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How to copy data from coby mp3 player to computer

I plug the device into the usb slot and a Portable Device pop up comes up.
So I click "open device to view files" using windows explorer and a My Computer\Audio Player box comes up. I double click the Audio Player icon and there are no files that I can copy.
Properties shows the device is full. I can listen to the device with headphones so I know there is something on it. I would like to save this information that is on the coby mp3 to the computer then erase the mp3 and use it again to record more information.

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Connect it to the pc and go to start menu >my computer >the name of the device then double click it [HOPE i helped][rate me]

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I have a Coby MP620. It says to drag and drop files to the music.dir folder but I have no such folder. I have the movie, photo and text files but no music. I have no idea what to do next.


When your MP3 Player is connected to a computer, you may transfer music files to your MP3 player using your operating system's basic file management commands (i.e., copy-and-paste or drag-and-drop).Connect the Coby MP3 player to your computer through its USB adapter. Select "Open folder to view files" from the new device dialog box that pops up. If the new device dialog does not appear upon the hardware's connection, click "Start," click "My Computer" and right-click the Coby MP3 player's device icon in Windows Explorer .Click "Start," click "My Music" and open the folder containing the music you wish to transfer onto the Coby MP3 player. Drag and drop the music files or folders into the Coby MP3 player's open directory. Alternatively, you can highlight the music files or folders and click the "Copy the selected" link from the Files and Folders Tasks menu in the left column. Select the "Removable Disk" drive from the list of destinations.

Sep 16, 2011 | Coby MP620 MP3 Player

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I just got my Coby Mp3, and i plugged the USB into my computer and the autoplay screen that is supposed to come on my computer, hasnt.


Does you computer detect a new device when you plugged the Coby MP3 player?
If Coby MP3 player has cd driver, better to install it to your pc. Some computer/laptop doesn't detect autoplay when new USB device plug-in

May 07, 2011 | Coby MP828 MP3 Player

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Usb device not recognized


Hello

Connect the player, open device manager, right-click on WALKMAN under Portable devices, click "Uninstall", wait till it removes WALKMAN from the hardware list, disconnect the player, and plug it back in - Windows will find it and install proper drivers for you.

Apr 26, 2011 | Coby MP-200 MP3 Player

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When i plug in my coby mp705 , and then i go to computer, then i click on coby mp705, then i click internal storage, and my songs aren't there, but there on my device, what do i do? please help


Hi,

It is very simple just connect your player to laptop through USB port. Then a pop up will come in your laptop that new hardware is installed and ready to open. Click it, you will find two storage drive one for with your mp3 player and another one will be with memory card. Open memory card there you will find songs.

Hope this Helps.

If you have any further queries feel free to ask .

Shane

Feb 01, 2011 | Coby MP-705 Digital Media Player

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HOW DO I PUT MOVIES ON MY MP3 PLAYER


Hi mary_harbaug

Please everyone that comes across my info take a few seconds of your time to rate my solution which you can select at the bottom of my answer Was this solution helpful? YES or NO :)... As i have taken time to answer your question the best i can Thank You......

Coby is an electronics manufacturer. It offers a wide range of portable devices including portable MP3 players and portable video players. These devices are small and can play audio files, video files, FM radio and display photos. All media can be added to the device easily using a simple drag and drop method on your computer. You can also use that method to delete files from your device. Supported video formats include WMV, FLV, and AVI.

Instructions


  1. Connect the Coby MP3 player to your computer using the supplied USB cable.

  2. Click "My Computer." Select "Removable Disk."

  3. Select the "Videos" folder.

  4. Drag and drop the video files you want on the device into the Videos folder associated with the MP3 player's disk.
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Jan 24, 2011 | Coby MP-705 Digital Media Player

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Not sure if player is charging


QUESTION ONE:
Can you see it in "My Computer"? It will show under "Removable Drive/Storage"

QUESTION TWO:
Double click the removable drive to open the folders. Can you see your music, photo and movie folders?

QUESTION THREE:
Can you see the player in Coby Manager - under the "DEVICE" tab?

QUESTION FOUR:
When disconnected from the computer, how long can you listen to the Coby player before it goes off?

If not present in My Computer or in Coby Manager/Device Tab, then it is not plugged in correctly.
a. Disconnect the player from the computer.
b. Wait for it to cycle through "Please Wait" and "Updating Library" screens.
c. Make sure the player is TURNED OFF
d. With player TURNED OFF, reconnect wire to the player then to the computer.
e. You will see a USB connector icon on the player screen and the player charging.

It will appear to be charging all the while it is connected to the computer.
After it has been plugged into the computer for an hour, it should be well charged unless the battery is completely run down. In that case, you need to do an initial 8 hour charge - with the coby player OFF - through the computer. (This one got me when I first got my player!)

f. Use the Coby Manager to disconnect the player (Found HERE CobyMedia Manager fix for MP822 (Windows XP/2000/Vista)

1. Open Coby Manager
2. Go to the DEVICE TAB
3. CLICK on EJECT Button in lower right hand corner.
4. It will have a pop-up screen to ask "Do you want to eject?" Click YES.
5. The second pop-up screen will tell you "The device can now be safely removed from the system."
6. Disconnect the player from the computer.
7. The Coby will now show "Please Wait..."
8. It will take the Coby about 10 minutes on the "Please Wait" screen and then on the "UPDATE the Library" screen - Be PATIENT

You should now have enough battery power to use it. To check the battery level,

1. Turn on the player
2. The battery icon is in the upper right hand corner of the screen - it is ALWAYS RED until it starts to go down... I've not had mine down very far, but believe the red line gets shorter as the battery is wearing down.

Hope this helps.

Apr 07, 2010 | Coby MP-610 MP3 Player

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My M-610 MP3 keeps saying its unplugged even when it's not?


Here are instructions for a solution to your Coby 610 problem.

Replacing the firmware of your Coby 610 MP3 Player will unfreeze it and help it act normally again. This will also fix the 'File System Error' that has been popping up with some Coby 610 players. You can find it at the cobyusa.com website by choosing 'Mp3 & Portable', then 'Mp3 & Mp4 Players', then your model 'MP610', from the support page. Or, here is the direct link to the file from Coby's servers.

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Unpacking the zipfile from the Coby Website will give you a PDF file with instructions, and a program file to run.

Your music will be erased when you run this firmware update. The instructions suggest that even if your mp3 player won't startup properly, if you plug it into your computer you should be able to access it as a removable disk, and copy all your music to a temporary folder on your computer.

Here are the steps:

  1. Plug your MP610 into your computer.
  2. Copy all your music to a temporary folder.
  3. Disconnect your MP610 from your computer.
  4. Disconnect as many USB devices as possible from your computer (to simplify identifying the MP610 at a later step, and avoid damaging other devices by trying to load the MP610 firmware into them by mistake.)
  5. Run the Firmware Update program 'MP610 T LCD Firmware Update for file sys err.exe'
  6. You will see a screen with up to 24 numbered, empty boxes.
  7. Connect the MP610 to your computer. It will show up in one of the boxes.
  8. Once the MP3 player shows up, click on the Firmware Feature icon to start the firmware upgrade.
  9. After the firmware update is complete, you will receive a checkmark in the firmware box.
  10. Disconnect the MP610.
  11. Close the firmware update software.
  12. Turn on the 610 to confirm it starts up and the display reads 'COBY'.
  13. Plug it back into your computer and copy your music back on to it.
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You can refer to this Coby 610 solution here.

I hope that helps.

Jan 10, 2010 | Coby MP-610 MP3 Player

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How do i download music from limewire to my coby mp300


you can not............but, this how you get your files onto coby...........plug coby device up to pc...go to my computer and open the new device........now open the folder that has the music...copy and paste (or click and drag) files from pc to coby..............have fun.....feel free to rate the help

Apr 25, 2009 | Coby MP300 MP3 Player

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Plug-in problem


Ok First  i have the same mp3 player and on my xp computer it did the same thing. Thats because its opening as a portable device which i dont think xp has the driver for that so im going to tell you how to fix it.
 First, Go Open your MP3
2) Then go to Setup 
3) then click on system
4) Then go to usb mode
5) Choose MSC mode there will be 2 choices MSC and Auto
6 plug it in and there you go

Apr 12, 2009 | Coby MP-705 Digital Media Player

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I need help with my coby/media player for vista


I work for Coby technical support. Our customer service phone number is 1-800-727-3592.

You don't need to use Windows Media Player in order to put music on your player. There are various reasons why it may not be syncing. Below are instructions for how to put music on the player using copy and paste. It's the easiest way to add music to any regular MP3 player.

How to load an MP3 player without using Windows Media Player. First, allow me to clarify a few things so that there is less confusion: When you connect an mp3 player to a computer, you will not be able to use it until it's disconnected. In other words, the only thing you should do while the player is plugged into the computer is adding or deleting files. You can't use the buttons on the player while it's communicating with the computer, and as long as it's connected to the USB port, it's communicating. Ok, let's get started! Step 1 Connect the player to your USB port using the cable that came with it. (NOTE): If the player has a male USB connector already on it, connect the player directly into the computer without using the cable. In other words, only use a cable if you have to. Step 2 Click the "Start" button or press the key on the keyboard that has the Windows logo, and go to My Computer (Windows XP) or Computer (Vista). Step 3 Locate your MP3 player on this screen. Do not close this window; just minimize it. (NOTE): It should show up under Devices with Removable Storage or as a device under "Other." Most importantly, it should show up on this screen as something! When the player is connected, you should have something on this screen (usually an icon of some sort) that represents the player. This lets you know that the unit is ready to receive files because it's being recognized by your computer. Step 4 Locate and open the folder that contains your music files. Step 5 Using the mouse, copy one or more files. (Right mouse click on file, then left mouse click on copy) Step 6 Go back to the "My Computer" or "Computer" screen, right mouse click on the icon representing the player and left mouse click on paste. You should see a small status bar appear showing the file(s) being copied from your music folder to the player. Step 7 Click on the Safe to Remove icon found in your system tray and disconnect the player. And that's it! If you need additional assistance, I will help in any way that I can.

If you feel this solution doesn't deserve a good rating, please let me know why so that I may better assist you. If there is anything more I can do to help, I will!

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