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I was listening to my Sansa Clip and it just shut completely off. What do I do?

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  • kakima Jul 06, 2010

    Okay, I know this is a stupid question, but have you recharged the battery?

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Having received no response in over a month, I assume this is no longer a problem.

Posted on Aug 12, 2010

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I have a sansa clip; could not find Rhapsody cards; got an iTunes card for my Mac; apparently transferred tunes from Mac to clip, see them on the clip directory from my Mac but can't see them or play them...


Your Sansa will not be compatible with the DRM used in iTunes. You can download iTunes+ tracks, which are DRM free (there are a lot of them now) or you can 'burn' the m4a files to mp3 files with a program like NoteBurner (www.noteburner.com) :: Disclaimer :: This method is technically illegal, except in jurisdictions that allow backup copies.

Mar 08, 2011 | SanDisk Sansa Clip MP3 Player

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My player got hanged.and its not functioning? what probably the cause and how can i deal with it? it cannot be turned off..the menus are not functioning


Hi,you need to rest your mp3 player...

How to Reset a Sansa Clip

The Sansa Clip is a high-quality MP3 player. It holds hundreds of songs and is built for portability. The "clip" allows you to attach it to your clothing or belt while you are working out or on the go. Even the best MP3 players can encounter some problems, and the Sansa Clip is no exception. If your Sansa Clip freezes up and does not respond, you may have to try resetting or reformatting it.

Instructions


Complete Reset

Turn Sansa Clip on. Press the "Menu" (home) button.

Press the bottom of the scroll wheel until you reach the "Settings" screen. Push the center button to choose "Settings."

Scroll down to "Reset All" and select. You'll be asked to confirm the reset. Select "Yes." This option will simply allow you to reset the language and location settings on your Sansa Clip. It will not erase data from the clip. To do a complete factory restore, follow Steps 4 and 5.


In the "Settings" menu, scroll down until you reach "Format" and then select. You will be asked to confirm that you wish to format. Select "Yes."


Wait for the screen to say "Formatting Complete." You have now cleared all the files from your Sansa Clip and reset it to factory settings.

Resetting a Frozen Sansa Clip


Push the power button up and hold it for 20 seconds. Release it, then turn it on again.


Go to the Sansa website and download the "Sansa Firmware Updater."


Select "Run" when the updater installs. (Installation will take less than two minutes.)
.


Wait for the Sansa Firmware Updater to run through its system test. It will ask you to connect the Sansa Clip to the computer to update your Sansa's software.


Connect the Sansa Clip. Remove it from the computer when instructed. If this process does not unfreeze your Sansa Clip, contact Sansa support at the Sansa Firmware Updater website.



Tips & Warnings
How to Reset a Sansa Clip
The Sansa Clip is a high-quality MP3 player. It holds hundreds of songs and is built for portability. The "clip" allows you to attach it to your clothing or belt while you are working out or on the go. Even the best MP3 players can encounter some problems, and the Sansa Clip is no exception. If your Sansa Clip freezes up and does not respond, you may have to try resetting or reformatting it.

Instructions


Complete Reset

Turn Sansa Clip on. Press the "Menu" (home) button.

Press the bottom of the scroll wheel until you reach the "Settings" screen. Push the center button to choose "Settings."

Scroll down to "Reset All" and select. You'll be asked to confirm the reset. Select "Yes." This option will simply allow you to reset the language and location settings on your Sansa Clip. It will not erase data from the clip. To do a complete factory restore, follow Steps 4 and 5.


In the "Settings" menu, scroll down until you reach "Format" and then select. You will be asked to confirm that you wish to format. Select "Yes."


Wait for the screen to say "Formatting Complete." You have now cleared all the files from your Sansa Clip and reset it to factory settings.

Resetting a Frozen Sansa Clip


Push the power button up and hold it for 20 seconds. Release it, then turn it on again.


Go to the Sansa website and download the "Sansa Firmware Updater."


Select "Run" when the updater installs. (Installation will take less than two minutes.)
.


Wait for the Sansa Firmware Updater to run through its system test. It will ask you to connect the Sansa Clip to the computer to update your Sansa's software.


Connect the Sansa Clip. Remove it from the computer when instructed. If this process does not unfreeze your Sansa Clip, contact Sansa support at the Sansa Firmware Updater website.



Tips & Warnings

You should download the Sansa Firmware Updater to your computer even if you aren't having a problem with your Sansa. This will ensure that your device software remains up-to-date and free of technical glitches.

Reformatting the Sansa Clip will erase all songs and data on the device. Resetting will simply change your player's settings.


You should download the Sansa Firmware Updater to your computer even if you aren't having a problem with your Sansa. This will ensure that your device software remains up-to-date and free of technical glitches.

Reformatting the Sansa Clip will erase all songs and data on the device. Resetting will simply change your player's settings.

Feb 19, 2011 | SanDisk Sansa Clip MP3 Player

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Player is froze


Push the power button up and hold it for 20 seconds.
Release it, then turn it on again. Go to the Sansa website (http://www.sansa.com) and download the "SansaFirmware Updater." Select "Run" when the updater installs.(Installation will take less than two minutes.) Wait for the Sansa Firmware Updater to run through its system test. It willask you to connect the Sansa Clip to the computer to update your Sansa'ssoftware. Connect the Sansa Clip. Remove it from the computer when instructed. If thisprocess does not unfreeze your Sansa Clip, contact Sansa support at the SansaFirmware Updater website.
Complete Reset

Turn player on. Press the "Menu" (home) button.
Pressthe bottom of the scroll wheel until you reach the "Settings" screen.Push the center button to choose "Settings." Scrolldown to "Reset All" and select. You'll be asked to confirm the reset.Select "Yes." This option will simply allow you to reset the languageand location settings on your Sansa Clip. Thiswill not erase data from the clip.


To doa complete factory restore, whichwill erase all files from the clip, follow these steps: Inthe "Settings" menu, scroll down until you reach "Format"and then select. You will be asked to confirm that you wish to format. Select"Yes." Wait for the screen to say "Formatting Complete."You have now cleared all the files from your Sansa Clip and reset it to factorysettings.






Oct 24, 2010 | SanDisk Sansa Clip MP3 Player

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I left my Sansa Clip MP3 Player plugged in while putting my laptop into hibernation. Now player does not response, I can't turn it on, and laptop doesn't recognize it at all.


    Complete Reset of Sansa Clip
  1. Step 1 Turn Sansa Clip on. Press the "Menu" (Home) button on the Sansa Clip.
  2. Step 2 Press the bottom of the scroll wheel until you reach the "Settings" screen. Push the center button to choose "Settings."
  3. Step 3 Scroll down to "Reset All," and select. You will be asked to confirm the reset. Select "Yes." This option will simply allow you to reset the language and location settings on your Sansa Clip. It will not erase data from the clip. To do a complete factory restore, follow steps 4 and 5.
  4. Step 4 In the "Settings" menu, scroll down until you reach "Format" and then select. You will be asked to confirm if you wish to format. Select "Yes."
  5. Step 5 Wait for the screen to say "Formatting Complete." You have now cleared all the files from your Sansa Clip and reset it to factory settings.
  6. Resetting a Frozen Sansa Clip
  7. Step 1 Unfreeze a frozen Sansa Clip by pushing the power button up and holding it for 20 seconds. Release it, and then turn it on again.
  8. Step 2 Go to the Sansa website and download the "Sansa Firmware Updater."
  9. Step 3 Select "Run" when the updater installs. (Installation will take less than two minutes.)
  10. Step 4 Wait for the Sansa Firmware Updater to run through its system test. It will ask you to connect the Sansa Clip to the computer to update your Sansa's software.
  11. Step 5 Connect the Sansa Clip and then remove it from the computer when instructed. If this process does not unfreeze your Sansa Clip, contact Sansa support at the Sansa Firmware Updater website.

Aug 22, 2009 | SanDisk Sansa Clip MP3 Player

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Can't transfer Audible files to my Sansa Clip


The link to the operating manual (which includes the Audiobook instructions) is here:
http://www.sandisk.com/sansa/assets/English/products/Clip/Clip_userguide_en.pdf

What I would do is drag and drop the Audible files from the folder that Audible creates to store your audiobooks to the Audible folder of the Sansa Clip, instead of using the Audible Manager.

-Tha Mp3 Doctor

Dec 27, 2008 | SanDisk Sansa Clip MP3 Player

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Sandisk sansa clip mp3 shuts of and wont turn back on...


You can set the timer under Auto Power Off and Sleep settings to turn off the Sansa
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player automatically when it is playing for a certain time.
1. Press Menu button to return to the Main Menu.
2. Move to Power and select it.
3. Select Auto Power Off or Sleep.

-Tha Mp3 Doctor

Nov 06, 2008 | SanDisk Sansa Clip MP3 Player

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Unable to play all songs downloaded on sansa clip


You have to resyhnchroize within Rhapsody itself to make the message go away.

Oct 19, 2008 | SanDisk Sansa Clip MP3 Player

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Problem with Right/Forward Button


I am embarrassed to admit that I finally looked at the brochure that came with the Sansa Clip and called the Tech Help number. The person I spoke with was very helpful and walked me through the process of re-formatting my Sansa Clip and downloading an update program. This solved my problem. I think the issue was my computer operating with VISTA while the Sansa Clip was set up for XP.

Mar 01, 2008 | SanDisk Sansa Clip MP3 Player

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