Wednesday, August 3, 2016

How can I get MP4 to play on my Galaxy Note 7?

Samsung Galaxy Note 7 has launched globally at a special event in New York. The smartphone will go on sale on August 19 globally, and pre-orders starts today in the US. In terms of specifications, Samsung Galaxy Note 7 features a 5.7-inch Quad HD (2560 x 1440 pixels) dual edge Super AMOLED display. Samsung Galaxy Note7 has IP68 rating, which tests submersion up to 5 feet for 30 minutes. It runs Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow with TouchWiz UI. Samsung Galaxy Note 7 is powered by an Exynos octa-core (2.3GHz Quad + 1.6GHz Quad) processor coupled with 4GB RAM and 64GB internal memory. 

If you have on your mind playing MP4 on Galaxy Note 7 good and big screen, you might get disappointed – in the first place. But you can try to switch your way of thinking: what if I can convert MP4 video to Galaxy Note 7 compatible video format? From Samsung official website, we can easily find that the series of Samsung Galaxy Note 7 not only support MP4, H.264 format, but also support AVI, WebM, 3GP, WMV format. But still people are stuck when they play MP4 on Samsung Galaxy Note 7. 

Why “Samsung Galaxy Note 7 Won't Play MP4 Files”? 

It's not complicated or difficult to explain: MP4 is a container format which can include various data like video, audio, subtitle, image, etc. Once the MP4 file that you want to play on Samsung Galaxy Note 7 is encoded with Samsung Galaxy incompatible codecs, Samsung Galaxy Note 7 will refuse to play it or the MP4 files only have video without audio and vice versa or other conditions occur. 

In fact, this situation also appears when people play MP4 on Samsung TV. If you are one of them, view this guide Can Samsung TV Play MP4

How to Solve "Can't Play MP4 on Samsung Galaxy Note 7"? 

To solve this issue, the professional suggestion is converting MP4 file to Samsung Galaxy Note 7 standard formats. Now, the problem is how to complete the conversion. In fact, with the right tool, it is no big deal to successfully convert MP4 to Samsung Galaxy Note 7. Then what is the right tool? - Pavtube Video Converter Ultimate (Mac) as the Top MP4 to Galaxy Note Converter review>.

A professional MP4 to Samsung Galaxy Note 7 Converter

This Converter is designed to help Samsung Galaxy users solve "Samsung Galaxy S series Won't Play MP4" issue by converting MP4 to Samsung Galaxy Note Series supported standard video formats. Once the conversion is done, all problems are readily solved. Then, you can freely enjoy any MP4 movies on Galaxy Note 5, Galaxy Note 4, Galaxy Note 3, Galaxy Note 2 and Galaxy S7 Edge, Galaxy S7, Galaxy S6, Galaxy S6 edge Galaxy S5, Galaxy S3, Galaxy S2, Galaxy Note 4, Galaxy Ace, etc.

This wonderful solution applies to solve Samsung Galaxy Note 7 won't play 4K Videos, MP4, MKV, AVI, H.265, WMV, FLV, FLAC, MOV, ASF, MTS/M2TS, DivX, AVHCD, TS, RMVB, etc and 
DVD, Blu-ray
ISO etc problem. Here is a step-by-step tutorial on how to transcode MP4 to Samsung Galaxy Note 7 formats for playing.

Convert MP4 Videos to Samsung Galaxy Note 7 for Smoothly playing

Step 1. Run the Professional MP4 to Galaxy Note 7 Converter on your Windows/Mac

First of all, download and install the Pavtube Video Converter Ultimate on your computer and then launch it, you will see the interface as below.


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PS: Windows version and Mac version are provided. The way it works is almost the same. Here we take Window version for an example.

Step 2. Import MP4 Files

When you launch Top MP4 to Note 7 Converter on your computer, click “Add Files” in the interface to choose your MP4 videos without running it. You can also click on "Load from Disc" icon to load movie from DVD and Blu-ray source (Disc, folder, ISO). Batch conversion is supported so that you can add multiple files. Note: You are also allowed to drag and drop the files you want directly into the interface.

Step 3. Choose output format for Galaxy Note 7

Click "Format" bar, you can easily find the optimized videos for Galaxy Note 7 under "Samsung > Samsung Galaxy Note(*.mp4)". The output videos could fit on your Galaxy Note 7, Galaxy Note 5Galaxy Note 4, etc.

Note: If you like, you can click “Settings” to change the video encoder, resolution, frame rate, etc. as you wish. According to my experience, the file size and video quality is based more on bitrate than resolution which means bitrate higher results in big file size, and lower visible quality loss, and vice versa.

Step 4. Click the "Convert" button on the main interface and the software will start to convert MP4 to Samsung Galaxy Note 7 friendly video formats immediately. When the conversion finishes, click "Open" to find the converted video files. Then you can effortless transfer the video files to Samsung Galaxy Note 7 for easily playback on the go.


This way is a widely used one to solve "Samsung Galaxy Note 7 Won't Play MP4" issue. It is really worth a try.

Another method for Samsung Galaxy Note 7 users is installing some video player App like MX Player to play MP4 files.

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