Questions tagged [music-player]

Various kinds of applications that are made to play music. These can be identified as audio players as well. The primary purpose of these applications are to enable the user to listen to songs continuously.

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How to measure sound decibel in Android?

Since Android device can play music using in-built music player or using external apps such as YouTube or TuneIn Radio, I wonder if it is possible to "measure" the sound being played by Android ...
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Android music players show wrong album artwork

I've started Googling last night on why all of the android music players show the wrong album artwork for my "Unknown" album. For example, when I play any song in this album, the big album artwork ...
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Android not remembering which music app was in use last when pressing headset play/pause button

My phone has developed an odd and hard to reproduce problem lately. I have been listening to a lot of audiobooks using BeyondPod. Throughout the day, I often pause and resume the tracks using the ...
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How to prevent VLC from closing when paused for around 5 hour

At the moment, I use the VLC application for my music on my cellphone. Recently, they pushed out an update that moved everyone away from the beta application to the normal one. Since this update, I'm ...
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Voice control of audio playback: seek within track

I'm planning a lengthy cycling trip and I'd like to be able to listen to language training mp3s while riding. I think the ideal way to do this would be to use voice control. Is there a way that will ...
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My bluetooth keyboard's skip/back buttons don't fast forward/rewind

I recently purchased Satechi's Bluetooth Multimedia Remote Control so I could control my music without looking (i.e. without removing my hands from my pockets and exposing them to winter). Essentially,...
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Add Play Music's download folder to the library of Samsung Music?

I use a Galaxy Note 4 (Android 6.0.1), and I like the default music player more than Play Music's player, however, I enjoy to have my music everywhere, and managed by Play Music. I'm looking for a way ...
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Play Music through Microsoft Groove using Google Now?

I recently switched over from Windows Phone to Android. Since I'm still mostly in the Windows ecosystem, I have a subscription to (and thousands of songs in) Microsoft Groove. On my old Windows Phone ...
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Series of application freezes and battery discharging fast after turning on flash in camera once

I have LG Optimus L9 P760, Swift L9 with Android system. Few days ago I was using my phone camera and turned on "flash" under settings for it (the lamp). When I wanted to take a photo, camera ...
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Music stream interrupted by Facebook likes

Today my OnePlus One (Android 5.0.1-BlissPop) doesn't work as expected. Usually, I surf on Facebook (using the app, not by browser) and at the same time, I listen to some music with the player Shuttle ...
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Different album art for songs in the same album

The MediaStore provider on Android is really screwed up. On Android it isn't possible to define different cover art for songs in the same Album. Especially for compilations and "Various Artists" ...
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Making notifications easier to hear when listening to music

I would like to find some way to make it more likely for me to hear my notifications (mostly incoming SMS) while I'm playing music on my phone. The phone does vibrate, but that is of little help if I'...
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Using existing playlists on Google Play music

I have a Nexus S, and I sync my music between iTunes and my phone using iSyncr, which basically just dumps the music files and playlist files into a folder within my phone's USB storage. I'm using ...
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How to set Spotify as default Music Player?

I want spotify to appear in the drop-down menu instead of the default music player. Is this possible? (I stream all of my music, so I don't need the default music player). (By "drop down menu", I ...
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How does "PowerAmp" make song quality better?

I am using Poweramp trial version. I tried so many music player but can not find anything like poweramp. I am curious how poweramp makes song quality better even using low quality headset.
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How to use a music player notification's play button state as an event for Tasker

Is it possible to read the state of the "play" button inside a music app's notification and use it as an event to activate/deactivate a Tasker profiles? I need to run certain commands when playback ...
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How to go forward/back in Deezer app?

In the Deezer Android app, when I play any music, it displays a button "play in shuffle mode". When I click, the track starts playing, but in the track window: I can't go to a specific position in ...
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How can I listen to sound files on my android wear device with ff/rw and saving song position capabilities?

I have a moto 360 sport. I currently have used Play Music to listen to songs when my phone is not connected to the watch. This app is missing two huge features that I need. I cannot fast forward or ...
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Xiaomi Music Player don't shows songs information

I have a Xiaomi Mi3 running Android 6.0 and there is a problem with the stock music player: some songs don't show the album cover or the artist. Other ones dont' show the name of the album. What can ...
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Android music organization. How do I avoid splitting albums on the default music app?

I have a Galaxy S7. I am trying to organize music in the default music app and running into some issues. For example, no matter how much I try and group music in to one album or to one artist (on both ...
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Move playlist from one application to another in android

So I have Google's Play Music application that I used till now. But since couple of days I'm facing issues with this app, it hangs a lot, doesn't respond to the commands, and I even updated it few ...
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Where is CM's Appollo's favorite playlist stored, can I export it?

I've been using CM's Apollo as music player and it's doing it's work perfectly, but i'd like to export my favorites (play)list to my PC. With BlueMuze i can export my self made playlists in .m3u ...
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Where are music files downloaded from the Google Play Store stored on an Android device?

I am wondering how music files, downloaded from the Google Play store, are stored on an Android device. In other forums on this site, I found that they are located in the /sdcard/Android/data/com....
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Songs appearing twice in many mp3 apps, though there is only one file per song

I have reordered my mp3 collection with the excellent easyTag tool. Now on my LG-430 and on my Xperia Z1 compact, in the native music players of the smartphones as well as in the external apps ...
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How can I do a "next track" command in Apollo music player using speech recognition such as utter!?

I know that the Apollo music player can perform the "next track" command when requested by external programs, e.g. when connected to bluetooth devices, or when I use the "Media Button Overlay"-app. ...
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Sync music with Windows Media Player, but not to .alb files?

Right now, I manually copy and paste my music to my phone, which is arduous and and incredibly annoying (I just had all of my playlists and new music list themselves twice in my library). I would like ...
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Google Music won't cache my songs?

I haven't updated my Google Music in ages (I still had the blue interface) but when I updated it to the latest version, I had to clear my song cache because some of my music weren't playing correctly. ...
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Android music player keeps switching on party shuffle when brought to front

Since last week, every time I bring the standard Android music player to the front, it switches to party shuffle mode and skips away from the current tune, continuing to change tune every few 10s of ...
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Music files not showing in stock player with Galaxy Y

When I open the gallery in my Galaxy Y it shows no items. Also when I open my music player it shows no tracks. I think it is a system error. If I try to play music using PowerAmp it shows all the ...
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How do I get the Music Player to display all ID3 tags

Music players like DoubleTwist are based on iTunes which supports very few ID3 tags. The ones supported are adequate for pop music but hopeless for classical music or even jazz. For example, in random ...
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problem with external sd card after restart

I usually store all my music, documents, and other personal files in the external sd card. So I have my ringtone to be used from my external_sd. I've seen that if the external sd card is being in use ...
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Issues with the TouchWiz music app on my Galaxy Note 2

I've recently received a Galaxy Note II, and am still in the phase of getting to know Android and Touchwiz. I've managed to sync some music onto it with iSyncr, but am having some problems playing it. ...
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Podcast app that can create playlists

I asked before about a podcast app that is able to share it's episodes with the default music player. Does anyone know of a podcast app that takes it a step further and generates playlists for each ...
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recent songs are showing up in files but not on music apps

Recently when I download new songs onto my droid RAZR maxx they appear in my files in the music folder along with all of my other songs, but don't show in the music app. I have checked all over the ...
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Is there a way to play music files from a specific time? (From 0:30 til the end of the track, for example.)

I have a Nexus 5 and I'm trying to find out if it is possible to play only certain sections of music files instead of the whole track. For example, if I want to skip the first 30 seconds, is there ...
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Headphones don't work & music automaticaly starts

I have a Samsung trend plus. When I plug the earphones, the phone recognizes the connection and shows the earphone icon and gives the earphones connected massage. Then automaticaly starts music, which ...
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Use hands-free as a speaker

I'm trying to find way of sending audio to hands free, I mean for example to listen music (I have no problem with hands free quality). Let's say I wait to play mp3 file to Motorola T305 speaker, is ...
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Audio file not Supported

So I just went from the LG ThinQ to the LG Velvet and transferred some of my music over. However, when I try to play certain songs, they come up as "file not supported". They will play on my ...
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unable to see music files in any player app

This is a seemingly common problem and I viewed the dozen suggested posts before posting this but none of that helped since it was mainly things I already tried. 50 GB worth of MP3s in /sdcard/Music I ...
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Music Player and Audio Recording Crashes Randomly

My Music Player can't play more than 5mins & 10sec after you stopped using the screen, same with my Audio Recorder and after the short records it stores as .3gpp.tmp which can't play on android ...
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How does one remove a single song from a downloaded album?

I have purchased an album on the play store and downloaded the entire album to my Android device, through the Play Music app. I want all of the songs from that album on my device, except for one. If ...
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How to get Assistant to look for music only on my phone

I have about 60 gigs of music on my Samsung Galaxy S8. I normally uses Pi Music Player, and am very happy with it. But that's not so convenient while driving, so I'd like to control my music through ...
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I cannot open or play song's with anything but Files (default file explorer on AndroidOne

I have a new Nokia 3.1. After putting in and formatting an SD card, I copied a tonne of music to it (in Music/ in the root folder). This is m4a and mp3 files. Every music player app I get (Musicolet, ...
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Playing instead of streaming M3U files (media playlist) on Android

I have Xperia Z3 running on Android 6 (Marshmallow). The phone is rooted and Xposed. I need a way to play .m3u or .m3u8 files on Android, not streaming them, and I want to be able to shuffle the ...
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Samsung Music Player - Multiple Genres

I have a library of around 6000 songs. Each one of them is tagged properly, however, there are songs, which have multiple genres and some do have multiple artists. I tried separating them with ...
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Getting "OK Google" to play music from non-downloaded songs in Google Play Music Library?

I have many songs uploaded to my Music library on Google Play Music, but don't download more than a few of them to my Google Pixel. When I say "Ok Google, play _____", my phone will instead try to ...
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How to watch Facebook video without stopping music playback from Spotify

Here is a very common use case I have: I listen to music on Spotify while going through my Facebook feed. Sometimes there's a video that I want to see in full screen. When I tap the video, music ...
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Music Player won't detect music on USB. Galaxy S7

For some strange reason, my media player (I have tried MediaMonkey and Google Play Music) won't detect my music on my new USB. I can play music when I select the music file from the file explorer, but ...
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Music Player that allows searching id3-tag field "comment"

I am using the id3-tag "comment" field to assign tags that characterize the content of songs to mp3 of my music library. The contents of a comment field of an mp3 file could look like this: upBeat ...
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Bluetooth next track without next button

I have only three buttons on my Bluetooth helmet: VOL+ VOL- ON (which is on/pairing button and it might drop the call as well) Would be nice if the Bluetooth controls were configurable in such a way ...