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did not run the Focus ROM on emulator (will try)

 

i am trying to start the video on Focus

what is the reason, when i sent over command line
adb shell am start -a android.intent.action.VIEW -t video/mp4 -d file:///storage/emulated/0/Movies/WORLD.mp4

i get response:
Starting: Intent { act=android.intent.action.VIEW dat=file: typ=video/mp4 }

 

what should i do differently....the file is there

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Didn't you and I get the same response?

Starting: Intent { act=android.intent.action.VIEW dat=file: typ=video/mp4 }

 

Sorry, I still don't quite get where is your problem.

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yes it the same response...which is weird, becaue it starts the player, but it does not load the file (nor it says, that the file does not exits)...

the problem is, why in the response is empty path to the file

 

the proper response should look like this:
Starting: Intent { act=android.intent.action.VIEW dat=file:///storage/emulated/0/Movies/WORLD.mp4 typ=video/mp4 }

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Figured it out....

adb shell am start -a android.intent.action.VIEW  -t video/mp4 -d  content://com.android.externalstorage.documents/document/primary%3AMovies%2Fxxxxx.mp4
 
takes couple of seconds after the app is started to start the video (my video has 4 and 8gb).... @chengnay
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Great to hear that! 👍

EDIT: I tried your method and it works, thanks for sharing!

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hi, I'm trying to do same think but unsuccess

 

when I run :

C:\Users\rafae\Downloads\platform-tools>adb shell am start -a android.intent.action.VIEW  -t text/plain -d content://com.android.externalstorage.documents/document/primary%3AMovies%2F11.txt
Starting: Intent { act=android.intent.action.VIEW dat=content: typ=text/plain }

the output is:

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But if I open file by file manager all good and path is same.

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Edited by ralfdestroyer

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6 hours ago, chengnay said:

@ralfdestroyer I tried with "adb shell am start -a android.intent.action.VIEW -t text/plain -d file:///storage/emulated/0/Movies/11.txt" and it works.

good its works.

but now I'm trying to to run a video like mentioned at this topic, but unsuccess too - in fact Viveport Video activity launched but stuck in main page and not load or play the video.

adb shell am start -a android.intent.action.VIEW -t video/mp4 -d file:///storage/emulated/0/Movies/2020.mp4

adb shell am start -a android.intent.action.VIEW -t video/mp4 -d content:///storage/emulated/0/Movies/2020.mp4

 

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