I have tried to put songs on my sansa by drag and drop from limewire and its not working, i doont know how to get to mtp mode and putting songs on my sansa is getting very complicated for me.please help.
When i used LIMEWIRE i remember being able to go to the folder on my comp with all of the songs that i downloaded. i think i went to FILE then "Open containing Folder" or maybe "Explore Folder" then i moved all the songs i downloaded into my regular MUSIC folder under MY DOCUMENTS. That way i could access all the songs when i wanted without opening LimeWire. Just figure out how to view the folder where all of your LimeWire files are, then you should be able to move the files directly to your player or other music folder for easy access. ~Rebecca~
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In order to sync the files with media player the device must be in MTP mode MSC mode is used for drag/drop file updating. try setting MTP and then sync it or just open the drive file in my computer in either mode to update the file list.
First you need to set your Sansa m250 mp3 player to MTP mode:
) Tap your menu button and select "Settings" > "USB". 2) On this screen, make sure that there is a check next to "Auto Detect" and NOT "MSC".
Note: Music that was transferred to the player in "MSC" (Mass Storage Class) mode will not be accessible once the player is put into MTP mode.
However, the music can still be accessed by switching the player back to MSC mode.
To transfer a playlist using Windows Media Player version 10:
- Make sure device is showing as an "audio device" and in MTP mode - Create a playlist by right clicking a song in the library, add to>additional playlists>new or by saving a now playing list - Select the Sync tab and click "Sync settings" - Check "Synchronize device automatically" - Set "View" to "All Playlists" - Place a check next to the playlists they want to transfer to device - Media Player should then sync those lists once you hit OK.
Once you Sync for the first time a new folder "Playlists" will appear in your m250 using Windows Explorer. Once that folder is created you can even use Windows Explorer alone to create playlists, all you have to do is right click on a song and choose create a playlist. Double click on playlist > Reference Tab, on the window you simply drag and drop your songs.
MINIMUM SYSTEM REQUIREMENTS
Windows XP SP1
Windows Media Player 10
Intel Pentium class PC or higher
USB 2.0 port required for hi-speed transfer
CONNECTING AND TRANSFERRING
Connect to your Computer
1. Connect the small USB Cable Connector to the USB port on your computer, and then plug the larger
Cable Dock Connector in to your Sansa c200 port.
2. Once connected to computer, it should be detected by the operating system automatically and is
shown as an additional drive called “Sansa c200”.
SANSA MEDIA CONVERTER
You will need to use Sansa Media Converter to transfer photos to your Sansa c200. Insert your SanDisk
CD and select Sansa Media Converter to install it to your PC. Then you can load your personal photos
onto your Sansa c200 by using Sansa Media Converter.
To transfer music to your Sansa c200:
1. Connect Sansa c200 to the computer.
2. Drag and drop files from your computer to Sansa c200 by using a variety of music software
programs to transfer/synchronize your files.
3. In MTP mode as long as the files are WMA or MP3, they can be dragged into the Media folder.
Otherwise, they can be dragged into the Data folder (these files will not appear on the player).
4. In MSC mode, files/folders can be dragged/copied to the device.
-Plug in your mp3 player -Go into 'Limewire', select a song and go 'Locate file/Open Containg Folder', you should be in your folder with all your songs. or go 'My Music' and find your music files. -Either select all your songs, open them with 'Windows Media Player' and transfer them that way. -Or 'Open My Computer' then open 'Sansa e200' and drag the songs from where your songs are located [My Music] to the 'Music' folder in your Sansa e200 folder. [MyMusic] Song.mp3 >drag to> [MyComputer/Sansa] Music.
I had this same problem with my Sansa e280, I did some research and found that MTP mode is used when syncing with Windows Media Player. So if you plugged in your player under MTP and simply tried to drag and drop using Windows Explorer the player won't recognize. I have heard that you should be able to view them on the Sync tab in WMP but I personally have not tried.
The way I got rid of the songs was by going into my Sansa Settings and changing the USB mode to MSC, opening the Player by going to My Computer, then (if using Windows XP) click on Tools > Folder Options. Click on the View tab and Select "Show Hidden Files and Folders". Click "OK" Then Right click on the MUSIC Folder and Select "Properties" Uncheck "Read Only" and "Hidden". Unplug your Player and it will restart. Viola, no more ghosted songs.
step 1; down load songs from lime wire.
step 2; go to lime wires library, and about half way down the page there is a button called explore. click on it.
step 3; open windows media player, and click sync. a list should show up,
step 4; click on songs on shared folder, and drag to sync list.
step 5; connect sandisk, and click synk to e 250 on upper right hand corner area, and wait for sandisk to write!
hope this helped!