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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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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Songs on memory card does not appear in music player on Samsung Galaxy S2

I recently bought 16 GB SD card to store music on my Samsung Galaxy S2. I transferred about 500 songs from my pc to this new SD card but when I open the default music player app on my Galaxy S2 I can ...
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Alarms Sounds/Songs

Am I able to set my alarm sound as a song I have downloaded (either Google Play music or a third party music downloader) instead of the preset "sounds"? I have a files explorer already installed if ...
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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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my phone plays music on the other line when i answer it, they can't hear me besides music?

When I call someone or they call me. When I answer it or they answer it, they just hear music. We have shut off all apps that we can find that is open. Recall it, nothing changed. Shut down phone and ...
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Songs appearing twice in many mp3 apps, though there is only one file per song

I have reordered my mp3 collection with the excellent easyTag tool. Now on my LG-430 and on my Xperia Z1 compact, in the native music players of the smartphones as well as in the external apps ...
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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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My songs I put on my Micro SD Card does not appear on Samsung Galaxy S5!

Here's what happened. Recently i bought myself a 128 gb Micro SD card. I added all of my music, which takes up 30 gb of the SD Card. When I open up music player i don't see all of the songs i put, ...
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What can play Ogg Opus on Android?

Opus is a new open source lossy-format that replaces Vorbis and the outperforms all the other proprietary alternatives to it. However, what plays Opus on Android? Thus far the only thing I've found is ...
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Music Issue with ZTE V5

I recently brought my ZTE V5 ,but since the first day when i play music in the default music player the music starts to play but at some points the sound disappears but the song keeps on playing. It ...
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Why are ringtone-songs I buy from Google Play impossible to make into ringtones?

This is not a duplicate question --- at least not a duplicate of many questions that the search-engine gave me that seem similar up-front -- but as soon as I read them, I realized that they do not ...
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I was listening to music on my Samsung Galaxy S3 Mini when the sound coming from my headphones got really low.

The Phone is three days old, and suddenly all music coming from my headphones (yes, tried different ones, and they work the same way, really low sound) got really low. The headphones work on all other ...
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Music plays through phone speaker instead of headphones when app is opened?

This problem started a few days ago and it's extremely annoying in quiet environments. I will be listening to music from any music player app, and whenever I open an app, get a notification, or switch ...
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Is it possible to direct all audio output, including music output, to a Bluetooth headset?

I am able to make and receive calls from my Samsung ACE S5830 phone using a Bluetooth device. However, when I play MP3 songs on my phone, the output does not play through the Bluetooth mono headset; ...
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Some downloaded music will not play.

I have a Samsung Centura and some music will not play although it shows up after sync from my PC. When I try to play some albums, I get a fast message that the song can't be played. Other albums play ...
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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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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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Unable to stream music

My google play music won't play the music I search and when I press radio just repeats these 7 Olly Murs songs. It's acting like I have no internet connection when I do and it's working for everything ...
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How can I stop the Music app from launching when headphone is plugged in?

I have a Moto Droid, running Android 2.2 (Froyo), although this behavior also existed on 2.1. Whenever I plug something in the headphone jack, the Music app will start up (sometimes with a bit of a ...
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Music Manager not updating on my Samsung Note

When I add songs on my computer and update it via music manager, my phone is not downloading the new songs. How do I update the songs on my phone?
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Music player showing the wrong album art

I've just transferred over 800 songs onto my Galaxy S6, all of which have album art. I used peggo.co to download the songs from YouTube/SoundCloud (peggo automatically attaches the album art to the ...
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accidently i enable mp3 play from server in Opera, how can i disable it.?

While downloading a song from song website i marked it as "Play from Opera" Now instead of downloading the song, it plays from server. How can i disable it in m y Samsung Galaxy Y duos. Andro 2.3
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Android Gallery and Music empty?

I recently discovered that all my photos on my phone has disappeared from the Gallery application. I connected my phone to my computer, and the images are still present in DCIM/100MEDIA/ directory. I ...
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How to listen to music off an SD card?

I have a new LG G3 and I want to listen to music that is saved on my SD card. How do you do this?
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How to play youtube in the background in android? [duplicate]

I have been using PVSTAR+ app which plaeyed youtube in the background and I could listen to youtube while its closed. Youtube recently updated it's API so PVSTAR+ doesnt work anymore. it's also have ...
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Android: Force Music Application to Refresh List of Playlists

How can I force the built-in Music App in Android to refresh my list of playlists. Even after I delete one from my SD card, the playlist will still appear in my list of playlists.
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Skipping audio track using headphones

I have Samsung Galaxy Ace. I listen to music using headphones. If I press button on headphones, it pauses/plays music. It is really annoying that I need to take phone out of my pocket, unlock the ...
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Music players that can import M3U playlists? [closed]

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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LG VS450PP phone only plays few songs in random or shuffle mode

I have a mini SD card in my LG VS450PP phone with more than 2,300 songs on it. It will play any song I choose, but if left to play songs on random or shuffle, it will only play about 25 songs. I also ...
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Music players cannot find music, but MX Player can

My music files stopped appearing on my music players (Miui stock player, Musixmatch), but it appears on MX Player when I turn on audio player mode. "Recognize .nomedia files" has no impact, as they ...
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Syncing playlists between Ubuntu and Android smartphone

I'm looking for a simple and reliable way of syncing music playlists between Ubuntu and an Android smartphone. Some time ago I was using Banshee, but then it suddenly stopped working. My understanding ...
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Alarms and Music

My device is a Galaxy Note 4 running Kitkat (Android 4.4.4). I play music while taking naps on my commute to work. The alarms seem to work by maxing the media volume temporarily, which causes my ...
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My music just randomly skips on my LG G3?

So I got the G3 and it's a great phone, but there's one problem. Whenever I'm listening to music, most usually on Bluetooth to my car, the music just randomly skips to the next song and it's getting ...
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What is the Virtualizer sound effect in music players and how does it work?

I use PlayerPro to play music on my smartphone. In PlayerPro there are "Sound Effects", which are similar to the DSP manager. One of the sound effects is the Virtualizer. When I enable the ...
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Xperia phone not playing audio properly through headphones?

I have an Sony Xperia phone (not sure which model) Within the space of about an hour, my phone has gone from playing music crystal clear through my headphones to not playing the whole bit of a song. ...
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Android 5.0 (Lollipop) music equalizer?

First of all, I'm rooted. So since I have Android 5.0 on my Nexus 5 I wonder if there still exists the option to change the music equalizer. In KitKat it was like: I wasn't able to find any option ...
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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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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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Issues with the TouchWiz music app on my Galaxy Note 2

I've recently received a Galaxy Note II, and am still in the phase of getting to know Android and Touchwiz. I've managed to sync some music onto it with iSyncr, but am having some problems playing it. ...
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Why do my headphones stop working on my LG Android?

About yesterday, my headphones randomly started pausing my music. At first, I thought it was my headphones which are Apple iPod/iPhone 5 headphones that I've had for a few months from an old iPhone, ...
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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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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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Need help tracking Bluetooth disconnects from car stereo

Frequently when audio starts being transmitted to my JVC Bluetooth car stereo, my Bluetooth connection between the two is lost, the stereo sits there for about 20 seconds complaining about it, and ...
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Listening to music in the background

In my Samsung with Android, when I open an MP3 file from the Dropbox folder, I hear the music, but when I go to another application, the music stops. Is there a way to listen to the music in 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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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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Bluetooth Watch that can control the music playback of an android device?

I know shopping questions are kind of offtopic here, but for the life of me, I cannot find a bluetooth watch that can control the music playback of the phone. I've seen watches that sync the music ...
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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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Copying Android Music and Playlist to PC

I got a Samsung Galaxy tab 2 7.0 (Rooted, with original rom (Isn't recognized by kies as samsung)) and I got 25Gb music on my external and in internal storage. All my music is in different folders and ...
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How to keep Pandora / Slacker music apps continue to play music after the display goes dark?

I'm running android 4.4.2. When I play music via the Pandora or Slacker apps, it works fine. But if I stop using the phone while its playing, then the music stops playing once the current song ends. ...