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Cover art problem

The cover art I assign is shown in the library but when I try and transfer it it doesnt go on to my walkman.

i had formatted my player and after that if i try to play the songs ..
it stating tht format error.

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Re: Cover art problem

The player doesn't accept removing of music, or formatting, when it is not done from SonicStage, the software that sony offers with it.
The software is to be downloaded here. When you've installed the software, format the player from the men. Then transfer your music with this program.

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How can I upload album art onto a philips gogear vibe for all my artists? I have album art inside my folders and i had itunes embed the art into the files when i uploaded them; however the art only shows...

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  16. Make sure that the option in your Device has been selected to display the album art on the device, at Settings-> Album art.

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