Newbe needs music help

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  1. winegen

    winegen New Member

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    I just switched from droid X to the Razr Maxx and it came with an app called my music. First the music store is not available, why not. next I had backed up my contacts and music using media backup. It downloaded all my contacts ok but no music. Then one song showed up in My library and have no idea how it got there without the rest of the music. I also bought and downloaded a song from VCast but no idea where it went. Really need some help here.
     
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    Welcome to the forums! Have you tried looking in your file manager? Your music may be in a folder that does not show up in the media player, and it just needs moved.

    <--{Droid Razr Maxx ┬░Celcius}-->
     
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    the music may be on your droid x memory card you could just switch memory cards. sorry i cant be much help never used the vcast stuff .

    welcome to the forums. i am sure someone will be able to answer you
     
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    Do you know why I can't buy music from the music store?
     
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    Are you on wifi? You need to have a data connection to buy music. See the Music section of this ICS manual.
     
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    I have a data connection and tried it with the wifi off and on but still says it's not available.
     
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    I know this may sound stupid but how do I find my file manager on this maxx.
     
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    No stupid questions on droidforums.net - it's a company rule! :)

    My Files can be used for file management or a third party app like ES File Explorer is nice.
     
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    Just a few things to try/check...I have no idea if this is all necessary, I'm just guessing and these are things I'd try unless someone else has a solution.
    • Menu>Settings>Data Usage Make sure Set mobile data limit is not checked
    • Menu>Settings>More...(under Wireless & Networks>Mobile Networks Make sure Data Enabled is checked.
    • Menu>Settings>Apps>All Go to My Music and clear cache
    • Menu>Settings>Security Make sure Unknown sources is checked
     
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    Thanks. I found and moved my missing download. Is there a way to move some of my Itunes over to my phone?
     
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    There's a number of ways to do it. You can connect your phone to your computer and from the pull down notification select USB Connection and USB Mass Storage. You can then see your phone as an external device and drag and drop files to it.

    Here's a Motorola guide with more detailed info and options if you want.
     
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    Downloading music to Razr

    Hi Sally-
    You are of great help. Thanks. I followed you checklist and got to My Music and could not find?
    It is on my home screen however. I have downloaded some music to My Moto (do not remember how)
    But it limited the amount I could put in my music. I have more. Help!
    Thanks Deb
     
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