Re: My mp3 wont let me convert songs, when i sync on wmp...
When i had this problem, i went to where it said Sansa e250 with the picture right clicked and it said fromat, this let me put my songs on the device but when it formats it everything on the device is deleted and you have to put it all back on, so if you're a patient person this the road to go on.
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First, you have songs into your computer. Then, plug the device to computer and use one of two ways to download music to your Sansa Clip:
1. Select songs you want transfer, drag & drop them into Music folder in the device.
2. Use Windows Media Player: plug device to pc, open windows media player, click on Sync tab, drag and drop songs selected to Sync List space (on the right side of wmp), click on Start Sync button to transfer.
open WMP (windows Media player)... import what songs/albums into WMP. connect your mp3 to you computer. WMP should recognize it if it is a sansa. Highlight what songs you want right click ...add.. to sync list. or you can make a sync list on the right hand side of the screen and drag and drop the songs you want on your mp3 player ... when you have the ones you want click on the sync button and those songs will xfr to the player
Hi Janworks4u. Question for you... Did your mp3 work fine with WMP 10? I ask because WMP 11 is known for causing problems w/mp3 players. You can try reverting to WMP 10 to see if that fixes your problem. To do this:
click START, click on CONTROL PANEL, ADD OR REMOVE PROGRAMS (look at the top center of the Add or Remove Programs box that pops up for a little square you can click on that says "show updates." Click that box and then scroll down to WMP 11. Click to change/remove. A box will pop up confirming that you will revert to WMP 10. NOTE THIS WILL NOTE DELETE ANYTHING FROM YOUR COMPUTER! All of your music that is in WMP 11 will still be there in WMP 10!
Now you can try to load your songs back on through WMP 10 and hopefully it'll work for you. Good luck!
You won't need to download or install any programs if you have Windows Media Player on your computer. You can use other programs but WMP is probably the easiest!
Plug in your MP3 player using the USB cord (should be in box)
(If your songs are already in Library skip this step). Click "File" (top left hand corner) then "Add to Library..." Click "OK" WMP will now find all music on your computer and add it to Library.
If the internet is connected WMP will attempt to find song info such as title, artist, album etc. Otherwise right click on song and click "Edit"
Click on "Sync" tab (top of player). A sidebar should appear with "Creative zen.. etc" written on the top.
Drag songs into sidebar.
Click "Start Sync"
The songs will now download onto your MP3 player.
To organise your files into folders etc. go to "My Computer" then "Creative Zen etc" then "Music" and create folders (right click "create folder") copy, paste, and drag your songs in folders as you like.
You can now unplug you MP3 player and turn it on!
Please reply so I can know if this information was helpful or not and can help you further.
Sounds familiar, I did that a few years ago, then it seemed that it formatted my whole mp3, then copied what i wanted. So if I wanted to sync 1 song, that was all on my mp3 after the sync...
That's the last time I used sync, bad memories.
I now copy manually from the PC to my Archos. Then you can control the order of the mapsand the maps you add. If you sych, WMP puts every map in the library in the Arhos music folder.
I just don't get the point of synchronising...
Within WMP 10 create a few playlists and drag/drop music files to the appropriate playlist (drag whole albums or individual songs). When you have constructed and filled your playlist(s) connect your player, open the sync tab, and drag the playlist(s) to the sync box. Click sync and smile. ;)
Go into WMP and connect the USB cable to your computer and player. Press the M button on the side til the screen reads "MTP." The device set-up wizard should start. Then hit the "sync" menu and drag and drop songs onto your sync list