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What I've done in the past (and appears to have worked here, too): Go to Settings->Applications->Manage Applications Clear the data/cache for the Media Storage app (it's a system service/app) Unmount and remount your SD card via some means. Re-launching a music app after doing this will force it to rebuild the database, which can take a little bit ...
Yes! It's Winamp for Android :) See Winamp for Android for QRCode
You should be able to create a file called ".nomedia" (without quotes) in the folder you don't want scanned. It is supposed to tell the media scanner not to look in there.
They're stored in your music.db file - mine is /data/data/com.google.android.music/databases; I'm not sure if this is exactly the same across all devices but I'd guess it probably is. They live in a combination of the LISTS and LISTITEMS tables, which are defined as such: sqlite> .schema lists .schema lists CREATE TABLE LISTS(Id INTEGER PRIMARY KEY ...
The easiest way is to install the official Last.FM app, this will scrobble tracks played by the default Android music player, as well as from many 3rd party audio players, like WinAmp. It doesn't work with some manufacturer customized music player apps (for instance, Samsung have modified the music player app on the Galaxy S's and scrobbling doesn't work ...
Go download PowerAmp. Best $5 I ever spent on an app. It includes lockscreen controls and I'm pretty sure you can set up lockscreen gestures to do whatever you want. I'll confirm this real quick on my installation. Edit: Confirmed on the lockscreen gestures. Swiping left and right over the album art will skip the track forward and backward by default, ...
The typical implementation of a "hot reboot" does not actually shut down the OS and restart it (see What does Hot Boot mean? for related discussion). In essence, it's killing the UI and other foreground processes, then restarting the UI components, making it somewhat analogous to restarting the X server on a *nix machine. The music player spawns a ...
If your built-in music app and lock screen doesn't do this currently, then you can try using WinAmp as your player, that was the first music app I saw that added the transport controls to your lock screen. Go into WinAmp's settings to find this option: Then it should look a bit like this when your phone is locked: These days most music apps include ...
Alarm Clock Plus V2. Its free in the app market. Let's you set a song or a playlist, plus it has a ton of other options. Its really a killer app. Update: I still have the free ad supported version Alarm Clock Plus installed on my phone but it looks like it's gone from the market. The only one left is the paid, ad-free version.
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 ...
Gentle Alarm. Seems a little complex at first with profiles and alarms, but it rocks. The best feature is the one that allows you to skip alarms set to go off without actually turning off a configured alarm. I use that feature all the time. You have to pay for it, but its worth it. There was a comment about the concern of Gentle Alarm's Internet usage, ...
You can clear the preferred program from "Settings > Applications > Manage applications > Last.FM > Clear defaults" Then the next time you launch the Voice Action, you'd be prompted with a list of players, click on the "Make default" then on your new preferred application.
I believe if you uninstall the Last.fm app, then use the Voice Action "Listen to..", a pop up should show asking which of the default players listed here, will show up and be used. If however, you'd prefer the default in-built player to play, use Listen To or the app Choice Dialer, available in both free and paid versions in the market.
Most custom ROMs include this functionality as part of the Power Widget. For stock firmware you have to resort to 3rd-party apps such as ScanMedia or SDRescan, for example.
How long have you had your phone? One common cause of intermittent headphone connections like this can just be that after carrying your phone around in your pocket for months, it has picked up "pocket fluff" in the headphone socket. At first this just squashes down out of the way when your headphones are plugged in, but after a while so much builds up that ...
VLC for Android Beta is reported to support opus format. (src)
There are many ways to (semi-)automate the process. I'm assuming you don't want to use an app to manage this. (There are dozens. I expect some other answers will suggest some.) I also assume that you know how to connect to your PC and turn on "USB Storage". Just copy your music files to your SD card. The music player will find the tracks wherever you have ...
Headset blocker will disable those buttons. It's a widget, not an app.
I used to have this problem a lot on my Droid. I believe it has something to do with the headphones and how some music apps react to you plugging them in/out. My solution? I use tasker to make two profiles: Not Headset Plugged Music Stop Media Volume 0 Headset Plugged Music Stop Media Volume 5 The volume isn't necessary (just so I don't blare ...
I'm guessing you've tried double clicking it? On my phone (Dell Streak), a double-click skips to the next track. Might just be DoubleTwist that, though, I'm not sure.
I haven't looked exhaustively at the filesystem itself (didn't use adb shell or anything), but I'm fairly positive the warning is just a generic message that shows up whenever you clear data for an app or system service. I tried a couple of different apps and services and always saw the warning. After clearing my Media Storage data and unmounting/remounting ...
I've found GoneMAD Music Player and Neutron Music Player support playback of Opus. Update: If gapless playback is an important feature to you try XMMS2 or Rockbox.Both are still in the development stages as far as Android is concerned but they are both worthy of a mention. XMMS2 is a music player server, so you will also need to download a controller to use ...
Last.fm picks up the intents apps like Pocket Casts and Google Music send to bluetooth devices, and hacks that into their scrobble implementation. I guess they figured Google were never going to support them explicitly so that was their only way in. To stop Pocket Casts from scrobbling you'd un-tick the Google Music option in last.fm. The fine people of ...
Adding to queue means there should be something playing first before the queue is created. Try playing one song then add another music to the queue. Don't pick another song, just wait for the current song to finish. The next song will be the song you placed in the queue.
There's a Bluetooth connect & Play app that can intercept the incoming "play" command. While it was originally designed to let you start a specific music app playing when a specific Bluetooth device connects, you can instead select "STOP music from playing" to keep any app from starting when the car connects.
I recently switched to the doubleTwister player on my android and was happy to notice that it has an option to scrobble to Last.FM.
If you need just scrobbling, I recommend Scrobble Droid. It's only 45k. And works nicely with default music player for me. http://www.appbrain.com/app/scrobble-droid/net.jjc1138.android.scrobbler Hubi
Android supports ogg. You create a folder on your sdcard called Music and Android will recognize it. Here's a list of supported media formats.
Music PlayerPro has that feature. But it's a Paid app. I tried many free ones, (powerAmp, winamp, cube, double twist, mixzing...) none have that feature! Note 1: Meridian (free) can search using composers (it calls it writers). Note 2: There is an issue-ticket related to this open in the android issue tracker. So this may be fixed in stock players in ...
As Webs said, there are any number of decent Android audio players out there. The one I use is MixZing -- however, streaming support is not yet supported, and still listed as "And even better to come..."
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