Question about Archos 605 WiFi Digital Media Player

1 Answer

I can't download anything

I received this gift several months ago and have been unable to download anything (movies, music). I need serious help! Please understand I am computer challenged. I need some one to spell it out for me. The manual sucks. It only shows how to set the cables but nothing about what to do after.

Posted by on

1 Answer

  • Level 1:

    An expert who has achieved level 1.

  • Contributor
  • 2 Answers

1. You need to connect to the Internet. The easist way to do this is find an open wireless connection, like at a cafe or at someone's home whom you know.

2. Once you know you're in range of a connection, click on the Portal or the Web icon on the display.

3. When you click on the Web icon, you may be asked to buy the Opera browser to surf the internet. I never was able to buy the browser using my 605, even after registering it online. I used my PC to buy the plug-in online and then downloaded it to the 605 using the USB connection. Follow the instructions after you buy the Opera browser from Archos's web site -- they were clear and simple on how to install the Opera browser onto the device.

4. If you instead choose to click on the Portal icon, you will then see the 605 display some boxes indicating it has detected some wireless connection(s) and then it asks you if you want to see the list of connection(s). View the list and choose the connection you want to connect to. (Note: If you've downloaded and installed the Opera browser, you will see this message, too; if you haven't, you will see the screen that has a button you can click to "buy it now." As I said, I never got that to work -- and I tried a few different connections.)

5. ONce you've chosen a connection, if it is password protected, the 605 will ask you for the password. Enter it using the keyboard that will pop up. If it is not password protected, you should be able to jump on the connection.

6. Then, if you clicked the Portal icon, you'll see some buttons to press to view content. Free stuff to choose from, some of it is good.

That's it. Anyone else chime in with corrections and clarifications!

Posted on Apr 13, 2008

Add Your Answer

Uploading: 0%

my-video-file.mp4

Complete. Click "Add" to insert your video. Add

×

Loading...
Loading...

Related Questions:

1 Answer

How to download music ?


pirating music is against the law and can get you into serious trouble, please use one of the many online music purchasing services available such as itunes and amazon music.
Good luck and have fun!

Jun 14, 2011 | Philips GOGEAR SA6045 MP3 Player

1 Answer

Bought the RCA m4304-a for son for Christmas when we try to install software we get errors on each item it tries to download


Try using Windows Media Player to upload your music. I'm not a fan of the software that came with it. I received mine as a Christmas gift a few days ago and I found it is so much easier to upload music through Windows Media Player than to use their software. Plus, it is a lot easier to upload audio books as well. Make sure you have the most up to date version of Windows Media Player for your operating system. I run Windows XP, so mine was Windows Media Player 10.

I haven't tried to upload video or pictures yet though. Hope this helps!

Dec 25, 2009 | RCA M4304 Digital Media Player

1 Answer

Downloading music onto


it has an installation disk with it.
the creative zen disk is black-red.
Or on linux, you use tilp2

Oct 12, 2008 | Creative Labs Zen Touch MP3 Player

1 Answer

Sansa e250 keeps saying "SYNCHRONIZE TO CONTINUE YOUR MUSIC SUBSCRIPTION"


Here's the deal with WMA files - once your subscription expires (or really,  the license on the WMA file expires) - you will have to renew your music service subscription or the song will no longer play on your device. 
Use Mp3 format songs - they'll never give you this problem.

Aug 26, 2008 | SanDisk Sansa e250 MP3 Player

2 Answers

ITunes Gift Card


yup u can get all of those on itunes from it.

limewire is cheaper tho. ;D

Jul 05, 2008 | Apple iPod nano

2 Answers

Unable to download music


I have a sansa 250 mp3 player. i recently just got a new computer. as i tried to download music onto my mp3 player a message kept popping up saying that i have to install new hardware. it tried to install something called mtp for my sansa. then it said that it would not be able to install because i do not have the installation cd. i did not need the installation cd when i first got this mp3 player. what do i do if i do not have the installation cd?
Thanks in advance

Apr 28, 2008 | SanDisk Sansa e250 MP3 Player

8 Answers

Istage mp34


does anyone have the problem of not being able to plug in the earphones?

Jan 14, 2008 | Acer MF35 MP3 Player

1 Answer

Invion mp3 operation


take the piece of shit back. i bought my mom one for christmas, the music file won't even open for ours. don't even bother with it, just take it back and find a better mp3 player. :]

Jan 12, 2008 | MP3 & Digital Media Players

Not finding what you are looking for?
Archos 605 WiFi Digital Media Player Logo

91 people viewed this question

Ask a Question

Usually answered in minutes!

Top Archos MP3 & Digital Media Players Experts

Justin
Justin

Level 3 Expert

2072 Answers

George Hoggarth

Level 1 Expert

33 Answers

Lynn Magnuson
Lynn Magnuson

Level 1 Expert

10 Answers

Are you an Archos MP3 and Digital Media Player Expert? Answer questions, earn points and help others

Answer questions

Manuals & User Guides

Loading...