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I have a Sansa e250 and I just bought a 8GB microSD card. Ideally, I would be able to add 10GB worth of music and playlists, however I can't get the Sansa player to read the music from the microSD card. I just barely figured out how to add playlists from WMP to the Sansa, but that's only the 2GB internal memory. So could you please show me how to use the microSD card, whether I have to format it or whatever. I followed your manual but it didn't do anything and it has been frustrating me. THanks

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The Sansa e250 works with microSD cards. Your 8GB card is actually a microSDHC card (the HC stands for High Capacity). While microSDHC cards fit into the slot, they are electronically incompatible and will not work in the e250.

microSD cards max out at 2GB in size, but you can put your music on several of them and swap them in and out. It's not as convenient as having them all on one card, but that's the best you can do with the e250.

Some later models such as the Fuze will accept microSDHC cards.

Posted on Aug 26, 2011

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