HTC Desire 530 - How to fix – this player does not support this type of audio file error

Android 6.0 (Marshmallow)
Phone: HTC Desire 530
Factory OS: Android 6.0 (Marshmallow)

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How to fix – this player does not support this type of audio file error

There are a number of solutions to this error. Go through the following steps:

Go to Settings – Applications – Application manager.

Then find the App called Media Storage.

If you can’t see it listed, then select More at the top and then select Show system apps.

Once found, click Media Storage and then Force Close. Then select Clear Data. (warning: this will delete the cache for your media player so you may lose things such as recently played, most played etc. But you will not lose your music).

Next, go back to list of Apps and find Music Player. Again, press Force Close and then Clear Data.

Once that’s done, go to the Play Store and download an App called Re Scan Media and run it. Wait 5 minutes for the device to re-scan your media.

If you still cannot play your music, then try turning your phone off and removing your SDCard / memory card (if you have one). Then turn the phone on without the card. Then turn it off again and reinsert the card. Finally turn it on again with the card back in.

If you still can’t play music, then some users have said that there may be a conflict with the Twitter App. Try uninstalling this and see if the error persists.

 
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