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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How can I control both volume and track skip on my Android device from my headphones?

How can I control both volume and track skip on my Android device from my headphones? I.e with a set of headphones having 3 buttons Button 1: Volume + Button 2: Play/Pause/Skip Forward/Skip Backward ...
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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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S3 headphone jack not working properly

My Galaxy S3 doesn't play music through an AUX cable, but it works with the headphones that came with it. What could be causing this, and how can I fix it?
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Nexus 7 as a remote home controller

I have a Nexus 7 and I find it really useful for everyday use. I would like to improve it as a remote controller for my apartment, like: play music (the mp3 files are stored on the computer, N7 is ...
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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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Samsung Galaxy Player has music in folder, not playing

I have a Samsung Galaxy Player that I have added music to from iTunes, into the "music" folder. But the songs do not appear in the music player to be played, or placed in a play list? Any ideas?
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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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Why can't my phone find pictures or music files suddenly?

I have a Samsung Galaxy Ace with its official CyanogenMod nightly build. And suddenly, it doesn't "see" my pictures, videos or music files. They don't show: while selecting a notification/ring tone ...
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App searches in wrong directory

I just installed DroidID3Tagger, however it just searches for my music files in /mnt/sdcard, my music however is in /mnt/emmc. Is there anything I can do instead of moving the files? I'm using CM9 ...
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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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strange music played, no virus [closed]

An hour ago I was walking around my apartment when I heard some music playing very soft. It turned out to be my phone. It was the kind of calm music that you'd hear in the background of a nature ...
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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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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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Music players that can import M3U playlists?

OK, so it seems that (unbelievably) Winamp for Android is so extremely stupidly designed that it can't import M3U playlists. So, I want a player that can import M3U playlists. I'm running ...
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Want to disable album art in music player

My brain is wired to text. Album art conveys no useful information and I would like to just display the artist name and song title in large letters. Is there a way to disable or drastically reduce ...
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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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What are the options for streaming music from PC to phone?

I'm interested in being able to play music that's on my computer through my phone - mostly so I can plug the phone into speakers in different parts of the house. Looking for apps, I realise that there ...
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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 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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Is there a music player that can play music from the Google Music Store as well as Amazon MP3?

It's getting really annoying that the music I "buy" in the different music stores on Android (Google Play and Amazon MP3 specifically) aren't visible to other music players even when I make them ...
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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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How can I sync iTunes with a Galaxy Nexus

How can I sync my music from iTunes onto my Galaxy Nexus? How-To Geek has a good article about using Salling Media Sync, but apparently the Galaxy Nexus isn't supported because it only shows up as a ...
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Use android phone as bluetooth receiver in car

In my car I have my old Android phone as the GPS and music player. I was hoping to use it as a receiver for my calls coming to my other phone and any bluetooth devices around it streaming music. Is ...
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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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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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Default browser doesn't play embedded music from a website

Today I came upon a situation where I had a website which had an embedded player in it which plays sample music. To my surprise I came to know that the Android 2.3 default browser or Opera web browser ...
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Android has a MIDI synthesizer?

I was searching about playing MIDI in the mobile, but I not found much information. So, Android has a MIDI synthesizer? Varies according to the model?
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Stream music on Android to Desktop speakers

The canonical location for my music collection is the Android phone (synced from Mac at work), and I have a Windows PC at home connected to the speaker system. Is it possible to play the music on ...
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Song playback from/to specific point in the track [closed]

How can I playback songs from a specific user-preset track start-time and/or to a specific end-time. For example, I want a specific song to only play from the 10th second to the 180th second of the ...
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Is there a way to resume music after finishing a call

When I am listening to music and making a call through a Bluetooth device in my car, after the phone call, the music is not resumed. Is there a way to cause the audio player to resume the music after ...
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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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How can I listen to free online music while performing other tasks on my device?

I have Android 2.2 on my phone and I want an app that lets me listen to free music online in the background while I browse through other apps or do something else on my phone. The YouTube app closes ...
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Multiple Music Libraries?

I keep a large number of spoken word lectures on my device, as well as my music. This makes it difficult to select ONLY one or the other. Are there any players that will allow me to easily switch back ...
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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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Where (and how) does Android store music playlists?

I've noticed that Android keeps the same music playlists across music apps. Where are these playlists stored? How (in what format) are they stored? Can I access them remotely via the USB storage link, ...
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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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Is there a real 5.1 (surround) output mode for music on Samsung's Galaxy S2?

In the music application on the Galaxy S2, there is a 5.1 mode, it seems to me all it does is to apply a set of filters to the sound... But I wondered if there were real 5.1 capabilities on the S2, ...
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How can I convert my music to show up OGG Vorbis tags?

What command with FFmpeg should I use to ensure that all of my metadata (Currently, most of the Artist tags are ignored) and music will play perfectly on Android? (Preferably using Ogg Vorbis!) I'm ...
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Cloud music apps won't sync from device to computer?

I have a free Spotify account and can very easily sync music files that are on my computer to my Android device via wifi. But I can't find a way to sync files that are on my Android device back to the ...
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Where does Adidas Micoach loads music files?

I have a lot of music on my android phone that I want to listen when im running and using Adidas Micoach apk to trainning that I cant listen because Micoach doesn't list the music files on his player. ...
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How to set Spotify as default Music Player?

I want spotify to appear in the drop-down menu instead of the default music player. Is this possible? (I stream all of my music, so I don't need the default music player). (By "drop down menu", I ...
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How to play already transfered music with 'Music' app?

I just bought Galaxy S2. Its really cool, but I have one serious problem! I transfered few MP3 files using USB and copied those files to usbStorage/. When I open 'My files' app on S2, it does show ...
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What is the recommended way to synchronize music on an Android phone?

I have a server which is on all the time, on a network share I store my music collection. I would like to synchronize this with my phone. If I add new album on my server it should pop up on my phone ...
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The music player keeps displaying deleted songs. How do I remove them or refresh the library?

I am using a Droid X with rooted Gingerbread that is otherwise stock. I have root access, but have not used it to do anything. I have inspected the /Music folder multiple times and the 500+ songs I ...
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Is there a way to visualize music from the microphone?

With all the media and 3D graphics capabilities available on modern hardware I'd like to see a nice visualisation application that listens to the microphone. If anyone knows the G-Force winamp ...
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How to configure Amazon Cloud Player (Amazon MP3) to ignore podcasts in list of on-device music?

Amazon Cloud Player (aka Amazon MP3) displays all mp3 files, even those that are podcasts (which I use the DoggCatcher to listen to). Is there some way to tell the Cloud Player to ignore podcasts so ...
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How do I play mp3s from my Dropbox?

I have the Dropbox app on my Droid, and it can "Download" files to the local storage on the phone, but for some reason the music playing app can't see those files. How do I make the music playing ...
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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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Play music from PC on Android

If I have shared a folder on my computer that has all my music in it, is it possible, when connected to the same Wifi network with my phone (Nexus One, Gingerbread), to play this music on my phone? ...
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Garageband equivalent for Android?

I am thinking about getting an iPad 2 just so I can record music on Garageband, provided I find a way to input a USB mic. Anyways, I am admittedly a Google and Android fan and would much rather go ...