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Put the sounds in the /media/audio/notifications folder on your SD card. Create this folder if it doesn't exist.


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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 use Tone Picker to use any of my mp3 or other audio files for ringtones or other alerts. Even clock alarms! Pro Tip: ambient music makes for a lousy wake-up call.


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A last resort is always a factory reset, which should fix this problem. You could also have a look at the logcat output, maybe this will give you a hint about the cause of the problem.


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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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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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RingDroid will let you use any MP3 or part of an MP3 or even record your own sound as an MP3 as a ringtone. Here's the QR Code:


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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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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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In Dropbox, simply add MP3s to favorites and they become available in a stock Google Play Music application (Tested in Android ICS)


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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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The Barnes & Noble Nook is based on Android, has no monthly fees, and includes the ability to playback music. It probably isn't what you have in mind as a media player, but I think it fits your description.


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As a further answer I forgot there is Media Monkey which just has basic USB copy which will do what you want - let you make a playlist and just copy it to your phone.


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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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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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If you export the tunes to the SD card rather than the music app then they will show straight up in the music player. Just a little annoying that you've got to do them one at a time rather than as a group. Dropbox > More > Export > Save to SD card > select Music folder


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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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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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