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Sansa clip won't power on. Won't charge either. Though was fully charged immediately prior to problem

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I have a suggestion, you can try holding the power slide up for a longer period of time, or you can try and plug it back into the computer, leave it there over night, and if possible put something new on it. That way it will try and refresh its data bank and it should be on after that, and you can go into the power settings, or USB setting and chage anything you may need to. You may have accidentaly changed somthing in the program. Also if you deleted any of the folders that are originally in the player you can casue it to malfunction

Posted on Oct 07, 2009

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My sanDisk Sansa Clip MP3 Player will not charge anymore. At least not on the computer I'm on. I have had it hooked up to charge for 2 days now and nothing. Why is this and how can I charge it?


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Make sure that the USB cable is properly plugged in and use the original cable.

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Make sure that the computer isn’t entering hibernate or sleep mode while the device is connected. The computer must be on in order to charge your player.

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Make sure your player is connected USB 2.0 port (1.1 occasionally causes charging problems).

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Try plugging in different USB port (i.e. USB port in the back of the computer); sometimes the front USB ports have problem charging up the device.

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Make sure the battery is fully charged. It takes approximately 3 hours to fully charge the battery.

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Make sure to update firmware by downloading and installing the Sansa Firmware Updater.

I hope this helps, and don't forget to rate the answer.

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If you leave your Sansa plugged into your charging source (wall charger, computer, car etc.), your player might still remain fully charged and just on. If you can, you may want to just leave it plugged into your charging source until you want to use it, so it stays fully charged.When its done, it will say fully charge...it should take a couple hours to charge the device....

Also, does your player have an auto power off or idle sleep setting? You can use this setting to set the amount of time you want your Sansa to automatically turn off after you don't use or listen to music on it.

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