FORUMS

Enable Multi-Window Mode on M Developer Preview

What was not mentioned in yeterday’s keynote was Android M’s multi-window … more

I/O Summary: Google Cardboard Virtual Reality

One year ago, Google introduced cardboard. Amazingly enough, that was all it took to fire … more

Android M Preview Images – XDA TV

Android M preview images are available. That and much more news is covered by Jordan when he … more

I/O Summary: How Android M Handles Power And Charging

In the spirit of improving the core Android experience, Google is changing Android … more

Moving Google Access Music To SD With FolderMount??

Thanks Meter: 1
 
By jeepguy_1980, Member on 27th May 2013, 01:31 PM
Post Reply Subscribe to Thread Email Thread
I cannot get folder mount tovmove my Google Access music. In fact when I use it to browse my SD card, it never populates folder sizes or anything else.

I used this for the sane purpose on my Razr, with success. Has anyone got this app to work on their S4?
 
 
29th May 2013, 02:18 AM |#2  
Junior Member
Thanks Meter: 0
 
More
Quote:
Originally Posted by jeepguy_1980

I cannot get folder mount tovmove my Google Access music. In fact when I use it to browse my SD card, it never populates folder sizes or anything else.

I used this for the sane purpose on my Razr, with success. Has anyone got this app to work on their S4?

I'm also having the same problem. Are the files stored somewhere else, because they don't appear to be in com.google.android.music.

EDIT: I think I figured it out! The location for the music is actually /data/data/com.google.android.music. Happy listening!
Last edited by PatNikJones; 29th May 2013 at 02:28 AM.
29th May 2013, 05:24 AM |#3  
Ainvar's Avatar
Senior Member
Flag NoVA
Thanks Meter: 75
 
More
First kill play music app so it is not running

Then (I used solid explorer, but I am sure you could use a terminal app. adb shell, or any other app you prefer to use.

In Solid Explorer by deleting the music folder located in /data/data/com.google.android.music/files/music and then I created a symlink from /storage/extSdCard/files/music to /data/data/com.google.android.music/files which makes a music folder that points back to the external sdcard.

Last reboot your phone

It works very very well and all the music I want to cache from what I have stored in google works well.

Hope this helps you out.
The Following User Says Thank You to Ainvar For This Useful Post: [ View ]
29th May 2013, 12:59 PM |#4  
jeepguy_1980's Avatar
OP Member
Thanks Meter: 1
 
More
Does it still let you write new music to this location?
29th May 2013, 01:13 PM |#5  
Ainvar's Avatar
Senior Member
Flag NoVA
Thanks Meter: 75
 
More
It has for me. I have cached about 400 songs offline after doing the symlink

Sent from my SCH-I545 using Tapatalk 4 Beta
29th May 2013, 02:34 PM |#6  
dansan382's Avatar
Senior Member
Flag Philadelphia, PA
Thanks Meter: 105
 
More
Quote:
Originally Posted by Ainvar

First kill play music app so it is not running

Then (I used solid explorer, but I am sure you could use a terminal app. adb shell, or any other app you prefer to use.

In Solid Explorer by deleting the music folder located in /data/data/com.google.android.music/files/music and then I created a symlink from /storage/extSdCard/files/music to /data/data/com.google.android.music/files which makes a music folder that points back to the external sdcard.

Last reboot your phone

It works very very well and all the music I want to cache from what I have stored in google works well.

Hope this helps you out.

symlinks are the way to go. do it with my solid state hard drive to a bigger drive, works great
29th May 2013, 02:46 PM |#7  
jeepguy_1980's Avatar
OP Member
Thanks Meter: 1
 
More
This worked for me. But every time I reboot I get a "Google Music has stopped working" error. It onky does it once, right as the OS loads back up.
29th May 2013, 03:40 PM |#8  
Member
Thanks Meter: 9
 
More
Question
Quote:
Originally Posted by Ainvar

First kill play music app so it is not running

Then (I used solid explorer, but I am sure you could use a terminal app. adb shell, or any other app you prefer to use.

In Solid Explorer by deleting the music folder located in /data/data/com.google.android.music/files/music and then I created a symlink from /storage/extSdCard/files/music to /data/data/com.google.android.music/files which makes a music folder that points back to the external sdcard.

Last reboot your phone

It works very very well and all the music I want to cache from what I have stored in google works well.

Hope this helps you out.

It worked. Thank you.
29th May 2013, 03:42 PM |#9  
jeepguy_1980's Avatar
OP Member
Thanks Meter: 1
 
More
Fixed the error. Now it's 100%
29th May 2013, 04:36 PM |#10  
Senior Member
Thanks Meter: 47
 
Donate to Me
More
Quote:
Originally Posted by jeepguy_1980

Fixed the error. Now it's 100%

How'd you fix it? Or did it just stop?

Sent from my SCH-I545 using xda app-developers app
Post Reply Subscribe to Thread
Previous Thread Next Thread
Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search
Display Modes