How to update music library?

Asked by Maarten Bonnema on 2015-04-21

I have transferred several albums from my laptop to the BQ Aquaris (using gMTP). Some show up in "my music", some don't. Those that do not show up can be found using a search from the music scope, but not from the music player.
Is there a way to force an update of the music library?

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Maarten Bonnema
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2015-04-25
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2015-04-25
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2015-04-22
Victor Thompson (vthompson) said : #1

Hi Maarten, If they are showing up in the music scope they should be showing up in the music app. Both use the same database for their library. When you search in the music scope it aggregates the search to include Artists, Albums, and Songs, whereas the music app requires that you be in the corresponding view/tab to get the same results. Make note of the header when you search in the music scope and carry out the same search in the corresponding tab of the music app. That should get you what you need.

Thanks!

Maarten Bonnema (g-m-bonnema) said : #2

Victor, Thanks.

It turned out to be a tagging issue. Some files were not tagged correctly (or not at all), resulting in this strange behaviour.

Most of it seems to be working now.

Maarten