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So the issue is you not knowing where to buy music. That's a much different question.

HDtracks.com, amazon.com.

Google play Store is not where you want to buy music, especially if you want to listen to it on your PC as well.
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So the issue is you not knowing where to buy music. That's a much different question.

HDtracks.com, amazon.com.

Google play Store is not where you want to buy music, especially if you want to listen to it on your PC as well.

Agreed, buy download on your computer from (insert store you like that has songs you want in the file format you prefer) and transfer them to your phone vis SD card or UBS (I'd highly suggest SD, much faster on that particular phone).

I'd suggest also going one step farther considering you want good audio quality - Purchase the PowerAmp app for your phone (google play market) to replace the default music player - supports more file types, equalizer, replay gain, presets, preamp, etc...

Speaking of file types, you should probably be aiming for OGG Vorbis or ACC if you want the best optimization of space and quality for a phone. FLAC wouldn't hurt, but it'll take considerably more storage capacity and might drain your battery slightly faster.
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Agreed, buy download on your computer from (insert store you like that has songs you want in the file format you prefer) and transfer them to your phone vis SD card or UBS (I'd highly suggest SD, much faster on that particular phone).

I'd suggest also going one step farther considering you want good audio quality - Purchase the PowerAmp app for your phone (google play market) to replace the default music player - supports more file types, equalizer, replay gain, presets, preamp, etc...

Speaking of file types, you should probably be aiming for OGG Vorbis or ACC if you want the best optimization of space and quality for a phone. FLAC wouldn't hurt, but it'll take considerably more storage capacity and might drain your battery slightly faster.
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So the issue is you not knowing where to buy music. That's a much different question.

HDtracks.com, amazon.com.

Google play Store is not where you want to buy music, especially if you want to listen to it on your PC as well.
my mom dosnt like to use her credit card on to much stuff online, soi its easy for me to go to the store and buy a google play gift card. and i heard the 320kbps is pretty much the highest quality for mp3's you can get. and im kinda lost i dont even know what flac and stuff is or how to get it..
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Would their be a way to buy Google play music and download them into a file and put it on a micro sd? If so how would I do it? From what everyone tells me 320kbps is plenty and that you probably can't tell the difference between flac and 320or even 256. I don't even know where to download flac. But back to the main question could I download Google play music on a PC and put it on a micro sd?
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Yes put the google music manager on your PC it can download your music there.
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Would their be a way to buy Google play music and download them into a file and put it on a micro sd? If so how would I do it? From what everyone tells me 320kbps is plenty and that you probably can't tell the difference between flac and 320or even 256. I don't even know where to download flac. But back to the main question could I download Google play music on a PC and put it on a micro sd?

320kbps MP3 is larger in size and inferior in audio quality as well as various other technical aspects to Ogg Vorbis or ACC, so it's reallyhard for me to justify it unless it is your only option.

There are plenty of places that sell (or even give away for free - legally) music in any format you desire. Have you actually looked yet?
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you can put songs from iTunes on your phone too...
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320kbps MP3 is larger in size and inferior in audio quality as well as various other technical aspects to Ogg Vorbis or ACC, so it's reallyhard for me to justify it unless it is your only option.

There are plenty of places that sell (or even give away for free - legally) music in any format you desire. Have you actually looked yet?
I can't hardly tell the difference from 320kbps and flac. I just listened to my friends phone through his nice sound system and the only way for me to hear the difference was to try hard and to me it wasn't worth all the extra work. I unless he really didn't have flac and thought he did
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So say I wanted to get flac music where would I?
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So say I wanted to get flac music where would I?

Different stores have different libraries. Toss a couple albums at me.

Also keep in mind that FLAC is probably not the best choice for mobile devices. You want Ogg Vorbis or AAC due to much smaller file sizes while still maintaining better quality than MP3 (not as good as FLAC, which is lossless, but phone's don't have good enough DACs for it to really matter).
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