Question about SanDisk Sansa c250 (2 GB) MP3 Player (SDMX7-2048)

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Synchronize songs to Sansa c250

When I copy songs from Media Player to the MP3, the songs are listed on the device's menus. The songs seem to be copied. However, once the c250 is unplugged from the computer, they are not on the menu. I can copy pictures, no problem.

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  • Anonymous Oct 21, 2008

    Yes, this is a major pain.  It sounds like I need to switch modes from MTP to MSC (from user guide), but the the option isn't available under the 'settings' menu, where it is supposedly located.  I tried the steps suggested on a forum (holding rewind with hold & plugging in the cord), but that didn't work either.  

  • Anonymous Nov 15, 2008

    al copiar la musica dice escibiendo pero cuando la quiero escuchar simplemente no aparece ylomimo me pasa cuando en una tarjeta micro sd de 216 la reconoce el dispositivo pero no me reproduce la masica y no se como tratar de escucharla

  • dramaqueen12 Nov 18, 2008

    well whenever I try to listen to a song downloaded on bearshare it says syncronise to continue music subscription ALWAYS

  • Anonymous Apr 02, 2009

    copio los videos no me los reproduce



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  • Dev710 May 16, 2009

    I Want software for Sansa c250 Sandisk MP3 Player.How to syncronised it.


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Newtech -change the USB mode on the player away from where it is now. Turn on then press and hold the rewind button while plugging to the PC.

darama - you have to plug the mp3 player into the computer and refresh it through Bearshare. If you let your subscription lapse, you won't be able to use the songs naymore.

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

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The instructions in these pages, which are largely links, pertain to Windows Media Player 10 and 11 only.

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http://www.microsoft.com/windows/windowsmedia/default.mspx

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http://www.microsoft.com/windowsxp/using/windowsmediaplayer/wmp10/harrison_wmp10.mspx

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http://www.microsoft.com/windowsxp/using/windowsmediaplayer/getstarted/ripcd.mspx

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Pretty late response, but meh.  

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MINIMUM SYSTEM REQUIREMENTS
Windows XP SP1
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Intel Pentium class PC or higher
CD-ROM drive
USB 2.0 port required for hi-speed transfer
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Connect to your Computer
1. Connect the small USB Cable Connector to the USB port on your computer, and then plug the larger
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You will need to use Sansa Media Converter to transfer photos to your Sansa c200. Insert your SanDisk
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2. Drag and drop files from your computer to Sansa c200 by using a variety of music software
programs to transfer/synchronize your files.
3. In MTP mode as long as the files are WMA or MP3, they can be dragged into the Media folder.
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4. In MSC mode, files/folders can be dragged/copied to the device.

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