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Playback failed message

Keep getting playback failed message after a while of playing music

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Re: playback failed message

Hi it happens to me aswell if the songs are on your memory card take it out close the music player and put the card back in. if the songs are on the phone turn it off then back on =] hope this helps

Posted on Jan 01, 2008

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I am using w200 with 1GB M2.There is some unwanted noice while playing songs also sometimes playback fails.

dear sir,

this is not a big issue....what happened is,you have deleted few music files from your file manager and it is not being deleted from the playlist,actually the file is not in your mobile or memory card,but the file name is there in the playlist,so when you play music,the files which are present in the mobile is being played and the files which are not there when being played gives you the playblack failed code....

just go to the walkman menu,go to playlist and delete the files which are not in your mobile.....thank you for using fixya.

take care

Oct 16, 2010 | Sony Ericsson W200i Cellular Phone

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How do you get your 6700 to play music etc on the headphones


Your phone includes a media player for listening to songs and viewing video clips. Music and video files stored in the music folder in the phone memory or on the memory card are automatically detected and added to the music library.

To open the media player, select Menu > Media > Media player.

Music menu Access your music and video files stored in the phone memory or on the memory card, download music or video clips from the web, or view compatible video streams from a network server (network service).To listen to music or play a video clip, select a file from the available folders and Play.
To download files from the web, select Options > Downloads and a download site.
To update the music library after you have added files, select Options > Update library.

Play songs
To adjust the volume level, press the volume keys.
Operate the player with the virtual keys on the display.
To start playing, select icon_25.gif
To pause playing, select icon_26.gif
To skip to the next song, select icon_27.gif
To skip to the beginning of the previous song, select icon_28.giftwice.
To fast-forward the current song, select and hold icon_27.gif
To rewind the current song, select and hold icon_28.gif. Release the key at the position you want to continue the music playback.
To switch to the music menu, select icon_29.gif
To switch to the current playlist, select icon_30.gif

To close the media player menu, and to continue music playback in the background, press the end key.
To stop the media player, press and hold the end key.

Hope it helped.

Nov 22, 2009 | Nokia 6700 Classic Cell Phone

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I Keep getting "playback error" "format not supported" on lgcf360

Hello All, I think I may have a solution for the 'Playback Error'problem with the LG CF360. Below, I have put the steps that caused my phone tohave the error and then the steps I took to get rid of the error. Firstly, my CF 360 worked well for hours of playing songswithout any error. Then, after I did the following steps, the error happenedover and over.
  • I pushed a mp3 ring tone via blue tooth to the phone with the SD card in. It saved the ring tone in the SD card, but I wanted it on the phone in case the card was out, it would still ring.
  • I took out the SD card and pushed the same file to the phone, so it would save on the phone and not the SD card.
  • I also pushed another mp3 to the phone.
Then, the "Playback error" happened intermittently every fewminutes. This may have been caused by either
  1. The phone's library of mp3's being corrupted because of the same file in two locations, or
  2. The phone's physical memory getting too low to effectively play music.
Here are the steps I took that got rid of the error.
  • Delete the duplicate mp3 from the SD card
  • Move all music mp3's to the SD card and off of the phone.
  • Move some pictures to the SD and off of the phone.
  • Shut off phone
  • Take out SD card.
  • Turn on phone and try to play a playlist of songs that were on the SD card (causes the phone not find the file and update the music library)
  • Put in SD card while the phone is on. (causes the phone to re-build the music library).
After I did this, I have played mp3's for hours without anyerrors at all, just like before. Either I had too much stuff on the phone orthe music library was not correct causing the crash. I hope it helps. Mike

Aug 14, 2009 | LG CF360 Cell Phone

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Sony W580i - Cannot play MP3s On "Walkman" Setting


Oct 28, 2008 | Sony Ericsson W550i Cellular Phone

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When i try and play a song it says: "playback failed". What is the solution to solve this problem in W200I mobile

if suddenly your mobile option you, "Playback failed", that means the phone can not locate the file where it was placed, mostly this problem prisist, when you are using low quality 1 GB memory stick, then it is understood that the file which is bieng played, is moved or the phone is unable to locate the desired file.
mostly for such memory sticks phone lost the files, its solution is remove the memory stick and restart the phone or try formating the memory stick several time from the phone.

Jun 28, 2008 | Sony Ericsson W200i Cellular Phone

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Cannot play this sound appears

the problem could be that tghe extenstion odf the music file could not be supported on tha phone so u must know what's the extenstions that ur phone support and for the silent mode while callin it maybe that u're choosin the wrong profile like:meeting,silent or another.... ... .. .

Apr 01, 2008 | Sony Ericsson Z310i Cellular Phone

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W200i Music playback

it might be because the music files might be corrupted try downloading and putting mp3 music on your phone if the problem persists let me know

Mar 17, 2008 | Sony Ericsson W200i Cellular Phone

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W200I software problem

seems it cant find the file...
in walkman press back key and then scroll dwn to Tracks...
if ur file is listed here then play it frm here... if it isnt in Tracks list, u'll need to upload the file frm pc 2 mobile again...

Feb 06, 2008 | Sony Ericsson W200i Cellular Phone

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Cannot play this sound appears

Hi Asbn!!!

Sounds like u have an musicfile problem.
There r some music files that cant work on Cellphones.
One or too easy ways of fixing this is....try to erase the sound from the Phone and memorystick and install it again. That could work but if not, try to fix a new version av that song and install it.
Last solution is....if none of the Above works....try asking in a
Cellphone shop!!

Good Luck :-)

Jan 19, 2008 | Sony Ericsson K800i Cellular Phone

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