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How can I keep .mp3 files in Android?

Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by Deleted User, Jul 28, 2017.

  1. Deleted User

    Deleted User Guest
    Thread Starter

    Hi all,

    I'm a newbie about Android, though I've been using PC for longer than 30 years.

    Now I have a question (and trouble). Yesterday I transfer many .mp3 files in the SD card of Android to play with Music Manager in Android from my PC via USB. However, when I checked today, those files in Android were erased. I suspect they were regarded as junk files and cleaned by 360 cleaner or something. How can I set up my Android to keep music files?

    The location of files is SD card->Android->Data->music(I created). But this directory (or folder) is also missing now.

    Thanks in advance.

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  2. PitCarver

    PitCarver Android Expert

    Create your music file on the SD card, as a first level file; SD-Music.
    See how that works out...
    #2 PitCarver, Jul 28, 2017
    Last edited: Jul 28, 2017
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  3. Deleted User

    Deleted User Guest
    Thread Starter

    Hi PitCarver,
    Thank you for the reply.
    Ok, I'll try it and report it later.
  4. mikedt

    mikedt 你好

    It's this Qihoo 360 Cleaner deleted your music? Which is a third-party user installed app and not actually Android. Suggest you uninstall 360 as it's actually adware/spyware, and isn't going you any favours.
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  5. Dannydet

    Dannydet Extreme Android User

    Install a file explorer, it works like Windows explorer.
    Create a music folder and put your mp3's in there
  6. Deleted User

    Deleted User Guest
    Thread Starter

    Thank you all for replies.

    I found 360 Security wasn't responsible for it. Nothing deleted the new music file. As PitCarver first said, the location of directory was wrong. If music directory was under (or on?) SD card (mine has only one SD card slot) directly, it was intact.

    Under Android->data, there are a lot of reverse site name directories and no simple name such as "music", so it was deleted as junk.

    I installed File explorer, and am comfortable.

    Thank you very much, all.

    Best regards,

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  7. Deleted User

    Deleted User Guest
    Thread Starter

    Hi all,

    Finally I found the problem. The SD card was corrupt! It's a no-brand, very cheap Chinese card. I tried to write many files to the smartphone, but some files were missing. So I have ordered a brand (SanDisk) SD card.

    Thank you very much all for your suggestions and helps!
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