1. Troy Holt1's Avatar
    Anybody using power amp as their music player. I'm have a problem. In the music player app, there is a folder entitled "unknown artist" with 600+ songs in it that won't play. If I go to the "My Files" location and find them they are named correctly and play just fine. If I delete the folder from the music player, it just keeps re-populating in the player. Anyone seen this or know anything. Thanks.
    11-15-2013 08:50 AM
  2. VDub2174's Avatar
    That's weird. I use Power Amp on my SGP and haven't seen that random folder show up.
    11-15-2013 09:06 AM
  3. mrsmumbles's Avatar
    Did you tag them as well as name them? If not they show up as unknown in many players.

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    11-15-2013 10:16 AM
  4. mrsmumbles's Avatar
    What happens when you try to play them when they show up in the player?

    I always start poweramp from a file folder of what I want to hear. I'm not very used to it yet and it will often play something I didn't actively choose like a podcast or the last folder of songs I used it on. This happens when I use headphones. I'm not sure how to fix the settings.

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    11-15-2013 10:20 AM
  5. Troy Holt1's Avatar
    Thank you all for the responses. I have tried to play them from poweramp in the "unknown" folder and it won't. Also tried to rename, with no luck. Just for grins, I downloaded Rocket player, and the "unknown" folder was there, but with only 45 songs. Unfortunately, when I bluetooth to my Harley, the song title and artist info will not display on my screen with this player, so I went back to Poweramp. Generally I use the widget straight to poweramp to open and play. In my files, that unknown folder doesn't exist.
    11-16-2013 06:40 AM
  6. mrsmumbles's Avatar
    Would it help if you copied that folder to a different location and then deleted the first folder? Just wondering.

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    11-16-2013 01:11 PM
  7. oildale's Avatar
    I was having this issue as well. Completely randomly albums would end up in the unknown folder when rebooting the phone. Yesterday I erased my 64gb sdcard, went through my music collection and copied what I wanted to have on the phone to a temp folder, then went through each album with mp3tag/ to make sure the tags and album art were correct. Going on the advice in this thread: [Q] exFAT file system on microSD cards I also reformatted my sdcard to FAT32 before copying the music back onto it. No unknown albums at all. *fingers crossed*
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    12-18-2013 07:05 PM
  8. Troy Holt1's Avatar
    Thank you. May have to do that. I've got close to 7000 songs on the card. I'm going to have to wait for a day I'm really bored.
    01-25-2014 04:07 AM

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