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My coby mp3 player only work while charging.

Can you tell me what the problem. When you it off the charger it wont work.

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  • ishee Dec 28, 2007

    my mp3 player only works wile charging

  • ishee Dec 28, 2007

    my mp3 player only works in charger

  • lilm Jan 10, 2008

    wont turn on

  • Nik_Cage Jan 15, 2008

    My MP3 Player the "MPC7085" only Works on the Charger but when i Take it off it won't come on but when i put it on the charger it juss Goes to a little blank red screen thats it...How Can i Fix it to where it come on???

  • bitbit Feb 06, 2008

    when it on the chareger it on ared screen that said cobyand i wont do nothing

  • Hokigrl Feb 11, 2008

    I have the same problem. It has yet to be used since it only works when on the charger, and that is not all of the time. Not a very good gift for my 12 year old son for Christmas. I am very disappointed.

  • slushy Mar 10, 2008

    my mp3 player wont work off the charger what do i do???

  • Anonymous Mar 10, 2008

    i chareged it and how do i unfreeze it

  • Anonymous Mar 11, 2008

    My Coby player has a red light on it but doesn't play and my computer says it doesn't recogonize it

  • Anonymous Mar 17, 2008

    MP3 will not hold a charge

  • Anonymous Apr 17, 2008

    I haven't done anything yet.

  • Anonymous May 19, 2008

    it would not turn off or on only on charger

  • casimon25 Aug 08, 2008

    • it won't charge at ALL

    • on my computer it says its charging

    I've tried to charge it for different time periods, let it rest(didn't do anything with it for 8 days) but i really don't know what to do anymore. please help me. :)

  • ttown_juggal Aug 08, 2008

    mine wont eather if u find out how to get it to work will u email me plz and thank you

  • rasagadori Oct 15, 2008

    I am so mad I bought a MP3 FROM AMAZON and it wont turn on or charge!! HELP PLEASE

  • corcoran99 Oct 31, 2008

    Same thing.. pushed too hard maybe one time, but it won't do anything now unless plugged in. Makes me angry!

  • jaxonsmith Nov 20, 2008

    when unplugged from charger it wont turn on....piece of junk...
    what can i do to fix it????
    will show charging when plugged into computer but when unplugged it wont turn on..
    seems like alot of people have had this problem.
    can it be fixed?????wtf???

  • Davis1234 Dec 30, 2008

    I hae no idea why it won`t charge.

  • Anonymous Mar 19, 2009

    My Coby MP-305 is three days old and has yet to work right. It no longer is recognized by the computer and is frozen in 1/2 on position- just backlit with "COBY". won't turn off or play or....anything



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Plug it in to computer, then turn player on. It has to be turned on to charge for some reason.

Posted on Sep 30, 2008

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The power switch is fragile - if you break it then you cannot turn on the player. plugging in the charger will turn it on but only while the is power coming from the charger.

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When it off the charger and i try turn it on it wouldnt work and when i put it on the charger the power will go on. then i take it off the charger the power will go off and i try reseting it and it still wont work

Posted on Nov 17, 2008

Contact Coby. See what they suggest and if it can't be fixed, see if they can send you a replacement.

Posted on Aug 20, 2008

Maybe you should see if you need a new battery.

Posted on Aug 15, 2008

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My mp3 player dosent work out of the charger

Posted on Dec 28, 2007

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SOURCE: coby mp3 (2g) wont charge

That happened to me to. It means when you were charging it on your computer you just unplugged it. What you should have done is click "safly remove hardware" on the bottom right screen appearing when there is another system plugged into the computer. it wont work anymore now on that computer. next time you get a computer it will work but before unplugging it press "safly remove hardware".

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SOURCE: coby mp3 player touchscreen wont work

mine is having the same problem last nite try turning it off and on but now mine is frozen wen i clicked video

Posted on Dec 25, 2009

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SOURCE: Coby 610-2g mp3 player wont read or turn on

I can help you with you Coby 610 mp3 player.

Replacing the firmware in your mp3 player will let your computer see it again & turn on etc.

Please follow these steps to fix your Coby MP-610 MP3 Player.

I hope that helps.
Unfreeze Coby 610

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