1. Marcelo Rivero's Avatar
    Does anybody know if the "Media Controller" on the Gear 2 Neo only works with the default "Music" app on the Galaxy s5 ?
    I'm trying to make it work with a third party app ("PowerAmp") and it kinda does... but it's not as responsive (it misses some buttons pressings) and it doesn't update the correct song/album art (it's as if it was stuck with the last song played on the "Music" app. even when it changes the song on PowerAmp).
    With the stock "Music" app works with no issues.

    Anyone ?
    04-24-2014 07:59 PM
  2. Compusmurf's Avatar
    Works with Google play music. Haven't tried any other.

    Sent from my SM-N900T using Tapatalk
    04-24-2014 08:04 PM
  3. Marcelo Rivero's Avatar
    I just tried it and it does work with Google Play Music (doesn't update the album art, but the title and artist updates ok).
    I'd like to have it working with PowerAmp as it's the one I use.

    Would this be an issue with PowerAmp or with the communication with the Gear 2 ? (I could ask PowerAmp support)

    Thanks for replying
    04-24-2014 08:39 PM
  4. Xm_jdm's Avatar
    Works fine with Poweramp for me.
    04-24-2014 08:44 PM
  5. Marcelo Rivero's Avatar
    Works fine with Poweramp for me.
    Does it ? Album art as well or just "title/artist" ? is it responsive ?
    04-24-2014 09:27 PM
  6. invincible1914's Avatar
    FYI it works with Spotify
    04-24-2014 10:40 PM
  7. Xm_jdm's Avatar
    Does it ? Album art as well or just "title/artist" ? is it responsive ?
    Responsive and album art is present and current as I go through songs.
    04-24-2014 11:05 PM
  8. Marcelo Rivero's Avatar
    Responsive and album art is present and current as I go through songs.
    wow, then I don't know. I have version 2.0.9-build-554-play (Full Version). Galaxy S5 and Gear 2 Neo bought together last week.

    It only works well with the stock Music app.

    Thanks everyone for replying
    04-24-2014 11:59 PM
  9. Civuck's Avatar
    Works with Slacker Radio
    04-25-2014 06:51 PM
  10. GWaLL13's Avatar
    I've accidentally activated poweramp pressing play while my headphones were connected and I see the name and album art of whatever song is in queue for the stock music program. I can control it fine but the song name and album art never change... I wonder if you disable the stock music program, poweramp may work better since it's not trying to wrestle between the two?

    -via Android Central App on GWaLL's S5
    04-25-2014 08:18 PM
  11. chefmorry's Avatar
    I was under the impression it would work with Netflix, but I have been unsuccessful.

    Posted via Android Central App
    04-26-2014 08:52 AM
  12. GWaLL13's Avatar
    I was under the impression it would work with Netflix, but I have been unsuccessful.

    Posted via Android Central App
    Curious, why would you control netflix on your device with it?

    -via Android Central App on GWaLL's S5
    04-28-2014 10:52 AM
  13. compg318's Avatar
    Curious, why would you control netflix on your device with it?

    -via Android Central App on GWaLL's S5
    It would be useful if your phone was hooked up the the TV for Netflix.

    Sent from my SAMSUNG-SM-G900A using AC Forums mobile app
    04-28-2014 01:42 PM
  14. chefmorry's Avatar
    I watch Netflix by way of my Chromecast on my TV. Would love to be able to pause/play/etc using my watch.

    Posted via Android Central App
    04-28-2014 06:38 PM

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