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Moving Google Access Music To SD With FolderMount??

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By jeepguy_1980, Member on 27th May 2013, 01:31 PM
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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  
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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!
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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.
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29th May 2013, 12:59 PM |#4  
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Does it still let you write new music to this location?
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It has for me. I have cached about 400 songs offline after doing the symlink

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29th May 2013, 02:34 PM |#6  
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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  
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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.
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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  
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Fixed the error. Now it's 100%
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Fixed the error. Now it's 100%

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

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I assume the problem was because I had converted Play Music to a use app. I just reinstalled my Rom and then recreated the symlink and it seeme to be working now.

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