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Lockscreen Music Controls

Unread postby kornkid5622 » 03 Jul 2014, 08:47

I recently purchased the Madsonic android app and I want to say it's great, the only issue i've had is that for some reason the lockscreen controls don't usually show up, once in a while it does show up when i turn on the screen but usually it doesn't... is there any way to make this always show up? I like being able to skip tracks without having to unlock the phone completely. I'm using a Moto G with android 4.4.4 if that makes any difference.

Thanks in advance for any help!
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Re: Lockscreen Music Controls

Unread postby gurutech » 03 Jul 2014, 16:53

I'm having the same issue. Samsung S3, running 4.3 (rooted). Haven't figured out why it's not working every time though.

Are you listening through headphones (wired), or bluetooth (wireless)? I need to get a pair of BT headphones, but I do listen occasionally on a wired headset, with mic control. I find that hitting the button on the mic will pause the music, hitting it again will play. I thought hitting twice or 3x real fast would either FF to the next song, or REW to the previous song, but my headset isn't doing this.
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Re: Lockscreen Music Controls

Unread postby kornkid5622 » 03 Jul 2014, 18:31

i'm listening with wired headphones (and sometimes the phones internal speaker) haven't used any bluetooth speakers or headphones
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Re: Lockscreen Music Controls

Unread postby unicron » 28 Jul 2014, 10:03

Just wanted to chime in here, I have a Moto G with Android 4.4 and a bluetooth headset with integrated mic. Have not seen lockscreen controls yet, actually found this thread by googling for it as I thought it was an option I hadn't seen or something. Any info needed, I'd be glad to help.

Update: Had to reboot my phone and it worked after that, at least for a little while. It seemed to stop working after playback had stopped the first time. Have also tested without the headset but wasn't able to get lockscreen controls to show up.
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Re: Lockscreen Music Controls

Unread postby kornkid5622 » 18 Aug 2014, 20:10

yeah we could really use an official comment here or something, i've had the app over a month now and this is the only problem i'm still having
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Re: Lockscreen Music Controls

Unread postby gurutech » 19 Aug 2014, 18:04

Under "Announcements" there will be a new 5.6 version of the Android client coming soon.

I just checked my app, since I got a new phone after my S3 died (now have an S5), and I have Pause/Play, Fwd, Rew controls on the lock screen. Running the 5.5 client.
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