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Questions regarding songs in your android device. The quality, bit-rate, size and file types is considered relevant to this tag. This should not be confused with audio and/or music-player

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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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different audio on different devices

I am going on a trip with my son and want my music to play through bluetooth and his youtube to play through the phones speakers, is this possible
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How can I convert my music to show up OGG Vorbis tags?

What command with FFmpeg should I use to ensure that all of my metadata (Currently, most of the Artist tags are ignored) and music will play perfectly on Android? (Preferably using Ogg Vorbis!) I'm ...
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Music playback stops randomly

I have bought the Xperia ZQ (Xperia ZL's alias in Brazil) C6503. I am experiencing a very annoying problem: from time to time the audio playback in any audio app just stops. If I hit play again it ...
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Default browser doesn't play embedded music from a website

Today I came upon a situation where I had a website which had an embedded player in it which plays sample music. To my surprise I came to know that the Android 2.3 default browser or Opera web browser ...
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media control "resume" and "pause" via NFC tag do not work

Problem description I wrote tasks onto NFC tags to play different playlists in a media player app, to control the media player (Vol +/-, next/previous title, pause/resume, quit media player) and to ...
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Delete all music NOT in playlist?

I have a playlist of favorite music on my phone. It's time I got I'm of all the others that I regularly skip and never listen to. How can I select all music that is NOT in that playlist in order yo ...
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android 8.1 plays random music sporadically and stops after 10 seconds or so

I have an android phone that runs 8.1 and sporadically it will run some random music that I don't know of. It then stops on its own after a few seconds. My browser is turned off, and the phone is on ...
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How do I change the audio balance on android 7.1.2?

I have conductive hearing loss in my right ear, and I'm wondering if there is a way without rooting, for me to adjust the balance to make my music sound correct.
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How to play music file on external SD card with deep path

I have a Samsung Note 4, with android 5.1.1. And I have an on-line music player installed on it. The player can download music from the Internet, and the files are stored in the external SD card. But ...
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Normalization - Automatic global Android media sound (music videos on YouTube) adjustment

I'm using this app: PVSTAR+. I have my list which plays in an endless loop, but the problem is that some YouTube videos are louder and some are quieter. I want the audio to be constantly at a certain &...
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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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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 do I stop music apps from opening in the background/a notification when turning on bluetooth/bluetooth tries to auto-connect

As an avid music listener I have several music apps on my phone. Everytime I turn on bluetooth (or when bluetooth tries to autoconnect to a device without any device to connect to) several of my music ...
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My Samsung Galaxy Note10+ is automatically deleting my Music!

In Some days, I listen to music on my Samsung music app. today, I found out that some of my music is gone! Even deleted on the My Files app! is there anything I can do to stop this? Most of my music ...
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Some music metadata/tags dissapeared after copying to micro sd

I tried copying my large music library from my internal storage to my external micro sd card, only to find 50% of my album art went missing, some artist and album info is gone, while the songs ...
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Start/Stop Music playing when power is supplied via the USB cable

I'd like to use an old(er) Android phone as a Music Player left always connected in my car. I have an ignition controlled USB socket in the car, and would also connect the 3.5mm jack to the Aux In of ...
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Repeat music in Chromecast

Found this song and want to play it in a loop through the TV when using Chromecast. When I'm using YouTube Music before Chromecast, then I'm able to repeat it. Thing is, once I start to Chromecast it, ...
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Samsung Galaxy S6 - Want to talk on phone and listen to music at the same time - is this possible?

I have a Samsung Galaxy S6 smartphone. I want to talk on the phone and listen to music at the same time - is this possible? Is there a native app on the phone or another app that allows this? I find ...
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Music app overlay with control on volume level change

I'm newbie in android world (recently switched from windows phone). And I really miss the music overlay that comes into place when you press volume level button. In desktop windows it looks like ...
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How do I play a video in the YouTube app at zero volume while simultaneously playing music in an MP3 player app?

Sometimes, I love to play music at a high volume while watching text YouTube videos and muting YouTube, like what I do on PC. I have a Huawei phone running Android 5.0 (Lollipop).
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How to stop notifications from interrupting music in Android?

I have Huawei mate 10. When I am listening to music from an app called "Anghami" I get bombarded with continuous notifications interrupting the music in a very annoying way. I want the music to be ...
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Samsung Gear S3 music sync

I mainly use my Gear S3 for listening music while running or doing exercises in gym. But It is very annoying to add new songs into it. First I have to download new songs to my computer, then I have to ...
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Google Play Music can't see WMA files on Pixel 2

On my PC, I have a library of WMA files that I have ripped from CDs using iTunes. About 6 months ago I got Google's Pixel phone, and wanted to load a bunch of the music onto my phone. A quick ...
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How to play Bluetooth speaker and device speaker at the same time?

I'm on the Moto z and on 7.1.1 nougat. I have the JBL speaker mod and a Bluetooth speaker. But I want to use them both. How do I do that? If I connect to the speaker the mod speaker turns off.
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How can I stop Opus audio files skipping when played from the SD card?

I'm on LineageOS 14.1 (Android 7.1.2). When I play music off of my SD card using the built-in music player, it does fine with MP3 and AAC. The real problem is when I play opus files. They are ...
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Problem playing music via Chromecast

In the last couple of Android updates I've found an issue when playing music via the Chromecast device on my TV. It seems once the screen sleeps the phone disconnects from the Chromecast and doesn't ...
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Since Nougat, Power saver causes streaming to shut off.

I have an HTC One M9. It got an update to Nougat recently. Since the update, after about 2 minutes of the screen shutting off, streaming music stops playing. This happens regardless if i'm on WiFi or ...
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Music players don't see my music

I loaded a bunch of music onto my Samsung Galaxy 6. The songs are there because I can find them using MyFiles and can click on them to play them individuals. However, every music player app I have ...
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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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How can I transfer offline songs from Spotify into a dual app of spotify to access downloaded music

I am from a country where Spotify is not supported so I have installed it using vpn. I am using the 7 day premium trial which allows one to download and access music files. Can I reinstall the app and ...
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Some but not all music is showing in my phone's media player

I have a Galaxy S7 Edge, and am using the 64GB SD card they gave with the phone when it first came out at BestBuy's. I've put music on my phone already and have had it stored on the SD card and have ...
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Stop music via DLNA on incoming call

I'm searching for a way to pause music playing on my DLNA sound system when a call comes in on my Android phone. Ideally, the music would continue as soon as I hang up my call. Is there a way to ...
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Android File Transfer not working for transferring music files

I have a Mac, and I want to delete all the music on my phone and replace it with all the music on iTunes in my Mac. I've done this before, but it is not working. For some reason, my music is not in ...
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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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Restore Playlists

I carefully crafted music playlists in the "Play Music" app on my Android. I deleted some songs from my library, but the song titles still appeared in my playlists. Now the titles are gone, and I ...
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How to listen to loud music from an android device?

I have a music app on my phone. I want to listen to it through nicer speakers than the phone's built-in speakerphone. If I had an iPhone, I'd either use a speaker dock (which both charges the phone ...
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Can we stream Pocketcast to the pc?

I just want to listen to the podcasts through my PC speakers when ever im close to the pc. How can. I do this?
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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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Android Gallery and Music empty?

I recently discovered that all my photos on my phone has disappeared from the Gallery application. I connected my phone to my computer, and the images are still present in DCIM/100MEDIA/ directory. I ...
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Change the way artists are displayed in Play Music?

I just got a Nexus 5 running Kit Kat. The music app (Play Music) is beautiful, but not the most effiient in terms of browsing. Right now, in the "artists" view it displays a captioned picture of each ...
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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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Chinese songs don't show up in Apollo library

I have some Chinese songs on my LG Optimus G, which I copied to my music folder along with the rest of the songs. All songs show up in Apollo (Cyanogenmod's standard player), but not the Chinese ones. ...
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Create Playlist Folders

I have a huge library of music (nearly 3,000 songs) as it is like that I have lots of folders and playlists inside btw I'm using iTunes. Anyway I want to sync my playlist folders with my S3 and I want ...
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Connection between Ubuntu and Nexus 7 does not work well

Following the instruction in http://forum.xda-developers.com/showthread.php?t=2004182 (I also see many other similar guides online) The above method, shortly, is editing the file (Do not follow the ...
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Music stutters on ICS

I'm a big music lover and on my previous phone which was a Galaxy Y with Gingerbread I listen to a lot of stuff, and I've never had a problem. I bought a new phone, a rebranded Innos D9 which has ICS ...
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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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CM9 skips to the next song, even on short presses

I have a Motorola Defy (MB525), running Android ICS (4.0.4), CyanogenMod 9-20121116-NIGHTLY-jordan, and the option to skip to the next / previous songs on a long press of the volume buttons is active. ...
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How to sync back Lyrics of music to iTunes?

My setups: I use iSyncr for PC to sync my Android devices with iTunes. I use PlayerPro Music Player which hooks with iSyncr's system. Ratings and Play Counts are synced with iTunes both ways, but ...
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