how do you remove ringtones from appearing in music library?Support


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  1. dirtyddd

    dirtyddd Member This Topic's Starter

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    On my galaxy s I have an external sd card which i put a bunch of songs on in a folder called music. When I open up the music player I see my songs but also sound files from various sound boards I have installed, as well as ring tones I have downloaded. How do I fix this so its just music?
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  2. Xyro

    Xyro 4 8 15 16 23 42 Moderator

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    I believe you can stick a file called '.nomedia' into a folder to stop it from appearing in the music app. So that would be useful for the soundboards.

    Also, putting ringtones in a folder called 'ringtones' seems to keep them out of there too on my phone.

    I have my folders set as
    /media/audio/mp3s
    /media/audio/ringtones
    /media/audio/alarms
    /media/audio/notifications

    and it seems to keep everything in the right place.
     
  3. colwh

    colwh New Member

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    Same issue - a workaround is to create and add your music files to playlists and ignore the other junk.
     
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    JiMMaR Well-Known Member

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