When I mark some audio albums for offline they get added to the Android Media Library, so Shuttle (https://www.shuttlemusicplayer.com/) sees them and can play them.
However, upon reboot all the media’s are gone, even though the files are still available in the offlineMedias directory of Yatse. But for some reason the Android Media Library ‘forgets’ them, and so also Shuttle doesn’t know about the files anymore.
(Luckily) I have a playlist in Yatse with all my offline audio tracks. So when I press the download button in Yatse again for that playlist it asks to resume the download. This only takes a few minutes as Yatse sees it already has those files offline. However this is still problematic as (1) I would have to do it after each restart and (2) Shuttle looses state of all files so favorites, recently played, recently added info is gone in Shuttle.
It’s not a Shuttle specific problem as the ‘local device’ in Yatse shows the same behaviour, after a reboot only a few whatsapp media’s show up until I redownload the same media files.
I also looked for an option to move the offllineMedia to another directory such as
~/Music/Yatse (hoping that doing so would resolve the problem), but it’s unclear to me how to do that, as the configuration screen does not seem to allow to select a specific directory (see screenshot please))
It’s a bit difficult to invoke this for the debug log. Steps I did:
- enable debug log when the media files where still in the Android media library
- verify all files are forgotten again.
- redownload all files
- verify all files are seen in both Yatse (local device) as Shuttle again.