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My Sansa e250 does'nt show all the songs

I upload all the songs that I wanted..and it shows that they are all on it, but then when I turn on the player it only shows some of them.
I tryed deleting all of them and uploading them again, but it happened again! I tried that at least 6 times and it still does'nt work.
should I format it?

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Re: My Sansa e250 does'nt show all the songs

Sounds like you may have some corrupt files on the device.

Follow these steps to erase everything and start over.

Run the recovery tool from the SanDisk website. Make sure you select "format" when prompted.

You need to put the device into "recovery mode" before you run the tool.

- Turn the device off (hold power for 20 seconds)
- Slide the hold switch into "hold" position.
- Press and hold the "record" button while connecting it to your computer. Keep holding the "record" button until you see the "new hardware found" on your computer.

Then run the recovery tool. Select format when prompted.

Best of Luck.

Posted on Nov 17, 2007

Re: My Sansa e250 does'nt show all the songs

Before you place your mp3 file in the folder, go to rightclick-properties. Click summary and make sure that each file has an Artist, Album, and Title before you put them in the folder.

Posted on Nov 17, 2007

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If your using Windows XP right click on the MP3 and select properties. Then click on the Summary tab and select Advance. From here you will see a list of labels for your MP3 such as artist, title, year. album, genre and etc... When you edit it from here it should show on your Sansa. I hope this helps :-D!

Posted on Apr 24, 2007

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You need to enable Hidden Files and Folders on your PC to see the MUSIC folder as it is hidden.

Best of Luck.

Posted on Nov 17, 2007

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SOURCE: Phantom Songs on my Sansa e250

Use Windows Media Player to delete, or double-check the format of those songs

Posted on May 26, 2008

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If you want to delete EVERY track off the player, then reformat the player in Windows Media Player - it's a shortcut - see my "tips and tricks" on formatting mp3 players

If there are artist, album traces, then you need to click on every subfolder under your device in Windows Media Player and delete every trace that way - tedious, but effective

-Tha Mp3 Doctor
There are 2 ways to format an mp3 player - if you were formatting the mp3 player from "My Computer," then try reformatting from Windows Media Player instead - I have a "tips and tricks" entry on How to Format an Mp3 Player for details

If that doesn't work, then double-click on My Computer, double-click on the Sansa player, and go to the various folders that it lists - music, voice, etc. Delete the songs ONLY - do not delete the dat, bat, ini, inf, or other system files

Posted on Jun 11, 2008

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SOURCE: how can i delete music file from my sansa e250

try formatting the player by selecting format from the properties menu when you right click it in my computer.

Posted on Aug 04, 2008

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It's not to normal that it doesn't recognize the MTP mode. I think reading the minimal requierments should be useful. Thereafter untill I recomend you to use Windows Media Player. You put the music you want to be on your sansa in the WMP library. Then you go on the Syncronisation tab upwards to the vizualisation window. and the rest should roll on

Posted on May 25, 2009

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I do mine through Windows Media Player
1)Plug in Sansa
2)Open up Windows Media Player and wait for the Sansa e250 icon to show up under the library. First time, might say 'What device is this' or 'Autoplay'-for autoplay,you click 'sync media files to Sansa e250 using WIndows Media Player'
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