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Download the app called Rescan Media from the market, run it then go back to your Music player. The music that you downloaded from dropbox should now show up. There are other ways to force this media sync (unmount / remount SD should do it) but this app makes it just the press of a button.


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I don't know if Archos have modified the music player at all, but on most Android devices and players, the most reliable way to ensure that all your music shows its album art in the player is to embed the album art directly in the MP3 file, rather than relying on a "folder.jpg" or a "AlbumArt.jpg" being in the folder. As far as I know most music selling ...


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I have finally had a chance to look at the logcat while the problem was occuring. The error message reads: Completed command PLAYER_PREPARE status=-17 According to this forum "it’s caused by having too many MediaPlayer objects active at once." Unfortunately I have not yet found a fix. The only known workaround seems to be rebooting. I am still not sure, ...


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You can't use the Linux or Windows versions of LAME in Android, just like you can't run the PC versions of MS Word or OpenOffice in Android. Applications are written for particular OSes and architectures, or for cross-platform frameworks like Java. (Android doesn't have a true full JVM, though.) A quick search returned Lame4Android, an Android app you can ...


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I have the same problem here, using Galaxy S with Android 2.3.3. Looking at the log, we can see the PID (proccess ID) used by PlayerDriver. V/PlayerDriver( 84): Completed command PLAYER_PREPARE status=-17 So, I've killed the PlayerDriver process and it has fixed. In order to do that, you need to root your device and connect with adb as root. ...


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Seeing a file name like Computer\Nexus 4\Internal storage\Music\Christina St眉rmer\Freier Fall\1 Geh nicht wenn du kommst.mp3 points to a special problem with "special characters" (such as German Umlauts) which got messed up on data transfer: While Windoze uses its own character set (MS-ANSI or wone of the WIN-12xx, depending on configuration), Android ...


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For listening to podcasts, Google has a separate application, called Google Listen, which will sync feeds under the Listen Subscriptions category. Unfortunately, new features are not being actively added, but does provide enough functionality to be useful.


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For doing the conversion on device itself, I would suggest searching the Google Play Store for audio conversion apps. Several results look like viable candidates: The File Converter and Convert Audio, for example. The features to look for are downsampling, changing bitrate and frequency, conversion to more efficient formats like OGG, AIC or FLACC. I ...


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In the stock ROM the Nexus 4 default music player should be "Play Music" with an icon that looks like yellow headphones, never heard of Apollo but it's possible this is something your custom ROM's changed. Most music players on Android get their "media library" from the built-in media scanner service, this should pick up MP3 files stored in any ...


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German Wikipedia notes that Windows XP supports MTP only with Media Player 10 installed, so this is one thing your could try. A second pointer is provided by How do I install the MTP drivers for Windows XP ? in the MS help center, which points you to download and install the Media Transfer Protocol Porting Kit from their website. Number 3 advice: You wrote ...


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I think I found the problem. Like bjoernz said, some application is creating many objects from MediaPlayer class and it's not releasing that after. So, I opened an adb shell, became root (su) and I found the PID (process ID) of mediaserver, using the command: ps | grep mediaserver The mediaserver's PID, in my case, is: 84 Then, I listed all ...


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I noticed this problem on my galaxy s, it took a while to piece together, but it appeared to have started when I began using third party task managers. It happened with advanced task killer and watchdog installed. I went back to using the native task manager and the problem appears to have gone away.... Hasn't occured in the past week. I'm running 2.2.1. ...


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I experience the same problems, and I can't seem to get a consistent cause. After rebooting my phone, I don't see the problem again for another 12-24 hours. Because I use custom music as my alarm clock, I've adopted the habit or rebooting my phone before going to sleep. It's caused many late days to work before I figured out what was going on. I started ...


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Are you sure your tags are correct, it sounds like they're not? Try looking at the files with something like MP3Tag or MediaMonkey they should show exactly which tags are in there and let you clear out any corrupted tags.


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To set up your mp3 file as a ringtone, simply create a new folder on your SD Card and rename it "ringtones", without the quotes of course. (Do same for alarms, notifications and ui). After that, add your mp3 files to the folder. Go to "Setting--sound--phone ringtone", there, you will see your added mp3 file. Joseph Nwalor (Slow).


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The same problem is on my galaxy s. I've noticed that if I use Google Listen and have some queue, mp3 stops playing. After clearing queue it was getting ok! But... It seems Adobe Flash influences on media playback too. If I use it them any media playback fails, before rebooting. Maybe 2.3 will fix the problem. Almost tired to find the solution for 2.2 on ...


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Have you tried testing for individual media files causing the problem? Many moons ago I had a problem where certain files would corrupt the database of music and eventually cause problems for the whole library. This is very hypothetical as my experience wasn't on an android device and my Galaxy S works just fine. Despite this I thought you could try loading ...


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There's also the Archos 28 which is a little smaller and a little cheaper than the Archos 32. Again, they're both referred to as tablets but the Archos site (links previously) both say "Excellent multimedia player". Also, MP4Nation may have some Android PMPs.


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I haven't actually researched this answer, so take it with a grain of salt. Basing it off of other development work I have done with MP3s in the past. I do not think there would be any reason that Android would limit an application from reading the embedded lyrics (or, rather lyrics from the ID3 tag). Because the tag supports this, really all you would need ...


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Are you able to Chrome-to-Phone a page containing the link to the mp3 you want? If so, Dolphin (and most most every Android browser) will allow you to "save link as" (or similar) when you long-press on it. This will download the file instead of trying to play or stream it. More cumbersome solutions include downloading the mp3 you want on your PC then ...


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if you use the tablet mount function to mount the sdcard to computer, and copy some files, sometimes it has problem, it need more times, and suggestion refresh in the folder when finish copy, when you fresh you can check the copy successful or not. if you use the sdcard reader to mount to the computer, when finish copy, need safe remove usb to ensure the ...


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You can use an app like WavePad Audio Editing App. It is said to have the ability to work with multiple audio files. If you do not mind adverts, there is a free version for this software as well.


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The missing piece of information is that Play Music (and most other music apps) don't go round looking for music files. It would be a waste of battery if every app had to scan the storage for files! Instead, there's one built-in app, the media-scanner, that looks for music files and makes a database of their metadata: that is, the app reads the ID3 tags from ...


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There are many PC apps that will do this. You could simply plug your phone into your computer, mount the SD card, and configure the app to search the sd card. I haven't tried this myself, but I found an app on the market called DroiID3Tagger that appears to automatically tag mp3s. There are plenty of others that allow you to edit the tags manually.


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You have several options at hand. You can: Use an external cloud storage such as Dropbox. Install the app for your computer and for Android then add files on your computer and watch as they sync on your phone. Use Google Play Music. Download the Music Manager software and have the software scan your computer for music files. Install the Play Music app on ...


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You can connect your device via the USB cable and then drag and drop the files from your PC to your device. You can also transfer the files via a syncing app like Google Drive or Dropbox etc. Use the music player of choice to keep playing the audio files while you use your office viewer / to read the PDF file.


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After I posted this question, I found out that 'PlayerPro' music player allows you to choose the type of ratings it saves to. MediaMonkey is one of them, so this basically is what I needed. Unfortunately, it is not a free app, but for me although this is a tiny feature, this is something I'm willing to pay for.


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This is most likely caused by MoboPlayer being the only installed app having itself registered for MP3 capabilities. If you install any app which also announces this to the system (e.g. a second player), you should be prompted which one to use. Of course this would only offer MoboPlayer and that second app as choices. Alternatively, you might take a look at ...


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It isn't possible to DIRECTLY upload songs from your device to Google Music, but there's an alternative way I can suggest you. Advice: is kinda a long process for something so simple, but, hey, Google's fault. You need Dropbox, Dropsync (free for one folder on the market ...


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Some of the more advanced music players have the ability to rescan media from the phone. In PlayerPro you can do Menu->Settings->Music Library->Refresh mediastore This should then show up any music added since the last scan.



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