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How to manually refresh xbox music song library/index list in windows phone

I know this is late, but as of September 2015, this problem persists. So here is what i use as a fix. Connect the phone to the PC and browse to the folder where you have music that doesnt show up ...
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Fast forward and backward in a song

To fast forward in the Music app, simply tap and hold down the next track button, and the song will skip forward. Release when you want to resume normal playback. To rewind, do the same with the ...
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Streaming my music from OneDrive to my phone

This feature is now available (as of March 2015). Any music files in supported formats (MP3, M4A and WMA) you add to your OneDrive Music folder can be streamed through Xbox Music on your phone, PC, ...
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Save WhatsApp audio file to music folder

The audio will get stored only in the app's internal storage. You cannot move that to any other folders/ or phone's memory.
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Music app not syncing with OneDrive music folder

The issue has been resolved. It turns out the OneDrive and Music apps on my phone were outdated. Updating them fixed the issue and Music was able to access my library on OneDrive.
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My Lock screen background image is not displaying while playing music in my Lumia 525?

I am confident that you have Windows Phone 8.0 in your phone. Thus, there is nothing wrong with your phone. Go to settings -> lock screen and turn off Show artists while playing music.
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My Nokia Lumia 520 is not playing music from SD Card

I had the same issue. When I transferred songs to my Lumia 520 it won't show in Music+Videos. But after restarting my phone, I was able to see all the music files that I transferred. And after that I ...
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Music downloaded from the web not showing in Music app

You need to transfer that downloaded music to "Music" folder from "Download" folder by connecting your phone with PC. After that, restart your phone(if needed).
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Songs are not switching in Windows 10 Mobile when phone is locked

Update: The problem was fixed in the build 10.0.10586.218 Make sure that you have not restricted the background activity of Groove Music player. your phone is not running in battery saver mode.
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How am I supposed to sync music with my Lumia Phone these days?

There are multiple ways to sync music between your computer and your phone running Windows 8.1 or 10. Sync with OneDrive If you are logged in with the same MS account both into your PC and phone, ...
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Music from SD card is not visible unless it's copied via cable connection to the phone

I have noticed that even if you copied it to the SD card like that, you can manually move one (or more) of the songs in the phone memory with a file manager – they will show up in the XBox Music app – ...
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How to delete music from SD card?

You should be able to delete files from SD card trough Windows installed computer. Connect the phone via USB cable to computer and Windows should install basic drivers that will let you explore the ...
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How to delete music from SD card?

Just open my files < local storage < sd card. It contains all sd card storage items. You can easily delete from there.
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What is streaming in music -> album -> showing

That option is for playing music that is not on your device (as opposed to the "On My Phone" option). Currently, such music can come from two sources: The Xbox Music catalogue The Music folder on ...
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Save WhatsApp audio file to music folder

There is a simple method to do so. The audio received by WhatsApp is stored in the following folder: Files → SD card → Pictures → WhatsApp You can just open this and copy that audio ...
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Music application able to play by directory?

I recommend Loco Music Player. It's really fast, fluid and it does let you pick specific folders to play the music from. It's $1.49, but it's absolutely worth it. Check out the reviews and give it a ...
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How to give one app sound priority over another

Unfortunately this isn't possible for the user to do. I think that devs may be able to make their apps do this, but I'm not 100% sure.
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Songs are not switching in Windows 10 Mobile when phone is locked

After the recent update the problem has gone away. I believe they fixed it.
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How to reset or rebuild Groove Music in Windows 10 Mobile?

Follow these steps: Open Settings Click on System Select Groove Music Click the Advanced options link Click the Reset button Click Reset one more time to confirm. Using the reset feature will delete ...
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Play music after lock screen

Yes, this used to work in WP8.1 if I recall correctly, but doesn't anymore since Windows 10 Mobile (at least in the browser). Two things you can do: - Try some of the YouTube-Apps in the store, ...
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Sharing Music files via WhatsApp on Lumia625

Well, Now you can easily share audio file through WhatsApp in a Windows Phone. ALl you need to do is "update whatsapp". WhatsApp has included the feature to send audio files without any tweaks. ...
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Sharing Music files via WhatsApp on Lumia625

It is currently not possible to share audio files through WhatsApp on Windows Phone. You can share pictures, videos and contacts by pressing the paper Clip in the conversation view.
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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)

Okay, I'm guessing it's not possible yet. Probably I asked "my music, what song is this?", and it said something like, "Playing Maze of Stone", which was already playing, so I thought that it worked. ...
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Downloaded Songs Don't Show Up In Xbox Music

Launch Xbox Music, tap the More (“…”) button in the tiny and almost invisible app bar at the bottom right of the screen, and then choose Settings from the app bar menu that appears. In the following ...
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Transfer music from phone to my OS X

Windows Phone uses MTP (Media Transfer Protocol) for file transfer. I don't know what the state of MTP support in OS X is, but there must be some (even if it's third-party) so I'd start there. If that ...
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How to manually refresh xbox music song library/index list in windows phone

I know this an old question, but I stumble upon the same issue and the below steps addressed the bug/ shortcoming in Xbox music app. On a Windows Phone 8.1 perform the below steps In Batter Saver, ...
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Music player controls still a pain in WP8.1

Currently the only way to get rid of the player controls is using an app like "Stop the music" (I'm not the developer and there are several other ones doing the same). http://www.windowsphone.com/s?...
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Error code 80070003 and 80004005 when attemting to play music

In my Lumia 525 had same problem what I did is just restarted my phone and started music app and the same songs played well.
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Error code 80070003 and 80004005 when attemting to play music

Try this steps ; 1.) Go to Link:- http://discussions.nokia.com/t5/Pool-of-Knowledge/Nokia-Windows-Phone-8-App-Updates/m-p/1640082#M242 and scan the Audio and install it and switch off the phone. 2....
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