20 Most Recent SanDisk Sansa e260 MP3 Player Questions & Answers


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First in order to use the sandisk media converter your mp3 sansa should be recognized by your windows. You need to download MTP.
The new Media Transfer Protocol (MTP) enables you to manage content on any portable device with storag. Download from microsoft http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?familyid=a2e73160-e862-4f19-bb26-c0cafe798955&displaylang=en Once your sandisk is recognized then you can use the media converter. If you want to bypass media converter then you should buy a new media converter compatible with sandisk sansa and in this case you can convert without sandisk sansa attached to your computer. Please check it on the web. You can start by any video converter which available for free otherwise pro is a shareware: http://www.any-video-converter.com/products/for_video_free/

SanDisk Sansa... | Answered on May 12, 2017


I believe all you need to do is go to SanDisk's website, under Downloads, then download the Firmware Updater: http://www.sandisk.com/Retail/Default.aspx?CatID=1376
After installation of Sansa Firmware Updater
* Please make sure your Sansa player is in MSC mode before plugging it in.
* Plug in your Sansa player and it will automatically check for updates.

Common questions about the Sansa Updater

Q: What does the Sansa Firmware Updater do?
A: The Sansa Updater is an application that checks for the latest firmware updates then downloads and installs the firmware to your Sansa device. The Sansa Updater is NOT a firmware.

Q: Why do I need to install the Sansa Firmware Updater to download "firmwares"?
A: Once you install the Sansa Updater, you don't have to worry about which firmware to download for your device. Sansa Updater downloads and installs the right firmware for your Sansa device.

Q: Do I need to install the Sansa Firmware Updater everytime there's a new firmware?
A: No, once the Sansa Firmware Updater is installed, future firmware updates are done by just plugging in your device.

Q: What does a "firmware" do?
A: Firmwares contain miscelleneous bug fixes and enhancements.

Q: Which Sansa players is the Sansa Updater compatible with?
A: The e200, c200 and m200 series

Q: Should I "Open","Run" or "Save" when i click on "Download Sansa Firmware Updater"?
A: "Open" and "Run" would automatically start installing the software,. "Save" would save it to your computer and you can run it in the future. We suggest you "Open" or "Run" the installer.

Q: How to change to MSC mode:
A: On your Sansa device, press "menu" and go to "Settings" then "USB" choose "MSC"

Q: How to check for firmware version?:
A: On the e200 and c200, press "menu" and go to "Settings" then "Info"/ "System Info". For m200, press "menu" then "Information".

SanDisk Sansa... | Answered on Feb 27, 2016


  • Photo formats: BMP, JPEG, TIFF, GIF

  • Video Formats: AVI, MPEG4, WMV, QuickTime, MPEG2, ASF
  • Use the Sansa Media Converter to convert videos to a format that the Sansa can display. The Sansa Media Converter can be installed by running the Sansa Firmware Updater. The Sansa Firmware Updater can be found at:

    http://mp3support.sandisk.com/sansa/Application/SansaUpdaterInstall.exe

    SanDisk Sansa... | Answered on Oct 09, 2015


    Ok it takes a while but heres the solution. Slide the hold button to ON and hold down the REC button.While still holding the REC button,connect the USB port and wait for your PC to find it. Once it has found it type this link in to download Firm Ware. It may take a while but it is worth the wait.Once it is downloaded to your player EJECT!!! the player before disconnecting the USB port.Now just wait for it to format yor player and it should be working good as new again. =)

    SanDisk Sansa... | Answered on May 28, 2015


    Reboot the system and try again. You have to make sure it's shut down when you're inserting the card. If it still doesn't work make sure it has updated firmware. Sometimes that can cause some issue as well.

    SanDisk Sansa... | Answered on Feb 03, 2015


    the best solution I think is download the sansa firmwire with usb cable: http://www.sandisk.com/Assets/File/Downloads/firmware/e200fw01.00.12.exe and then your problem should be solved. darek

    SanDisk Sansa... | Answered on Dec 20, 2014


    The songs need to be formatted for a sansa. Use Windows Media Player 11. Don't use Rhapsody, too many problems.
    Load a CD into your computer, on the Toolbar of WMP11 click rip, After all songs are ripped, hook up your Sansa to the computer via USB cable, Click Sync. WMP11 will not only sync the sansa it will sync the micro card also. You have your choice where you want to put the music. Drag and drop the music in the box to the left where you synced your sansa and at the bottom of the box click Sync. All music will be synced to your sansa or card which ever one you chose. Understand, when the sansa starts up, the card syncs with the sansa, you don't have to do anything. Try this and let me know how it works.

    SanDisk Sansa... | Answered on Nov 26, 2014

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