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    Default Problem with Audio/Video Playing

    I have had an issue with audio and/or video playing on my phone ever since I upgraded to Froyo. I am on a stock phone.

    My phone will work perfectly fine for 3 or 4 days and then all of a sudden it will no longer play my audio files or youtube videos online. It will still play the stock ringtones but if it is a ringtone that I have loaded onto my phone myself it won't play so I start missing calls because it won't ring. When I try to play any of these files in the stock media player it says "Sorry, the player does not support this type of audio file". When I try to play a youtube video it says "There was a problem while playing, touch to retry".

    The funny thing with this problem is that whenever I power down and back up it works fine again...for 3 or 4 days before the problem comes back up. Any help would be greatly appreciated!
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    I hope someone replys with a solution or something to try. My stock froyo does the same thing, It will not play mp3s . DoggCatcher reports Error playing media - Android code: 0 (17,0). But havent tryied you tube. Reboot and it is fine.
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    I have the same problem with missing calls when the audio files stop working. It works for awhile again after powering down and back on.
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    Gentlemen, I have posted this in the Infuse forum, but I actually have a Captivate, and I can tell you that the problem seems to be the official Twitter app. I'm not kidding. I don't know why, but uninstalling the Twitter app appears to fix this problem. Third-party Twitter apps don't cause the problem, only the official one.

    I found this after googling about this problem for several days. I thought it was unlikely that the twitter app could be the problem, so I didn't try it for quite some time. I finally uninstalled the app a few days ago and have not the audio/video playback problem since. Others in the Infuse forum have also tried it and report the same results. It appears to be confined to Samsung phones. Don't understand that either.
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    Default Thank you

    This was the solution I was looking for. I have a Droid Charge and I thought the problem might have been Grooveshark (because right after I installed it, I experienced the media problems). However, after uninstalling it, I continued to have them.

    I just uninstalled Twitter. Hopefully that will resolve the issue. Thanks again!
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    Default Re: Problem with Audio/Video Playing

    I thought I was the only one with this issue. Thanks for the hint, btuna. I'll see if removing the Twitter app fixes it and will report back in a few days.
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    Default Re: Problem with Audio/Video Playing

    Well the official Twitter app seems to be the culprit. Thanks again btuna.
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    Default Re: Problem with Audio/Video Playing

    hmmm i see people syaing that twitter is the problem, but i dont have a twitter app...
    what seems to be the problem?
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    Cool Re: Problem with Audio/Video Playing

    I seriously cannot believe that removing the Twitter App worked - what the heck Twitter? Lol thank you for sharing your solution! Out of all of the ones I have seen yours in the only one that worked! Yay! #BuyByeTwitterApp!

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