20 Most Recent SanDisk Sansa c250 (2 GB) MP3 Player (SDMX7-2048) Questions & Answers


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
http://www.sandisk.com/Retail/Default.aspx?CatID=1376

The number for sandisk is 1-866-726-3475
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SanDisk Sansa ... | Answered on Feb 04, 2019


just add the copyright statement to the media item you want to protect, that is enough.

SanDisk Sansa ... | Answered on Jun 08, 2018


Used the Sansa Media Converter for photo transfer ?
See page 11 + 12 of the manual:

manual for Sansa c200 series

Supported IMPORT Media Types:
Still Image Files: JPEG, TIFF, PNG, BMP, GIF.

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


hold the power button for 30 seconds,if that doesnt work,call here,

Technical Support U.S.: 1-866-SANDISK (726-3475) Worldwide: www.sandisk.com/techsupport ,
http://mp3support.sandisk.com/sansa/UserManual/CLIP/CLIP_UM_English.pdf

SanDisk Sansa ... | Answered on Apr 01, 2015


This generally happens when the music is encoded at a low "bitrate", its called clipping. Only solution is to remove the songs from the device. Best of Luck.

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


Make sure you're not using the media with another program while you attempt to copy/sync it to your device.

Pretty late response, but meh.  

SanDisk Sansa ... | Answered on Apr 09, 2014


Is this working with net Talk phone?

SanDisk Sansa ... | Answered on Sep 24, 2013


make sure the power IS ON , before you put the usb cord in..that is the only way to charge it,,

SanDisk Sansa ... | Answered on May 30, 2013


These are the most common methods for recovering Sandisk's Sansa Mp3 Players. I have been almost universally successful in recovering Sansa players using one or a combination of these methods. These methods do not work if you are having synchronization or music format issues - they are for recovering a player that will not power up, freezes, flashes, is not recognized by the computer, and a host of other issues.

Reset the Sansa Player first. On most models, restart is done by holding the power button in for 15 seconds or longer. Check your specific manual to be sure. The manuals are available from the Sansa website if they have been misplaced.
Download the Sansa Recovery Tool from the Sansa website.
Format - Erases Everything: Connect your Sansa player to the computer and open Windows Media Player. Click on the Sync tab. Pull down the drop down menu underneath the Sync tab by moving your cursor over the Sync tab and left clicking on the little black arrow underneath the Sync tab. Highlight "Sansa 1GB" (wording may vary slightly), and then select "Format." - this should erase everything.
Firmware Upgrade- Erases Everything: Get the latest firmware upgrade from Sansa - it updates the firmware and erases every song in the player all at once. Note: this method doesn't work if already have the latest firmware. Go to this website and click "Firmware Updater" to find out: http://www.sandisk.com/DriverDownload/driverList.asp
If these fail, then:
Try this: disconnect the player from the computer, turn it off, hold in the volume + button, and reconnect the player to the computer while holding the volume + button in. Keep holding the volume + button for an additional 5-50 seconds. Windows should eventually go into recovery mode and revive the player- it will pop up a window that says Found New Hardware Wizard.
If you get the problem where MTP Device keeps popping up continuously, uninstall the "MTP Device" by going to Start à Control Panel àSystem à Hardware à Device Manager (you computer may vary slightly, depending on Windows Version).
You may have to restart your computer after each of these methods to get them to work properly. Disconnect your Sansa player BEFORE shutting down your computer.
-Tha Mp3 Doctor

SanDisk Sansa ... | Answered on Mar 22, 2013


You may need to uninstall an old/ outdated driver first. Here are some of the steps Sandisk recommends and they are pretty common to solutions for other MP3 players.

http://kb.sandisk.com/app/answers/detail/a_id/42/~/sansa-player-not-recognized-by-the-computer

SanDisk Sansa ... | Answered on Nov 19, 2012


You may download a copy of the manual here.

SanDisk Sansa ... | Answered on Mar 02, 2012


First, make sure it's a microSD card and not a microSDHC card. If your card is larger than 2GB then it won't work in the c250.
Second, make sure all your music in a folder named "MUSIC" at the root of your card. You can have subfolders in that folder, but the top folder must have that name.

SanDisk Sansa ... | Answered on Feb 13, 2012


well you can try plugging it in to your computer and when it turns on wait and see what it does but i would just leave it on and see what it does... take out andything that is plugged into it first though

SanDisk Sansa ... | Answered on Jan 01, 2012


Three possibilities;
1) You have a dead battery because the battery is no good.
2) You have a dead battery because your Sansa is no longer charging the battery.
3) You have a dead battery because you didn't leave your Sansa tethered long enough to charge it up.

When you have the Sansa c250 tethered to the computer, you should see a tiny yellow lightning bolt flashing, and a battery icon that shows the amount of charge on the battery.

If you see the lightning bolt, but the battery does not charge after being tethered to a working computer or charger for 24 hours, you may need a new battery. You can get one on Amazon.com. Here's a link:
http://www.amazon.com/HQRP-Replacement-Battery-Universal-Protector/dp/B001NZ981S

If you see the lightning bolt, and the battery charges after 24 hours, AND your player works when unplugged--Problem solved! You just need to let it charge for a longer time.

If you do not see the lightning bolt when the player is tethered, and the battery indicator shows "empty," It's likely that the internal plug to your Sansa c250 has broken. Your Sansa is no longer able to charge the battery.

If you happen to be an electrical engineer, or otherwise have a shop full of electronics equipment (including signal injector, volt-ohm meter, needle-tip soldering iron, and stereo magnifying goggles with work lamps) you may be able to fix it yourself. Otherwise, forget it-- your Sansa is dead.

If it's still under warranty, try to get it replaced. Failing that, it's time to get a new MP3 player.

Hope that helps! Please post a message to let others know what happened to your Sansa player.

SanDisk Sansa ... | Answered on Nov 26, 2011

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