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  1.    08 May 2016 #1
    Join Date : May 2016
    Posts : 17
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    Can't edit mp3 details


    So recently I decided to build up my music library on my phone, so I also wanted to update some of my music with details (album, artist, etc) but for some reason it won't let me do it even as an admin

    So here's what I've done so far:

    1. Went to properties
    2. Went to details
    3. Tried to edit "artist" field, but won't allow me

    Any solutions?
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  2.    08 May 2016 #2
    Join Date : Jan 2015
    UK, Midlands
    Posts : 10,486
    Win 10 Pro (1703)

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    Normally I use mp3tag (free)
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  3.    08 May 2016 #3
    Join Date : Mar 2015
    Stockport UK
    Posts : 2,515
    Wndows 10 x64 Home version 1709

    +1 for mp3tag dalchina. It's an excellent app and user friendly
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  4.    08 May 2016 #4
    Join Date : May 2016
    Posts : 17
    Windows 10
    Thread Starter

    Okay, but that doesn't solve my problem. I mean, I don't mind downloading the program, but is the issue I'm talking about common or are you just not allowed to edit music information without an external program like mp3tag or iTunes?
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  5.    08 May 2016 #5
    Join Date : Dec 2015
    Athens, Greece
    Posts : 130
    Windows 10 Pro x64

    MP3TAG is an excellent choice, but regarding your problem, the answer is NO, this NOT normal behavior. You're supposed to be able to edit music info for 'known' (i.e. mp3, flac) types directly from windows explorer.

    Dimitri
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  6.    08 May 2016 #6
    Join Date : May 2016
    Posts : 17
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    Thread Starter

    Alright, so does anyone have some sort of solution? Now that I know it's an actual problem, I'd like to amend it
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  7.    08 May 2016 #7
    Join Date : Apr 2016
    Posts : 121
    windows 10 pro

    1. Rename the file to something shorter
    2. Right click and click properties
    3. Uncheck the Read only box at the bottom
    4. Click Apply
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  8.    08 May 2016 #8
    Join Date : May 2016
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    Thread Starter

    Quote Originally Posted by gijoetech1 View Post
    1. Rename the file to something shorter
    2. Right click and click properties
    3. Uncheck the Read only box at the bottom
    4. Click Apply
    Okay, that made no sense. Now all of a sudden it's working. The Read-Only box wasn't checked and I didn't rename it. Whatever. It is what it is. I suppose to anyone who has this sort of issue in the future, maybe a good old-fashioned restart will do the trick.

    /thread
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  9.    08 May 2016 #9
    Join Date : Apr 2016
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    windows 10 pro

    im happy to help
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  10.    09 May 2016 #10
    Join Date : Jan 2015
    UK, Midlands
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    Hi, if your default for (e.g.) mp3's is Windows Media Player, then editing items in Properties, Details, works. If not, it doesn't.

    But if you still wish to use explorer to edit tags and your default player is not WMP, then you can still use what I posted in #2

    I noted quite a number of people puzzled about this from at least Win 7- not new to Win 10.
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