Question about SanDisk Sansa e260 MP3 Player

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Synchronize music My music has been working pretty good except for the music I download from Rhapsody, when I try and play the songs an orange box comes up and says, "synchronize to continue music subscription" It wasn't a big deal at the time so I haven't bothered fixing it, but today when I tried playing music that I have been listening to since I bought the player it started doing the same thing. It's really annoying not being able to play music I put on there or even from Rhapsody the music I bought and now I can't even listen to it.

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  • Anonymous Nov 21, 2007

    keep getting message need to synchronize music do not know what steps to take please help

  • Anonymous Dec 01, 2007

    whenever i try to play a song it says syncronize to continue your music subscription

  • RavieBaby Dec 21, 2007

    I haven't used my MP3 Player in a while, and now since I found it, some songs that I want to listen to a little box will pop up saying " Synchronize to continue your music subscription " I also have a Sansa and I also have raphsody.

  • tjmcm Dec 29, 2007

    I tried reformating mine twice and it still displays the same message.

  • josel18 Jun 04, 2008

    I'm actually having the same problem's everyone else is having, except mine does it all the times. If I leave mine for more than two day's it stops

    working, I have to download one more song for it to work again and play all

    my songs, which is anoying.

  • Anonymous Mar 13, 2014

    I downloaded music from Rhapsody to my
    sansa mp3 but when I try to listen I get this messagethat makes no since and I can't play my music at all

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Ok well i have the same proble bu all u need to do ist

Posted on Aug 01, 2008

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I'm having the same problem with this error, I've always downloaded from Walmart, so that I don't have to worry about subscription services. I have no idea why I'm getting this error suddenly or how to fix it.

Posted on Feb 01, 2008

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I had the same problem. all i did was format it and reload all of my songs and now it works perfectly. hope this works for u 2!!!!!

Posted on Sep 17, 2007

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Synchronize to continue your music subscription


The "synchronize files to continue" is annoying, and you are likely to get it again. If the music files on your player came from Rhapsody, the short-term solution is to re-synch the files through Rhapsody itself. If your subscription to Rhapsody, Overdrive, etc. ever expires, you will also get this message. The only long-term way around this problem is to only load songs that are in mp3 format (Rhapsody has an Mp3-Only subscription, which is different from its regular subscription; Limewire is another choice - but it is prone to have viruses, and some ISPs will cut off your broadband if you use the service). If you wanted to erase all songs and start over from scratch, you could update the firmware on the player - it will have the side effect of erasing everything on the player.

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