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Samsung Galaxy S4: How to Play Music Using Music Player App in Android 4.4 Kitkat

In addition equipped with some communication-related apps to facilitate the user to communicate with others such as Phone app to make a call or Messaging app to send a message, this phone also has been equipped with some media-related apps. One of media-related apps is Gallery app that will allow you to view all pictures you've saved in your phone or even viewing pictures from other sources such as Facebook or Picasa web albums.

See also: How to Fix Can't Remove Picasa Album from Gallery App in the Samsung Galaxy S4 with Android 4.4 Kitkat

Another media-related app available in this phone is the Music player app. You can use this app to play all music files on your phone, either those are in the internal storage or in the SD card. All music files will be automatically scanned and indexed by the Music player app so that you can play them easily using this app.

How to use music player app to play music?
Below are the steps to do so:
  1. Open Music Player app.
  2. You can see all your music files listed and sorted alphabetically under the Songs tab.
  3. Tap the desired song you wish to play.
  4. While you're listening to the music, you can use the following options:
    • Screen Mirroring icon : tap this option to play music on DLNA-enabled devices.
    • Volume icon : tap this option to adjust the volume.
    • Shuffle mode icon : tap this option to enable shuffle mode or disable shuffle mode. When this mode is enabled, the app will play songs in the music list randomly.
    • Favourite icon : tap this option to add/remove the currently playing song to Favourite. When this icon shows yellow means the song has been marked as favourite and will be added to the Favourite playlist.
    • Repeat mode icon : tap this option to change the repeat mode. There are 3 repeat modes available 1) select this option to repeat the currently playing song 2) select this option to play the currently playing song until the last song in the music list 3) select this option to play the currently playing song until the last song in the music list and then repeat from the first song and so on.
    • Hide icon : tap this option to hide the music player screen.
    • Rewind icon : tap this option to restart the currently playing song or skip to the previous song. Tap and hold this option to move backward quickly.
    • Pause/Resume icon : tap this option to pause or resume the currently playing song.
    • Forward icon : tap this option to skip to the next song. Tap and hold this option to move forward quickly.
    • Open playlist icon : tap this option to switch between the playlist screen and the music player screen.

Music player app is one of my favourite apps because I really like to listen to the music. I use this app almost everyday to listen my favourite songs while I'm doing my daily activities. So, how about you? Do you often use this app to listen to the music like me?


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