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PSA250/17 doesn't show the songs that I have put on it!

When I plug my PSA250/17 into my computer through its usb-port it shows up as having songs on it (I use Musicmatch Jukebox), but after I add songs to the mp3 player and unplug it from my computer and turn it on to listen to them, NONE of them show up!!! Its incredibly frustrating... I don't know if I need an update, if the files I add are in the wrong format or WHAT is wrong...

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  • brob Nov 24, 2007

    I am having the same issue. Sometimes, though, when I hook the player up to the computer Music Match will show both a flash drive and the Nike & Philips player; basically showing to portable devices even though I have only connected the PSA 250. I can transfer files to the flash, but not the Nike & Philips player. Any help someone could offer would be greatly appreciated.

  • jbpsa Dec 17, 2007

    songs do not play once disconnected from my computer

  • espjohanna Dec 18, 2007

    Songs do not play when I disconnect device

  • fivebyfam Dec 27, 2008

    I have the exasct problem It is an older philips nike from 2004 but in my newere computer with vista it will not play the songs or show any on there



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I was having the same problem with my PSA250/05 but found out how to resolve it.

As the PSA250 converts the files into it's own naming algorithms simple dragging and dropping mp3's work work as the device doesn't recognise them.

Inside musicmatch Jukebox you will find a portable device options section. In here under one of the options you'll see the mp3 device which is in a drop down box. If you click this box you'll see that you have another option for Nike + Phillips, select this option and now add your tracks.... All should be fine.


Posted on Dec 19, 2007

  • daniele1227 Jul 01, 2011

    i dont have musicmatch juke box though only windows media player it says its compatable but i want to put music on it and it wont let me


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Im having the problem on transferring songs to PSA250
as im using windows vista now, musicmatch isnt run on this operating system and even the device management counldnt run
anyone can help me i dont wish to throw that mp3 player aside

Posted on Jan 09, 2008


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