ultrarunner2019 Posted December 14, 2021 Share Posted December 14, 2021 Hey guys; I'm not sure whether to post in this forum or in one of the Android forums. Here is my situation: I have the Galaxy A51 running Android 11 on Tracfone (Verizon) service. I have Poweramp (build 911-arm64) running on the phone. I have a Galaxy Watch 4 Classic (latest firmware) paired to the phone. I am listening to music from PA over JBL/UA Sport Train Wireless headphones. Normally to start, I open PA on the phone and hit the play button. Music begins playing. Now I want to pause the music. I can either hit the button on the headphones - when it works - or the watch face. When PA is playing music, a full face transport control will work with PA to pause or start the music. However, after PA has been paused for a while (maybe 1 minute or longer but I haven't timed it yet) I cannot restart the music from the watch. The full-face transport control does not appear; instead there is just the main watch face with the clock and a 'play' button as one of the 'complications'. But that button does not work. When I hit it, I get the message "Couldn't perform action. Music not playing". Well, duh! I paused the music, so of course it's not playing. But the app (Poweramp) is still open and running on the phone? What is the point in allowing me to pause the music from the watch, but not to restart it? Is this an issue with Poweramp, or does the same thing happen regardless of which music player I use on the phone? I have been a PA user for more than five years now, and really like the player. I don't want to give in and use the Samsung app for playing my .flac files. This issue coupled with other issues I have with this phone and watch have me seriously considering returning at least the watch to Amazon for a full refund. But before I do that, I would like to at least try to work around this and any other issues I have with these devices. I think you can all understand how frustrating it is when all you want to do is listen to music on your headphones but have to jump through hoops when the software decides it doesn't want to work for you. Maybe it's time to purchase a turntable and some vinyl and a tube amp and go back to listening at home using wired only headphones. Or maybe I just need to calm down and see if perhaps there is a solution to my problem. Thank you very much. Ultrarunner Quote Link to comment Share on other sites More sharing options...
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