Samsung phone Guru 519 Music player can't see songs on memory card

Just purchased an ultra cheap CDMA handset for my wife. It supports a MicroSD card upto 2GB. There is no USB cable supplied, so Samsung New PC Studio is of no help.

I have the only option of transferring music files via a Memory Card Reader. I successfully did it & when I go to

Settings >> Memory >> Memory Status >> Memory Card >> My Music.

The My Music folder contains 12 songs which are all seen and can be played from there.

However when I go the Music Player, I get "No files exist". Upon selecting "Create a new playlist" & Entering a name >> I again get the same error relating to music files that the music player can't find.

This one should have been pretty simple but I am a Nokia expert & this Samsung phone is really getting on my nerves.

A power cycle fails to refresh the song list. I have formatted the memory card twice.

Dont know if I need to copy the songs to a folder with any specific name where the music player specifically wants to look for.

Help as always is deeply appreciated.

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Ravi AgrawalAsked:
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What format are the music files in? I've read in a few places that it will only support certain types of mp3 (possible with specific bit rates, etc). Could you use something like Winamp or Windows Media Player to get the specifics on the music file formats, and possibly create a few different types of MP3's with alternate bitrates and tes?
Ravi AgrawalAuthor Commented:
They are MP3 & do play on the phone itself when I go to

Settings >> Memory >> Memory Status >> Memory Card >> My Music.

The My Music folder contains 12 songs....

The problem is more of the type --

It is like the File manager sees & plays them but the music library won't see them.

So I guess he bitrate n file format is not a problem.

I know i'm answering with more questions, but are the files copy protected? Maybe that's why you can see them in the file viewer, but cant play them. Were these files created on your machine or purchased from an online service?
Ravi AgrawalAuthor Commented:

Guess I was unlucky at some moment. When I approached my Retailer from whom I purchased the phone, somehow --

after formatting the memory card in the phone, this time it created 4 folders -  Images, Music, Sounds, Other files. Funny !!

Files needed to be copied to the Music Folder & they appeared in the Music Player & are now playing well.

So guess it was no DRM issue.


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Ravi AgrawalAuthor Commented:
Thanks for trying to help.

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