Sync to External Storage on Android 5.0 Lollipop

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Sync to External Storage on Android 5.0 Lollipop

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Hello,

this is my first post on the forum of this great program (I'm addicted alr :lol: ) so perhaps I missed out on something...

Anyways, since I updated my samsung galaxy s5 to android 5.0 lollipop now, I would like to now if it is already possible now (with some option) to sync to a folder other than the mediamonkey folder on the external sd card with read/write options or if this is planned for the next months?

http://www.techradar.com/news/phone-and ... ds-1271803

Previously, this was the case, but I guess that this will change now:

http://www.mediamonkey.com/support/inde ... teddeleted

I'm not sure if there is already a thread on this..

Anyways, thanks and I hope to get feedback :)
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It's on our to do list for version 1.1.1:
http://www.ventismedia.com/mantis/view.php?id=12299

Thanks for keeping us on our toes.

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Great, thanks! I guess if its "urgent", it will hopefully be released quite soon :)

Can't wait for it!
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Well we're working on getting 1.1.0 released atm.

We'll work on 1.1.1 after that... :-)

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Post by broccoliboy »

Hey guys, just wanted to say that this issue is a killer for me. It's great to see that a fix is in the pipeline! I just wanted to add my vote to the prioritization :) Thanks for all the great work going into MMA!
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I hope this will come soon... I really only have my sd card on my phone and I'd just love to see it soon...

Are you going to delay it further back, because now its already at 1.1.3

I saw in the changelog for 1.1.2 there were some storage fixes.. but that was not concerning this topic was it?
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boca wrote:I hope this will come soon... I really only have my sd card on my phone and I'd just love to see it soon...

Are you going to delay it further back, because now its already at 1.1.3

I saw in the changelog for 1.1.2 there were some storage fixes.. but that was not concerning this topic was it?
I sync all of my music under <extSD>/Music (\Music\Songs\<Genre>\<Album Artist>\(<Date>) <Album>\<Track#:2>. <Title> to be precise). All other music players including MMA can see my music under /Music. Is there something else I'm missing here?

Galaxy S5 - Android 5.0.1 (Lollipop)
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I sync all of my music under <extSD>/Music (\Music\Songs\<Genre>\<Album Artist>\(<Date>) <Album>\<Track#:2>. <Title> to be precise). All other music players including MMA can see my music under /Music. Is there something else I'm missing here?
How do you or would you do this? When I try to do this (http://postimg.org/image/5cpl7doez/) as you can see in the picture, it will still sync to Android\Data\com.ventismedia.android.mediamonkey\files\Music...

Also, on MMA, this message still appears: http://postimg.org/image/moe3lk18x/

Perhaps we are talking about two different things: I am talking about wifi-sync, I do not know about syncing "normally" through usb...

Thanks for your feedback!
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boca wrote:How do you or would you do this? When I try to do this (http://postimg.org/image/5cpl7doez/) as you can see in the picture, it will still sync to Android\Data\com.ventismedia.android.mediamonkey\files\Music...

Also, on MMA, this message still appears: http://postimg.org/image/moe3lk18x/

Perhaps we are talking about two different things: I am talking about wifi-sync, I do not know about syncing "normally" through usb...

Thanks for your feedback!
It appears that we are! :) I neglected to mention that I sync my phone via USB. Here's my setup window: http://i.imgur.com/8kuRa87.jpg

I tried the wifi method earlier but it always ended in tears. Here's the thread I made about wifi sync issues wrt to user specified directories on external sd cards on phones with Lollipop. At the time, they said they haven't updated MMA to support external sd fixes introduced by Lollipop.

Wifi sync doesn't respect directories from USB sync _microSD

From the bug report entry above, it looks like they're planning for the fix to be ready by 1.1.3.
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Re: Sync to External Storage on Android 5.0 Lollipop

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Ah, this is good news. I'll just go back to usb syncing for the time being then until a fix will be installed. :)

Thanks!
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