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Under review

Switched to Nova Launcher and no longer seeing Xiia Pro lock screen controls

RgnKjnVA 4 years ago • updated by Jona (Lead Developer) 4 years ago 1

On my Verizon Galaxy Nexus running 4.2.2 and XiiaLive Pro, I switched launchers from Lightning to Nova and no longer get the lock screen controls though they are set to On in Xiia settings. I do still see the notification bar controls however and I also see lock screen controls for my other two media players so I presume it's an issue between Xiia and Nova launcher.

Jona (Lead Developer) 4 years ago

When you use the default music player or Google music do you see the lock screen controls?


Not all mms streams are supported?

Zhaozhong Ni 6 years ago • updated by Jona (Lead Developer) 3 years ago 3
It seems there is a type of mms/wma stream that cannot be played by Xiialive? For example, the following stream does not work in either Lite or Beta version.
I believe it is a codec issue, as it does play all fine on desktop PC.
Jona (Lead Developer) 3 years ago
Hey, after this long... I have checked the URI and I do see that if you change the URL "mms" to "rtsp" the stream will be added to your favorites and it will play correctly without any issues.
mms:// to rtsp://

This is a temp fix but I'll be working on a solution that it fixes this issue.
Under review

can´t add to favorites

Lavinia B Napoleao 7 years ago • updated by Jona (Lead Developer) 7 years ago 0

I can listen but can´t add station Radio Mundial to my favorites.  The Add button is disabled.

I used vtuner to find out url and then I could add the station to favorite. Tks

Jona (Lead Developer) 7 years ago
Usually when the add favorite, round (+) button, is disabled it is due to the fact that it is already a favorite.  Please make sure when you go to favorites you are under the category "All" so you can see all your stations.
Under review

Favorites goes to category list, doesn't display all by default

Jason Whiteley 6 years ago • updated by Jona (Lead Developer) 6 years ago 1

Hi - excellent program - the first i ever bought on the android market and i use it every day! Since the latest version 2.2.3 however, when i open xillia and press favorites it goes to the category list and i have to press on all before i can see my stations.

I prefer the previous format where all favorites are shown as soon as you press on favourites, THEN if you want you can tap on all and select a category.

In the next update could you PLEASE change this back or give us the option? It's very frustrating and now i wish i could roll back to a previous version of xillia!



Jona (Lead Developer) 6 years ago

This feature is currently the same as previous version.  You just press the category all and it should stay there.  The one thing we did change is that if you are inside a category such as All and you press the back key, it will take you up to the category list.  Than when you come back to favorites that's the list that will be shown.

If you think it is not working properly please explain how I can reproduce the issue. 


License check failure prevents alarms from working

Hector Martin (marcan) 3 years ago • updated by Jona (Lead Developer) 2 years ago 9
I've been using XiiaLive as my alarm clock, which is usually quite reliable. Today, though, it didn't work, and I found out that XiiaLive was complaining that the license check failed.

I understand that Google Play license checks may rarely malfunction, but would it be possible to at least allow basic alarm functionality to work even if it does? Perhaps just fall back to the default alarm ringtone in that case, just as it would if stream playback fails. Having the alarm fail to work due to a licensing check is quite frustrating, and I don't want to have to set up a back-up alarm in another app and deal with disabling it every time just to work around this potential failure mode.

I've been using XiiaLive for over a year now, and I've only had it fail to wake me up twice; the other time there was no audio output, but that may have been a device snafu (a reboot cleared it up).
Jona (Lead Developer) 2 years ago

Hey the mentioned issue should be resolved. If for some reason you are still having issues please let us know.


Is it posible to disable repeat at the end of the playlist

Remco Brenninkmeijer 6 years ago • updated by Jona (Lead Developer) 6 years ago 3
Yes, at last a player which can handle streaming m3u and pls playlists from Ampache! (on samsung galaxy 10.1) I have been searching for almost a full day for this. I am pretty sure if you mention ampache and gnump3d playback in the features it will trigger some sales.
Back to the question, is it possible to disable the autorepeat at the end of the playlist? I like to hear different cd's and the repeat makes it difficult to switch at the end of the cd.
Jona (Lead Developer) 6 years ago
We are working on a new release than provides better control over the playlist.
Under review

I can't find or add my own station?

Anonymous 7 years ago • updated by Jona (Lead Developer) 7 years ago 2
I can't find the station using free version. I try copy link and is not working? What should I do?
Jona (Lead Developer) 7 years ago
Could you provide the link you are trying to add to your favorites? Is the station you are trying to search available on the SHOUTcast directory? What is the station you are trying to find?
Under review

android 4.2 lockscreen controls

Steve Lobato 5 years ago • updated by Jona (Lead Developer) 5 years ago 2

Lock screen controls...one of my favorite features! i seem to be having a problem with it though. ..

Live pro 3.01

nexus 4 with stock 4.2


Playing xiia live and go to lock screen it works fine. 

Stop xiia and  do some other tasks, and start xiiia to play again, go to lock screen...controls are gone. 

now i have a feeling this might be a result of playing google music (the streaming app) in between. It seems like android might lose focus of the lock screen control from competing with the google music lock screen controls.  

the only way to get the lock screen controls to return is by rebooting the phone. 

I m sure this is an android os issue but i figured i would put it out there for possible repair

Jona (Lead Developer) 5 years ago

This is an OS bug. However I'll still look over it and try to better understand the issue.


http auth streams - saving of login credentials

Matt D 5 years ago • updated by Rajil 4 years ago 6

Xiialive is the ONLY streaming app that supports http auth streams - love it.

However, can you please add the option to save user/pass.  Having to re-type the credentials is very annoying. Thanks.

Jona (Lead Developer) 5 years ago

Thanks for the feedback! :) Xiia does support saving... 

Try editing your favorite station that requires auth.  There you can set the user/pass.  That should do it!


The restore function doesn't work!

Alexander Kopchev 7 years ago • updated by Tim M 7 years ago 0
Hello I backuped the .dat file to my email, and formated my SD and internal memory. I installed XIIALIVE again and downloaded the dat file to my SD card. Then I tried to restore my favourites and the program says OK, but doesn't restore them! What to do?
Tim M 7 years ago
Please make sure the file is still a .dat file (dbliveBk.dat). I reproduced your issues and found out that when you download the file from your email, it downloads it as a .pac file (dliveBk.pac). Just rename the file back to "dliveBk.dat" and make sure its on the root (/sdcard/dliveBk.dat) of your sd card.