Force Media Scan

This app forces the Android Media Scanner to run.

I do this whenever I see duplicates in the music list, or when I manually add and media to the device over USB.

It works with the newer phones including 4.0 ICS/Ice Cream Sandwich and 4.1 JB/Jelly bean, and now 4.2.

To test the media scanner or to clean out the media cache:
Go to settings.
Click All Applications tab.
Click Media Storage.
Click Clear Data.
Click OK.

Now run Force Media Scanner and click the Scan button.

It will take a long time the first time you do this, as it has to read and process each video, and music file on the device.

Afterwards, runs will be much faster, and it's just updating the media store.

It's new, so if you have any issues, please email me.
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What's New

V1.
V3> Looks like media scanning on 4.2 doesn't work now that the insertion event is ignored. Updates to support external SDCards on 4.2. Yay! Works now for me!
V4. Minor changes to suppot 4.4 KitKat.
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Additional Information

Updated
January 16, 2014
Size
184k
Installs
10,000+
Current Version
1.3
Requires Android
2.2 and up
Content Rating
Everyone
Permissions
Offered By
PromethylHosting.com
Developer
PH/PC Android Dev From Google App Store 503 Alexandria Ct Ste.101 Gower, MO 64454
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