SanDisk Sansa Fuze MP3 Player - Answered Questions & Fixed issues

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SanDisk Sansa... | Answered on Apr 22, 2019 | 452 views

this happens... with mine a ton, i want to get a new one to get a fresh start so maybe it won't happen as often... but give it a rest or something and it will eventually start working. my problem is that the screen blacked out and it's not playing music.NVM O MY GOSH IT JUST STARTED WORKING. WOW. so i don't have a problem. yay. wow, is that ironic or what?

SanDisk Sansa... | Answered on Dec 09, 2016 | 257 views

To record a radio u have to go to the station u want and then push the bottom button on the turn pad and scroll down and find record and then u record.

SanDisk Sansa... | Answered on Dec 02, 2016 | 166 views

The JPEG's that won't display are probably too high a resolution or the file size of the image may be too high. If you are using sandisk Sansa for instance you can use the Sansa Media Converter to change (lower) the resolution of the images, or you can use other software to alter the images.

SanDisk Sansa... | Answered on Dec 28, 2014 | 74 views

Hold the on/off slider for 30-40 seconds and then release to reset the device. Then try turning it on. Also, sometimes if the battery is low/dead it will take longer than 3 hours to charge up. If it does not turn on after the reset you might try letting it charge for a day or so and try again. If it doesn't work after all of this, it should be returned to where ever you bought it for a replacement.

SanDisk Sansa... | Answered on Aug 13, 2014 | 100 views

Hold the on/off slider in the on position for 30-40 seconds, release, then try to turn on normally.

SanDisk Sansa... | Answered on Aug 13, 2014 | 38 views

here is the manual:

SanDisk Sansa... | Answered on Jun 16, 2014 | 24 views

Not sure what you mean here as this device has a USB cable and a microSDHC expansion slot. By inserting a microSD or microSDHC card the MP3 player lets you expand its memory up to 32GB. You can obtain these cards from a computer store or online.

SanDisk Sansa... | Answered on May 25, 2014 | 55 views

to my laptop. I am using windows 7. I went to my device Manager, click portable devices folder, under Walkman NWZ-B163F, click properties, update software, it reads : this device is not working properly because Windows cannot load the drivers required for this device. (Code 31).When I click Driver, update Driver, it says (The Best river software for your driver is already installed. Windows has dertermine the driver software for your device is up todate.

SanDisk Sansa... | Answered on May 20, 2014 | 60 views

I experienced the same problem (my USB device ). try these steps:
1. Start, Control Panel,
2. Performance and Maintenance,
3. Administrative Tools,
4. Computer Management,
5. Disk Management,
6. Find the USB drive (usually the last storage device before the optical drive),
7. Click on the USB drive,
8. Right click on it and you will see the options (New Partition or Format)
9. Follow the instruction (I chose FAT32), but please do NOT chose Quick Format.

SanDisk Sansa... | Answered on Sep 20, 2016 | 113 views

To change the language on a Fuze, press the MENU button, select Settings (four vertical slider), select the last item on the menu, then select the sixth item on the submenu.

SanDisk Sansa... | Answered on Dec 25, 2013 | 33 views

Press the power and the Play (>||) button together for 20 seconds to reset the unit

SanDisk Sansa... | Answered on Nov 25, 2013 | 205 views

slide "hold" button, lock the player.Now hold record and power button together. it will say to enter MSD mode. conncet to the computer. it will be displayed in 16mb format. open it, add a folder "sansa.fmt". disconnect from the computer. your sansa is formatted now. u will lose your data saved in it and may not be able to view pics n videos again. bt the sansa will be formatted.

SanDisk Sansa... | Answered on Nov 24, 2013 | 27 views

use a home charger not the USB charger. It is too weak to recharge the FUZE.

SanDisk Sansa... | Answered on Jun 11, 2013 | 555 views

Slide the power switch up, past the "ON" position, to lock/unlock the unit.

SanDisk Sansa... | Answered on Nov 24, 2013 | 52 views

no power on no display

SanDisk Sansa... | Answered on Mar 26, 2013 | 20 views

Use the Sansa Media Converter. If you don't already have the SMC, you can download it from

SanDisk Sansa... | Answered on Feb 14, 2013 | 158 views

Push the power switch up as far as it will go and see if the blue ring on the front of the player lights up.

The Fuze's power button is not a traditional button but a slider, so if you did not push the slider up all the way, this may be the only reason it was not powering on.

Reset the Fuze by pushing up on the power switch and holding it in the up position for 10 seconds.

Try to power on the Fuze again after it has fully rebooted.

Connect the Fuze's USB cord from the Fuze to a USB port on your computer.

You should see a yellow charging light illuminate and the battery symbol blinking on the Fuze's main display.

Once the battery stops flashing, the Fuze is fully charged and you can try to power it on again.

hope this helps

SanDisk Sansa... | Answered on Sep 28, 2012 | 80 views

I've had the same problem with my Sansa Fuze 2GB. It's pretty frustrating, but in order to get it to work, I let it sit without touching it or doing anything with it for a few days. For 2-5 days, do not turn on your Sansa Fuze. After the amount of time has passed, try the soft reset again.

SanDisk Sansa... | Answered on Aug 27, 2012 | 432 views

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