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4gb sd card in a nokia 520 wont play music

I have tried it from the phone and its fine, but the sd card just gives error messages. Is a 4gb sd card too small? is it corrupted (if so how do I amend)? I am really frustrated with this, if my sd ...
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why does music app keep going in the background?

after using music apps, like spotify for example, the Infos and Volume still appear when touching the side buttons. How can I shut it down?
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Can't load original songs from phone to computer

when I bought my lumia 1020 I normally transfered music from computer but its been 3 months and I want to transfer that songs back to my computer but when I connect lumia with usb and open phone file ...
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Save WhatsApp audio file to music folder

I found my audio file received on WhatsApp, now how can I save this into my music folder?
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Music app not syncing with OneDrive music folder

I have a Windows phone, and I have music in my Music folder in OneDrive, and it displays on Windows 10 Xbox Music, but for some reason it's not synchronizing to my mobile Xbox Music. Xbox Music mobile ...
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Play music after lock screen

I have had the Nokia Lumia 500/600 series for a while now. When I first got it I was able to play youtube songs, lock the screen and still listen to the track. Now when I lock the screen it stops the ...
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What is streaming in music -> album -> showing

What is streaming option available in Music -> alubum -> showing. I am using Window phone 8.1. thanks in Advance
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Sharing Music files via WhatsApp on Lumia625

How do you share audio files saved on your phone using WhatsApp. I use a Lumia 625, and have done everything possible to share music files saved on the phone. Is it possible to share media files saved ...
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How can I have Cortana tell me what song is playing? (on my phone; not in background; by using it's metadata)

I have Cortana speech assistant set up on my Windows 8.1 phone. It is a Microsoft Lumia 535. I have many song files stored on my phone. They are ripped from my CD collection as MP3 files, and tagged ...
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How to synchronize albums in Xbox music app with Nokia Mix radio?

I had xbox music pass, So i downloaded albums from xbox music store. These albums are only shown in xbox music app but not in Nokia mix radio. why?
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Applications for listening to streaming radio

Is there a decent app just for listening to the internet radio streams? So I can enter the stream URL (MP3, AAC) and tune in. I can see apps like TuneIn or iHeartRadio, but those are tailored for ...
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I want to reset my nokia lumia 625 [duplicate]

Just asking if I reset my phone will the pitures on my phone will be deleted or not?
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Downloaded Songs Don't Show Up In Xbox Music

As my title says. Downloaded songs doesn't show up in all songs. After reset it works properly but after a month .same thing happens. Please help
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Transfer music from phone to my OS X

I've downloaded the Windows Phone app for Mac. Every time I plug my phone in, though, only one song shows up in "Browse Device" even though I have roughly 20 songs on my 8X. I've gone into my ...
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How to manually refresh xbox music song library/index list in windows phone

My default music player stops playing songs at the ending of a song even after i selected a playlist of more than 1 songs. Because of this I am unable to play any songs for long time. I tried ...
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Music player controls still a pain in WP8.1

It was a big complaint in WP7 that the music controls would get stuck on the lock screen. In WP8 they fade away after a few seconds but they're still there... I listen to some music for a few minutes ...
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Error code 80070003 and 80004005 when attemting to play music

I was given my Nokia Lumia 520 a while ago (around 3 months) as a gift and it was horrible to start with but after a while i got used to it and its ok everything works, except for the fact if i put my ...
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How to save a music that is playing through radio?

While hearing music through radio in my Lumia 525 I tried to save it but didn't find an option to save a song that is playing in radio. How to do that?
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My Lock screen background image is not displaying while playing music in my Lumia 525?

If I play music in my Lumia 525 my lock screen background will go and it will show a blank screen and if I stop the music my image is showing. What’s wrong with my mobile? How to solve this issue?
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Streaming my music from OneDrive to my phone

I uploaded music to the Music folder on OneDrive. I understand that I'm supposed to be able to stream this music to my Nokia Icon (WP 8.0) but I don't see the music anywhere in the Xbox Music app. Can ...
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How to control music using headset controls?

I've suddenly discovered that double click on headset control button switches to the next song. Is there any other ways of interacting with the phone by using headset controls?
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Playlist synced from PC disappear randomly

I have same reoccurring bug on two separate WP8 devices: Lumia 520 and HTC 8s, both updated to GDR3. Namely, playlists synchronized from PC (either by WP8 soft or WMP) randomly disappear from my ...
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Music player locking up with large number of songs on sd card

I have a Lumia 520 with my >11k music library synced onto an SD card. I can play individual songs/albums without problem; but when I try to shuffle and play my entire collection in xbox music player ...
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How to delete music from SD card?

I'm using a Nokia Lumia 520, with a 4 GB SD card. How can I delete music/video files and folders from the SD card?
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Cortana not always shuffling music when asked

When I ask Cortana to "shuffle all music", sometimes it works yet sometimes I still get my songs played in alphabetical order. Why is this? Is there a special instruction I should say so I can get my ...
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Fast forward and backward in a song

How can I control the position at which the music playback will begin? For example, I want to hear a snippet of the song and not the entire song - how do I jump to that exact position?
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Is there any Windows Phone 8 app that supports multi-disc albums?

Xbox Music, Nokia Music, and every third-party music player I could find in the Windows Phone Store all have the same problem: none of them recognize albums having multiple discs. So, if you want to ...
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My Nokia Lumia 520 is not playing music from SD Card

I'm using Nokia Lumia 520. The problem is when I upload songs to my memory card, the phone reads the sd card but the music contents won't reflect on the music+video icon. It only allows me to play ...
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Can't Purchase music on a WP8 Nokia Lumia 520 with My Family Settings on but unrestricted

My son has a Nokia Lumia 520 and wants to be able to purchase music through the Xbox music store. We navigate to the track click Buy and we get the message: Can't Download The My Family ...
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Does Windows Phone provide a better interface to ID3 tags?

I am a freak who likes to keep things organized. I have spent past year collecting accurate information for my song collection (i.e. info on Singer, Contributing Artists, Album, Year, Songwriter, ...
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Bing Music Search (shazam-like) gone

I've recently bought a Lumia 1020 and started playing with the pre-installed apps. At some point I tested the Music Search app (I believe it's called that way) but after finding one song, the app ...
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Volume decreases to zero and can't increase it

Sometimes, my music volume decreases to zero and I can't increase it using volume keys. This problem is happening when I use headsets. Any solutions for this problem? I am using Nokia Lumia 520. ...
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Songs appearing multiple times

When I look at the song list, many songs appear multiple times (more specifically, it seems like they appear exactly 14 times). I have checked the SD card on my computer to see if I had any ...
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No Artist when uploading music to my Nokia Lumia 620

I have a Nokia Lumia 620, when I add music to my phone from my computer, it copies the songs over fine but the phone does not recognise the artist even though the information is there.
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Is there any way to organize my videos/music files to folders? [duplicate]

I tried to copy many video files to my Windows Phone 8 device in different folders. But, when I open Music + Videos app it is showing all the videos in one list. Is there any way see it in group based ...
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Music from SD card is not visible unless it's copied via cable connection to the phone

I'm using Lumia 520, and I have an SDHC card. I've noticed a strange thing. I managed to see the music in the built-in Music app after copying my MP3s to [SDcard]/Music (or a subfolder), but only if ...
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Bought an album on Xbox Music, can't get it to show up my Windows Phone 8 device

I've got a Lumia 820, and I just bought The Bones Of What You Believe, the fantastic debut album from CHVRCHES. It's playing fine through Windows 8. If I go into the Music app on the phone and go to ...
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Where do music files except .mp3 go?

I am using Lumia 720 and all the music files except .mp3 are lost in the phone. I am not able to find it. Please help.
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Sync Error 80004005 while trying to sync podcasts

If I try to sync some podcast to my Windows Phone 8 (Nokia Lumia 920), I get the error 80004005 in the Windows Phone Desktop App after the sync - here is a screenshot: The mentioned files are also ...
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Music files doubled after copied from computer

When I copied some music files from my computer to my phone via Explorer, they appeared twice on my Music+Videos, as if there were two of them. Both files can be played, and from the storage check I ...
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Chinese and Japanese ID3 tags appear to be messy code

Some of my music files have Chinese or Japanese ID3 tags, and they turn to be messy code in my Music+Videos, while on my laptop foobar2000 displays them right. Should I modify ID3 version to solve ...
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Heart (♥) and Broken Heart (💔) symbols in Music Player

I found Heart (♥) and Broken Heart (💔) symbols in Music Hub of Windows Phone. Is there any relevance to these symbols in Windows Phone 8?
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Songs not showing up on Lumia 920 default music player

Yesterday I thought I was tired of listening to the same list of music I have on my phone, so I went ahead and plugged in the USB cable to my laptop (running Linux Ubuntu), deleted all the songs I had ...
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Transferring Zune Pass content from WP7 to WP8

Is there a way to get my WP8 phone to play music I had previously downloaded with a WP7 phone using a Zune pass? The error message I get when I try to play the music is: We are unable to confirm the ...
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Syncing music changes file names, album art, and artist, how do I change this?

I've been trying to clean up music for hours on end. I've made sure composers are cleared, 'album artists' is how I want it to be, and I've been using programs like mp3Tag and the Windows Phone app ...
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Can I edit MP3 tags on Windows Phone 8?

Is it possible to edit MP3 tags for songs in the library on a WP8 phone? I currently have a WP 7.5 phone and it doesn't seem possible to do so on there, so alternatively: Is there an app which ...
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Windows Phone 8 Music App 'forgetting' artist details

I imported some music onto my Nokia Lumia 820 recently. I've been having problems, so I've deliberately only synced a minimal amount of music. When I synced it, I immediately checked and everything ...
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is there any WP 8 app that will stop the music after specified time, like setting sleep time

Is there a scheduler or timer app that will allow me to perform a task after certain time. More specifically, I would like to stop the music player and make the phone in sleep mode. Is there any such ...
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show artist image on lock screen

i did read a lot of posts regarding this issue, but i m still to figure out a way to get this working. I have the Nokia Lumia 720, and i have enabled the show artist image on lock screen while playing ...
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How do I sync playlists to a Windows Phone?

I've had my Lumia 820 for 2 weeks and I'm struggling with getting playlists (from my exisitng MP3 library) onto the phone. m3u files arent recognised Zune music manager doesn't recognise the phone ...