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Is there any way to play local music on Plex App?

Everything is told in the title, I'dd like to play my local music on my surface since I don't always have internet access.


  • patrick@derwael.bepatrick@derwael.be Posts: 25Members, Plex Pass Plex Pass

    I definitely support this idea! Especially after the recent announcement of the possibilityto play movies stored on the SD card

    I'm really hoping to see this functionality being extended to music

    Reasoning: I sometimes want to listen to stuff I don't want to take the hassle to organise and keep in my collection (low quality for example)
    As Plex can't do this without syncing, I'm using another player for that

    It would be great to have one single app for all!

    Any chance at all to get this feature??


  • doug.brown@outlook.comdoug.brown@outlook.com Posts: 45Members, Plex Pass Plex Pass

    With Android Auto support, Plex needs this feature more than ever. I'd also like to see other music related features: ReplayGain, gapless and crossfade

  • moledigmoledig Posts: 14Members, Plex Pass Plex Pass

    I always assumed since it says right under the name of your device "local and synced content" that if I knew the right place to copy my thousands of music files PLEX would see them and play them.....(sigh)

    Please enable music library playback of files stored on external USB OTG storage. I want to pull together an HD Audio system for my car. My wife likes the PLEX user interface as do I so I would like to keep it simple and use PLEX in the car to play my HD Audio files stored on an external SSD. My prof of concept was going to be an old android phone before I invested in a player with a good DAC that supports Android apps like PLEX and USB OTG.

    syncing only supports lossy play back and you can't control the location of the files.

  • fixedwing71fixedwing71 Posts: 2Members

    It took a long, long time to find this post but yes, I wholeheartedly agree. Having Plex able to play music already stored on my Android phone would be awesome, as I'd like to use it with Android Auto. The GPM app - especially using with AA - is awful.

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