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    Cannot play MP4 videos on Samsung Galaxy S3

    One of my friends told me that he could view MP4 videos on his Galaxy S3. I also have S3 and so I tried viewing MP4 videos on my phone as well. But when I try, I am getting a message like, “Error viewing the video”. Is anyone else having such an issue? Please provide me with a solution.

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    sai charan sai charan is on a distinguished road
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    Re: Cannot play MP4 videos on Samsung Galaxy S3

    Hello friend,


    I will help you to solve your problem,don't worry just follow as i say.

    It is not a big problem just listen to my words and follow the steps mentioned below.

    Yes' you can play many formats of videos to get played in your mobile.

    But your default player doesn't support all the formats.

    In order to play the other formats of videos which are not supported by your default player.

    You need to download the other players available in the market.

    Here i am listing some of the players available in market which allows to play all the formats of videos.

    1.MX player.

    2.V player.

    3.HD player.

    4.Rock player.

    5.Mobo player.

    That's it download any one of the players listed above and you can view all the formatted videos to get played in your mobile.

    All the best................................



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    C.Selvam C.Selvam is on a distinguished road
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    Re: Cannot play MP4 videos on Samsung Galaxy S3

    Hi friend,
    First of all your music player is not supporting the MP4 videos..Convert those videos to the playable video formats using the video converters
    Otherwise try using the someother Media player apps..There are lot of Media player apps available in the android market to play all kind of video formats..Some of the Best Media players are

    1.MX player

    2.VLC player

    3.Mobo Video Player

    4.Real Player

    5.Rock player Lite

    Thank you!!!



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    avikiit avikiit is on a distinguished road
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    Re: Cannot play MP4 videos on Samsung Galaxy S3

    Hay the MP4 in your Android may not be supported in your s3.. But don't worry you may solve the problem easily..
    You have to download some media player..
    Just like:
    *Vlc media player
    *MX player
    *HD video player.
    and use as default..
    Then try to play it will be able to play..

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    Re: Cannot play MP4 videos on Samsung Galaxy S3

    Hi........,

    Problem issue--->
    * You must have software to view MP4 videos.
    * You video file must not be damaged.
    * If you use any app ensure for its update.

    Solution--->
    * Download You tube converter if you do not have video software.
    * Through this software you can view , convert any type music file.
    * Ensure that video file you have has been downloaded from safe site.
    * Ensure that video file is not damaged .

    Thanks

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    gauravgpt gauravgpt is on a distinguished road
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    Re: Cannot play MP4 videos on Samsung Galaxy S3

    Hello friend..

    Some video file can't be run in the Samsung Galaxy phone so you need to download the codec file of this video..

    After download the codec file then you see the video of this file..

    you also used the another media player to run this file format video.

    All the Best!!

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    ankit70 ankit70 is on a distinguished road
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    Re: Cannot play MP4 videos on Samsung Galaxy S3

    Well dear this type of problem is occuring because your player does not support these videos.
    You can use a converter to convert these videos in the supported format.then you can play these videos.
    You can also download some other players which will support the videos of these format.
    Mx player
    real player
    hd player
    by using these players you can play these videos.thank you

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    Re: Cannot play MP4 videos on Samsung Galaxy S3

    Dear user you are to find out the reason why MP4 videos is not playing on Samsung Galaxy s3.

    1.You are to confirm mp4 videos which you are going to play,
    these are not vurus correpted files.

    2.Next step if your galaxy 3 Samsong does not support this file due to technical reason.

    3.The player which is in the Galaxay s3 that is not sufficient to play.

    download players' which are mostly supportable serially.

    1.VLC player.

    2.Real player.

    3.H D Player.

    4. Rock Player.

    Thank you,

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    G.Karthick G.Karthick is on a distinguished road
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    Re: Cannot play MP4 videos on Samsung Galaxy S3

    To play all types of video formats,you need to have third party players,these third party players can able to play all types of video players,these players can be downloaded easily and hence can use it
    here i'll be listing few third party players
    1.MX player
    2.MOBO player
    3.QQ player
    4.VLC player
    5.Vimeo player
    6.HD video player
    these third party players can be easily downloaded from play store and thus you can play all types of video formats

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    Re: Cannot play MP4 videos on Samsung Galaxy S3

    hello sir

    for not playing mp4 video file on samsung galaxy s3 is due to following reasons:-
    1)there is some technical problem in your phone.
    2)your phone is not supporting mp4 videos.


    for playing mp4 videos there are many video player in market.

    1)mx player.
    2)mobo player.
    3)real player.
    4)hd video player.


    hope it will help you in playing mp4 videos

    thank you for visiting

    happy to help you.

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    Re: Cannot play MP4 videos on Samsung Galaxy S3

    Hello friend,

    I have the right solution for your problem,just do follow my steps.
    1.At the first you are facing the problem because of your default video player.
    2.Your phone will support to play as many formats available.
    3.But for that you will further need to download external players.
    4.You can download many of them for free from play store.
    Here i am mentioning some of the names of the players.

    1.V player.
    2.MX player.
    3.Rock player
    4.QQ player,etc,.

    Hope it is helpful to you.

    Have a nice day...........................

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    Re: Cannot play MP4 videos on Samsung Galaxy S3

    Cannot play MP4 Video on Samsung Galaxy S3 is a common problem.

    All formats of video's cannot be played by the default browser.

    You can use any one of the following video players to get rid of this problem:

    --> MX Player

    --> Mobo Player

    --> VX Player

    --> QQ Plyaer

    --> Real Player

    By using the above players you can get rid of this problem.

    Hope it helps you.

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    Re: Cannot play MP4 videos on Samsung Galaxy S3

    Hello Dear,

    Through our default video player it has been seen that they are not able to play MP4 files. It might be due to the compatibility of our video player with those formats. But, as we have android operating system in our handsets so we need not to worry. For playing these files,firstly go to PLAY STORE. In the search box type MOBO video player. It will show you a page of results,download MOBO player from there and install it in your phone. Now you can play MP4 files in it.

    Thank You..............

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    Re: Cannot play MP4 videos on Samsung Galaxy S3

    Hi friend,
    This is very difficult problem.You will convert your videos by any video converter.In this case first of all you will download any video converter through internet.Then you will install in your phone.Then you will open the converter.After that you will select add video option.Then you will click on this and choose your video which you want to convert.Then you will click on the format option.Then you will choose mobile MPEG-4 option and click on it.Then you will click on the convert option.Then you will wait for sometime to convert your video.Then the video will be converted and you can play the video in your phone.This is the procedure to do this.

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    Re: Cannot play MP4 videos on Samsung Galaxy S3

    I've tried all the workarounds and different codecs and filters and applications on my pc but i always get an error message that the file is unsupported and cannot be played, the video was shot by my s3 and cannot be viewed by my phone. the dimensions are 1920x1080 which should be played... please help me

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    Re: Cannot play MP4 videos on Samsung Galaxy S3

    Dear user in your Galaxy S3 you can not view mp4 videos though your friend is able to view videos in his phone.

    To solve this problem You are to check:-

    1.The present vedio player is compatiable with mp4 videos.

    2.Is there any message to download adobe flash player.

    3.Your present player convert/change to real player/VLC Player/VX Player/Mobo Player etc.

    These steps can solve your problem.

    Thank You,

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    AASHISH SAINI AASHISH SAINI is on a distinguished road
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    Re: Cannot play MP4 videos on Samsung Galaxy S3

    There can be certain problems while playing the Mp4 videos on your phone.The reason could be that you are trying to play a broken video file.You should try to play the same video on any other device.If the video is not playing on other device then it is certain that the video file that you are trying to play is corrupted and you won't be able to play that on your phone.However if the video is fine then i think you should try to play it in various video players like VLC Media Player, MX player, HD Player,MOBO player etc.You can download them form play store without any extra charges.
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    Good luck!!!

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    thespygang thespygang is on a distinguished road
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    Re: Cannot play MP4 videos on Samsung Galaxy S3

    Dear Sir .....

    I will solve your problem into easy steps .....

    So first of all if you are not able to play the MP4 videos on Samsung Galaxy S3 .so you just go online and then download the latest version of MP4 supports music players...Here i will tell you the some of the best music players who play's best MP4 supports music player...

    1st==> MX Player

    2nd==> VX Player

    3rd==> Mobo Player

    4th==> QQ Plyaer

    5th==>Real Player


    These all music player's support's MP4 format videos....

    Hope you like that info ....

    Thank you .....

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    Re: Cannot play MP4 videos on Samsung Galaxy S3

    Hello sir,1-If you are not abl to play mp4 videos in samsung galaxy because mp4 player corupted2-So firstly uninstall or delete the mp4 player3-Then go to android market and download the any other player like 'HD PLAYER'4-If you are want to play online videos then FLASH PLAYER is necessary in you phone5-After that go to setting and instal the Hd player6-Restart you deviceI hope your problem will be solvedGood luck

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