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[Q] Who thinks a music player NEEDS a Notification service? Or is it not important?

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Default [Q] Who thinks a music player NEEDS a Notification service? Or is it not important?

Notification Service In a Music Player: Useless or A Must have?

I ask this question because for the past few months i have been developing a music player, and whilst creating it, i have bumped into some issues and one of them is, a notification service.

I've tried and tried to implement it but haven't been able to so far.

So i need to know people opinions on the whole notification service in music players because if it's not that important then I'll leave it.

I personally think every player should have it but what about you?

Any advice or feedback would be appreciated!

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why donīt you include it and let the user decide to activate it?
 
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IMO notification service is vital to the accessibility of your music player. coming from the perspective of one who uses a music player that does NOT have a notification service i can tell you that having to launch the player in order to use media controls gets old quickly. if course as a power user I've already set up my own widgets and notification anyway but the average user will simply move on.

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