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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!
- 05-26-2011, 05:49 PM #2
- 05-26-2011, 11:48 PM #3
- 06-14-2011, 10:37 AM #4
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.
- 06-16-2011, 02:30 AM #5
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!
- 08-04-2011, 03:37 PM #6
- 08-08-2011, 02:02 PM #7
- 07-19-2012, 01:05 AM #8
- 09-08-2016, 02:14 PM #9
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!