How do I download Rdio for Android?
Can I manage my subscription from the Rdio for Android app?
Yes, you can upgrade your Web-Only subscription by logging in to Rdio on your Android, going to Settings, and selecting “Upgrade your subscription.”
How do I manage music in my Collection?
Within the Android app, you can add or remove albums and songs from your Collection. Tap the Collection icon from the dashboard to access your Collection. To add or remove items from your Collection, synced music, or playlists, scroll through your Collection, press and hold to expose the menu, and select the desired option.
Synced music is stored directly on your device, and does not need a WiFi or data connection to play. Sync as much music as will fit in your mobile device’s storage, and it will remain on the device as long as you have an active Unlimited subscription.
How do I manage the music synced in my offline Collection?
To add or remove a Song, Album, or Playlist from your synced offline Collection, tap the icon to the right of the album, playlist or song title to expose the menu option. When music has been synced, an orange icon will replace the gray icon on the right side of the music.
How does music sync to the Android?
Music begins syncing when you launch the Rdio app, and it will run until fully synced or until you exit the app.
Under Settings, you can choose to sync automatically over WiFi Only, or both cellular data or WiFi. If you’d rather disable automatic syncing completely, select Never—syncing will only occur when you manually tap the Sync button.
Under Sync, you can manually start syncing (or view sync progress). Tap the button on the bottom of the screen to pause or resume syncing. An icon will appear in the phone’s header when the phone is syncing.
Can I set a custom storage location for my synced music?
You can! However, you should only use this feature only if you have a device where the app is not automatically storing to your SD card.
To manually specify the path for offline (Synced) storage:
- Go to settings > Sign Out (you will have to re-login and re-sync your music after doing this).
- At the login screen there will be the option to set a custom storage path below the login dialog.
- Select "Custom" from options presented.
- Enter the absolute path of the storage directory for your device (the path must start with / ). For example, the Samsung Galaxy SII has an SD card path of /mnt/sdcard/external_sd (you may need to do a Google search for the actual path on your device, the path may vary from device to device).
How can I manage my Queue?
How can I add music to my queue?
How do I play music that isn’t already in my Collection?
Play music that is not in your Collection by browsing your network's Heavy Rotation (see below for more information on Heavy Rotation), or use the search feature by tapping the search icon in the upper right hand corner of the app.
Type the desired artist name, song or album, and results will be automatically sorted by Artists, Albums, Songs, and Playlists. Scroll and tap the desired Artist, Album or Song to begin playing music. Use your Device’s hardware back button to navigate backwards through your results.
You can also listen to Artist Radio by tapping the Radio icon in the upper right corner of an Artist’s page. If you select an artist’s name from search, it will open the Artist’s page. Scroll down to browse Popular albums and Popular songs. If you want to see more music, tap More Albums or Songs.
Can I change my streaming preferences?
Rdio will automatically decrease streaming quality to avoid overload. To adjust this manually, go to Settings and select Enable High Quality Streams. You can select to stream in high quality Always (WiFi and cellular data), over WiFi Only, or Never.
How do I switch between Online and Offline mode?
While offline, you can listen to the music you've synced to your phone. To manually switch between Online and Offline Mode, head to Settings, then "Go Online" or "Go Offline."
What can I do with Playlists?
From the Playlists tab you can view and listen to your playlists and subscribed playlists, make them available offline or remove them from your offline Collection. Tap the Playlists tab and select a playlist. Tap the icon to the right of the playlist title to Sync to Mobile or Remove from Mobile.
You can also add tracks to your existing playlists — tap the icon to the right of the song title and select “Add to playlist.” You will then be able to choose which playlist you’d like to add it to from the Playlist menu, or choose to create a new playlist.
Can I access Rdio’s social features on the Android app?
Check out your network’s Heavy Rotation and Recent Activity, as well as see user profiles and your own listening history.
See what your network has been listening to by tapping Heavy Rotation. You can change the Heavy Rotation filter to see what music is most played by those in your network. Tap any album cover to view the album and start listening.
Select Activity to see a timely feed of your network’s activity—you’ll see updates when people you follow add music to their collection, create or update Playlists, and more. Tap on someone’s name to view their profile.
History shows a record of what you’ve been listening to on Rdio. You can see everything from This Week, Last Week, or Two Weeks Ago.
Can I see what’s new and popular on Rdio in the Android app?
Keep tabs on New Releases, Top Charts on your Android.
Stay up-to-date on new music via the New Releases section. View new releases from this week, last week or two weeks ago.
See what’s trending on Rdio — view the most popular Albums, Songs, and Playlists.
How does remote controle mode work?
When Rdio is active on another device, you’ll see “Rdio is playing elsewhere” in the now playing bar at the bottom of the app. In this mode, you’ll be able to play/pause the music, change what’s playing, and toggle shuffle and repeat controls remotely.
To play Rdio from your iPhone instead, tap the album art to enter Now Playing mode and tap .
Can I use shuffle and repeat?
In the Now Playing view, you can manage the the Repeatand Shufflecontrols.