I am looking at purchasing the SanDisk Sasa E260. My wife has an iTunes account that she uses with her Nano. Will I be able to download some of her songs or purchase songs to be used on my Sandisk through ITunes or do I have to use a different kind of file? Thanks for the help.
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Re: What type of music file can I use?
If you buy the songs from itunes, you should be able to transfer it to your sandisk..once you buy them, they are mp3 files and thats the type of files your device uses..
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You are using an Apple iPod? so all your music that you purchased from the iTunes store is still on your account in the iTunes store.
Use your computer to log into iTunes. Use your Apple ID & Password to look at your account and see your previous purchases.
In future always keep a copy of your music on your computer or USB Stick or External Hard Drive or CD or DVD.
How Do I Download Songs Onto My iPod Nano? IPod Nanos are portable multimedia players that allow you to playback songs and other content (e.g. video) no matter where you go. They come in a variety of memory sizes such as 4GB or 16GB (gigabytes) and work with iTunes to upload songs. ITunes is the iPod default management program which allows you to upload songs to its library, create playlists and sync music on your iPod quickly and easily. This simple process will have you jamming to your favorite songs in no time.
Downloading to an iPod Nano1Connect your iPod Nano to the computer using the USB cable. Launch iTunes if does not automatically launch. When you launch iTunes, it will display your iPod Nano on the left panel. 2Add music to your iTunes library. Click the "File" button on the top menu and click "Add to Library." Locate the song you want to upload to your player and click "Open" to load it to your program. 3Click the "+" button on the lower left panel to create a playlist. Type a name for the playlist and drag the uploaded file to it. To upload additional songs, repeat Step 2 and drag the uploaded additional songs to the created playlist. 4Drag the songs in the playlist up or down to select the order in which the songs will play. 5Sync your iPod Nano. Click the iPod icon on the left panel after importing songs and adding them to the created playlist. Click the "Music" tab and click "Sync music." Click "Select playlists, artists and genres" and select the playlist you created that contains the songs you want to upload. Click "Apply" to automatically sync and download the songs to your iPod Nano. 6Click the "Eject" button and disconnect your iPod from the computer.
Tips & Warnings Click "Music Store" if you want to purchase a music file. Search for the song on the iTunes store and download it to the iTunes library.
Download the software after you run the link below ....Put check next to converter/firmware update/Manual download...run the programs follow instructions.......(http://mp3support.sandisk.com/sansa/Installer/1082/SansaUpdaterInstall.exe) here is the link
After installation connect your sansa...... Also make sure you are connected to a 2.0 usb the back of the computer is best (the motherboard)....
mode located on the sansa if asked to change to MSC goto menu press
enter scroll to settings press enter scroll to usb mode press enter
scroll to msc press enter press menu.....Connect should auto start sansa
Updates firmware follow instructions
The new SanDisk e260 designed to work seamlessly with a wide range of popular music formats such as MP3 and Windows Media Audio (WMA) in both unprotected and protected files (such as those WMA files purchased from music stores). It also supports the newest music subscription services found at Rhapsody to Go and others
Music Playback Formats: MP3, WAV, WMA
Photo formats: BMP, JPEG, TIFF, GIF
Video Formats: AVI, MPEG4, WMV, QuickTime, MPEG2, ASF
You can go to this website and download a free format converter.
are you using the same windows account / itunes as your wife? if so her ipod may be primary...if you & wife have different windows accounts....you can bring up itunes set up your very own (you will be able to add/delete all the songs you want) hope this works out for you