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Opening files and videos

I'm unable to open my files. Each time I push files icon (a shortcut I've created), the screen goes bkack. Im also unable to open my Videos. Everything was working fine a while ago. I installed a few ...
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“Can't play this video” when trying to play downloaded DailyMotion video

From one of the answer in Copy synced videos in/from Dailymotion, Go to the cache, and find the file that you want to play. There will be 2 files with the same name, one will be only a few kb, ...
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Copy synced videos in/from Dailymotion

Is it possible to access the sync'ed DailyMotion videos somewhere else? I know they're saved somewhere in the cache (\mnt\sdcard\Android\data\com.dailymotion.dailymotion\cache\videos). If you clear ...
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Good combination for playing media from SMB/CIFS share?

Currently I am using ES File Explorer + MX Player to play audio and video files for this. Unfortunately it has some problems: MX Player sees only current playing file, not a directory. So I can't ...
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Cannot play videos in any browser only in player

I use Opera for Android but the same problem exists in the stock browser as well as Mozilla. Until about a week ago I could play videos from the web in the browser but now when I click on the video ...
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How to set wallpaper to still image from a web video stream at regular intervals?

I want to set the wallpaper to a still image grabbed from an arbitrary web video stream every X minutes. If there is an app with this functionality, that would be great, but assuming there isn't, can ...
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An android music player whose library includes both music videos and and music audio files in same playlist [on hold]

I keep some of my music in .mp3 format and other as music videos i.e. .mp4 etc. I am searching for an android music player which generates my music library and playlists including both of them in the ...
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Why does the youtube offline videos get expired

Weird behavior of offline videos. I had downloaded a lot videos from office for offline viewing at home. But when i went home they were showing expired and when i clicked on them it showed connect to ...
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Unable to view videos - Message: “sorry, video cannot be played”

I have a strange issue. I have downloaded some WMV files on my Android to watch them while offline. I watched some of them and now all of a sudden I see "sorry, video cannot be played". None of the ...
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Unusually large file size of recorded video

The videos I record on my phone are significantly bigger in size than videos of similar or higher quality that my friends seem to record. I've tried to change the settings but to no avail. I'm ...
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How Do I change from PTP to MTP mode? Cannot find options in settings

That may be the issue why I can't see my captured videos from my phone when connected to my pc. How do I access PTP and MTP modes? Can't see any options in settings.
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Connect a USB soundcard to an Android phone? And use it for videos?

Is it possible to connect a USB soundcard to an Android phone, with an USB OTG cable? ... and then use this USB soundcards's stereo input as audio when making a video with the phone?
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ZTE N9130: Video recorded, but doesn't show under Camera, Gallery or a Video player, though it can be seen under File manager

My wife's phone is a ZTE N9130 and it has a rather odd problem when recording video. It'll record, but then the video doesn't appear in the camera application for you to review. In fact, no videos do. ...
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Embedded YouTube videos have sound but no video

Whenever I come across a page with an embedded YouTube video and press play then the sound will be heard but the video will be blank (a black screen). The controls work just fine - it's just that I ...
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Why does no sound play in video file downloaded from Gmail browser?

i have a small video clip in my gmail account (attachment), and when i click it on gmail browser, it gets downloaded (i guess to "album"?), and when played, no sound comes out. How to turn sound on? ...
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Unable to play Snapchat videos

I have a samsung galaxy ace and I am unable to view most videos on snapchat that people send to me. I and have tried to rectify the problem by downloading mx player and vlc player and updating to ...
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Choppy playback of HD video on Jellybean

I run Jellybean on my Galaxy Nexus, and ever since I switched from ICS I've started getting choppy playback of HD video. I used to be able to watch 720p video without any problem in MX Player. If I ...
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How to transfer (and then watch) video files from PC to my Android phone (mi4)?

I have an Android Xiaomi mi4 and I'd like to know if I can copy video files to it from my PC. Is there any straightforward way to do so ?
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Samsung Galaxy S, Front facing camera is not an option

First off, I'm very very new to this. How do I activate my front facing camera in my Galaxy S? It's up to date on software according to the US Cellular store, I brought it in for an update not long ...
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Unable to play any video files, saved or online.

Every time I attempt to play any sort of regular video I get a message that the file cannot be played. This happens in all of my medial apps (QuickPic, ES Video, and the standard video player) as well ...
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AOSP ROMs Video Playback Capability

I have one problem with AOSP roms and I consider this as the biggest one. I have a Galaxy S3 I9300 running Stock 4.3 deodexed, zipaligned etc. Now with this ROM I am able to play almost all types of ...
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Green screen/freeze during videos/gifs

Since a few days, I've some troubles when I watch gifs/videos on my nexus 4. The phone freeze at the beginning of the video, then the screen turn green, and during 4/5 minutes I can't do anything. I ...
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How to simultanously play/pause 360° stereoscopic videos on several devices?

Is anyone aware of a solution that lets me start certain stereoscopic 360° videos at the same time for several people wearing a Virtual Reality (VR) device? E.g. I choose a video on my smartphone and ...
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Is it possible to write video directly to external device while recording

I have a Nexus 5 that I'd like to use for some video recording. The meetings I'd like to record are likely to run long enough that they might cause my phone to run out of space mid-recording. I am ...
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How can I make two Android devices show the same video simultaneously?

I would like to attach two Android tablets to the back of my car head rests so that my two children can watch films on long journeys. I want them to be watching the exact same video at the same time, ...
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Chrome shows black screen when playing video, but performs well when full screen

I have a tablet and an Android TV stick. Both are on Android 4.1 JB. I have an MP4 video file. On my tablet, the MP4 plays well inside the Chrome browser. But on my Android TV stick, it shows a blank ...
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Cannot find recorded video that I recorded. How can I dig it out?

Earlier today I used Google Camera to record four videos. I clearly hit the record and stop buttons both time. When I got home only two of those showed up in my gallery. The two longer ones did not. ...
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Do I play 1080p HD video on a phone which supports only 720p videos?

I have a phone (Micromax A089) which supports any 720p HD video or movie. But when i try to play any 1080p video then the video runs well but there is no sound. I am using the latest version of MX ...
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Why does video screen get brighter and how to prevent it?

This happens on Nexus 7 2013 (Google stock 5.0.2) and also happens on Galaxy Note 12.2 tablet (Samsung stock 4.4.2). I am in a dark room. I have set the system brightness to the minimum (let us call ...
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How to download a video that has been removed?

A video from socialcam.com was tweeted by someone. I need to download it so bad, but the thing is, it has been removed from the socialcam.com, but I can still play the video using the Twitter App(I ...
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Possible to play YouTube videos at 2x speed?

So I use a Galaxy S5. I'd like to play YouTube videos (or videos anywhere else) at 2x speed, but I can't find any options for that. Is it possible to find a way to do this on Android?
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Android Browser webm color channels shifted

I have a very strange problem with webm-Videos on most of the Android devices I've tested. The via ffmpeg to webm converted video have shifted color-channels, whereby the videos look like old ...
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Please help. … optimus zone 2

out of the complete blue my sound stopped working .. its weird because my phone wont even place calls and when people call i doesn't come through if i press the call button the screen goes black for a ...
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Upload video to another device during filming?

Here is the problem I am facing. If filming with a smartphone that doesn't come with a microsd card, you are severely limited by storage, especially if you want it shoot full HD video (on my phone ...
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What are the minimum configuration requirements for HW encoding 4k video on Android?

I found that Snapdragon 801 can capture 4k video using H.264/AVC, but nothing about HW encoding. And I found that Snapdragon 810 can do HW encoding using HEVC H.265
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Where does YouTube's offline feature store video files?

I'm using YouTube offline feature on my Android device, so that I can playback the offline videos within the YouTube app even there is no internet connection. When I searched for any of the video ...
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I was recording and video on my phone when the battery died, how can I recover the video file?

I read the other questions I could find. This is completely different. My question is NOT about finding the file. The file is on my phone. It is the correct size. It shows as an mp4 with the right ...
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Video stopped recording after ~31 minutes

I attempted to record a long video with my Nexus 5, only to discover that the video stopped capturing partway through. I searched for a possible explanation, but nothing I found seems to match this ...
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Android 4.4.2 youtube/video stuck in pause

Got me a shiny new Hudl 2 (8.3" Wi-Fi tablet with Android 4.4.2). It's nice. It does the gmail and the facebook, etc. What it doesn't do is play video from youtube, or other sources such as the BBC. ...
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Creating 'fake' microphone and camera inputs on an Android mobile

Disclaimer: I don't own an android mobile, but would definitely get one if the below were possible. On my mac, I can use software like CamTwist and SoundSiphon to create 'fake' webcam and microphone ...
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Is there a way to separate downloaded videos and camera videos?

So I recently got a Galaxy S4 and switched from Apple to Android. I like to download music videos to watch offline but when I moved the videos onto my phone, I found out that the music videos are ...
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Enable autoplay HTML5 video in chrome

In my project I need to autoplay a HTML5 video in the browser when the page is loaded. I have tried a several javascript solutions but none of them work. I read that the android browser blocks ...
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VLC speed play in Android app

In VLC player there is a "faster" and "slower" button that makes the video go faster or slower so that if you need to learn something (for example a guitar solo) you can slow it down a bit or if ...
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How to record videos with LG G2 Mini with a lower quality or resolution?

Is there a way to force the camera app of the LG G2 Mini to record videos that don't take up a large number of mb for just a few seconds of video? I think it's recording at 1080p, or some other high ...
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.htaccess protected HTML5 videos not playing

I have videos in a directory which is protected through .htaccess. I want to deliver the videos by means of the <video> tag. Here is an example: protected video Use test/test to login. ...
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How can I watch movies offline on my Android tablet?

How can I watch movies on my tablet (Asus Transformer tablet with Android 3.2) offline? I recognize that this is a very basic question, however, I can not find any step-by-step instructions on this ...
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How to properly play 720p/1080p media with subtitles through MHL (HDMI out)?

I own a Galaxy Note and got a MHL cable for watching movies on my Sony Bravia. I'm having some problems for playing it nicelly. With hardware decoding: Only the stock samsung "Video Player" is able ...
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How do I play my HTC 3d videos on my 3d TV?

I have an LG 47LM6200 HD 1080p 3d TV. I have an HTC3d phone. How do I get the videos to play on my TV?
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Can't play currently recorded mp4 videos on my android phone

I have a gopro camera which records MP4 videos. My android phone was always capable of playing these files; but recently I have recorded two videos and my phone just says I do not support this type of ...
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CNBC.com: Samsung Galaxy Tab 4 (Kitkat4.2) CNBC Video not Playable on Unrooted Galaxy Tab?

I spoke to support at CNBC and the very polite tech told me that Kitkat contained a new Samsung video player which did not contain a compatible codec for video on cnbc.com. I've been poking around ...