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What is the step by step instructions to making a playlist and then sync
it to my MP3?

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I used Windows Media Player 11 to move music to my Fuze.

  1. Plug your Fuze into an USB port on your computer using the provided adapter cord. Windows will detect the Fuze and install it if need be.
  2. Once Windows has done its thing, open WMP11 and select the "Sync" tab.
  3. You can now drag and drop your music from your Library on the left to your Sync Playlist on the right.
  4. Once you've moved your selections, click on the "Start Sync" button at the bottom of the right side.
  5. The music will be uploaded to your Fuze.
You can have WMP11 detect your music and put it into your Library by pressing the F3 key. Press F3, navigate to your music folder with the Add button, and then press OK. You can remove folders from the list in the same manner.

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I dont know how to install music in my ipod


Please Follow the steps

Step 1: Launch iTunes and plug in your iPhone.

Step 2: Create a new "playlist" in iTunes. Name it whatever you want-say, "My iPhone Playlist" or something like that.

Step 3: Drag the songs you want from your iTunes library to your new playlist-in this case, "My iPhone Playlist"

Step 4: Click on your iPhone and go to the Music tab. "Sync Music" should already be checked. Now click on the button "Selected playlists", then tick off "My iPhone Playlist" (or whatever your playlist is named).

Step 5. Sync your iPhone and when it's done, the songs from "My iPhone Playlist" should now be on your iPhone. If you want to make any changes to your mp3 library on your iPhone, you'll have to modify the songs within your playlist, then re-sync again. Yes, I know it can be a pain.




Apr 30, 2011 | Apple iPhone Smartphone

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How do i copy music to my mp3


You can sync your music and pictures to your player using Windows Media Player.


By default, Windows Media Player automatically loads all the music and picture files

stored in your My Music and My Pictures folders into the library. If you add new files to
these folders, they will also be automatically added to the library.


If Windows Media Player has selected to sync your device automatically, you can choose not to sync your entire media library. You can choose what you wish to sync from existing

playlists or create new playlists. These playlists you have selected will then sync to your player every time you connect it to your computer.


1 Click the down arrow beneath the Sync tab and select Philips GoGear SA60xx > Set Up Sync.

> The Device Setup dialog box appears.


2 In the Available playlists pane, select the existing playlists you want to sync and then

click Add.

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4.3.4 Select files and playlists for Manual Sync

If you sync manually, you must create a list of files and playlists you want to sync. You can also shuffle which files from your playlists to sync to your player.

1 Start Windows Media Player.

2 Switch on your player and then connect it to your computer using the supplied USB cable.


3 Click the Sync tab.


4 Drag the files and playlists that you want to sync from the Contents pane to the Sync List pane. You can also right-click on the file or playlist and select Add to "Sync List".


3 To create a playlist, click New Auto Playlist and follow the steps on the screen to specify criteria for files in the auto playlist (for details on how to create an auto playlist,


4 To remove a playlist, click the playlist in the list of Playlists to sync, and then click Remove.


5 In the Playlists to sync pane, select a playlist and click the Priority arrows to arrange
them in the order that you want them to sync.

Feb 12, 2011 | Philips GOGEAR SA6045 MP3 Player

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How to create playlist on e260 sandisk sansa pm3 player


this is from sansa website FAQ... check it too for ur other concers... well i hope this is what ur looking for...

How do I create and transfer playlists into my MP3 player using Windows Media Player 11?
STEP 1 – Create a playlist
  1. Run Windows Media Player.
  2. Click Create Playlist located in the top left corner.
  3. Type in the name of your playlist.
  4. Drag and drop music files into the Playlist Window.
  5. Click Save Playlist to save the list.
STEP 2 – Transfer the playlist to your device
  1. Click the Sync tab on the top bar.
  2. Drag and drop your playlist from the left window into the Sync List window on the right.
  3. Click Start Sync.

Sep 13, 2009 | SanDisk Sansa e260 MP3 Player

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Download music.Drag it into Zen file but no go


open zen folder from my computer, Make sure file is put in MP3 file or DHCM file. Manually drag it to a specific file and not just drive alone. Make sure all your drivers are downloaded. You can also create a playlist in media player and sync device and add playlist to zen from media player

Aug 27, 2009 | Creative Labs Zen V MP3 Player

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I can't get a playlist onto my Sansa m240. I tried the method described on this site, and the name of the playlist came up, but said it had no files.


Creating Playlist
To create a playlist for Windows Media Player, follow these steps:
1. Launch Windows Media Player.
2. Clear the List pane by clicking the Clear List pane button.
3. Click the arrow below the Library Tab then select Create Playlist.
4. Type in the name of your Playlist.
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5. Click Songs from Library then drag them from the Details pane to the List
Pane.
6. To rearrange the songs, drag them up or down in the List pane.
7. Click Save Playlist.
Transferring Playlists
To transfer playlists to your Sansa player, follow these steps:
1. Connect your Sansa player to the computer.
2. Select Sync digital media files to this devices using Windows Media
Player on initial connection.
3. Right-click on Your Sansa Player, then select Set Up Sync.
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4. Select Personal Playlists from the drop down menu on the left pane.
5. Highlight the playlists you want to transfer to your Sansa player, click Add,
then Finish.
6. Synchronization will start as soon as you click Finish. To see the Sync
progress, click on Sync Results.

Dec 05, 2008 | SanDisk Sansa m240 MP3 Player

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Making a folder will not work for me??


You cannot just create new folders - the player will not recognize them.

If you are using Windows Vista with Windows Media Player 11, you will need to follow these instructions.
Note: You will be able to download purchased/subscribed songs to the unit.

1. Start Windows Media Player 11 and then connect your unit to your computer. If you have not set up synchronization between your computer and this device, the Device Setup Wizard starts.
2. In Device Setup - Configure Sync, write a name for your mp3 player.
3. Click Finish. The window closes and the Sync feature in the Player is displayed.
4. From the left pane of this Sync feature, you can select from Playlists or Library and you will see the content of these folders in the center pane.
5. Select the songs or entire albums from the center pane.
6. Drag these songs or albums into the Sync List, which is the right pane of the Sync feature.
7. Click the Start Sync button on the Sync List pane.
8. Repeat steps 4-7 for any other items that you want to copy to your unit.

If you are using Windows XP with Windows Media Player 10, you will need to follow these instructions.
Note: You will be able to download purchased/subscribed songs to the unit.

1. Start Windows Media Player 10 and then connect your unit to your computer. If you have not set up synchronization between your computer and this device, the Device Setup Wizard starts.
2. In the Device Setup Wizard, select Manual.
3. Click Finish. The wizard closes and the Sync feature in the Player is displayed.
4. Select the Library option. On the left pane select Sync List.
5. From the left pane you can select All Music or My Playlists and you will see the songs located within these folders in the center pane.
6. Select the songs from the center pane, and drag them to the Sync List.
7. Click the Start Sync button on the Sync List pane.
8. Repeat steps 4-7 for any other items that you want to copy to your unit.
-Tha Mp3 Doctor

Nov 13, 2008 | GPX MW3836 MP3 Player

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Sansa mp3 e260


Well, one way of fixing this can be to watch the files sync to your mp3 player and when it starts syncing the unwanted files, just simply press "stop sync". I think i know what you are using and i had the same problem at first. you will make a sync list and click sync but after that list if finished, it will sync the rest of the songs from your computer also, you can just wait for your wanted sync list to be finished and as soon as it begins to sync the unwanted media, just press stop. this wont harm your computer or your mp3 player.

Aug 25, 2008 | SanDisk Sansa e260 MP3 Player

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I find the instructions for my ALBA MP34GD12 MP£ player to be confusing, can u make playlists on this MP3 player?if so how?


If it is possible - Alba's site sucks - use Windows Media Player to create the playlist, and then drag the playlist to the sync window, and see if it is successful

Jun 25, 2008 | Samsung YP-U3 MP3 Player

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How do i put a playlist on a sansa m240



Creating Playlists on the Sansa M240

The Sansa M240 is a decent device, but if you are like many, you have not been able to create playlists. The instructions with the player and the maker’s website offer little help. Here a solution that I found on-line with some additional detail. The step by step instructions for even those with little computer savvy.

1. power up your M240 player without connecting to your computer. Scroll thru the menu to the “settings” menu. Select “USB”, deselect “auto detect” then select “MSC”. (I don’t know if this step is critical, but I picked up this suggestion from another site)

2. Power down the MP240 and using the cable supplied with your player, connect to the USB port of your computer. The display will show “MSC” when connected.

3. If you have not already done so, download the songs you want to include on your playlist from your computer to the M240. Any number of media player software packages will allow you to copy or burn your songs to a “portable media device” for this step.

4. After your songs are downloaded, on your computer, go to “My Computer” and open the "Sansa M240" icon. On the explorer task bar, select “view”> “details”. You should see several standard folders and all your songs. (Note I have used this for both .wma and .mp3 formats and have intermixed them in the playlist)

5. On your computer, open a new Notepad document and save it to your desktop.
Name it whatever you like, but it has to have “.m3u” as a file extension when you save it.
For example I named mine…. playlist1.m3u, playlist2.m3u, playlist3.m3u.

6. Next, in this newly saved notepad document, type this exactly on the very first line < #EXTM3U > without the brackets.

7. Now, find your first song in the open M240 folder, place your cursor on it, right click and select "rename". When the song title is highlighted hit control + C or "Copy" the entire title, being careful not to change anything. Now place your cursor immediately after the #EXTM3U text, hit return and paste the title of your first song directly below it with NO line space in between.


8. Repeat the steps to copy the title of your next song from the M240 folder. When copied, place your cursor immediately after the previous song title copied in the step above. Hit return Twice to create a single line space after the song title and paste in the next song title at the beginning of the line. Repeat this process til you have built your playlist.


8. After you’ve entered your last song title, it should look something like this. (Either .mp3 or .wma extensions can be used)
-----------------------------
#EXTM3U
First song.mp3

Second song.mp3

Third song.mp3

And so on.mp3
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Now, within your notepad playlist document, click File/Save (noting where it was saved) and close the file. Now, find that same original playlist on your computer. Highlight it and copy / paste it onto your M240. I copied mine into a folder called “playlist” on the M240. Then I repeated the process for other playlists, giving each a unique name.


After allowing sufficient time for the file to copy, use the icon in the lower taskbar of your computer to “safely disconnect hardware” to unplug your player. Disconnect the USB cord, power up and your ready to enjoy your playlists.

Mar 11, 2007 | SanDisk Sansa m240 MP3 Player

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