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I am trying to play continuous background music using sound pool.

Here is my code:

CODE:...............

when i do playSound() with 1, 2, 3 sound [wav file] with looping false, they play fine. but if i call playSound any of the 4 files with looping true, it does not work. 4th one is an mp3 file which neither plays with looping true nor looping false. can i create another mediaplayer object as a member variable and use it for only background music ?

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Here's my OnClick code:................

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CODE:..........

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