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MP3 search not working on Deezer Web Player


I uploaded my MP3 files to deezer.
Its strange that i need to remake the albums as playlists.

But i also can’t use the search there?
I type in the search and nothing happens.

Am i doing something wrong?

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Best answer by hpguru 5 April 2021, 20:23

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Hey @Luiz Roland 

Nothing wrong here, our search only finds our catalogue of music - your uploaded MP3s have to be found manually. I'll forward your reply to our devs so that they know this would be appreciated as a feature :thumbsup_tone2:

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Hey @Luiz Roland 

Nothing wrong here, our search only finds our catalogue of music - your uploaded MP3s have to be found manually. I'll forward your reply to our devs so that they know this would be appreciated as a feature :thumbsup_tone2:

 

WOW…….Really? :)

I popped in because I had this same question….I figured there was some bug with my browser or plugin or something….. but seriously? Search doesn’t work on uploaded mp3s? :)

You can’t even sort uploaded mp3s?  I think I’ve been backing the wrong horse with Deezer as my new home after Google Play Music.  Sorting and searching seem like such basic features for a streaming service…..10 years ago.

You’re reading into YouTube Music waters here :)

 

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Thanks for the review, @Mummu you can sort them, yes. When you access them via your favourites > my MP3s 

The searching bit is because only our catalogue is indexed in the search, your MP3s are only available to you. But it's a good feature to have on the app, that's for sure :v_tone2:

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I join the request to enable the function of searching songs among my mp3s and to allow soroting of this music.

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I join the request to enable the function of searching songs among my mp3s and to allow soroting of this music.

It could be useful, indeed. It hasn’t crossed my mind before this is so much needed.

As Google Music refugee myself I’d say this is fine function to have.

Deezer is not perfect, but I am still on Premium. Right now it seems to be the best for me despite of these little nuances which does not work well or does not provide what I exactly want from apps.

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Thanks a lot for the feedback @hpguru @Piotr T. Zubrzycki it's really nice to have traction on this subject. I'll forward your comments!

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I also vote for this. It is really frustrating. I’m trying to add some music from my folders and I want to prevent duplicity.

Yes, please make uploaded music sort, search, and group (by artist and album) just like the Deezer music catalog. 

 

The ability to upload MP3s is made almost pointless as currently implemented (as in it doesn’t even meet the definition of a minimum viable product, IMO).

 

I’m on Spotify now. I can’t upload there at all. The ability to upload and meaningfully use my music there would make me switch. Until then, there’s no compelling reason to move.

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Thank you for your comments @Reece Hart @Raito Akehanareru 

I'll pass them on to the teams in charge of the MP3 feature. Have a great week!

Thank you for your comments @Reece Hart @Raito Akehanareru 

I'll pass them on to the teams in charge of the MP3 feature. Have a great week!

 

Thanks Rudi. I appreciate the fast response.

It’s probably worth mentioning that I had signed up for (i.e. paid for) Deezer, then cancelled when I discovered how hobbled the support for uploaded music is. If Deezer provides fully-integrated support for uploaded music, I’ll gladly return to Deezer.

The product folks must know that there’s only one other music service (YouTube Music) that allows uploads, so this seems like a great differentiating feature for Deezer.

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I agree, Reece @Reece Hart 

It's just that the development work has to be weighed against other priorities here. But it makes complete sense and we're aware of that. Thank you for your feedback! :wink:

I found a workaround to this silly problem. I made a playlist out of all of my 400+ mp3 and from there I can sort them and search in the playlist to put them in other playlists. Hope it helps someone else!

This doesn’t work for me. 

 

Here’s what I did:

  1. Created a Playlist My MP3s.
  2. Added a few uploaded songs manually. (Apparently, you have to do this one-by-one.) 
  3. Searched for one of the songs in the search bar. Not found. I waited 10 minutes and tried again. Same thing.

 

Added a few uploaded MP3s to a playlist. Oops, added some twice.

 

Then:

Searching for “personne” found everything but the song in my playlist

 

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Search on Deezer does not show MP3’s.

Only making them to a playlist may make them searchable from that playlist.

Search on Deezer does not show MP3’s.

Only making them to a playlist may make them searchable from that playlist.

 

Okay. That doesn’t seem very useful. I’ll wait until Deezer figures this out to rejoin.

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I can tell you that we don't have any plans for improvements on this feature at the moment @Reece Hart but your feedback is duly noted for when we look at it - thank you!

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