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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 playback stops when the phone sleeps

I got a new Sony Xperia V (LT25i). When listening to music on the phone it stops playing music as soon as the phone goes into sleep. I have tried both Walkman player and 3 and both give the same ...
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How do I add a playlist from my computer to my music player on my phone without it duplicating all my music already on there

I already have all music on my Galaxy 3S and I want to make different playlists of the same music on my pc and put it on my music player on my phone. But when I did that it duplicated all my music and ...
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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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How to get max of sound quality for music listening?

Yo, I like to listen to music through headphones, so I'd like to tweak the sound parameters on my phone and tablet to my taste. What can be done in this direction? My devices are not rooted.
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Google Play account not transferred during SIM swap on new phone [duplicate]

I got a new android phone. The SMS card fit but it did not transfer over my Google Play account information. How do I get it back? When I set up the Gmail account I started with a new one not the one ...
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How can I disable the notification sounds while playing music?

I don't like the notification sounds overlaying my music playback, but I can't find any setting to disable notification sounds while playing music. I also don't like the way the sound overlay works. ...
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Music only plays for a second and then ends?

When I successfully copy my music to my SD card, each song only plays for a second and then continues onto the next song. I was able to remedy this by copying each song over individually, but ...
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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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Android 4.4: Messages plays music when mail arrives on Galaxy S5?

My Message App (Notifications) plays a song forever when a mail arrives? I can't find this setting to change or turn off music to be played in Messages. I can't even find the music track that ...
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How to stream music from one android device to another?

I have an android tablet in my car which is connected to my car's Audio System. My Phone has my most recent music collection on it. How can I directly stream music from my phone to my tablet, without ...
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BSPlayer stops playing after some time

I have the BSPlayer Free for Android. When I have a playlist playing and switch to another app, or lock the phone, the music keeps playing for about a minutes and then stops. How do I change that so ...
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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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Restoring USB Audio after accidental /Music deletion on Nexus 4

I used to be able to have my Nexus 4 play audio via USB to my basic Kenwood car stereo. The controls weren't great, as the device isn't specifically Android-compatible: next folder, and next/previous ...
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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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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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What rights do I have with music purchased through the Play Store?

I was about to buy an album that Google Play recommended, and I thought was good. Just as I'm about to enter my password, I noticed that nowhere does it show what type of music I'm getting. Am I ...
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Pressing volume keys causes songs to skip

Device: Motorola Defy (MB525), running Android ICS (4.0.4), CyanogenMod 9-20121116-NIGHTLY-jordan Issue: Whenever I'm listening to songs on any song app, If I press either volume up or down keys when ...
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Way to send all sounds that come through microphone to earbuds

Is there a way or an app to send the ambient noise picked up by the microphone on a Galaxy S4 to the headphones while using another app (say spotify) is being used? Use Case: I have some noise ...
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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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Syncing music without iTunes…or can you?

I just switched from iPhone to the Samsung Galaxy Note 2 and realized that music syncing isn't going to be the same - but maybe it can be better. I downloaded doubleTwist from the Play Store because ...
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How do I get Windows to allow transfers of Ogg Vorbis music files?

When transferring music to my phone, Windows stops any ogg vorbis files with a warning that the device may not support the format. If I'm copying them myself via Explorer, I can choose to continue, ...
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Disable notifications [duplicate]

I have a Sony Xperia Z1 with 4.4.2 Kitkat Is possible disable the sound of the notifications when I listen music or doing something? I'm watching a video of youtube, listen music with headphones ( ...
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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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Cricket Muve Music problem

I have a Cricket Kyocera Hydro C5171 and recently got a new 32GB SD card now Muve won't work. I tried copying all the data from stock SD card to mine and it still won't work. Any ideas?
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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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Sony Xperia Z1 Walkman App and Media Go App continue playing song from the position left?

I'm not sure if there's already a feature like this but I'm wondering whether it is possible to make communicate Sony's Walkman application and Media Go application which is a part of Sony PC ...
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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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How can I have a better ID3 tags integration?

I am a freak who likes to keep things organized. I have spent past year collecting accurate information for my song collection (i.e. info on Singer, Contributing Artists, Album, Year, Songwriter, ...
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Music Search Lockscreen Widget History

I have a Nexus 4 running 4.4 (kitkat?) and I use the Music Search widget while listening to the radio on my car. I have discovered the name of that song or artist I wanted to know many times, but now ...
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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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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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Unfortunately, Music has stopped

So recently I've been developing an Mp3 Download app, which may have caused some problems. I've deleted my app, deleted all the content, deleted the 'Music' Apps Cache and Data, yet It still crashes ...
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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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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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Sync playlists with Android device and transcode on the fly?

Why is it so dang hard to sync a phone on linux? Are there any linux compatible music players that will sync playlists with an Android device (MTP/PTP protocol only, no USB mass storage option ...
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Why can't I shuffle my music on my music app anymore?

I just recently got the android update and before that I was extremely satisfied with their music app but after the update it seems as though it has no shuffle? I'm greatly discouraged by this because ...
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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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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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CM9 skips to the next song, even on short presses

I have a Motorola Defy (MB525), running Android ICS (4.0.4), CyanogenMod 9-20121116-NIGHTLY-jordan, and the option to skip to the next / previous songs on a long press of the volume buttons is active. ...
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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 ...