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aaaluv
August 27th, 2016, 12:57 PM
Hi everyone,

I am having trouble with foobar and storages. It is kind of strange.

When the SD card is mounted, it will recognize it as internal storage and will not show the internal storage. When unmounted, the internal storage is recognized again.

This was not an issue because all my music was on the SD card, but I added some files to the internal storage and this behavior started.

The problem is with Android 5.1 on a Alcatel Pixi 3 (4.5)

I also use foobar on a Lenovo tablet, and it shows both internal and external storage.

Here are 2 screenshots:

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any details I should add, let me know.

thanks in advance

aa

jeringeorge7
September 9th, 2016, 11:38 PM
Hi everyone,

I am having trouble with foobar and storages. It is kind of strange.

When the SD card is mounted, it will recognize it as internal storage and will not show the internal storage. When unmounted, the internal storage is recognized again.

This was not an issue because all my music was on the SD card, but I added some files to the internal storage and this behavior started.

The problem is with Android 5.1 on a Alcatel Pixi 3 (4.5)

I also use foobar on a Lenovo tablet, and it shows both internal and external storage.

Here are 2 screenshots:

117

118

any details I should add, let me know.

thanks in advance

aa

I have installed foobar2000 mobile on Sony Xperia SP which runs on android gelly bean. But Foobar2000 is not detecting/ showing my external sdcard card. It shows only internal storage. Can anybody help?

will1565
September 11th, 2016, 07:17 PM
I'm currently having the same issue with my car stereo which is running android 4.4, annoyingly it was working fine until I took it out to hook up the sub then since then it will only see internal storage. Any ideas?

Funkstar De Lu
September 16th, 2016, 07:51 AM
Similar issue here - Foobar can't see my external storage at all

JynX
September 30th, 2016, 01:45 PM
not only that it can't see external storage, it can't even be set as default application for music files, which pretty much stops all ways to fix this without having to use a third party tool.
for instance any file explorer can easily see my usb-c stick and launch audio from it. but not foobar2000, i'm running nexus 6p with the latest nougat android version, i mean realy?
it would be realy great if that support would be added, either see external storage or make it open audio as default application, vlc can do it on my droid! should be doable ey? i hope for it...

melmoth
October 20th, 2016, 03:42 AM
Same here on my Samsung i9000, Cyanogen 10.2.1 (Android 4.3.1). Does not find external storage automically nor by adding a path manually.

Peter
October 21st, 2016, 04:14 AM
I'm sorry to hear about your troubles.

As far as I can see, Android lacks a sane way for apps to detect mounted storage devices. We're using code donated by another developer and it seems to cover perhaps 95% of known devices, but not all of them.
With the latest version of foobar2000 for Android, folder browser lets you walk into any folder again in case your storage devices are not detected correctly.

ivan
October 30th, 2016, 06:44 AM
Same problem with my Lenovo Vibe P1m. Is there any way this can be fixed with the next update?

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looser
November 9th, 2016, 09:24 AM
I had similar problems after having updated my external SD card vie USB mass storage emulation. After that my music library seemed empty. What had helped was ususual: Not the "rescan" in fb2k, but using the file manager, navigating to one music folder, opening one file with any application. Then fb2k started to populate the music library. First I had no cover arts, but that was displayed hours later, too ;-)

JackPots
December 6th, 2016, 03:42 PM
I had a similar issue (Android; 1.0.51). My fix was to enter "/storage" in the field at Settings > Media Library > Music folders.

A bug appears to be that all folders will be scanned and folders with a .nomedia token file or with a file name starting with "." (hidden) is not ignored as it should.

foulsodiimo
March 1st, 2017, 09:28 PM
Good find since my unit got 2 external SD and only one was Listed.