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My sansa device does not recognise songs in it

It occupying space of songs but when i select play all it shows no songs

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MP3 players can only play music files in mp3 file format.You can download mp3 music files from the Internet toyour computer and then copy them to your MP3 player.For your CD collection, you need to convert your CDs tomp3 music files onto your computer or download them from the Internet and thencopy them to your MP3 player after you have connected the USB cable tothe MP3 player and the computer.
You can do this using Windows Media player and Rip the CDs - Media Player willcreate a MP3 music file for each music track.Click on this link for instruction on converting musicfiles to mp3 file format :- http://www.fixya.com/support/r5798418-creating_transferring_mp3_music_files

Posted on Mar 24, 2012

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SOURCE: Computer does not show MP3 player as connected and how to stop a song playing

If you installed the firmware update, you might have forgotten to change the device to MSC mode.. try going to settings>USB mode>MSC This should probably work.. to stop a song while its playing, click the |<< button while you have the screen with the current song. (you can pause a song on this same screen with the >|| button) If you have gone back to any of the menu screens, wait for a couple seconds and the player will automatically go back tot he song display screen so you can stop the song.

Posted on Dec 26, 2006

SOURCE: [Sansa e250] Deleted songs and now...

Go to the System folder and delete PP5000.DAT. This is the database. The player will then rebuild the database without the deleted files.

Posted on Jan 15, 2007

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SOURCE: music files won't show up

Is your device almost full? The player needs sever MB's of space to create the database or menu, for you to navigate with. Try deleting some music, then restart the device. Best of Luck.

Posted on Oct 06, 2007

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SOURCE: sansa e250 using micro sd card

change the mode of the player to MSC and connected the player to the computer, this will help detect the microsd as a removable disc drive.Transferring songs to the card is via drag and drop or copy and paste.

Posted on Dec 08, 2007

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SOURCE: Adding Music To My Sansa e250

I never use Windows Media to add music to my sansa... If you want all music to show up click on my computer and then click on the icon for your sansa. there may be a folder that says music but if not it is a hidden folder. if this is so you must go to tools, then folder options, and then the tab that says view. under this will be an option that says hidden files and folders and click show hiden fles and folders and OK. this should allow you to see the music folder. from here on you can just copy and paste all files.

Posted on Feb 13, 2008

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Connect your sansa to the computer and then explore the drive and delete . also empty the recycle bin not to occupy space from your computer storage.

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Attention: resetting the device will delete all the songs..

You can try to reset the device by pressing the power button for about 15 to 20 seconds..if that doesnt work I would recommend you to go to the sandisk site to update the firmware on your device or you can contact sandisk to they can help you with updating the firmware on your device..Please follow the link below to get the firmware
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The device has 2 modes on it MSC and MTP, if you changed modes and uploaded songs in the other mode, they are only visible on the PC in that mode. But, the PC will show the total amount of free space on the device.

If this is not the issue, I would try formatting your device to remove everything and start over.

You can FORMAT thru My Computer>Device Name (e280)>Right Click and select FORMAT.



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Is your device almost full? The player needs sever MB's of space to create the database or menu, for you to navigate with. Try deleting some music, then restart the device. Best of Luck.

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You need to remove some music from the device. It needs at least 6mb to create the database. You can either format the device to remover everything. My Computer, right click on the device and select format. Or, open the device and manually remove a few songs. Restart the device and see if the issue is resolved. If not, you can call Technical Support and they can assist you. 1-866-726-3475 Best of Luck.

Sep 04, 2007 | SanDisk Sansa e250 MP3 Player

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Will not recognise songs on player


Your Sansa E250 player comes in two modes -- MTP (Music Transfer Protocol) and MSC (Mass Storage Class). When you save songs on one of these modes, they would not be recognized by the other mode and vice versa. The reason for that is because the MTP mode is used for subscription music while the MSC mode is generally to allow your MP3 player to functions as a "Flash Drive", a regular mass storage device. To test if this is what's actually happening to your player, try each mode and see if you'll be able to "view" the songs when plugged in your computer: 1. Go to the modes on your E250 by navigating the player: Menu > Settings > USB Mode 2. When you've selected a mode, browse the player in your "Windows Explorer". Note: MTP mode will give you an icon of the E250 (player will be recognized as a Portable Audio Device) while MSC mode will have a Drive Letter (player will be recognized as a "Removable Drive") 3. Make sure that your Windows Explorer is configured to "Show all Hidden Files and Folders". To do this, access your Explorer's menu: Tools > Folder Options > "View" tab > enable "Show Hidden Files and Folders" You should be able to find the music files (or picture/video files for that matter) that have been taking up 1.4GB If you'd like to free up this 1.4GB, you may want to Format the player under MSC mode. To do that, right-click on the Drive Letter corresponding to your E250 in Windows Explorer, then select "Format". Follow the on-screen prompts and that should reset your player back to its original free space. Let me know if this helps. I may be able to offer some more solutions based on the result of the procedures above. Let's keep your Sansa E250 playin' :)

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