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Music player won't see files on extSDCard

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By AndroidCraig, Senior Member on 9th January 2014, 02:07 PM
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Hi all,

I'm on a stock VZW I545 MK2. And I have a minor issue that I can't seem to solve.

The Music player only sees files on the phone storage. I have a bunch of music on my ExtSD card that it can't find.

The music players (stock and others such as Winamp & Play Music) does not appear to see any storage other than the /emulated/0 crap.

Now I am able to see and play the files via the My Files app as well as ES Explorer.

I have tried clearing data and cache from the music apps, tried a different SD card, temp uprooting via Voodoo Root keeper, all to no avail.

Has anyone seen this before? What do I need to do to fix this?

Thanks for any help.

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Last edited by AndroidCraig; 9th January 2014 at 07:46 PM. Reason: I updated to MK2 and am unrooted.
 
 
9th January 2014, 02:24 PM |#2  
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Did u name the music folder on extsd exactly the name it was on sd card?

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9th January 2014, 02:49 PM |#3  
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Yes. Both folders are named Music

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9th January 2014, 03:55 PM |#4  
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Yes. Both folders are named Music

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Not sure what to say. My music runs fine off extsd card. Have you uninstalled music app and reinstalled it?

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Not sure what to say. My music runs fine off extsd card. Have you uninstalled music app and reinstalled it?

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What is file format of extsd card?





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Yes. Both folders are named Music

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9th January 2014, 04:11 PM |#5  
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Mp3 files. And I can't uninstall the stock music app.

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9th January 2014, 05:10 PM |#6  
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Mp3 files. And I can't uninstall the stock music app.

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I mean how is extsd card formatted? Is it fat32...ext3...ext4...fat....

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I mean how is extsd card formatted? Is it fat32...ext3...ext4...fat....

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I let the phone format it. So what ever format that would be.
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So I've now updated to MK2 and am now unrooted. Since I thought that might have something to do with it. And still the music player can't see the extSDcard.This is annoying.
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