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I have two coby mpc843, I just got them. They will show up when on I put them on the computer and will let me load songs BUT I try to listen to the songs I put on it, it only turns on with a red light

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What kinda of file is the song? It might only read mp3 fomats. Try fomating th mp3 on the computer and start again.

Posted on Jan 12, 2008

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How do I put songs in playlist on my Coby MP620 MP3 player

The Coby is weird, but I found a way to create playlists. It might not be the "real" way, but it works :)
Before I plug the mp3 in my computer I create folders containing the songs I want for each play list. For example I'd create one folder labeled "work out" for songs I want to listen to while working out, and another folder labeled "sleep" for songs to listen to while sleeping, or you could label them based on artists or genre or etc. Then I would copy the songs I want in each playlist into their respective folders.
Next, I plug my coby into my computer, and open it's folder. (should be in computers, and have a icon with a C on it). I'd copy (or click and drag into the coby folder) my play list folders (the ones I labeled work out and sleep). Then eject and remove my mp3.
If you do this, when you turn on your mp3 you should select Music. Then select Broswer (on the bottom). Select the first row, which has the symbol "\" [underneath this is all your songs] and you'll see the names of your play list folders (they'll be below ROOT, MAC OS X Coby Me, and PHOTOS) . If you select your play list name you'll see and be able to play the songs under that playlist.

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I need some instructions on how play it

1. Use Windows Media Player to put songs on your Coby MP3 player. Download songs in MP3, WMA, or OGG format from a legal downloading website. If the file is not one of the previously mentioned files, you must download a converter to convert the file to one of the correct files that can be played on Windows Media Player. Rip a song from a CD by inserting the CD and then click on the option to "Rip" the song to your library. Some Coby MP3 players do not need Windows Media Player to add songs, so be sure to check your user manual to see if there is an even simpler method.
2. Connect your Coby MP3 player to your computer using the USB connector that came with your MP3 player. The player will show up under the "Devices" option on your Window Media Player application.
3. Click on the "Library" option to view all of the songs stored on your Windows Media Player library. You can drag the song to the MP3 player in the "Devices" section, or you can right-click on the song and choose the option to transfer the song. In the pop-up box choose your MP3 from the drop-down menu and then click on the "Transfer" button.
4. Right-click on the MP3 player in Windows Media Player and choose the "Eject" option. Disconnect your MP3 player from your computer and turn it on. The song will now be available on your MP3 player. Press the bottom button to play or pause the song.
5. Add videos and pictures to your Coby MP3 player if it supports those files. The process is similar to transferring audio files. Plug your MP3 player into your computer. Open the photo file on your computer and drag pictures into the player. You can create folders to organize the pictures.

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My Coby MP200 will not play the songs that are on it.

While it may be something you're well aware of, did you navigate to the folder on the Coby where the songs reside? Is it possible you loaded the mp3s in a directory that is not the default and so the player doesn't see any music. Another possibility is the copyright protection won't allow the player to play the songs. The license may reside on your computer but is not on the mp3 player. Last two thoughts (as stupid as they sound) are is volume up? Is earphones securely plugged in? Have you tried the earphones on another unit to make sure they work? Coby Tech Support at 800-727-3592 6AM-11PM EST

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Why my coby mpc833 won't work

I am sorry to say that without looking at your mp3 player, I must assume that it is physically damaged. Lint from a pocket if it comes into contact with a USB port can short it out and damage it to the point the device is no longer any good.

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I cant oganize my music

you have to copy them and paste vs highlight and move.

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Won't play music I copied-Coby c-582

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

I'd like you to try something so that we can see if there is something wrong with your player. First, I'd like you to format your player. This will wipe it clean of any files that are on it. To format, follow these steps:

Step 1

Connect the unit to your computer via the USB port.
Step 2

Double-click the My Computer icon on your desktop, or, click your start button and choose My computer from the right side of the start menu.

Step 3

Right-click the icon for the Coby player.

Step 4

Choose Format from the menu that appears, and choose quick format after that.

Step 5

You'll see a warning that formatting will erase all data on the drive. Click OK.

After this has been done, go to the MY MUSIC folder that is found by clicking MY DOCUMENTS on the start menu. Open the folder labeled sample music and copy and paste one of those songs into the player. Then disconnect the player and see if that one song will play.

If you're able to load a sample song as described above and it doesn't play on the player, unfortunately this would mean the unit is defective and needs to be replaced. It can not be fixed. The warranty is 90 days from the date of purchase. You will need a receipt for warranty exchange.

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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Coby mp-833

You have to make sure the audio files your putting on the device are MP3 format or uncopyrighted Windows Media Audio files..if its anything else, it wont play on the device.

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I have been able to sync mine, though it wouldn't transfer some songs. It would sit there trying to convert it but wouldn't. So I tried the alternate way to get them on. I just did a drag and drop and all the songs played fine. I just had to be sure to hold the play/hold/stop button for about six seconds before it would turn on.
BTW all of the songs including the ones windows wanted to convert played fine this way.

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Try to do a firmware update on the device..if thats doesnt solve the problem contact coby...its a well known problem with the sandisk devices but i am not sure if its the same for coby...

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