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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 ...


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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 ...


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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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You can try Button Remapper, but I am not 100% sure if your device is supported. if its not, you could contact the dev and see if he can add support, he recently added support for the Galaxy S devices. Edit Actually, from looking at that thread, it may be supported already. I see there are "media" actions that can be changed...


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This has basically been answered in the comments above but I'll wrap it all up into an answer: No, you can't play songs that have Apple's Fairplay DRM protection on your Android phone without removing the DRM protection (which technically violates Apple's toc). As Edarerathis pointed out, Songbird doesn't actually support Fairplay DRM'd media, Quicktime ...


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OK, I'll answer my own question on this one because I just came across MortPlayer. It does EXACTLY what I want: it will load M3U files or just play all files in a directory.


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Ah, cripes. I don't know what on Earth put this .nomedia file on the root of my SD card. Problem fixed.


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First install Quick Settings: http://www.appbrain.com/app/quick-settings/com.bwx.bequick With that under volume control you can control the following volumes seperately: ringer notification media (this would control the music) alarm voice system On top of that you can install Quick Profiles ...which will let you create a sound profile with the ...


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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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Remount SD card or even restart will also work or just browse using any file manager type of apps and play using Music app...


5

Try Twonky. Instantly stream media from your phone to devices on your home network! It can stream not only to you PC but to other DLNA capable device and not only music but photo and other stuff.


5

Try isyncr. They have a wifi add on also.


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This is a feature of CyanogenMod. Pressing and briefly holding one of the volume buttons when the screen is off will cause the music player to skip forward (volume up) or backward (volume down). The intention is that this allows you to skip tracks and whatnot without having to unlock the device. If you find it annoying then you can disable it completely in ...


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I am practically certain that the soundwire app will do what you want it to do (if I have it the right way around).


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VLC for Android Beta is reported to support opus format. (src)


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You could install XBMC on the linux box then use the XBMC Remote app on your Android device to control the media playing through XBMC.


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looking around looks like the best options would be: uloops reloop caustic nanoloop I havent tried any of these on my tablet yet however (advent vega). let me know what you find


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I'm sure the list is long, but i'll mention what I've found after a brief investigation and from other answers Syncness http://www.clayworldsoftware.com/index.php/syncness/ Sync with multiple shares on your home or work network Sync with mutilple Dropbox accounts Two way file deletions Sync when wifi network is detected! - thats very cool Scheduled ...


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Generally, Galaxy devices have AllShare app which is DLNA certified software. If your device doesn't have AllShare, install Skifta. Now, all you need is a DLNA certified media streaming server on PC. Fortunately, Windows Media Player 11 on Windows XP has this capability. So, you don't need extra software. Make sure your music collection is in WMP ...


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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 ...


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Sure. Just turn off audio notifications. That won't have any effect on the media volume. This will, of course, turn off the phone ringer, which you may not want.


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AudioGalaxy supposedly does this. I have not used it for myself.


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Try the latest Museek player. It has support for gapless playback. You need to enable it from within the ADVANCED settings in the app. There's also PowerAmp and Winamp which seemingly offer decent gapless playback quality.


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Sorry, this is a bit of a half-answer - I haven't worked it right the way though yet - but I think you could do something like the following using the (amazing) Tasker app. ON 'Screen Off', IF current music track = "", SET Media Volume = 0 ON 'Screen On' set volume back to normal) By checking for a currently playing track, it won't mute whilst you are ...


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I'd recommend installing mpd on the linux server and an mpd client on the android device. The squeezebox server software doesn't play audio directly so you would have to either install a player like SoftSqueeze or SqueezePlay on the server, or use another music application to play the mp3 stream. You didn't ask about it, but if you want to play music ...


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There's an App called "Just Playlists" that states the "none repeating shuffle" as one of its features: http://www.androidzoom.com/android_applications/media_and_video/just-playlists_byqz.html


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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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You could always put the phone in "silent" mode. That'll silence everything but media.


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It's been reported as a known issue on code.google.com. There's a long list of 79 comments which seem to indicate that rooting and adding a program called "Autostarts" fixes the problem. This is obviously not something everyone is going to want to do... be careful if you go that route.



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