1. Rivest's Avatar
    I'm not sure what the hell I did, but every song I have on my SD card show the exact same album cover in my media player. I have went into my SD card and deleted my songs and put them back, still the same.
    03-17-2011 12:17 PM
  2. illwood's Avatar
    There is likely a thumbnail folder that you can delete to reset things.

    I would try going into: "Settings > Applications > Manage applications" then go over to the "All" tab and find the HTC music app (there may be a stock Android one, but I'm rooted and don't see it) and clear the data and cache.

    That should force it to refresh the album covers.
    03-17-2011 12:23 PM
  3. Rivest's Avatar
    Thanks for the advice. However, I've looked for a folder and there wasn't one. I even went ahead and deleted all folders I didn't know what they were. I also cleared the date for the music app (am using the default internal app) and still face the same issue.
    03-17-2011 12:47 PM
  4. illwood's Avatar
    That's unfortunate.

    Have you tried the last ditch method of rebooting the device?

    The only other thought I have is that the album image often get added to the ID3 tag of the mp3. Have you verified that the mp3s don't have the same image in their ID3 tag?
    03-17-2011 12:54 PM
  5. Rivest's Avatar
    Yes. I have performed a hard reset several times. It happened when I added some Weezer songs. I'm thinking that might have something to do with it. However, I do not have those songs on my PC anymore, so If I delete them they are gone for good.
    03-17-2011 12:58 PM
  6. illwood's Avatar
    Well, I would be sure to copy those songs back to a PC before deleting them on the EVO. No use wasting good Weezer

    So are the problematic songs still on the EVO? If you were to copy the songs off the EVO on to a PC and then delete them. Add a different song, what does the album artwork look like?
    03-17-2011 01:04 PM
  7. Rivest's Avatar
    I did as you said. Deleted all Weezer from my SD card (backed up on PC). And still all album covers show as Weezer.
    03-17-2011 01:12 PM
  8. illwood's Avatar
    Man, you're doing a good job of stumping me today.

    There are some album art apps in the market that you could try. I'm out of suggestions for the time being. I'll post up if I think of anything.
    03-17-2011 01:30 PM
  9. Rivest's Avatar
    Thanks. I will give those a try. Thanks for your help.
    03-17-2011 01:31 PM
  10. Glenn's Avatar
    This is probably not the ideal solution, but you can install and use it to download album art for each album. Most of the downloaded album should carry over to the stock music player, if you decide to continue using that.
    03-18-2011 01:52 AM
  11. xSIN1134x's Avatar
    I have a problem similar. On mine it shows the same Eazy-E on almost everything. Just started doing it a few weeks back, kinda annoying but im just glad my music is fine.
    03-18-2011 05:20 AM
  12. bstmstrxellos's Avatar
    How did you get the music on the phone? Originally I used the HTC sync software on only my mp3 had album art, my wma files did not. To get the covers to show up, I deleted all the songs off the phone and then transfered them using the drop and drag method and all the covers showed up.

    Sent from my Thunderbolt using Tapatalk
    03-18-2011 05:50 AM
  13. davidlougy's Avatar
    I may have a solution... Make sure you have artist and album information when you import your songs. If you have one track that has 'unknown album', once you load artwork on that track, it will show up on *all* tracks that have 'unknown album' .Even if you delete the track and reimport it, it will still have the same artwork that has originally been attached to the 'unknown album' You may have to delete those tracks and reimport them with the the artist and album information. This way the phone will properly sort them out and attach the proper artwork that goes with each album. Hope this helps!!
    05-30-2011 06:21 PM
  14. denisew1972's Avatar
    I'm using Gtunes for my music... Everytime I upload a new song I use an app called Album Art Grabber to fetch the cover art. Works great because it gives you two different search engines to find the art. It's always found the cover art, even obscure music is recognized.
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    06-04-2011 10:30 AM
  15. lexiilovee's Avatar
    Mines Does This Also ! What I Do Is download the cover art downloader and remove the cover art from the song that it was downloaded with and it goes away . If You Delete The Song It Will Stay There .
    05-18-2012 04:47 PM
  16. Twixier's Avatar
    You are a legend, so helpful. Have been stuck with this forever thanks man
    09-07-2016 06:18 AM
  17. Helpfulsolution1's Avatar
    What you need to do is attach your phone to the your computer and if you have the right album artwork with that track,in your windows media player, then drag the correct the album artwork with the track on it into the sync list and press start sync, to it to your phone, then in your phone delete the tracks with the album artwork you don't need
    03-20-2017 08:24 AM
  18. Jocelin Uvalle's Avatar
    I've tried that app but kit Kat doesn't let the cover art go to the songs
    05-05-2017 10:03 AM
  19. MarkJoshuaLo's Avatar
    I think i have solution...dont create another folder and put your music in it, inside your defult music folder
    Attached Thumbnails Music Album Cover Art Issues-HELP!!-20170828_010651.jpg  
    08-27-2017 12:07 PM
  20. Usernamenotvalid's Avatar
    Why hasn't anyone added an app where you can fully deleted embedded art work? I want fx manager or another manager to be able to do this task without the need to link to a computer. Luckily poweramp app you can override it's album art by searching correct one but I don't think it's not something you can save for when you buy new phone or take out memory card.
    10-30-2017 03:36 AM
  21. MrCrowley33's Avatar
    OKAY I FIGURED IT OUT!!!!!

    This has been bugging me for years but i figured it out today. If you are in fact experiencing the same issue as me which i think you and most android users are i have sorted out how Android looks at album art in general.

    TL;DR - IF YOU GO THROUGH AND SET ANYTHING INSIDE THE ALBUM FIELD OF ALL YOUR MP3'S, IT WILL USE THE EMBEDDED ART OF THAT MP3 INSTEAD OF INHERITING ****

    Okay, so per file you have the Artist, Title, and Album ID3 Tags.

    Normally, in windows, if there is album art embedded in the file (this is called the file cover) its smart enough to display it, THIS IS NOT THE CASE WITH ANDROID.

    Android will ALWAYS pull the album art from whatever the folder.jpg (traditional way album art is handed out) is inside that folder the MP3 is in (if there is no folder.jpg it will use a random album art from any song in the folder).

    Now the CORE OF THE ISSUE is that if you look at your MP3's ID3 tags, you NEED something set for the album field ( i set this to the same as the title, or the artists). If you don't it will insert the Folders name and inherit the Album art for the folder, which will be nothing, or a random art for whatever song it chose at random.

    I DID THIS FOR YOU INTERNET,

    EDIT: I use Tag&Rename to quickly edit all my album tags it literally takes one second, theres an option under tools that copies one field to another for every individual song in one shot - i copy the title field to the album for anything that dosn't already have a album title set.

    EDIT EDIT: Also if you want something to populate for whatever dosn't have album art, just put a picture of your choosing in that folder and name it "folder.jpg"
    05-09-2018 09:06 PM
  22. Corn Tall's Avatar
    I'm not sure what the hell I did, but every song I have on my SD card show the exact same album cover in my media player. I have went into my SD card and deleted my songs and put them back, still the same.
    Hey, i know the solution to that problem.....

    (Change the album cover first... then do this)

    1.open settings
    2.hit the search button
    3.type in "apps" and open the one thats first on the list
    4.find samsung music in there, and open it
    5.press the "three dot" on the top right corner of your phone
    6.press uninstall update
    7.install it back in the playstore (search:"samsung music")

    I know it sounds kinda stupid... but it work for me though...
    08-30-2018 02:30 AM
  23. Yxrstrxlya's Avatar
    OKAY I FIGURED IT OUT!!!!!

    This has been bugging me for years but i figured it out today. If you are in fact experiencing the same issue as me which i think you and most android users are i have sorted out how Android looks at album art in general.

    TL;DR - IF YOU GO THROUGH AND SET ANYTHING INSIDE THE ALBUM FIELD OF ALL YOUR MP3'S, IT WILL USE THE EMBEDDED ART OF THAT MP3 INSTEAD OF INHERITING ****

    Okay, so per file you have the Artist, Title, and Album ID3 Tags.

    Normally, in windows, if there is album art embedded in the file (this is called the file cover) its smart enough to display it, THIS IS NOT THE CASE WITH ANDROID.

    Android will ALWAYS pull the album art from whatever the folder.jpg (traditional way album art is handed out) is inside that folder the MP3 is in (if there is no folder.jpg it will use a random album art from any song in the folder).

    Now the CORE OF THE ISSUE is that if you look at your MP3's ID3 tags, you NEED something set for the album field ( i set this to the same as the title, or the artists). If you don't it will insert the Folders name and inherit the Album art for the folder, which will be nothing, or a random art for whatever song it chose at random.

    I DID THIS FOR YOU INTERNET,

    EDIT: I use Tag&Rename to quickly edit all my album tags it literally takes one second, theres an option under tools that copies one field to another for every individual song in one shot - i copy the title field to the album for anything that dosn't already have a album title set.

    EDIT EDIT: Also if you want something to populate for whatever dosn't have album art, just put a picture of your choosing in that folder and name it "folder.jpg"
    Hey well could you put the steps so I know where to find those. It would really help me, please and thank you c:
    02-06-2019 07:50 AM
  24. johnny_v's Avatar
    I fixed this problem by going to /Android/data/com.android.providers.media/albumthumbs on the phone and just deleting every file there (make sure that you can see hidden files if that folder seems to appear empty)

    Maybe this can help you ^^
    04-09-2019 11:39 AM

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