[Problem Report] Transcoding is not working when playing music using mobile data or external Wi-Fi
With a local server or Plex cloud, transcoding doesn't seem to work if the quality is set to any of the available options different than "original" when using mobile data or external Wi-Fi on my Alcatel U5 Plus (4047A) with Android 7.0.
When trying to play a FLAC file from the local server, This message appears at the bottom:
Could not play: Direct playback not available; Conversion OK., but nothing happens, nothing is converted, the song won't start to play.:
When trying to play an MP3 file, the song starts to play but if the selected quality is lower than the one within the file, instead of transcoding, it begins to play the song directly. For example, if the song is 320Kbps and the selected quality in settings is 192Kbps, the song won't be transcoded but played back directly:
FLAC files and MP3 files played from Plex cloud start to play, but they won't get transcoded to the desired quality selected in settings: