I have the same issue, with FP3 Stock OS (Android 10).
I downloaded a mp3 file as a notification, that then I moved to another folder in the external SD.
From then on, it was in June 21, the file is still shown in the Download section of the File Manager. Even if it is not there. Can’t delete this orphan/broken entry.
It looks like it worked for me, thanks!
Had to reboot the phone for the library rebuild to be properly triggered (stock File Manager and custom Vinyl media player). Obviously, it lost/reset the recently played list.
The best way to know if they’re actually here (it could just be a displaying bug) would be to connect it to a computer with adb, open an adb shell, then navigate to the folder of the files with cd /path/to/files, show the files in the given folder with ls. If there’s nothing in the shell, then you should be sure it’s only a bug of the file manager displaying them while it shouldn’t. If they are here in the shell, you can delete them with rm file.
I had a similar problem on my FP3, as I could not delete several file entries from the Downloads folder using the default “Files” application, as I had deleted them using a different file manager. Therefore, even though they were not on the phone and I could not open them, it did show their name in the file list.
Well, by following these steps I have solved it, I can only see the files that I do have on my phone, so thank you very much!
Save your media files on a computer before doing this!
En français pour /e/OS version 0.19 Android 10 :
Sauvegardez vos fichiers médias sur votre ordinateur au préalable ! (photos, musique, vidéos…)
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