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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Chinese songs don't show up in Apollo library

I have some Chinese songs on my LG Optimus G, which I copied to my music folder along with the rest of the songs. All songs show up in Apollo (Cyanogenmod's standard player), but not the Chinese ones. ...
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Create Playlist Folders

I have a huge library of music (nearly 3,000 songs) as it is like that I have lots of folders and playlists inside btw I'm using iTunes. Anyway I want to sync my playlist folders with my S3 and I want ...
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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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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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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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Podcast app that can create playlists

I asked before about a podcast app that is able to share it's episodes with the default music player. Does anyone know of a podcast app that takes it a step further and generates playlists for each ...
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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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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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Want to programe my phone so that when i plug an aux cord the music app will automaticly start

I want to programe my phone so that as i plug in my headset(aux) a music app will start simultaneously.
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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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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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LAME3.98 encoded music has foreign title

I copied a couple albums to my Note 2 that have LAME3.98 encoding and they show up with maybe Chinese for the Album and song name, it does this on both the stock music and play music apps, the songs ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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. ...
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Connection between Ubuntu and Nexus 7 does not work well

Following the instruction in http://forum.xda-developers.com/showthread.php?t=2004182 (I also see many other similar guides online) The above method, shortly, is editing the file (Do not follow the ...
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Music stutters on ICS

I'm a big music lover and on my previous phone which was a Galaxy Y with Gingerbread I listen to a lot of stuff, and I've never had a problem. I bought a new phone, a rebranded Innos D9 which has ICS ...
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How to sync back Lyrics of music to iTunes?

My setups: I use iSyncr for PC to sync my Android devices with iTunes. I use PlayerPro Music Player which hooks with iSyncr's system. Ratings and Play Counts are synced with iTunes both ways, ...
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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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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 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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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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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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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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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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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 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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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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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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Different album art for songs in the same album

The MediaStore provider on Android is really screwed up. On Android it isn't possible to define different cover art for songs in the same Album. Especially for compilations and "Various Artists" ...
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How can I repeat each song in a playlist n times?

I have a playlist with 3 songs: a.mp3, b.mp3 and c.mp3. I want to have it play as follows. When I play the playlist, a.mp3 plays for 4 times. Then it goes to b.mp3 and plays it for 4 times. Lastly, it ...
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Song lyrics on Samsung Galaxy SIII

I've got a basic question relating to music files downloaded from Google Play. I want to know, if I purchase a song or an album from Google Play, then does the .mp3 file, or, supposedly, each of the ...
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Switching to Android, how do I handle music?

My wife and I are planning on switching from apple phones to the Note III when it comes out later in the month. I was preparing to switch my music collection from itunes based to google play by ...
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UPNP - DLNA Android app for Yamaha CD-N500 not playing the right song

I own a Yamaha CD-N500 CD player which uses an Android app that can stream music from my network to the CD player. Great product by the way! But I have a problem. From the Android app, when I launch ...
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Sony Ericsson Live with Walkman speaker

I have issues with the speaker, there are annoying distortions while playing mp3 on Walkman player or any other player. I tried updating to ICS but the problem still exists. The problem occurs with ...
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Enable music controls while phone is locked

I use a Sony Xperia Neo. I recently formatted my phone. Before, I was able to control my music while the screen was locked. Now, those controls have disappeared. Does anyone have any idea how to ...