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Uploading songs on it

When i plug the clip in everything goes smoothly when windows recognizes it, i can go into it through my computer and look at the folders, but when i sitck music on it and disconnect it the songs wont appear, can anyone help plz help me?

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  • helpme20 Feb 18, 2008

    I have the same problem. It let's me go into my media player and select songs I want to copy, it even shows that it is writting (on the actually device), but then when I disconnect it from my computer and go into music, songs, artist...they are all showing empty..?

  • surfingsocce Sep 29, 2008

    I have the same problem.. I thought it was just mine. I uploaded nearly 4GBs in windows media player and as soon as I disconnect it even tells me refreshing database and still only the 5 sample songs that come with the device; i plug it back into the computer and windows media player tells me my music IS there!

  • Anonymous Oct 01, 2008

    Same with mine

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I added a 2GB card to the e200 but can't see the card in Windows Explorer. Anybody knows how the E200 handles the card?

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You could try putting it into recovery mode if it's like the sansa e200 series. to do this plug it into your computer and click the hold button so the orange is showing. next, hold down the record button while pushing and holding the power button at the same time. after a few seconds it should go into recovery mode and factory settings will restore. this works for sansa e200's and i hope yours is almost the same as them. try the sansa forums though they could help alot.

best of luck

Posted on Feb 14, 2008

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How do I get the downloaded music from my computer into the clip?


You have 2 ways to transfer your songs from your computer to your sansa clip:
1. Plug sansa clip to computer, double click on "Sansa Clip ...GB", double click on "Internal Memory", you will see the file "Music", copy your songs and paste them into Music file of the device.
2. Using Windows Media Player: open windows media player, plug sansa clip into computer, click on Sync tab, select songs that you want to sync, drag and drop song selected into "Sync list" on the right side of the windows media player (you should update wmp11), then click on button Start Sync.

Good luck

Jan 24, 2010 | SanDisk Sansa Clip MP3 Player

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Old songs dont show


If you mean that the songs don't show up on the computer screen, then you probably need to change the USB MODE setting on the Clip. To do this, disconnect the Clip from the computer, then scroll to SETTINGS. Select Settings, then scroll to USB Mode and select it.. (If your Clip is very old it might not have a USB Mode listed under SETTINGS. If this is the case you should update your Clip's Firmware from the sansa website). Older computers recognize the MSC Mode while newer ones should recognize either mode. (except XP Professional doesn't seem to recognize the MTP mode). Songs entered in one mode won't show up on the computer if you're in the other mode. If you mean that the songs aren't showing up on the Clip's own screen then this solution probably won't help. By the way, I've never had any luck with the "auto detect" mode.

Jun 03, 2009 | SanDisk Sansa Clip MP3 Player

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SanDisk Sansa Clip 4GB MP3 Player


go to control panel and click on portable media devices note:will not work on windows xp even if you downgrade to classic using a disk

Feb 07, 2009 | SanDisk Sansa Clip MP3 Player

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Cant put songs on sansa clip mp3 player


Use Windows Media Player to transfer songs to the device.

Dec 29, 2008 | SanDisk Sansa Clip MP3 Player

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Computer wont recognize sansa clip mp3 player


Reformat clip with disk utility after looking at it like an external disk. Do this by turning it off. Puting it in lock mode. Hold down middle button as you plug it in.

I am mad at my Clip as it did the same thing.

Screen shot here:
Sansa clip not recognized.

Dec 26, 2008 | SanDisk Sansa Clip MP3 Player

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Uploading to sansa clip


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javis- music service or cd, use windows media player to transfer

Aug 09, 2008 | SanDisk Sansa Clip MP3 Player

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Brand new Sansa Clip not recognized in My Computer


Reformat and upgrade the firmware

REFORMAT FOR WINDOWS MEDIA PLAYER - Erases Everything: Connect your Sansa player to the computer and open Windows Media Player. Click on the Sync tab. Pull down the drop down menu underneath the Sync tab by moving your cursor over the Sync tab and left clicking on the little black arrow underneath the Sync tab. Highlight "Sansa 1GB" (wording may vary slightly), and then select "Format." - this should erase everything.
FIRMWARE UPGRADE - Erases Everything: Get the latest firmware upgrade from Sansa - it updates the firmware and erases every song in the player all at once. Note: this method doesn't work if already have the latest firmware. Go to this website and click "Firmware Updater" to find out: http://www.sandisk.com/Retail/DriverDownloads.aspx

Mar 19, 2008 | MP3 & Digital Media Players

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Deleted everthing!!!!!!!!


Try uploading some songs with windows media player and then delete them through windows media player if it recognizes the tracks

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Problem with uploading music


You will need iTunes which probabaly came with ure iPod.
Now plug your iPod in with the USB cord, iTunes should recognize it and then you will need to get songs by either; draggging them into iTunes or buying them off of iTunes.

If you have problems, reply.

Good luck.

Feb 19, 2008 | MP3 & Digital Media Players

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Won't Upload Songs


player has problems with windows media player 11. works with wmp 10. player also has problems with vista. firmware was designed for xp. no firmware updates available. you can try dragging and dropping through windows explorer, treating it as a usb mass storage device. it will play folders and songs this way. to get vista to recognize it, format the player through the player's menu ( set-system-format ) not through the computer. take out the battery for 15 minutes. reboot your computer. put battery back in. plug into usb port. hopefully vista recognizes it as usb device

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