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I have a new car with a bigger audio screen and so there is more info on the screen.

What I see now is that when is song is playing there is sometimes no art and sometimes artist art. For as far as I know I have never added artist art to my songs but only album art (folder.jpg)

I changed some album art settings, cleared the cache and data but it keeps given the artist art instead of album art.

Any ideas?

Thanks.

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With Android auto it shows the album art. Why not without android auto? Is also bluetooth.

I do not want to connect my phone with a cable to the system every time. Wireless android auto is not an option yet.

 

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4 hours ago, heula said:

What I see now is that when is song is playing there is sometimes no art and sometimes artist art. For as far as I know I have never added artist art to my songs but only album art (folder.jpg)

I changed some album art settings, cleared the cache and data but it keeps given the artist art instead of album art.

Any ideas?

I don't think PA sends album art via BT when the image is in folder.jpg and not imbedded in the actual file itself. You can test this with a couple of files if you want to try it, but that would be my bet. Perhaps @maxmp can confirm?

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52 minutes ago, heula said:

All album art are also embedded in the songs. I wonder where the artist art comes from?

Does your car radio use Gracenote information? This is often built-in. Not sure if it can be disabled though. I know it is in my wife's Jeep Grand Cherokee and is very rigid. :(

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I am able to set albumart as mediaplayer or gracenote in my car system settings. I can enable or disable the gracenote database.

It makes no difference what I choose. The image stays the same when available.

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