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Is there a setting/player I can use that will keep my music playing even if the screen turns off or the phone locks? Seems like kind of an oversight if it's not possible.

Phone is a Bell Moto Atrix.
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Umm... every music player should do that. You're supposed to lock the screen so it doesn't change songs in your pocket.
    
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Umm... every music player should do that. You're supposed to lock the screen so it doesn't change songs in your pocket.
If you mean what I think then this... or are you after a way to control the music from the lock screen?
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Stock should do that but PowerAmp is my favorite media player.
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Umm... every music player should do that. You're supposed to lock the screen so it doesn't change songs in your pocket.
My thoughts exactly...

After some more experimentation and research, it seems to be an Atrix-specific bug.

http://forum.xda-developers.com/showthread.php?t=965105

Unfortunately, none of their suggestions fixed it. I guess I'll have to try another music player and see if it's the same.
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I use Meridian as my music player and love it...
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post #7 of 13
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I tried the leaked Android Music 3.0 and it worked as expected.

I'll probably be demoing WinAmp, PowerAMP, Meridian, et al. over the week to see which suits my fancy. It's a shame too, because I really like the stock Music interface. Thanks for the help guys.
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The stock Android Music app works fine. Unfortunately handset manufacturers go a little too crazy in customizing Android. Time to root and replace your firmware, if possible.
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post #9 of 13
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The stock Android Music app works fine. Unfortunately handset manufacturers go a little too crazy in customizing Android. Time to root and replace your firmware, if possible.
Unfortunately Motorola is going even MORE crazy. I can root, but the bootloader is signed/encrypted by Motorola. There has been some progress over at xda, but no breakthroughs yet.
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That's a nasty bug.
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