Learner Learner - 1 year ago 236
Android Question

IllegalStateException in MediaPlayer set datasource method

I'm using the following code in my

listener of
where I'm repeating the current song.

if (isRepeat) {
if (mMediaPlayer.isPlaying()) {
try {
} catch (IOException e) {

But I'm getting the following error Message,

at android.media.MediaPlayer._setDataSource(Native Method)
09-15 09:05:19.884 12545-12545/ W/System.err: at android.media.MediaPlayer.setDataSource(MediaPlayer.java:1115)
09-15 09:05:19.884 12545-12545/ W/System.err: at android.media.MediaPlayer.setDataSource(MediaPlayer.java:1100)
09-15 09:05:19.884 12545-12545/ W/System.err: at android.media.MediaPlayer.setDataSource(MediaPlayer.java:1079)
09-15 09:05:19.884 12545-12545/ W/System.err: at android.media.MediaPlayer.setDataSource(MediaPlayer.java:1028)

How can I be able to sort this out?

Answer Source

MediaPlayer.setDataSource() is only useful when the MediaPlayer's state is Idle, you called this method in onCompletion so the android system gave you a IllStateException. mMediaPlayer.isPlaying() seems always return false in onCompletion method.

Actually you do not need to setDataSource again, you can just call MediaPlayer.start() to play the data from start.

See this state diagram:

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