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I have used the unlocked Poweramp for several years and have it in a new phone running on Lollipop which I bought this week. My music collection is on the SD. Today I downloaded Marshmallow and then found that all my mp3s were no longer visible in Poweramp. I found the files were visible to the music player that came with the phone, Music Player so I know I don't have to get them out of the computer again, but I'm annoyed that the download has tampered with my setup. 

I'd appreciate finding out how I can get the files accessible by Powerpoint again.

 

 

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Update: I have worked on the Bluetooth connection to my stereo and started playing using Music Player. Immediately felt the loss of my presets. However I then opened Poweramp again and to my surprise all my files had become available. So I went from having 128 files to 1455 and my problem is solved. However I still think the incident should not have happened.

 

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You will never be able to access them in Powerpoint ? but Poweramp wants to know where to look. Settings, Folders and Library, Music folders. Only select the ones which are relevant.

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It was probably Marshmallow changing the directory name for your external card, it's a real pain when it does that during an upgrade on an existing device. Very bad design.

Andre

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