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    • The Walker
    • By The Walker 3rd Aug 18, 9:41 PM
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    Music player app that only scans one folder?
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    Music player app that only scans one folder? 3rd Aug 18 at 9:41 PM
    Music dudes.... I'm sure a lot of you have music on your phone? I'm trying to find a player app that doesn't scan my entire phone and load every tiny audio file into the player. It just messes up the player with nonsense files that don't belong to any album or aren't even music.

    I've looked around a bit, but it's going to take forever trying different apps. Can anyone recommend an app that only looks at a specific music folder?

    thanks
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    • Robm1955
    • By Robm1955 12th Aug 18, 4:41 PM
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    I'm in the same boat. Everyone I've tried finds everything on my phone, and some even search for songs online, which I don't want. I keep all my music in one place, and in subfolders of artist, and album name, if there is one.
    • bxboards
    • By bxboards 3rd Sep 18, 1:52 PM
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    You'd assume looking just in a directory you specified would be a standard use case, and searching everywhere for everthing would be something a user would opt-into, not the other way round!
    • Freebyman
    • By Freebyman 9th Sep 18, 8:57 AM
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    • 9th Sep 18, 8:57 AM
    If its any use I use Musicolet Music Player and it works well for me. Worth a try and its free.
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    • SplashWellyKid
    • By SplashWellyKid 13th Oct 18, 9:42 PM
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    • 13th Oct 18, 9:42 PM
    Thanks Freebyman - I had a previous simple mp3 player app that did this perfectly & missed it on my new phone (using Google Play Music offline, which keeps losing my playlists). Musicolet seems lovely from a quick play!
    • ChrisK.....
    • By ChrisK..... 16th Feb 19, 11:08 AM
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    • 16th Feb 19, 11:08 AM
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    • 16th Feb 19, 11:08 AM
    I'm using Google music offline which can play stuff by Google Voice assistant. My phone is also hooked up by blue tooth to my car stereo. So when I'm driving down the road I just say "Hey Google play Innervisions by Stevie wonder" and the album starts playing. I can also just say "hey Google play sting" and it creates a playlist with all my sting tracks (wherever they are) and plays it. I can even skip tracks with my steering wheel stalks. I can't possibly imagine anyone listening to music in any other way????
    Last edited by ChrisK.....; 16-02-2019 at 11:13 AM.
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