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Old 03-15-2012, 11:26 PM   #1
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As we don't have a "mobile phone" section on this forum I thought this would be the best place to post a question like this. If this is in the wrong forum please move!

My brother got a new phone for his birthday yesterday - Samsung Galaxy Ace running Android on it (probably the latest version, ICS). Hes got a 16GB SD card in there and has a whole bunch of songs on the card in the WMA format, but the phone wont play the WMA files? It plays MP3s but not WMAs? Do you know of any apps which we can download which will allow him to play WMA files on his phone? I dont want to have to convert all his songs to MP3.

Thank you in advance.
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cheers for the link james, will give them a go and let you know if they work or not.
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As we don't have a "mobile phone" section on this forum I thought this would be the best place to post a question like this. If this is in the wrong forum please move!

My brother got a new phone for his birthday yesterday - Samsung Galaxy Ace running Android on it (probably the latest version, ICS). Hes got a 16GB SD card in there and has a whole bunch of songs on the card in the WMA format, but the phone wont play the WMA files? It plays MP3s but not WMAs? Do you know of any apps which we can download which will allow him to play WMA files on his phone? I dont want to have to convert all his songs to MP3.

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I doubt ICS, most likely Gingerbread.

Winamp is available for Android, I'd install that. It plays pretty much everything
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As we don't have a "mobile phone" section on this forum I thought this would be the best place to post a question like this. If this is in the wrong forum please move!
I could of sworn we had a smartphone section....

Moved to the correct forum. Laptops, Tablets and Smartphones.
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I could of sworn we had a smartphone section....

Moved to the correct forum. Labtops, Tablets and Smartphones.
Labtop, is that something new?
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Nope, just spelling mistake. It happens sometimes, but usually I catch it before anybody else does...lol

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Winamp is available for Android, I'd install that. It plays pretty much everything
I'm going to try that and see if it works, thanks.

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I could of sworn we had a smartphone section....

Moved to the correct forum. Laptops, Tablets and Smartphones.
My mind was all over the place yesterday. :-/ Thanks for moving it to the correct forum though.
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