SanDisk Sansa Clip MP3 Player - Answered Questions & Fixed issues

ITunes does not support this player. To put music on the player you must copy the files from the folders where the music files are on your computer to the device mounted on your computer.

SanDisk Sansa... | Answered on Aug 14, 2019 | 308 views

you can try to use a youtube downloader to download videos to your Mp3, here is the one i use for long which can not only download videos from youtube but also convert videos to Mp3 while it is downloading. hope this helps for you.

SanDisk Sansa... | Answered on Apr 03, 2018 | 404 views

Windows Media player has limited options for playing different formats of file. But it can be corrected. Try download the full CODEC pack. You can get it free, but always choose the advanced options from the download site, as it might try and change or add new browsers or other software.
Once installed it should play any file.

SanDisk Sansa... | Answered on Jul 06, 2017 | 885 views

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SanDisk Sansa... | Answered on Jun 16, 2017 | 63 views

Also if you need you can contact SanDisk customer support for your device

SanDisk Sansa... | Answered on May 09, 2017 | 217 views

If you've used the player while hooked up to the charger this often kills the battery and you will need a new one.
Never use a phone or battery operated device through the charger. Always just let it charge!
Has it held a charge before?

SanDisk Sansa... | Answered on Dec 30, 2016 | 582 views

Give the prison a call. I am sure they will help you unlock it permanently.

SanDisk Sansa... | Answered on Feb 26, 2016 | 2,035 views

Is there a way to de-institutionalize an mp3 player on your own?

SanDisk Sansa... | Answered on Feb 12, 2016 | 358 views

I have had similar issues. What I found wasansa away until it s that if I put the sansa mp3 player away for several days or long enough to wear down the battery / capacitor it would recharge and work correctly.
You may also need to look into the USB cable a newer driver for the computer, and if all that checks out and you still have problems look for a forum of users that could have more to offer.

SanDisk Sansa... | Answered on Jun 12, 2015 | 73 views

You can do what you want. So far, i have not been able to do the "clip sport" version but the clip+ vesion, i can retrieve the music and deinstitutionalize even if expired. Process may take anywhere between 15-45 min. Super simple. Contact for details.

SanDisk Sansa... | Answered on Sep 16, 2016 | 2,617 views

Re: 500 songs, all gone but wont allow other downloads, "to full"

Use settings "format" on mp3 player. This will delete any hidden files. If you download in one format (say like Ubuntu) and delete them under another (say Windows), files can remain in *.trash which is hidden. To avoid this in the future, try deleting with shift+del as it will bypass the trash folder.

SanDisk Sansa... | Answered on Apr 17, 2015 | 108 views

The file is probably DRM-protected. It is possible to remove the protection using a software program.

Have a look at this link for more info:

SanDisk Sansa... | Answered on Mar 27, 2015 | 146 views

On the right hand side under the headphone cable is the volume bar. Press the upper part to make it louder and the lower to reduce the sound.

SanDisk Sansa... | Answered on Mar 04, 2015 | 131 views

Two possibilities:
1) either the earbud plug has a loose connection, or
2) a soldier joint in the player itself is cracked.

Have you tried different earbuds? If that fixes the problem, then yea!

If new earbuds don't fix the problem, the it's likely a cracked soldier joint. Cracked joints are easy to repair, IF you have the right soldiering iron and are a careful working who enjoys learning new skills.

Good luck.

SanDisk Sansa... | Answered on Jan 05, 2015 | 287 views

You could try the following:

Start with the Clip turned OFF. Slide the power switch down to the HOLD position. Press and HOLD the center button depressed until it is recognized by the PC- give it a few seconds.

The Clip's display will state "connected" with the device now in MSC mode.

You can now repair the File Allocation Table (FAT) using Windows' chkdsk utility.

Open My Computer and find the Clip a listed under "devices with removable storage" as a flash drive. Let's say it displays as E: SANSA CLIP for example. Our assigned drive letter is E:

From the Run box under Start, enter cmd and press Enter. You will get a DOS window.

Enter chkdsk E: /f and press Enter. The /f toggle tells the utility to fix the errors.

After clicking on the Safely Remove icon in the taskbar, or right clicking on the Clip and selecting Eject, unplug the Clip.

Try powering it up again, and see if all is well.

I found this at:

SanDisk Sansa... | Answered on Jan 02, 2015 | 2,380 views

You can go to: and this link will give you the information you need.

SanDisk Sansa... | Answered on Dec 03, 2014 | 188 views

You probably are not going to get this working again... But, there is a small chance that if you put it aside for a week or two it may, just maybe dry internally and work.

SanDisk Sansa... | Answered on Nov 01, 2014 | 63 views

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