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There is a program that does this for the iPhone call shairport4w. It basically uses the air play feature of the iPhone to play all audio through a wifi router to a pc running this software. Edit: Ok so download airstream. Then go to the PC you want to play from, and download shairport4w. You'll need the bonjour service from apple installed for this to ...
Subsonic. It is extremely robust and easy to use. It is open source but there is a licensing. However as it is open source you can remove easily the license. (and this is perfectly legal) See https://github.com/KHresearch/subsonic
Seems like you are trying to play files with the default music player. Just try using some other music player from the Google Play store. If that does not help, then I guess you should check your files. Maybe there is something in the files that is preventing Android to behave the way it should. Just guessing.
Correct answer was pointed to in the comments by RossC. Thanks! I'm writing my own here since it's been a while and he didn't write a proper answer I could have selected(!). I did a bit more research to expand on what he found, while also clarifying the original issue which was partly PICNIC... RossC wrote: According to here it may only be in the US and ...
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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