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When my device is connected to the Internet through Bluetooth tether, It won't connect to any stream as if there's no Internet connection. Other apps, such as browser, youtube, play store, etc. works normally.
I have a nexus 7 with CM10.1 4.2.2
Thanks for your continuous support and excellent work on this app!
Hey thanks for the feedback! Are you using the FFmpeg stream engine? If you are can you test with the Android stream engine? If you aren't using FFmpeg stream engine could you try streaming AAC and MPEG content so see if any of those formats are played correctly?
Also, are you able to search for stations while using BT tether?
Here is the environment and the symptoms:
1. The phone is running on battery power, is running the latest android update for the phone (sprint CDMA version, currently 4.4.2), is a 16gb version.
2. While playing a station, and turning off the screen, after a while, the screen will no longer come on when the lock/unlock button is pressed. The stream continues to play, and the volume control works, the "home" button seems to be recognized, and the "back" and "menu" button light up and may be recognized, but the screen will stay off -- no matter what. The only option when this occurs is to press and hold the lock/unlock button long enough to power down the phone, and then reboot the phone. The screen just won't come back on unless I reboot the phone.
The odd thing is that the screen will come on for the first few minutes after it is turned off, but later, somehow freezes in the "off" mode.
This only happens when I am using Xiialive Pro -- not in any other app, so I don't think it's a phone issue. I do have "media control" turned on, and "lock screen controls" turned on. I also set the stream engine to "android" in the hope that it will reduce power usage (your help screen says it will).
Are there any logs or other files you would like me to send?
Do you have any suggestions?
Hi, i tried on my phone xiialive when i hade jellybean firmware and the metadata were not transmitted over bluetooth, then i update firmware to kitkat and it works! for some reasone i had to get back jellybean and it effectively not works... same version of xiialive app... why ?
I'VE notice bluetooth streaming suddenly stops. I'll have to force close the app before bt streaming works again. While this is happening I've tested winamp and Pandora just to make sure its not the phone. They work fine.
Sudden stop you are saying that audio stops being routed to BT device and possibly you are hearing it on your phone? When this happens do you see the XiiaLive that is actively playing?
it`s better if their are in option to execute some scripts info over android..since android it is linux platform
Could you explain a little more about the script? Are you saying allow the user to edit a share script? The more details the better! :)
It used to work perfectly. Then a couple of updates ago, XiiaLive Pro started dropping the stream (a shoutcast internet radio station) a couple of times within the first 5 to 10 minutes of streaming. This seems pretty consistent and happens regardless of buffer settings.
Stream engine: Andriod.
Stream cache length: 5 min
Pre-buffer length: 12000ms
buffer length: 12000ms
connect timeout: 12000ms
read timeout: 12000ms
So what happens is, the stream starts playing, then a couple of minutes in, I hear the "theme" noise as the stream drops. It is silent for up to 30sec, and then it just starts playing again without another theme noise sounding. Playback will continue normally, but will then drop again anywhere up to about 10 minutes later (usually 5 to 8 minutes) for another few seconds to around 30 seconds. Once it recovers from this second drop, it is typically solid after that.
I am on WiFi when this happens. As the owner of the internet radio station (Girls Rock Radio on SHOUTcast) that XiiaLive Pro is connected to, I can tell you without reservation that there is no buffering at the source. I also know that other devices on the WiFi network (i.e., laptops, etc) are not experiencing any buffering issues so that eliminates the WiFi router as a source of the problem.
Is there any guidance you can provide in correcting this issue?
And, a small aside - I noticed some people complaining in bug reports here that they loose a stream when driving "out of range." I think that might be happening to me now, too, and I should add that after first purchasing XiiaLive Pro that NEVER happened. To get around the issue, I use a power management app that has "themes" like "Home" and "Away" which allows me to set the state of WiFi, bluetooth, mobile network, etc. So I created a "Car" theme that enables bluetooth, turns off WiFi and turns on the Mobile Network. If I start XiiaLive Pro with the "Car" theme switched on, I don't have the problem since the device doesn't loose WiFi since it was on the Mobile Network right from the start. But again, XiiaLive Pro used to always handle the loss of WiFi and switch to Mobile Network just fine. It was the ONLY App that did, and a BIG reason I purchased the Pro version in the first place. Any chance of just going back to how things were a few versions back?
And BTW, I am extremely happy with my purchase decision for the Alarm function alone. XiiaLive Pro has successfully woke me up every day for over a year now and I LOVE it for that. I just would like to purge this 2x stream drop in the first 10 minutes bug.
We really stride to try to make the stream engine as solid and robust as we can. The issue you are now seeing with WIFI to network data switch off not recovering properly is an issue since we do expect it to properly recover and make it feel seamless.
The drop issue you see after 10minutes could potentially be various things. Does that drop happen while you are in one place or moving?
It would help if you can reproduce those two issues separately and right away do a bug report from XiiaLive->Settings. I say right away so that the logs don't get overwritten.
Now the exciting stuff...we have recently released a beta version of XiiaLive on GooglePlay. This new version has a brand new and a lot smarter stream engine. I'm work on it as hard as I can to make it the best! It would be great if you can try it out and see if these issues still happen and if it works better overall for you. Take care!
This issue has been seen across multiple devices. The main issue is with these devices containing buggy Android media framework. In many cases this issue has been resolved after upgrading to a new version of Android or in other cases simply restarting the device.
Because of this error and the uncontrollable versions of the Android media framework across devices we have been working hard on a brand new stream engine that handles every single area of streaming and playback. This should solve a lot of issues in the near future. Stay put for updates on this new stream engine.
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