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Zen middle side buttons not opening Music Library or any of the other sections

On the main menu i am unable to go into any of the menu sections such as FM tuner, Music Library, System etc. It is a new zen i just recently got.

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Re: Zen middle side buttons not opening Music Library or...

If pressing the Reset button doesn't work, you should probably try reloading the firmware (this would be a good time to update your firmware anyways). You can get the latest firmware off the Creative site under "Support". Just be sure you select the right player, as there are several on the list that look similar.

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No music library on main menu of my zen w

try updating the firmware and see if that helps just get the latest firmware from and there firmware flashing utility

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Creative Zen V Plus Bookmarks

A little known feature on this player is the ability to use bookmarks, up to 10 of them. Many of you listen to podcasts or audio books which may be fairly lengthy and if you have to stop in the middle of what ever you're listening to, normally when you go back to your player you would have to start all over again.<br /><br />A note about <span style="font-style: italic;">"resuming playback":</span> If you shutdown during playback of a podcast or audio book (not pausing or stopping playback first) your Zen will automatically resume playback when you start it back up.<br /><br /><span style="font-weight: bold;">Zen V Plus Bookmarking</span><br /><br />You can insert bookmarks during playback. A bookmark helps you mark a point within a track, so you can return to it at a later time.<br /><br />You can use up to 10 bookmarks at any one time.<br /><br /><span style="font-weight: bold;">To insert a bookmark:</span><br /> <ol> <li>In the Now Playing screen, press the Options button and select Set Bookmark .</li> <li>For ZEN V Plus, you will need to press and <span style="text-decoration: underline;">hold</span> the Options button. Playback pauses and the Set Bookmark screen appears.</li> <li>Select a bookmark number.</li> <li>Your bookmark is assigned to the selected bookmark number. If all 10 bookmark numbers have been assigned, you can replace an existing bookmark with the new one or you can delete a previous bookmark.</li></ol><span style="font-weight: bold;">To delete a bookmark:</span><br /><br /> <ol> <li>Press and hold the Menu/Back button. The main menu appears.</li> <li>Select Music Library and then Bookmarks .</li> <li>Go to the bookmark that you want to delete.</li> <li>Press the Options button. For ZEN V Plus, you will need to press and hold the Options button.</li> <li>Select Clear Bookmark.<br /></li></ol><span style="font-weight: bold;">To go to a bookmark:</span><br /> <ol> <li>1. Press and hold the Menu/Back button. The main menu appears.</li> <li>2. Select Music Library and then Bookmarks .</li> <li>3. Select the bookmark that you want.</li></ol>Note: The Bookmark feature is not applicable for contents played from the memory card for players such as ZEN 2GB,4GB,8GB,16GB, 32GB and the ZEN X-Fi Series. ZEN Xtra also supports bookmarks though you cannot place two or more bookmarks for one song or audio book<br /><br />

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Need Creative Zen user manual. No longer on the website. I really just need to know how to create playlists if you can help me with that.

  • Creating playlists for Creative Zen MP3 player
  1. Step 1 Turn your Creative Zen MP3 Player on and add music to its hard drive if you haven't already. Without music on your player, you won’t be able to select tracks for a playlist.
  2. Step 2 Select "Music Library" from the Main Menu. The Main Menu should appear as the first menu when you turn your device on.
  3. Step 3 Select "Now Playing" from the options available, then press the Options button.
  4. Step 4 Select "Save as Playlist" from the list of options. This will save the tracks you have listed currently as a playlist that can be reloaded later.
  5. Step 5 To play a playlist back, go to the Main Menu, select the playlist and click

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Will not select from main menu

Just press the reset button in the back side of ur player
Thank U

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Setting bookmarks on Creative Zen V

For Creative Vision M:
While playing the book or song click on the bottom right button, ->= ,to set a bookmark at the current location. Then use bottom left button, <- ,to go to the top level menu and select System->Player Settings->My Shortcut Button->Jump to:->Bookmarks. After setting the short cut button to jump to bookmarks, you can then go to a previously set bookmark at any time.

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Unable to see Albums in my music library

When you open Windows Media Player, as long as the computer recognizes your Mp3 player, you should see an icon of the Mp3 player on the lower left hand side of the "Library" tab - click once on the plus sign next to this icon to expand a list of folders - "Songs" and "Albums" should be among the options.

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Creative Zen Doesn't Recognize Music

Turn off your player. Push in the reset and turn it on. You should get the reboot menu. Click on CLEAN. If it doesn't work, then REFORMAT after backing up your data. You can also reget the firmware from Zen website.

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from the main music screen hit the back button until you see all the option listed below...
music library
now playing
FM radio

go to system
go to player settings
go to idle sleep
push in the middle button
and select off

im a drummer 2 so i understand how annoying that can be

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Non responding mp3 zen vision

when you say you upgraded the firmware you have downloaded the firmware from creatives site?
if it was me i would take it apart and see if dirt or something is loose or not fully connected.
good luck
please mark the post with a fixya

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Creative Nomad Jukebox Zen Xtra 30gb

i suspect you got a corrupt file when it shutdown and when it cleaned it up it took most of the songs with it.

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