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Custom notification-sound "unknown"

haxfar

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Aug 8, 2012
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(Didn't get any initial answers, so copying it to here)
So I got my first Android phone and decided that I would need a custom notification-sound. I put it in E:\media\audio\notifications and it does show up when choosing notification sound.
Now after some time it suddenly wont play an example of it when selected, and in sound settings it just shows "Unknown" below Notificationtone.

Phone: Xperia Active ST17i (but from what I can gather, the inside is the same as Xperia Mini.)
Android version: 4.0.4
Can't remember the rest of the udefull numbers to post nor the thread it which I found them.

Thanks for any help.
 
Had you mounted the SD card on the computer at any point? Don't forget when you do this, anything on that card is not visible to the phone... So it may show in lists, but the file may not be "Available".

Would be worth testing.... By restarting the phone, checking the ringtone is present... Then NOT mounting the SD card and keep checking. If it goes to "Unknown" then this is not the issue.

If it doesn't, further testing is required.
 
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Had you mounted the SD card on the computer at any point? Don't forget when you do this, anything on that card is not visible to the phone... So it may show in lists, but the file may not be "Available".

Would be worth testing.... By restarting the phone, checking the ringtone is present... Then NOT mounting the SD card and keep checking. If it goes to "Unknown" then this is not the issue.

If it doesn't, further testing is required.

Tried delete it and put it over again from the PC and now it works again.
It changed for unknown when I got an sms while my phone was linked to my PC.

To avoid that again, should it be set to MTP or MSC? (currently is on MSC)
 
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