1. techie5's Avatar
    I notice when I open google music that it lists the ringtones I put on my phone [via usb drive] as a separate artist and list all the tones. Does anyone know if there is a way to not have google music list my ringtones as an artist? Thanks
    02-27-2014 08:10 PM
  2. RobotHeaven's Avatar
    I don't think so, unless they've added that facility this year. That was one of the things putting me off getting Google All Access instead of Deezer(or spotify etc). All (decent) music apps allow you to select specific folders for where your music is located, but Google's half baked offering doesn't. Instead, it listed ringtones, notifications, and audio files from various random orphan folders scattered about the file system as part of my 'music' collection.
    02-27-2014 10:23 PM
  3. techie5's Avatar
    Do you know if I can use a different music player to play the music I uploaded to google play? Thanks
    02-28-2014 08:37 AM
  4. prepaidguy9081's Avatar
    .nomedia file may do the trick
    Just put a file called that in thst folder.

    But

    You may no t have those ring tones in android either.

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    Ry likes this.
    02-28-2014 09:00 AM
  5. techie5's Avatar
    .nomedia file may do the trick
    Just put a file called that in thst folder.

    But

    You may no t have those ring tones in android either.

    Sent from my SAMSUNG-SGH-I317 using Tapatalk 4
    Thanks but I need a bit more explanation please. Can you say some more about that in detail?
    02-28-2014 01:58 PM
  6. prepaidguy9081's Avatar
    Crate new file in the folder you do not want media scanner to scan at startup.

    Call it ".nomedia"

    Is is the first alphabetical file in folder.

    Scanner sees it and ignores the folder and goes to the next one.

    Use es file explorer to create blank file.

    Sent from my SAMSUNG-SGH-I317 using Tapatalk 4
    Klotar and Illustrator Joe like this.
    02-28-2014 03:32 PM
  7. techie5's Avatar
    Thanks. I figured it out . Much help, thank you
    prepaidguy9081 likes this.
    02-28-2014 06:17 PM

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