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Media Scanner Switch
As we know there is no other application seems to work on recent Kitkat update. so here made small tool which works on kitkat.



We know our device scans media on every boot, and that makes device slow on booting, also while scanning is running Call recording mod can't save recording. Also it drains considerable amount of battery juice.
This application simply disable/kill media scanning process. Also you can enable it any time (mostly needs after updating media files to device)
Sometimes after enabling it still media scan doesn't starts, just plug in to USB and transfer a media file.

Requirements :
It should work on 4.0 +
It needs Root
Needs to have USB debugging enable (Don't know how? setting-general-about device-build number - tap 7 times on build number and you will find developer option just before about device - enable USB debugging from there)

How to use :
Install attached application
Open from App drawer
It will pop up Two option Enable and Disable. Select according your need and on successful activity, you will find toast notification. (see screenshot)

PS : I know this is very useful tool and no known other app seems to works on kitkat, As all user can't pay online I am making this application FREE. But if you find it useful and able to buy online please consider to purchase from play store.
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play store (it have same function but have new UI and showing current status)


PS : Don't use this if you don't know why and when to enable/disable media scanning.
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Well known Media Scan Root unfortunately doesn't working on Kitkat. I always prefer to keep media scanning disabled unless I need it b'coz I don't wish with every USB connection and reboot I lose battery juice. So here is trick how to enable/disable media scanning.

1.Download attached Enable Media scanning and Disable media scanning txt file and copy to SD card
2.Download Terminal emulator from play store
3.Open terminal emulator and type

and enter. Grant superuser permission
4.Now open txt file you have copied (as per you want to enable/disable) with text editor and copy full line and paste to terminal emulator window and enter
here example for Enabling media scanner.


enter
It should be like this.
 


Done.No need to reboot.

PS : Don't use this if you don't know why and when to enable/disable media scanning.
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hello doc.
thank you for the instruction.

the enabling is necessary when we use it to exchange some files through USB? or even if we download from internet/email?
if there are details somewhere else, can you post a link?
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No no
You need it if some music or video files you copied is not available in library.
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Guys you like to have Media scanner switch? If you guys are interested then will make it.
That can simply give option to Enable/Disable media scanning.
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Yeah but that not working on kitkat.
Have you tried on kk?

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Yeah but that not working on kitkat.
Have you tried on kk?

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@dr.ketan oh ok...no i am still on jb 4.3
 
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Guys you like to have Media scanner switch? If you guys are interested then will make it.
That can simply give option to Enable/Disable media scanning.
Please doctor we like to have that switch. .
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I am testing now. If there will be no bug then tomorrow will publish on play store.

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