player, and now Spotify (though, with Spotify, it seems to happen ...
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How can I use the volume buttons for skipping songs?

Is there a way to use the volume buttons to change songs on the Nexus One?
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Delete all music NOT in playlist?

I have a playlist of favorite music on my phone. It's time I got I'm of all the others that I regularly skip and never listen to. How can I select all music that is NOT in that playlist in order yo ...
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Galaxy Nexus: how to upload music in Linux?

As you know, Galaxy Nexus supports only MTP protocol for USB connection, which is not greatly supported under Linux. As a workaround, I have tried to upload my music to Galaxy Nexus through WiFi. I ...
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How can I tell if a car stereo's controls can be used with my Android phone?

I'm thinking about getting a Pioneer DEH-2200UB, which advertises itself as having controls compatible with iPods. I will be using it with my Samsung Fascinate in my 2005 Honda Civic. Is there any way ...
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Best way to auto-synchronise music between HTC One and PC

got my new HTC One today and now i wanted to set up something that i can put all my desired music for the smartphone in a folder on the pc and then they get automatically synchronised on the ...
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Stream music from Android phone to PC over WiFi

I've been searching on this site and can't find exactly what I'm looking for: I have a PC (can run Linux or Windows) that's connected to my surround-sound speakers. When my friends come around they ...
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A music widget that works with Google Music streaming and offline service?

I'd like a widget to display playing info and cover art that works with latest Google Music app, more importantly both while playing offline tracks (those marked to be offline, so actually Google ...
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How to sync playlist to Samsung Galaxy S3 from Kies?

I just got my new Galaxy S3 today (after a couple of years using BB and iOS) and I installed Samsung Kies on my computer. Kies's interface is quite intuitive (laying out everything almost the same ...
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How can I download entire folders/albums or songs from my PC (over wifi, BT, or USB) to my phone to take on the go

I have tens of thousands of songs on my PC organized by artist/album in folders, and would like to be able to view my collection and manage what comes with me when I travel. Ideally I could browse and ...
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How do I get this iTunes song on an Android device?

I want to buy this song, but it appears it's only offered on iTunes. I have no idea if it's DRM protected or not, I just want it on my Moto X. What are the most direct and straigtforward steps to ...
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Route Media (Music) to headphones only

Look, about once a week at work I put on my headhpones, choose my music track, and then proceed to play the music for the whole office because I didn't actually plug in the headphones to the player. ...
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No Music Showing in Any Music Player

My Samsung Galaxy S2 I9100 is rooted + 3rd party Jellybean 4.1.2 XXLS6 MIUI rom Music apps tested: DoubleTwist | Songbird | Google Music In all of these apps, the music list shows empty. I have ...
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Downloaded music plays on PC and transfers to phone, but some files don't show up in phone library after transfer

My music - which is in MP3 format - plays normally on my PC. When I transfer some of my music to my device, my computer says the transfer was complete, however I cannot see some of the music on my ...
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how remove duplicate entries in music list (after reset)?

How remove duplicate entries in music library (music player). i have factory restore (reset) still double entries of songs list, albums. I am using android-2.2 Foryo (Samsung Galaxy 551 - GT-5510). ...
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SD Card partition named differently on different devices - breaks music player

I have recently moved from a Droid 2 to Droid 3, both running Android 2.3. The same SD card registers as "sdcard" on the D2, and "sdcard ext" on D3. Probably for this reason, I am having problems with ...
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What counts as “Connected Media” for the Music player?

In the music app, there is a Connected Media tab. It shows up my router, a Belkin Play Max, but it does not show up my NAS device, which has an iTunes server and a "Media server" of unspecified ...
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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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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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Music playback stops randomly

I have bought the Xperia ZQ (Xperia ZL's alias in Brazil) C6503. I am experiencing a very annoying problem: from time to time the audio playback in any audio app just stops. If I hit play again it ...
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Using existing playlists on Google Play music

I have a Nexus S, and I sync my music between iTunes and my phone using iSyncr, which basically just dumps the music files and playlist files into a folder within my phone's USB storage. I'm using ...
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Stop Media Playback through adb

I'm testing some settings on a phone, and unfortunately the only control I have is through adb right now. My issue is that while I can start playback of a music file through the following command, I ...
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Resume play function on standard music app for Galaxy S2?

How can I get the standard Music app for my S2 to resume play from where I had got to in a podcast, rather than having to start the whole 90 minutes again? I operate on Android version 4.0.3
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Why MP3 music files cannot be played on Note 3? ( It says, The music player does not support this type of audio file)

Why MP3 music files cannot be played on Note 3? ( It says, The music player does not support this type of audio file) This happens to some of my MP3 files when I try to play them on my Note-3. They ...
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Spotify/pandora timer

Is there an app that is preferrably free that will shut off (not just mute the phone as I don't want Pandora sucking bandwitdh all night) that will shut off Pandora or spotify after a certain amount ...
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Why are some songs are not named correctly in media players?

Most songs in my collection display correctly. However some will display the name of the song as "01 Song name" instead of "Song name". Note that the file name is "01 Song name.mp3". They also appear ...
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Files synced with BTSync not visible to all apps

I have a brand new, rooted Moto G with stock Android 4.4.2. Being new to Android, I was looking for a painless way to push music to my phone from various computers. I opted for using BTSync, pointing ...
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Why is Music Player deleting my music?

I recently installed a new SD card in my phone, so I moved all of my music from my phone to my SD. After I moved my music, I noticed that all of my soundtracks were corrupted. Each of them only had ...
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How to play YouTube or any audio from my desktop Linux and send the audio playback to Android?

I have many music lists and local files which is playing in my Fedora, Ubuntu, ArchLinux, Solaris, FreeBSD. How can I send the playback audio to my Android so that I can hear using my headphone from ...
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Is Google Play Music the same as the stock Android Music App?

Is Google Play Music (formerly Google Music) the same app as the stock Android Music app? I have a Nexus S running Android 2.3.6. I live in a country, Italy, where the Google Play Music service is ...
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Controlling music from phone only

I have a HTC One m8. I am extremely annoyed by my headphones, they're about 2 years old and only when they're plugged in do they skip the songs I'm listening to on their own. The headphones are ...
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Want to play 2 audio files at once

Is there an audio app that will play a stereo file in the background, even if I start playing audio in another app? In other words, when I try this using Google play music and Poweramp, Google play ...
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gallery shows 0 images/videos available and file manager browser shows 0 B for images videos and music

My Android gallery is not showing images and videos (these things are present in my phone and memory card and viewed through file manager in gallery single image). Even the file manager browser shows ...
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Is there a Bluetooth earphone that can control the Music being played?

I'm looking for a bluetooth earphone set, or a device compatible with it, so that I can control the music (play/pause & next/previous) without actually touching the phone. Is there any hardware ...
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transfer music files to Nexus 4 from computer with Windows 7

I have a Nexus 4, and have tried - and failed - to transfer some music downloads (FLAC 16bit) from my Windows 7 computer. When I connect the phone, I can transfer the files and the computer tells me ...
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CyanogenMod: Low volume parts of songs are not played (muted)

I have troubles with playing music on Samsung Galaxy S2 with CyanogenMod 10. When I play music to headphones with low volume, playing music is really influent. It seems like playing is being stopped ...
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Sync MP3 Ratings on Android, with MediaMonkey / MusicBee on Windows

Both MediaMonkey and MusicBee, as music players let you 'rate' songs from 1 to 5 stars. I would like to have this functionality as well in an Android app. The main problem is syncing these ratings. ...
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Opening Google Search results for music in PowerAMP?

Is it possible to have Google Search open music files via PowerAmp instead of the default player? I have tried to see if there is a default music player, but it's not set. Music is listed under ...
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Images have disappeared from gallery, but still in “My Files” (Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge, 5.0.2)

I have a Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge (64GB) running Android Lollipop 5.0.2 which I've had since release day (April 10th 2015) and as the title mentions, there seems to be an issue in that my images are no ...
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recent songs are showing up in files but not on music apps

Recently when I download new songs onto my droid RAZR maxx they appear in my files in the music folder along with all of my other songs, but don't show in the music app. I have checked all over the ...
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Wireless wifi audio in the car without bluetooth or slow hotpots?

great site - I wonder if you could help. I'm hoping to get wifi music in the car. My car has bluetooth handsfree built in to the BMW CCC Pro I-drive but is missing A2DP profiles. The car has a ...
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Use VLC (desktop) to play music while phone is plugged in

Can I use VLC (desktop) to play music while phone is plugged in to my PC via USB? I have tried to open folder, but when I do, my phone isn't in MyCompter as a compatible device. Is there a plug in or ...
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Change the way artists are displayed in Play Music?

I just got a Nexus 5 running Kit Kat. The music app (Play Music) is beautiful, but not the most effiient in terms of browsing. Right now, in the "artists" view it displays a captioned picture of each ...
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Google Music won't cache my songs?

I haven't updated my Google Music in ages (I still had the blue interface) but when I updated it to the latest version, I had to clear my song cache because some of my music weren't playing correctly. ...