In case of Android 4.0.4 / 4.1 you should do the following steps: Settings -> Apps -> All Locate the following: ProtectedMediaScanner -> Clear data & Force stop ProtectedMediaScannerTrigger -> Clear data & Force stop Media Storage -> Clear data & Force stop Restart your Android phone. Turn it off, then on again. Let it rest for 10-15 minutes. Afterwards your media files should be available by Gallery and Music player. Cheers!