Podcasts & Ringtones co-mingled with my music


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Jun 5, 2010
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Is there any way to save podcasts/ringtones on my phone/sd card so that when I shuffle music, it won't play them as a song?

(I tried a search first, but it turned up 100's of irrelevent threads.)
if there is a .nomedia file in a directory it won't show up in the players. Not sure if this helps or not, but if all the podcasts were separate then they wouldn't be shuffled in with such a file in the directory. But then if you wanted to listen to a podcast you'd have to rename the file temporarily.

You could also use playlists and separate them that way. Are you using something like double twist?
Are you using something like double twist?

I just tried using playlists to separate them, but I haven't checked to see if it worked, yet.

No, I'm not using Double Twist, although I have many apps downloaded. I'll look into it. Thanks!
Wow! So, everyone just tolerates it?

I'm surprised that the only suggested solution, isn't really a solution. So, I guess that means that everybody just tolerates having their ringtones, and podcasts shuffle in during playback?