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Default MX player unable to view data in /data folder

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MX player is not able to list the videos i have in /data/.

Can somebody help me out here in this.

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Go into preferences and select folder. Choose add and then Choose folder up until yourrwat the / and select the data folder. Worked for me.

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actually i have some folder "videos" in /data which i am not able to select.. any guidance on selecting it...

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You might check to see if the folder starts with a period. MX Player "hides" files and folders that have a period in front, unless told not to in Settings.

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Just a guess, it might be an os problem. In that case, hold tight for cm

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Hi Guys,

MX player is not able to list the videos i have in /data/.

Can somebody help me out here in this.

Cheers!!!!
MX video player should be able to see your data folder. You may want to check your permissions.
 
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Any reason why you don't just move the folder?
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Hi Guys,

MX player is not able to list the videos i have in /data/.

Can somebody help me out here in this.

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Hello,
I have similar problem posted in another forum:
http://forum.xda-developers.com/show...6&postcount=20
Did not solve this so far!

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u need to make ur data folder read for all types of users.

if u have a file browser such as es file explorer or root explorer you can change permissions, make sure to check all the read checkboxes and apply the changes.

mx video player should detect that folder and all subfolders...
 
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Something I just noticed. If the videos you want to play are associated with another app, MX Player will not list them for playing.

Clear any associations you may have applied to other video playing apps.
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