Assistant doesn't recognize MMA as a music player

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flamingchemist
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Assistant doesn't recognize MMA as a music player

Post by flamingchemist » Tue Aug 06, 2019 7:05 pm

I'm trying to set MediaMonkey as the default music app on my new (Pixel 3) android phone, but I can't figure out how. It isn't listed under
  • Settings > Google > Search, Assistant and Voice > Google Assistant > Services > Music
  • Settings > Apps and Notifications > MediaMonkey
  • MediaMonkey > Options
  • Settings > Apps and Notifications > Advanced > Default Apps doesn't actually seem to have a music setting at all.
If I open the assistant and say "open MediaMonkey", it does open the app. If I say "play [song name] with MediaMonkey" it searches Google Play Music for "[song name] with mediamonkey". If I say "play music" it asks me to choose from a list of apps which does not include MMA.

I can't find anything saying support has been removed. I'm out of ideas and search engine results.

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Re: Assistant doesn't recognize MMA as a music player

Post by Peke » Wed Aug 07, 2019 8:22 pm

Hi,
MediaMonkey didn't get/passed Google Assistant testing, we are investigating better integration and only recently Google published custom triggers for external apps. I have same issue on Nexus Player where MediaMonkey do not get recognized as MediaPlayer, but if MMA is open then basic voice commands work.
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Pavle
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Admin of Free MediaMonkey addon Site HappyMonkeying
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Re: Assistant doesn't recognize MMA as a music player

Post by flamingchemist » Sat Aug 10, 2019 1:56 pm

Damn, that's a bummer. Here's hoping it gets worked out

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