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What is BROWSING?

We bring you trending music, updated daily, with playlists carefully selected by the editors, playlists created by prominent musical expert playlisters, the latest songs, and a total of 14 rankings by genre.


What is DISCOVERY?

We distribute a variety of music including playlists carefully selected by our editors, currently popular tracks, and the newest compositions.


What is GENRE?

You can find playlists in AWA by genre.


What is MOOD?

You can find playlists in AWA by mood.


What is RADIO?

If you select a song or an artist, a song that is similar to your selection will be played. You can choose the channel by track, artist, genre, and decade.


What is Favorite?

It is a feature where you can save the playlists, tracks, albums, artists, and users you like. Also, based on this information, recommended playlists are shown in "DISCOVERY".


What is My Favorites?

You can see the tracks that you added to "Favorites".


Is there a meaning to adding tracks and albums to "Favorite"?

Tracks and albums in "Favorites" can be played successively from there. Also, playlists for you will be shown in "DISCOVERY" based on this information.


What is My Playlists?

You can see the playlists you created or create new ones.


Who is "GUEST"?

Users who have not edited his/her username are shown as GUEST.


What is "Offline Playback"?

Downloading music not only enables you to reduce your internet data usage, it also enables you to be able to playback music in environments where no internet connection is available – for example, when your phone has been set to airplane mode, etc.

* Even though it is possible to play music offline without having your device connected to the internet, if the last data transmission by AWA was sent 7 or more days ago, then it will be necessary for the app to re-connect to the internet again before playing.

What should I do to be able to playback music offline?

iOS / Android

It is possible to playback music offline once the desired music has been downloaded. Please follow the below instructions on how to download music.

How to download tracks

  • To download individual TRACKS: Tap "Download" in the submenu next to the track title.
  • To download a PLAYLIST: Tap "Download" in the submenu next to the "Share" button on the Playlist Information screen.
  • To download an ALBUM: Tap "Download" in the submenu next to the "Share" button on the Album Information screen.
* As internet data will be transmitted, we highly recommend that you are in an area with Wi-Fi when downloading.

How to listen to songs that you have downloaded

  • Downloaded music can be played offline via any screen.
  • Alternatively, it is possible to exclusively view downloaded music by selecting "Downloaded Music" under "Library", on the menuicon menu icon at the top of the screen.
* Offline playback is only available for Standard Plan users.
* Please be aware that it isn't possible to download music if there isn't enough free space on your device.
* Downloaded music can only be viewed via the AWA app.
* Even though it is possible to play music offline without having your device connected to the internet, if the last data transmission by AWA was sent seven or more days ago, then it will be necessary for the app to re-connect to the internet again before playing.

PC

The "Offline Playback" isn't available.


Can I see the lyrics?

iOS / Android

Tap the player displayed at the bottom of the screen and tap the artwork once to show the lyrics during the playback.

PC

To show the lyrics during playback, click the artwork located left of the player displayed at the bottom of the screen .

*If it shows “Lyrics are not found”, lyrics will be displayed if you post the lyrics on “Petit Lyrics Maker”.

Petit Lyrics Maker
iOS: http://sp-w.in/qNi5f
Android: http://sp-w.in/gEeXo
PC: http://sp-w.in/tXet5


How can I play songs using ChromeCast?

Complete the following steps to play songs using ChromeCast:

  1. Connect ChromeCast to the television and complete the initial setup.
  2. Tap the cast button found at the bottom of AWA's player screen on your smartphone.
  3. After tapping the cast button, select the ChromeCast device you would like to cast from on the screen that pops up. ChromeCast will begin the casting.

*As long as the ChromeCast device is powered on, the cast button will automatically appear on your AWA smartphone app.
*Android users can also control casting from outside the player screen.
*Tapping the cast button in the middle of casting allows the user to adjust the volume or stop casting.
For more details on how to step up ChromeCast, see this ChromeCast help page.


Can I delete the history of the radio station?

No, you cannot delete it on your own.
A maximum of 6 channels that you listened to in the past is shown at the top of the "Radio" history.


What is Embed Player?

This function enables you to display a music player on a website, blog, or the like by adding to any web page the “Embed Code” of a track, album, artist, or playlist distributed on AWA.


What should I do to display Embed Player?

Embed a player on any blog or website through the following procedure.

iOS

1."Copy Embed Code" via the share button シェアアイコンios of a track, album, artist, or playlist on the AWA app.

2.Add the copied embed code in the HTML editing screen of your blog or website.

Android

1."Copy Embed Code" via the share button シェアアイコンAnd of a track, album, artist, or playlist on the AWA app.

2.Add the copied embed code in the HTML editing screen of your blog or website.

PC

1."Copy Embed Code" via the share button of a track, album, artist, or playlist on the AWA app.

2.Add the copied embed code in the HTML editing screen of your blog or website.

*It will be displayed as follows.


Customize the appearance of your Embed Player

If you know the exact HTML, you can customize the appearance of your Embed Player as follows.

Width & Height

You can change the width and height by changing the two parameters width and height. e.g. width="304" height="532"


Can I use widgets?

iOS

You can add a widget by the following method.

  1. Display widget screen by swiping from left to right on home screen of iPhone device
  2. Tap "Edit" at bottom and select AWA's "Quick Start" "Today's Playlists" from widget list
  3. Tap "Done" at upper-right to add AWA to widget list

Android

  1. At the home screen of your device, press and hold down on any empty space.
  2. Tap on the "Widgets" option that appears at the bottom of the screen, then find AWA
  3. from the list of widgets available. Press and drag the widget to place it anywhere on your home screen.

How do I use the music identification function?

You can use the following steps.

  1. From the menu icon メニューアイコン within the app, tap on "Search".
  2. Tap on the Music Identification icon 音楽認識 at the upper left.
  3. Place your smart phone towards the music you wish to identify.
  4. The result will then be displayed.

Why does the display order of my Favorites sometimes change?

AWA periodically executes processing to update song data to the latest state.
If song/albums added to your favorites in the past are updated by this periodic processing, the display position in your Favorites will be changed.


How to set equalizer

You can set the equalizer by the following method.

  1. Tap equalizer icon at lower-left of player screen
  2. Turn on equalizer switch
  3. Finish by selecting your desired preset or adjusting manually

*Can also be set via app menu > Settings > Sound quality/playback > Equalizer.

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