SomaFM Android App

Version 2.2.4(5) Updated November 18, 2014 fixes crashes on Nexus 9 and MIPS-based tablets; fixes problems with favoriting songs; fixes a database issue that could cause a crash on launch; resolves a bug that prevented streams from playing on some phones, adds support for Qualcomm® AllPlay™ enabled wireless speakers; adds a fix that would cause the app to still use data while playing was stopped. Minor bug fixes and enhancements.

AND we think we've fixed the issue that was causing undue battery drain, even when the app was in the background. Let us know if you still have the problem on your device.

Get the SomaFM Radio Player on Google Play

Also available from the Amazon Appstore in the USA.

(and works on Kindle Fire (1st and 2nd Generation), HDX 7, HD 7, HD 8.9, Fire Phone)

About our Android App

SomaFM's official player for Android gives you direct access to over 20 year-round (plus seasonal holiday) channels of listener-supported, commercial-free, underground/alternative radio.

You can view and pick stations by Popularity, Genre or just see your favorites; See the title and artist of the currently playing and last 10 songs played. You can also bookmark favorite songs for purchase on Amazon or emailing to your friends. You can share what you're listening to on Twitter, via email or text message.

There's also a section for SomaFM news and happenings.

If you're on 3G or WiFi, you have access to our high quality 128k MP3 streams or 64 AAC-HE streams which sound amazing... higher quality than many of the other "big" internet radio services out there. And our low bandwidth 32k aacPlus streams work on slower cell networks, and still sound as good as 128k MP3 streams in most cases.

Frequently Asked Questions

Q: Why do you need my device ID and caller status when installing?

A: We have to use the "READ_PHONE_STATE" API (which includes device ID and caller status) to pause the stream when a call comes in. SomaFM doesn't use any of the information except to get the state of calls in order to properly mute or silence the music.

Q:My SomaFM app indicates it is playing but no sound is coming from my phone.

A: This usually can be fixed by changing the preference setting of the the AAC-support feature. Occasionally, this can also happen due to a cache corruption error, to fix it you will need to quite the app completely and restart it. Some people have reported that restarting their phone completely solved the problem as well. We are still trying to track down this bug.

Q: Are there any plans to update the Android app to support Bluetooth AVRCP 1.3 or newer, so it can stream the song/artist/album information to cars equipped with LCD screens?

A: We plan on supporting this in the near future.

Q: Will there Chromecast support?

A: We are working on it but it's more involved than we thought it would be. But it's definitely a planned feature.

Feedback, Problems and Issues?

Be sure to include your Android version and model of your phone.

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At first, I'd love to say "thank u" I do like somafm and i'm trying to support u as much as possible here in the Czech republic. But after i installed latest version it keeps fallin down. I can't even open the source i mean specific genre. I have Huawie P8 lite android 5.0. Thank you for reply. Best regards. Jan -- Jan Stehlik, October 8, 2015 at 3:08a

lo somafm/defcom_radio! we love to see your goodies on fdroid also.. enjoy & have fun o/ -- lids, September 29, 2015 at 5:40p

just purchased a Samsung Galaxy Android 6 S cell phone. Now it tells me that my device does support Flash Player, required for it says. I tech challenged here. How do I Download Soma FM or Cute Soma to my new cell phone? -- John Merrill, August 25, 2015 at 4:01p

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thanks for iffort -- ali, July 26, 2015 at 12:06p

Purchased app, version 2.2.7a, on my Nexus 5 with Android M, but get a 'Unfortunately, SomaFM has stopped.' error message when starting the app. -- Chris Bellevie, July 15, 2015 at 8:48p

Will you include a Widget please? I would very much appreciate this feature. -- LG G Stylus, June 18, 2015 at 11:25p

I just purchased a sony xperia z3v from Verizon, it's using Android 4.4.4 The somafm app( all stations) won't stop playing music, even after I close the app, the music keeps playing. The only way thing that works for me is starting up something else like Pandora, then somafm stops playing. The top tray icon a also never goes away -- derek, May 30, 2015 at 12:54a

I just purchased a sony xperia z3v from Verizon, it's using Android 4.4.4 The somafm app won't close -- derek, May 30, 2015 at 12:48a

I've been listening to your streams for so long without giving back it seemed only fair to buy the app. A killer feature would be the possibility to cache X hours of stream (just as in the Radio Paradise app). -- Marco, May 5, 2015 at 7:40a

hi there! is it possible to get/buy the app without using play store? I don't want to use Google on my phone... Greetings! -- Toni, May 1, 2015 at 1:50p

Exception Class: Java.lang.arrayindexoutofboundsexception -- Chris, April 27, 2015 at 10:12a

do you need any dump off my device to get me back up?..Note 4 Thanks Chris -- Chris, April 27, 2015 at 10:07a

Note 4 app stopped working, restarted device, unistalled app, reinstalled app 4/27/2015. -- Chris, April 27, 2015 at 8:52a

I bought the "SomaFM Radio Player" - App some weeks ago. The app worked fine. Now I downloaded the latest version 2.2.7.a. After installing the app chrashes immediately. Every time I see a "ArrayIndexOutOfBoundsException". Type of smartphone: Samsung Galaxy Note (GT-N7000) Android 4.1.2 -- Robby, April 27, 2015 at 6:02a

In an app environment where awesome games run like $.99 > have the nerve to charge $4.00 for an app to allow access to a free service? No thanks and because of this I will no longer be donating to SomaFM. DO NOT GET GREEDY. -- Are you guys insane?, April 23, 2015 at 1:53p

How do I link my favorites from my laptop to my phone? Samsung Galaxy SIII -- Swen, April 11, 2015 at 6:06p

How do I link my favorites from my laptop to my phone? -- Swen, April 11, 2015 at 6:06p

The Radio Paradise Android app allows caching of the stream. This is great for when I take the subway or am underground. I was wondering if this was a feature for a future version of the app. -- Rich, April 6, 2015 at 3:14p

Phone: ZTE N9511 Android 4.2.1 The song displayef as "Now playing" is always off (ahead) by at least one, usually two, songs. -- John Coleman, March 26, 2015 at 12:15p

Purchased the app, installed and it has never worked. Every time the app starts, I get the splash screen and then immediately it stops ("Unfortunately, SomaFM has stopped.") Uninstalled, re-installed, cleared cache, etc. No dice. Which is a shame as I've been a fan of SomaFM for... 10 years now? Jeez I'm old. Anyway. Device is a new Google Nexus 9 tablet, Android version 5.0.1 Would love some help with this. -- Chris, March 20, 2015 at 8:52a

Any solution to scrobble, pls? -- Jano, March 1, 2015 at 12:51a

Android 4.4.4 Using Moto G - whenever pause or stop music using the app, the volume increases for a fraction of a second. This also occurs when sleep timer turns music off. -- Jason, February 5, 2015 at 9:20a

Thanks for your awesome internet page and the great variety of tunes. Love listening, COMMERCIAL free. :-) -- Rebecca Dennee, December 22, 2014 at 10:50p

After reading all these blogs (from your listeners), it seems SOMA FM would be alerted that they could have a gold mine. With a working app @ $4.00/App from all these bloggers; smells like money to me...and Soma FM would be introduced to a larger audience that didn't even know SOMA FM existed. I also have a Galaxy 5 and tried many times to purchase your app and could not. I guess I'm stuck with PANDORA, but I like the music your station plays much more and would love it in Blue-Tooth because there are some kick-ass wireless speakers out now. -- Michael, December 4, 2014 at 9:15a

Hello I received my new Nexus 9 today. One of the first apps that I installed was the soma fm app. It crashes imediately upon launch I see that the latest version is supposed to not have this issue anymore. Is there something special I need to do? -- John McIntosh, December 1, 2014 at 4:31p

I have a moto g and the android app seems to always cut out. Plays for a while and then just stops for a while? Any suggestions? Love my Groove Salad! -- pat capozzi, November 28, 2014 at 12:18p

I've been having some problems with streams just stopping. The app shows the stream as playing (the pause button is there) but there's no sound. Sometimes it starts up again in a few seconds, but usually not. A quick pause-and-play starts thing up again fine, for a while. It seems to happen randomly, but usually within 5-7 minutes of play starting. I've tried the Low and High BW options but they don't appear to make a difference. I'm playing over wifi and my internet connection is very stable and speedy. I've seen the problem on a few different stations. I've seen this problem with: - Nexus 10 running Android 4.4.4 with Soma versions 2.2.3 and 2.2.4. I didn't have the problem when I was running 2.2.2. - Moto X running Android 4.4.4 with Soma version 2.2.4. I don't have this problem with: - Galaxy Nexus running Android 4.2.1 with Soma version 2.2.2. -- JC, November 17, 2014 at 10:05a

Hello: I just looked into getting the android app for my Galaxy S5 phone but noticed that there was a charge, which is fine. I just wondered if Is this actually your official app because the iPad app is free. Seemed odd that you would charge on one mobile platform but not on another. Joe, in London UK -- Anon., November 12, 2014 at 3:24a

Thanks for the most used app on my phone and tablet! I love love love I'd love if you could add a feature whereby the app playback would pause when a bluetooth device goes away. That way, every time I turn my car off, I wouldnt need to unlock my phone and pause it manually while its blaring out of the internal speaker. -- Chris Bellers, October 26, 2014 at 1:41p

Are there plans to make SomaFM available on the Amazon Fire TV? I see it is available on the Kindle Fire. -- Eric, October 21, 2014 at 5:55p

I can no longer find an option on the android app to save a favorite channel. I see the option to make a long press on the song to make it a favorite, but having replaced my phone recently, i would like to have my favorite channels filtered from the mass of channels. Am I missing something or is this no longer possible? Thanks. -- Dave, September 8, 2014 at 8:44a

My fm radio is muted, samsungg -- susan, September 1, 2014 at 5:54a

My SomaFM app indicates it is playing but no sound is coming from my phone. I have an Android version 2.3.5 on my htc EVO. It has worked perfectly up until today. Very odd.... -- Michael Marchand, August 12, 2014 at 11:38a

Samsung Galaxy Ace. . android version 2.3.6 XD!!! GRACIAS~!! -- stefanie, August 10, 2014 at 8:52p

Please add support for Chromecast. It is an excellent media platform. I like using Google Play Music with my Chromecast, but it is not as good a mix as what I get with Groove salad. -- John, August 5, 2014 at 7:39a

Another vote for Chromecast! I love the app and this is the only thing that could make it better. -- Clayton, July 28, 2014 at 6:46p

Turned ON/OFF the AAC support a few times and it ended up working great. Thanks!!! -- Pierre-Luc Levesque, July 28, 2014 at 4:24p

Same here : Samsung Galaxy S4 mini (model SGH-I257M) with Android 4.2.2 does not play any sound. It looks like the app is behaving normally ... except that it does not output music :( -- Pierre-Luc Levesque, July 27, 2014 at 6:51p

!!!!! -- Ksenia, July 26, 2014 at 11:39p

!!!!! -- Ksenia, July 26, 2014 at 11:39p

Love the app! I use it all the time to play Secret Agent Radio where ever I go. Any chance you could add Chromecast support? -- Mike Teehan, July 21, 2014 at 1:07p

Hi. I have a Kinda Fire (Note: NOT HDX) annd would like to enjoy Soma on the go. Is my device compatible? Is there an app I could download? Thanks, Tarra -- Tarra Fiegel, July 20, 2014 at 3:51p

Thank -- lolo, July 18, 2014 at 12:17a

Samsung Galaxy S4 Mini Android 4.2.2 Installed the latest version of the App. No sound at all :/ -- Anon., July 10, 2014 at 5:07p

Hi, I use this app a lot. As of a few days ago, groove salad is always playing at low-quality, low-bandwith. All of the music sounds funny, as if it's missing much of the sound. So, it may be something else besides low-bandwith. Galaxy s4. -- Kevin, July 9, 2014 at 3:42p

Hi, As of this morning (Brisbane, Australia) time, my SomaFM app stopped working with my 3G service, but still works with wi-fi. Android 4.1.2 (Jelly Bean) on Samsung SG2 GT-I19100 Would that be a problem on your end, with my phone, or with my carrier (every other app is working on 3G through my carrier)? -- Jon, July 3, 2014 at 10:23p

Part of my thinking when I bought a new Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 was to fall asleep to Drone Zone... Please update the Kindle app asap. Help! -- Brian, June 15, 2014 at 11:47a

Would like to get this to work with Kindle Fire HDX, but it is incompatible. -- Randy, June 8, 2014 at 7:03a

Hello - another vote for Chromecast support here. -- Jon Ward, June 8, 2014 at 3:40a

Hello, I just bought the app from the Amazon App Store but it doesn't play audio at all. I see here that the version 2.2.2 fixes that, that there's a problem with KitKat and the older version. Please, could you update the version in the Amazon App Store as well? In Play Store there is 2.2.2 since February and we're still in 2.2.1 :(. -- Jeston, May 22, 2014 at 4:18p

Paid for this app, oh maybe two years ago. For quite some time now all but a few of the streams play on the app on my Samsung Galaxy ii [GT-S75660M], Android 4.0.4 running In frustration I have downloaded the stream files to my phone's sdcard and use poweramp to play them. It used to be a great app for me. -- owen, May 22, 2014 at 7:25a

Still have version 2.2.1. Amazon and play store say "installed". No option to update. Do I have to uninstall and buy it again? -- greg young, May 14, 2014 at 6:40p

Fffff -- sahand, May 14, 2014 at 1:33a

keeps saying "couldn't play the track you requested." on my galaxy lit. Any ideas as to what's up -- Bill, May 6, 2014 at 11:11a

Hi, i have the no-sound-problem too on my Samsung S4 mini. Checking the AAC-support did not work for me. -- Jan, May 4, 2014 at 12:21a

Hi, I was wondering whether you might be adding Chromecast support to your apps at some point. I don't really use my phone for music these days, but i would happily buy the app if I could channel the music through my stereo (via tv). Thanks! And thanks for the great music! -- dave, May 1, 2014 at 11:36a

Please, can you add android version for my mobile -- Simone, April 29, 2014 at 7:38p

Hi, I'd like to buy your Android-app. Do you provide some way to go through PayPal? I don't have a Google wallet and this would make things easier for me! Thank you in advance for any helpful response! Yours, Patrick -- Patrick Flakus, April 28, 2014 at 10:22a

I have a tablet and I can't get my somafm fix! It's running Android 4.4.2 and I'm pretty much clueless about the Android OS! Oh yeah, I'm also a cheapo, but I did donate $50 for a T! -- Allan, April 21, 2014 at 9:45p

Hi, I'd also prefer to buy the application directly instead of buying it from Google's or Amazon's store. Please consider the possibility of setting up buy links for the application like the donation ones through PayPal for example. -- James, April 21, 2014 at 12:43p

Halo -- Mithat, April 8, 2014 at 10:45p

Have two kindle. Kindle fire and kindle fire HDX 8.9. I downloaded somafm player form amazon works on kindle del fire not HDX 8.9. Any idea how to play soma on HDX 8.9? -- tom adams, April 5, 2014 at 1:16p

Bought $4.00 android app. for my Boost mobile Kyocera C5170 hydro phone recently & have good service in my home area of Metro Detroit but when traveling recently to S.carolina & Georgia could not get Soma fm even though I had good signal & 3G , same strength as at home , suggestions ? thanks for any help . Need my Soma fm on the long road ! -- mark smith, April 4, 2014 at 9:25p

Hi! Great App! Any chance to get the feature "Tap channel icon in player to show current and total data usage" in the Android version, too? -- Michael, April 2, 2014 at 1:14a

I have a Nexus 7, and I would also like the ability to buy the app directly from you instead of installing Google play. -- Andrew, April 1, 2014 at 9:15a

I have a Nook HD+ running cyanogenmod 10.2. My question is, is there any way I can buy this app directly from you. I don't want to give my credit card information to Google and I don't want to have to install the Amazon store on my device. -- wiandiii, March 25, 2014 at 10:55p

Works great on Android. You should make a tablet version too -- ozan sen, March 19, 2014 at 2:53p

Please i want get this application on my phone. -- Winn, March 18, 2014 at 1:46a

just got my silent running app audible.Yay.had to find my way to the settings section of the app and enable AAC support. Duh. sounds great,am happy. john h -- john h, March 16, 2014 at 9:49a

hi guys-just bought the android player app for my new boost force mobile 4Glte phone. looks great,functions work,phone says it is playing,but….no sound. Boo. will this work? -- john h, March 16, 2014 at 8:09a

I have android 4.2.1 . purchased a license for the app: soma fm version 2.2.2 . But there is no widget installed . in the previous version soma fm 01.02 the widget and it worked. -- Phoneeazy, March 15, 2014 at 11:14a

Sjsjsjs -- sass, February 27, 2014 at 10:18a

As a listener/fan of your Secret Agent and Groove Salad streams for several years, I really had no need to visit the actual website. I just called up your stream from a vanilla M3U playlist file. But then, while trying to figure out how to get your on my Android gadget, I discovered that you added Iceland Airwaves into mix. That pretty much seals it: SOMA.FM has a donation coming from me. If can contribute $50.00 to the cause, can I get you to send me the Droid app? -- dee Bizzell, February 25, 2014 at 10:38a

Hi everyone, I wanted to by SomaFM from Google Play for my android phone and it turned out that my credit card does not support online transactions, so is there any other way I could by the app from you? Appreciate your support. Jedrek Poland -- Jędrzej Domański, February 21, 2014 at 3:58p

Samsung S4 (SCH-I545) Android: 4.3 Installed flawlessly, works like a charm :) TY SomaFM! -- David, February 19, 2014 at 10:48p

I have tried to download to my android tablet but am told it is incompatible. Does this app only work on android phones and not tablets? -- John Lubas, February 15, 2014 at 7:03a

Same issue as other Moto X folks, with Android 4.4.2 Soma won't play at all, even with the 2.2.2 upgrade. Tried with and without ACC, same either way. I still love you Soma, please come home! -- Jake, February 10, 2014 at 1:18p

LG-E440 android 4.2.1. -- michael, February 6, 2014 at 9:56p

LG-E440 -- michael , February 6, 2014 at 9:28p

Such an amazing service. Great on my Andoid Nexus 7 2012 and Nexus 4 (both running CM 11). Really bad buffer problems on my Sony NSZGS8 GTV even with perfect wifi connection. Maybe a choice to select which stream to use on the GTV version? That would you ;) -- Rob, January 27, 2014 at 12:10p

Samsung s4 mini . Android os JB 4.2.2 -- william phillips, January 19, 2014 at 1:15a

Samsung s4 mini . Android os JB 4.2.2 -- william phillips, January 18, 2014 at 3:55p

Had marginal success with AAC turned on on my Moto X, after update to Kitkat 4.4 nothing will work, zero audio output. Coming from a Galaxy II Skyrocket it was touchy and buggy and frozen the phone up occasionally with ATT factory update to 4.1.2, but it did work both phone and bluetooth output. Please get this fixed, especially since I just bought the app! -- P, January 6, 2014 at 2:43p

OMG! Thank you music is my everything i love you men! -- Zombie, December 30, 2013 at 2:53a

Keep up the good work. -- John Pimentel, December 29, 2013 at 12:08p

Hi all...I too listen all the time... As stated by others.... We need to sort out the app for Kindls too! specifically, Kindle Fire HDx... You cannot upload from amazon store...Not compatible. Please sort it out soon.... Desperate!! as the kindle goes everywhere with me!!! Thanks P -- Peg, December 28, 2013 at 4:46p

Thanks -- Sam Brewer, December 22, 2013 at 9:52p

I love your music very much -- oscar, December 16, 2013 at 2:22p

Samsung galaxy s3 4g lte -- glenn conley, December 8, 2013 at 6:33p

Just updated my Nexus 7 2012 WiFi to Android 4.4, and the SomaFM app only plays correctly if I disable aac. With aac enabled, it shows it is playing, but there is no sound. -- Ron Zoscak, November 15, 2013 at 2:02p

I have a Samsung Note 3. I have downloaded and installed the Android version but i am finding it works for a while but then it hangs a lot and goes silent. A reboot resolves the issue but it seems that the application is unstable. I just wanted to bring this to your attention. -- Charlie, November 13, 2013 at 3:59a

I have a Nexus 5 w/ Android 4.4 Kit Kat and Groove Salad station doesn't play audio -- S.F., November 9, 2013 at 6:53p

Android 4.0.3 Decire C -- Olga Ivanskaya, November 5, 2013 at 12:16a

Android 4.0.3 Decire C -- Olga Ivanskaya, November 4, 2013 at 10:42p

Can you please update the app design interface? It's starting to look dated. Use action bars to make everything easier to use. Thanks! Look for a donation from me when I get my next paycheck. Android 4.3 -- George, November 3, 2013 at 2:40p

Android 4.0.3 HTC Desire X -- Olga, October 31, 2013 at 11:27p

Anyway to force 32kbps aacPlus playback only? Thanks -- Karl Wagner, October 27, 2013 at 9:54p

Esatish -- satish, October 25, 2013 at 7:03a

The SomaFM app on my Galaxy Note would play the stations with no sound. I fixed mine by clicking the properties button to the left of the home button, choosing settings on the menu and then enabling ACC Support. -- nickchain, October 18, 2013 at 2:07p

Hi, I bought your app a year ago, and it worked flawless on my Sony-Ericson Android smartphone, but recently I bought the new Samsung S4 mini and installed your app, but I can't hear anything. It says it's playing a station but no sound comes out. I've tryed reinstalling, it didn't help. My Samsung S4 mini plays other music and radio stations. This problem I have only with SomaFM app. Thanks! -- Radenko, October 12, 2013 at 4:34a

listening music -- gerry, October 9, 2013 at 8:28a

I downloaded the app a few days ago and it worked at first, but now it says that it is playing but it is silent. Samsung Galazy S III, Android v. 4.1.2 -- Samantha, October 3, 2013 at 1:30p

Galaxy s110 -- Luiz otavio, September 28, 2013 at 5:58p

Hi,you state that there is also an app for BlackBerry, but I can't find it on your website. Where is it? -- Toni, September 22, 2013 at 2:09a

Love SomaFM to bits. But why do we have to pay for the app? -- Alena, September 7, 2013 at 8:10p

Re: Galaxy S4. I had the Soma App on my iphone 5 and there you were able to select external speakers to play through. I believe because of the fact I had the Remote App for iTunes installed. However using this app on my Galaxy S4, while it does play the music on the phone, there is no option to select other speakers to play through. On the iPhone the choice for other speakers to play from was located next to the volume area of your app. In my house I have 2 amps that have airplay and would like to play SOMA via my external speakers. -- Jeff Laidacker, August 26, 2013 at 4:07p

samsung galaxy s plus I9001 -- bogdan furmuzachi, August 24, 2013 at 2:11a

Hi folks, Trying to use the app on a Samsung S4 and, as other have noted, there's no audio. The app also freezes when AAC streams are selected (I think it's the default setting), but seems to work just fine when standard streams are used. By "just fine" I mean the app works but it's still silent. Looking forward to seeing an update for this soon! -- Mike S., August 22, 2013 at 10:10a

Hi, I found two issues with the search features in the menu that pops up for a track on touch-and-hold: 1. "Search in the store" generates URL in which spaces are incorrectly encoded. After selecting "Search in the store", the default web browser is opened for a link to Amazonan, in which spaces within an artist or track name are encoded as "%2520". It seems that these spaces are encoded twice: first as %20 (which is correct), and after that the % sign is encoded as %25, resulting in %2520. 2. "Search with Google" does not work with Google Chrome. When selecting Google Chrome to complete the action (or when Chrome is the default browser), Chrome is opened, but no page is shown. System information: * Android version: 4.1.2 * Phone model: GT-19100 (Samsung Galaxy S2) Apart from these issues, I am perfectly happy with the app. Keep up the good work! Thanks, Aad -- Aad Mathijssen, August 22, 2013 at 4:07a

While I appreciate the MP3/HE-AAC options, there is no way, that I can find, in the app to switch between them. I'd love to switch to the 64k HE-AAC when I am on my 4G LTE connection. VZW enforcing their data packages. Other than that, pretty nice app. For extra slickness, you should check out Digital Importeds' Android App! -- Josh, August 5, 2013 at 4:02a

I've been using the SomaFM Android app on a Samsung Epic 4G for almost a year without any problems, but now I'm having the same issue as Brendan Howard on my new Galaxy S4 phone - the app installed and appears to open and work correctly, but there's no sound. -- ADK, August 4, 2013 at 1:13p

Thanks -- charles parker, August 3, 2013 at 7:52p

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Re: streaming from chromebook... The Windows Media popup player, located on the individual station's page, works pretty well for streaming. -- ChromeOS user, August 1, 2013 at 10:42a

Hi, I got the Soma FM Android app and when connected to wifi the only channels its able to play are Groove Salad and Secret Agent. Don't get me wrong, they're awesome channels. I just find myself in a beat blender mood sometimes and have to disconnect in order to hear it. I'm using a Samsung Galaxy S2 if that helps? Keep up the amazing work! -- Matt Horner, July 30, 2013 at 5:48a

What about ChromeOS app? Can't stream from my chromebook. Solution? -- Jeff McNeill, July 27, 2013 at 8:24p

Do you know if any of the apps offered on the site will work on nook hd color tablet with wifi? Since they aren't free I wanted to ask before buying. Thank you. -- Laone, July 22, 2013 at 12:35a

Than K's for the station. -- robo, July 8, 2013 at 11:11a

I downloaded this app and it works smoothly for the most part--however, when running GPS I cannot hear the voiceover, although the music does dim when the GPS would be speaking. Otherwise, very happy with the app! Thanks! I use a Droid Razr Maxx HD 4.1.2 -- Rebekah Hawthorne, July 5, 2013 at 8:13p

I did some more checking all channels they all appear OK except for "the trip" channel. All channels except for the trip load their history & run fine; "the trip" times out & causes somafm app to crash. -- David M. Zendzian, June 25, 2013 at 10:13a

Hello just recently the android app versio 2.2.1 starting having problems. It appears unable to load the "history" of a channel when I start playing it and as soon as it times out on trying to load the history it ends up crashing. This happens on both my xoom tablet running eos daily update as well as my galaxy S3 running latest updates. -- David M. Zendzian, June 25, 2013 at 10:06a

Eek! I'm addicted to somafm and it crashes every time I run it on my new phone nexus 4 android version 4.2.2 -- Daniel Prince, June 23, 2013 at 4:52a

Hi there, does the Android-version have a sleep-timer? Can't find any info about that -- Markus, June 20, 2013 at 3:01p

With bad connections the music stops too often, maybe an option to buffer more would work -- ralph, June 17, 2013 at 12:49a

I have an HTC EVO 4G LTE. I bought the SomaFM app from the Google Play store, and it installed fine. It seems to be working fine too but ... there's no sound. Other apps are operating just fine. -- Brendan Howard, June 13, 2013 at 10:46a

works great the android app on galaxy tab great sound -- Menno, June 8, 2013 at 4:44p

Hi Guys. Love your stations, been a subscriber for a long time now. Just wondering, with the Android app, is there plans to incorporate a bandwidth selection. Specifically, the ability to disable streaming using 3G. I really only want it to stream over wifi when it is available. The app does it very nicely. Thanks in advance. -- Ross, June 5, 2013 at 5:47a

Np tankyou please -- Vincent, May 26, 2013 at 3:09a

Np tankyou please -- Vincent, May 26, 2013 at 3:04a

SOMA App for Android 4.1.2 Motorola RAZR i -- Günter Fahle, April 20, 2013 at 5:25a -- Pedro Serrano A. Jr., March 25, 2013 at 8:08a

Samsung S III GT I9300 -- dan Nanoveanu, March 25, 2013 at 7:13a

Works on both home PC,and mobile as app and streaming from site on LG mach\LS860 device, cant complain! -- Mike Na, March 22, 2013 at 9:48p

Works on both home PC,and mobile as app and streaming from site on LG mach\LS860 device, cant complain! -- Mike Na, March 22, 2013 at 9:42p

We love you! Running your 2.2.1 on our G2x phones, one with Android 2.3.4 and one rooted with Jellybean via cyanogenmod. Can there be a way to increase the buffer size? With 4g phones and citywide coverage there should be no reason our streams drop 4x in a half-hour commute. You're the best! -- Bianca & Dan, March 18, 2013 at 7:23p

Hi, First, let me tell you how I love Soma FM. Thank you for making it such an awesome radio. Second, the reason why I'm emailing you is because the feature to favorite songs no longer works on my phone or my tablet. This has been the case for a while now, and I just wanted to know if you intend to make the feature available again. Thanks, Neida -- neida, March 7, 2013 at 9:49a

Great music -- joseph castrillon , February 23, 2013 at 11:20a

Android 4.1.1 Samsung Galaxy S3, SCH-I535 Using Juice Defender Ultimate 3.9.4 1-SOMA app connected via Bluetooth to my 2012 Toyota, playing fine. 2-Phone screen goes to sleep, SOMA still playing just fine. 3-Try to disconnect, screen locked up and unresponsive to touch, all phone buttons unresponsive. 4-R&R phone battery returns phone back to normal. Thanks! -- Brad, February 21, 2013 at 3:40p

feature request for Android app: provide an option to enforce streaming ONLY when over wi-fi, in order to prevent accidental streaming over cell network. thanks! -- kallen, February 3, 2013 at 12:52p

I've just updated my Soma fm app for android (first time in ages) and my widget no longer works. Looked in the place where all my widgets are stored and its no longer there. Have you removed it intentionally and is there a problem? The reason I updated was because the widget wasn't working. Is this why it has been removed and if so is there any chance of seeing it return in a future update? Running Android v4.03 Thanks, Marty -- Marty, January 31, 2013 at 8:30a

Running fine on nexus with custom jellybean Rom - I stream 10+ hours over a 40 mile commute without issue = burn 10 gig a month of mobile data, not counting desktop streaming on the weekends! -- megadust, January 26, 2013 at 8:18p

the app crashes on a Sony Ericsson Xperia X10 running Android 2.1 update 1 and kernel this a limitation of Android 2.1? -- Kim Cascone, January 25, 2013 at 12:37p

Cannot play on LG Nexus 4 - operating system is Jelly Bean 4.2.1. Would love to listen if you can get it to work on the current version of Android... -- Ian Buell, January 18, 2013 at 12:51p

Hi I am using Samsung Nexus S -- Kerry Lee, January 10, 2013 at 11:39p

Used to work, now won.t -- Chris, January 10, 2013 at 11:35p

Sony Xperia go -- robban, January 7, 2013 at 7:02a

ASUS Transformer and Samsung GS3 - Do I need to buy one copy for each of my Android devices? -- Brad, January 3, 2013 at 8:11a

samsung galaxy gio s5650 -- Alexander, December 26, 2012 at 10:17p

Hi! Android version: 2.3.4 Phone model: KM-S300 -- Youngjoozy, December 20, 2012 at 8:00a

do you have a app for beat blender thank you -- kwalk , December 17, 2012 at 11:35p

Downloaded from android market and got invalid package upon install. Please help or refund $4. -- JEREMY BROWN , December 12, 2012 at 3:48p

Hi -- anoken, December 11, 2012 at 7:22p

Would like to a SomaFM app for Chrome OS -- Jim Cox, December 6, 2012 at 12:02a

Just looked up your Android app on Google Play and get an "Your device isn't compatible with this version." for my Kobo Arc (ICS, just released in November). It would be nice to know what the problem actually is as I can't think of any hardware the device would actually NEED for your service... -- The Ogre, December 4, 2012 at 8:15a

Feedback- I LOVE your guys music [DUBSTEP] And I would like to be able to support! But, at my age [14] I cant "purchuse" this app cuz I dont have accses to Credit card accounts. If only it were free..... But even if I cant get it I would still rate 5 cuz you guys are so awesome! RATE: 5STAR / 5STAR -- Liam, November 26, 2012 at 12:10p

HTC EVO 4G LTE on Android 4.1 - When listening on a 3G connection, more popular stations (350+ listeners) drop and reconnect fairly often. Stations with fewer listeners drop and reconnection rarely if ever. All stations playback smoothly using WiFi. Not certain if this is an Android issue, or if this is something going on server-side. Great app otherwise, seems better than most streaming radio clients available. -- Drake Williams, November 15, 2012 at 5:09a

HTC EVO 4G running cyanogenmod 7.2 (AOSP Gingerbread). App was flawless on this phone up until the most recent update to app v2.0. Now frequently hangs when opening a channel. "Buffering...." message does not appear. Have to FC and restart. Also, the song info does not refresh until long after the song has started, and sometimes it stops refreshing altogether, again, requiring FC and restart to clear. -- bithead, November 5, 2012 at 9:00p

installed in 1 sec, playing in 1 sec, great app, on Galaxy 9100 first model. by the way, defrag your Galaxy drive with RAXCO software, and your Galaxy runs 100 times better. Great app, as i don't need to have my laptop on while listening. GREAT !!!! -- Menno de Ruiter, November 4, 2012 at 3:37a

Using app on galaxy S3 with ics, mainly streaming via bluetooth to a Phillips speaker. Am I missing something? Where are the volume controls in this app? I have tried using the physical volume buttons on the side of my phone but the bluetooth volume already seems to be cranked. Of course, I can always use the volume control buttons on the speaker itself, and but would love to have a way to do this from the app itself, since I'm not always in the same room as the speaker. Please let me know where to find the on-app volume control/slider. -- HJP, November 2, 2012 at 6:42p

Hi. Is is possible to get your mobile app for Android 2.2 as an .apk file from you? I am using a media player, not a cellphone, so I cannot get apps from Amazon because there is no phone number to associate with the transaction. Thank you. -- Terry Maynard, October 24, 2012 at 4:39p

the downloaded app is not work on my android?? -- Arie de Boer, October 20, 2012 at 6:27a

Well, I was warned. This thing is unstable on my Galaxy Nexus (Verizon) running 4.1.2 (Jelly Bean). It has hung/crashed several times already. It'll stop playing suddenly, then hung. When restarted it will have trouble getting the channel again (Groove Salad, in my case) and I have to try several times. Frustrating. -- Fred, October 18, 2012 at 2:06p

Hi, I recently bought the somafm app for android, but since a few days the app does no longer start: It shows the splash screen with the Soma fm logo, but after that nothing happens. -- Ico, October 14, 2012 at 3:33a

Samsung Galaxy nexus -- Nina Asher, September 30, 2012 at 6:32p

I d like to get mission cpnyrol on my phone -- dell dongo, September 21, 2012 at 10:07a

pantech burst 9070 -- james hutchinson, September 16, 2012 at 2:18a

have you app on my galaxy s3.was working fine for couple of weeks then today it just stopped working. it just hangs on the somafm slash page but wont do anything else. i would like to reinstall it but i don't want to have to pay again.anyone have any ideas. cheers mark -- mark, September 11, 2012 at 6:55a

I'm running a T-Mobile LG G2X (2.3.3) and some of the stations refuse to play. The app freezes at "buffering" when I try and listen to any of the low-popularity channels. -- Josh, September 7, 2012 at 1:46p

The app works fine on my Samsung Galaxy S3 with stock Android 4.0, but when I stream via bluetooth to my JVC car stereo (KD-R80BT) the audio is fine but there's no song or artists' info displayed to the stereo. Any ideas? Thanks. -- Rich, August 11, 2012 at 9:38p

Just bought the Android SomaFM client as a way of support for your great work, your tunes are getting me through my exam revision. Keep it up! :) -- Simon, July 30, 2012 at 2:08a

Works and sounds great on my Samsung Galaxy S3 running Ice Cream Sammich on Verizon 4G and Wi-Fi. Thank you! -- Mike, July 28, 2012 at 6:02a

RE: ANDROID Listeners: theres an APP called TUNEIN in the play google store, d/load that and search SOMAFM BTW... its FREE!!!! You're Welcome!!! :-0) - July 20th, 2012 -- hudsonvalleyguy, July 20, 2012 at 8:03p

Have had this app for a while now running on Galaxy S gingerbread. App works great but the widget is mostly unresponsive to input (displays track info but you can't pause/play or change station). Only work around seems to be removing and replacing the widget (which is lame as you have to do it frequently). -- SandroM, Napoli, July 15, 2012 at 12:56a

hello I want it. -- mrwang1992, July 14, 2012 at 9:48p

I cant listen with my galaxy S2 all it crash :=( -- NamCha, July 1, 2012 at 10:30a

This is so good... pretty addictive! -- Audra, June 22, 2012 at 1:00a

Love Soma Fm My phone is am HTC -- John W Thomas, June 18, 2012 at 6:17p

Love Soma Fm -- John W Thomas, June 18, 2012 at 6:15p

Polaroid, pmid702c, android 4 tablet. Not on google play so I can't get the app. -- Tonio, June 13, 2012 at 5:53p

dd -- mario, June 13, 2012 at 10:25a

Why not working on my HTC Desire Z? : ( Just buffering. Please help me get this app running smoothly, i want to listen to this music with my device as soon as possible! I can listen through AOR app (A Online Radio), but i would like to know what song is playing and favorite straight from my device! please help me! Thank you and have a beautiful day! :) -- Juho Kari Pekka Sarvanko, June 12, 2012 at 10:08a

Hello from Lyon, France! When I am connected to the WiFi network and the screen is locked, the Soma FM player can not buffer the music anymore. I do not have this issue when using the 3G network. I suspect the WiFi connection to be suspended when the screen is locked (for power saving reasons). Maybe the program need additional permissions to prevent this behavior? Phone model: HTC Desire (GSM) Android version: 2.3.7 Android ROM: Cyanogenmod v7.1.0 (latest version) Except that, great app and great webradio. Keep on the good work! :) -- Clément S., June 1, 2012 at 3:07a

Hello ! I'd love to install the Android app on my phone but it doesn'tit seems to be compatible. Can't find it from the phone and on Googleplay page: "Your device is not compatible" - wonder how google can know what is my phone's brand ^^- Still can listen to Soma fm through another app but.. Please make it right for Xperia X10i/Android 2.1-update1 !! Best thoughts from Marseille-France. -- Julien, May 28, 2012 at 5:50p

Works great on Galaxy S2 ICS, Asus Transformer 101 ICS and GalaxyTab GB :D Now, I will listen even more to SomaFM... -- Zeropage, May 26, 2012 at 11:21p

Samsung galaxy Android 2.3.4 The Soma FM app just stopped working. It shows that its buffering but never buffers and never plays any music. It worked fine for months and now is worthless. FYI - I did a battery pull then an uninstall/reinstall and nothing helped. -- Bob Bellin, May 21, 2012 at 4:02p

Model number LG-MS840 Android Version 2.3.6 Will not work any more. I reinstall. Somtimes it will work once or twice then When I try to launch it again the screen never gets to the station list. seemed great when i first installed it but its been steadaly getting worse untill now a reinstall doesnt help at all. I can no longer use the app =( -- Brant LaValla, May 3, 2012 at 10:35a

Hi, I dont have a credit card, could I pay the android app with paypal and get a download link? -- Ralph Harich, May 1, 2012 at 10:35a

For those asking about Scrobbling, Last.FM, in the past it has been their policy to not scrobble internet radio. I am not sure if they have changed this but in the past, they just ignored scrobbles of net radio. -- Rusty / SomaFM, April 27, 2012 at 7:53p

works great on Asus Transformer, but please add scrobbling support! -- matejcik, April 20, 2012 at 9:54a

Loves yous guys! My Andriod device: HTC Evo 4G -- Tim Rash, April 13, 2012 at 9:46a

I have been listening to Groove Salad and Secret Agent since 2000, via any means necessarily. I finally tried your player and all I can say is finally one done rite. XiiaLive has been a favorite but it is a hog killing my battery. This app does one thing and does it well! Best $4 spent in a while. Droid 0G, Bugless Beast 2.3.7 -- Michael E., April 10, 2012 at 4:38p

great stuff, but: won't buy until the thingy scrobbles - is that in the plans? Cheers, Cel -- Cel, April 10, 2012 at 1:59p

Hi. I love somafm and was excited to listen on my mobile (Droid Charge 4G LTE, using your release 1.2.4) but all stations I've tried except for Groove Salad buffer continuously. I'm enjoying Groove Salad but really want to listen to Indie Pop Rocks. Do I really need to uninstall/install again? Thanks. -- Julie, March 29, 2012 at 12:34p

Samsung intercept android Where did the free app go? Only google and amazon apps now? I had to get replacement phone now can't play soma :c Can u send me link to access my groove salad for free? John -- john, March 20, 2012 at 3:02a

Hello, I was just wrestling with huge battery drain problem, over 15% per hour, which is really bad. It took me a couple of days, but finally I found the culprit. It was the widget of SomaFM app. It was on my desktop, inactive but it still kept updating the artist and song information. It used network connection (happens at least in 3D) around every two seconds for that. Solved the problem by removing the widget from desktop. Just to let you know, with this huge battery consumption, the widget is quite unusable. Device: Galaxy SII, Android 4.0.3 Best regards, Juhana Heino -- Juhana Heino, March 19, 2012 at 12:39p

are you going to be available on the kobo vox? -- brian beaucage, March 18, 2012 at 9:34a

I downloaded the Android app from Amazon's Android store onto my Kindle Fire and it works like a charm. This app is epic! You guys rock my world! -- WOL, March 13, 2012 at 2:16p

Will the somaFM app be available for the nook Color Tablet? I love my iPhone app and would like soma on my reader/tablet as well! -- gwenW, March 5, 2012 at 10:16p

Oh ya, I'm running the app on an HTC EVO 4G with Gingerbread 2.3.5... Thanks again! -- Andrew Stanley, March 3, 2012 at 12:56p

the android app is AWESOME! thanks for everything, keep up the good work! -- Andrew Stanley, March 3, 2012 at 12:52p

DROID incredible 2 Android 2.3 -- Julie abuelsamid, February 29, 2012 at 8:08a

Have a Samsung Galaxy Player, with Android Gingerbread. The app works fine, but the widget on the screen doesn't do anything but display the song playing. Is that right? I thought tapping it would take me to at least the list of recently played songs for the channel I'm listening to. -- Melanie Wilson, February 25, 2012 at 7:13p

Hi. Somafm seems to installed on my Android Virgin Mobil LG Phone, and it says it is playing, but I cannot here ANY sound at all. Please help! -- Jessica Meridith, February 16, 2012 at 4:54a

Hi there, I bought the app but it fails to download. I suspect this may be because I'm behind a firewall which has restrictions on ports which are accessible, please could you help? If you can send me a link to the installer, that would be great. I assume I have only been charged once for the app, but if you could confirm that I'd appreciate it, thanks. Dominic -- Dominic, February 14, 2012 at 2:46aYou should be able to download it again from the Android Market. We don't control that, Google does, so we can't help you, sorry :-(

how can i get this for my kindle fire? i already have it for iphone (and i use it all the time) and i previously used the pre-release app for android on my kindle fire (worked perfectly) but now i have no way of purchasing the official app. what can i do? -- Preston Douglas , February 2, 2012 at 5:54aWe are waiting to be approved for the Kindle Fire as of 15-Feb-2012. We are in the Amazon Android store but the Kindle Store approval takes longer.

How can I put this on my kindle fire? I have it on my T-Mobile G2 phone but really wanted it for my Kindle Fire. Thanks, Ron -- Ron Browning, January 30, 2012 at 10:04a

The app only buffers. Would not recommend. -- Seth Lewin, January 23, 2012 at 4:57pWhat model phone and OS version are you using? Are you using an alternate ROM?

Hi, I've installed your app (v1.2.3) on my HTC Desire with Android 2.3 on it (Gingerbread) but i have a problem regardless low bandwidth mode. If i try to switch on low bandwidth mode with some stations (eg Tag's Trip) an error message will pop up saying: "Unable to reproduce: Error during play, Unable to reach the playlist file", it's working fine with others, like Groove Salad, any tips? Thank you!. -- demirulez, January 22, 2012 at 11:26a We are working on fixing this bug.

All it does is buffer never any sounds. Help! --, January 20, 2012 at 10:54p Try uninstalling, deleting app data, and reinstalling. And let us know what model phone you have.

Will the Android app work on the Kindle Fire? I'm addicted to you guys! -- WOL, January 13, 2012 at 9:09pWe are waiting to be approved for the Kindle Fire as of 15-Feb-2012. We are in the Amazon Android store but the Kindle Store approval takes longer.

After updating to version 1.2.3, the application no longer works for me. My phone is HTC Inspire. When I first open up the app and select a station, it just says "Buffering" forever until I escape out of it (It went on for several minutes). When I hit the "play" button, either nothing happens, or it just says "buffering" forever again. Also- would be really nice to have an "exit" button. Thanks. -Josh -- Josh Crabtree, January 12, 2012 at 4:41a Thank you for the feedback. We are looking into these issues and will release an update soon.

Could you put this app in the Barnes and Noble Nook store? I would certainly purchase it and use it. -- Wayne Wylupski, January 10, 2012 at 11:42a We are looking into this and hope to have it there soon.

Hi, Is there any interest in selling the SOMA FM application for Google TV? I'd be happy to volunteer to side-load it and test it if that was something. I will even be more happy to buy it, when/if it becomes available. Thanks! -Chris -- Chris Leonardos, January 10, 2012 at 8:26a We hope to have a Google TV version in the near future.

I just purchased your Android app and have been having issue getting connect and accessing your stations. I am not sure if it is on my end or what. -- Michael, January 1, 2012 at 9:29a The latest version should fix this issue. You may need to delete the old app and its data before installing the update.

please adapt this to google tv! --, December 30, 2011 at 2:17p

Hi, just purchased android mobile version Via the web, Via cc. It Dóra not Deum to download the app. My specs: Ute libra, 2.3.5. Android. Thanks Hpt heéping me out! Peter -- Peter, December 30, 2011 at 6:44a Try downloading again from the Android Market. You can download it again for free after you buy it.

Samsung Galaxy S2 - V 2.3.4 stock rom The background processes are using the phone network even with de app is closed and not playing anything! it's killing my phone battery -- João Amaro Lagedo, December 28, 2011 at 4:06a The latest version should fix this issue.

Hi, Is there any way to control volume on application..or at least to configure to lower down volume of the radio when I have incoming call? Thank you -- Marko, December 27, 2011 at 11:40aThe latest version stops the audio when there is an incoming call.

Dell Streak on Android 2.2 with version 1.2 Stuck on Buffering for all channels via wifi* and 3G. *No issue on wifi, as laptop/desktop able to stream over router. Been avidly waiting for the release as an avid listener to SOMA for years, but I iz disappoint with bufferloops and crash after few mins of buffering. Another app which I have known as xiaaLive is able to stream SOMA channels effectively to my phone. -- F. Azrafael, December 26, 2011 at 11:58p The latest version should fix this issue. You may need to delete the old app and its data before installing the update.

Crashes on GoogleTV. -- cb, December 24, 2011 at 6:17p

HTC Incredible S Android 2.3.3 App gets stuck at buffering on all stations and won't play. -- Jason, December 21, 2011 at 7:45p The latest version should fix this issue. You may need to delete the old app and its data before installing the update.

Awesome APP. Streaming smoothly on my HTC EVO 4G on the Sprint Network. Even through bluetooth in my new Ford Explorer!! Probably should send ya a donation for being so awesome. Thanks keep up the good work!! -- CAPNGORDO, December 21, 2011 at 12:53p

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