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How can I stop music apps from playing when my Android connects via Bluetooth to my car?

There's a Bluetooth connect & Play app that can intercept the incoming "play" command. While it was originally designed to let you start a specific music app playing when a specific Bluetooth ...
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How do I change incorrect album art on the default Music Player of the Samsung Galaxy S III?

What worked for me, as adx suggested, was to go into the /Android/data/com.android.providers.media/albumthumbs folder on the phone and delete all of the files it contains. They are extension-less ...
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Does YouTube Music allow non-premium accounts to download their own uploaded music to their device for offline use?

I haven't tried this but according to Upload your music - YouTube Music Help, you can You can play uploaded songs in the background, ad-free and offline - even if you are not currently a YouTube ...
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What can play Ogg Opus on Android?

According to the Supported Media Formats page Opus is supported natively since Android 5.0, but only in the Matroska (.mkv) container. The Xiph.org wiki and IETF draft state that the mime-type for ...
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Prevent music players from auto play on bluetooth connect

Background Major part of this guide was extracted here: How to Disable Bluetooth Automatic Playback on any Android Phone The point of this guide isn't to disable Bluetooth music entirely, otherwise ...
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Why the music player stop playing music when taking photo?

This is an old question, but I think that some people might find it useful since I came it across using Google search. The camera app has a permission called TAKE_AUDIO_FOCUS which it is granted by ...
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Possible to transfer songs from iTunes (on Mac) to Android phone?

Of course, it's trivial to transfer the non-DRM music. There are lots of apps on Google Play that effectively sync iTunes with Android in an iTunes-iOS way. Personally, I really like iSyncr used ...
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MP3 player, that remembers current possition in all playlists or folders

Yes, there is. MortPlayer Audio Books and Smart AudioBook Player have both been verified by me to have asked feature implemented. Some details: MortPlayer Audio Books is completely free (it displays ...
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What can play Ogg Opus on Android?

AIMP play opus on Android.....
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How can I merge Spotify offline music with my local music files on my phone?

It is not possible to merge them to one playlist. However you can sync local files to one playlist. To do that follow the steps below: Note: This will require that spotify is installed on one of your ...
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Prevent music volume from being lowered when using turn-by-turn navigation

From what I've read elsewhere, this functionality is generally handled by the application playing the music/audio. So, I've been testing out various players, and found a couple that do what Casey is ...
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Direct Music Player audio to Caller

You cannot Media Playback developer documentation says (emphasis added) You can play back the audio data only to the standard output device. Currently, that is the mobile device speaker or a ...
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Google music player queue

If you want to play selectef songs back to back it is recommended to create a playlist of the songs you tend to listen more often. It is quite easy way and reliable as well. Add to queue is nothing ...
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Use VLC (desktop) to play music while phone is plugged in

Right, I have done some playing around and I think I know the answer problem. On older Android devices (I'm sure my old Desire HD worked like this), when you connected your device to the PC it showed ...
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What can play Ogg Opus on Android?

It's an old question but it's hard not to mention Foobar2000 (that has finally been ported to mobile) for Opus support.
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How do I change incorrect album art on the default Music Player of the Samsung Galaxy S III?

Force stop your Music playing app. Connect your device to a PC. Use the search function to search your phone (phone storage or SD card where you store your music) for albumart.jpg. I use Linux so the ...
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How can I backup playlists or extract path+filename information from them (generated with builtin MP3-player)?

Playlists are stored in a SQLite database in /data/data/com.android.providers.media/databases/external.db. I've made a Python script to convert the audio playlist from this database to M3U, it's ...
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Chose which player is activated by headphones play/pause buttons

Bluetooth connect & Play from Play Store meets your needs. App description says This app is designed to tie the Bluetooth connect event to playing the music player of your choice. Unlike other ...
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Control media player on one phone from another

KODI + KORE for those who looking not only streaming but a simple remote control over media player itself (android - to - android) https://www.tomsguide.com/us/pictures-story/494-android-tv-remote-...
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How do I change incorrect album art on the default Music Player of the Samsung Galaxy S III?

This is the solution I came up with. First, it seems that album art is cached, so after deleting the offending album, closing the music player, and restarting the phone, it might still persist. In ...
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How can I stop music apps from playing when my Android connects via Bluetooth to my car?

Go to Settings, Applications, Application Manager, and then Modify System Settings. Find the player that is starting (for me it's Samsung Music) and switch the toggle to OFF.
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Samsung Galaxy s6 Music Player Track Sort

Have been searching for a solution to this for a few days and have finally found one. Open music Top left drop down menu, go to tracks If you only want to have it in alphabetical order in the app, ...
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Multiple Music libraries

To hide media in any folder showing up, you need to add .nomedia file to it. If you search your device, using file explorer (either stock or your preferred),you are likely to find quite a few of these ...
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Streaming audio files from SMB (or AFP, or NFS) share to DLNA receiver without resampling

If anyone else is seeking for a similar solution, I think doubleTwist player uses a combination of android's media scanner and it's own directory scanner to import music. So the method with mounting ...
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Listen music from OneDrive

I've tried downloading music to my phone, but I could only make the files available off-line, no proper download To download music from Onedrive follow the steps below: Click on the 3-dots next to ...
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How to make an app behave the same way with screen off, as with screen on?

So, the only way I have found yet, to stream music to a DLNA device with screen off, using these apps, is to disable Doze mode by using this command in terminal: dumpsys deviceidle disable followed ...
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Why is Google Play Music the only app that produces a "Browse" button on my car stereo?

This "browse" feature is probably part of "Audio/Video Remote Control Profile" aka AVRCP. AVRCP has different versions with different feature sets. Browsing of playlists was ...
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Why is Google Play Music the only app that produces a "Browse" button on my car stereo?

The Bluetooth snoop log with the other players shows that the players do not support browsing as part of the GetFolderItems request on AVRCP.That is the reason why browsing is not working with other ...
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Why MP3 music files cannot be played on Note 3? ( It says, The music player does not support this type of audio file)

I had this issue and restarting my phone solved it.
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