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Sansa C240 syncing problems

I can't get songs to copy from Media Player to C240, media players shows song is there but C240 says "no song"

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  • konsavagera Mar 05, 2009

    i cant get the songs from windows media player to sync to my sansa c240

  • Anonymous Mar 20, 2009

    i try to sync songs on it , the media player says that its been synced but when i check my sansa those songs are not in it.

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The songs are in the wrong format - read my 2-part article on song formats under my profile for more detailed info

short answer: convert the songs to Mp3 format, and you will have no problems

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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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Am unable delete song...they do not show up on my computer either


I have a dffierent mp3 player Colby with a usb and I had the same problem. Try deleting the songs from the device itself. If you go into folder view if you havet hat option and choose the song it says to play or delet, at least that is what mine says. It may take awhile to do it one song at a time, but you should have the option of deleting the songs from the actual mp3 player.

I also had minenot show up, mine was do to deleting some of the software off of the player to make more room for songs. I never used podcasts and other files that came on it, so after I deleted them my songs stopped showing up. I just copy the songs to my mp3 player now, and delete them one by one. Hope this helps you.

May 18, 2009 | SanDisk Sansa c240 MP3 Player

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I can't reset the whole Sansa c240 system.


Windows Media Player is the correct program.
The problem is with the songs themselves - the manual says it recognizes WMA's, but most WMA's have a DRM license on them that restricts what kind of mp3 player they will work with (if at all, and they expire over time).
Only download songs in mp3 format, and the songs will work - and they won't give you problems down the line.

Mar 26, 2009 | SanDisk Sansa c240 MP3 Player

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My mp3 says that i don't have anymore space, but it only shows 10


I'm not sure what you are asking, but maybe my experience can help you. I was using Windows 2000 (it has no DRM) and the Sansa C240 was displayed in Windows Explorer like a removable drive. I could copy and delete files in Windows Explorer. I switched to Windows XP and when I connected the C240, no files were displayed for it in Windows Explorer. I realized that XP had DRM and all the media files had to be transfered with Windows Media Player. When I opened WMP, it recognized the C240, but it didn't list any of the mp3 files I had already loaded on the C240. WMP asked if I wanted to delete all the media currently on the C240, but I clicked No. After that, WMP worked like the old files didn't exist. It would only delete files that had been copied to the C240 when it was synced.
I would recommend that you use Windows Media Player (or WinAmp) to delete all old media files on the C240 and use the sync button to copy and delete files from the C240. See Windows Media Player help for details.

Mar 15, 2009 | SanDisk Sansa c240 MP3 Player

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Taking songs of my c240 sansa


To delete songs from your device follow the steps below
You have to make sure that the device is on MSC mode...then make sure your device is plug in to the computer..Then go to programs - accesories - windows explorer, find the SanDisk in my computer, go to media, music and delete them from there.
Either under sync panel in your windows media player it will show your music when it's connected. just click the plus signs for what song you need to get rid of, right click and click delete.
To format it..on your device..go under..menu, setting and there should be a format option option there..let me know if that doenst work for you...
Hope this helps

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Computerrep

Sep 17, 2008 | SanDisk Sansa c240 MP3 Player

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Can't delete songs


In your windows media you will see the device name listed..you have to make sure the device is under MTP mode..then click on the player and you will see all the songs...you can just right click on the songs and delete them..if you dont want the device to sync automatically you can click on sync and then click on the device name and click on sync setting..there you can modify if you want it to sync automatically..
Should you have any questions..let me know..
P.S.Please rate accordingly...
Thank You
Computerrep

Jul 19, 2008 | SanDisk Sansa c240 MP3 Player

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My computer doesn't recognize the Sansa c240


The songs are in the wrong format - convert them to mp3
Read my "Tips and Tricks" on song formats for more detailed info

Mar 31, 2008 | SanDisk Sansa c240 MP3 Player

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Remove Songs


sync mode in windows media player is used to add in music, to delete songs, on win media player 11 click on library and then on the left side of the player there should be a list, on the list should be "Sansa C240", click on that and then find the your music, right click and delete. Or you can always click on the arrow below "sync" and then go to format to delete all songs.

Jan 18, 2008 | SanDisk Sansa c200 MP3 Player

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Sandisk Sansa c240 MP3 Player


Its real easy. Open the Sandisk from "My Computer" then just copy the songs from there. Similar with Copy and Paste from one file to another. Click CTRL C to the file you want to copy then put it inside the Sandisk folder CTRL V. That should do it!

Jan 08, 2008 | SanDisk Sansa c240 MP3 Player

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Sansa c 240... how do i download media converter?


You don't need to Get the Sansa Media Converter to Transfer song on your player. the Sansa Media Converter is used to transfer photos and videos on the Sansa.and to transfer song on the Player this is what you need to know.

the Sansa has two modes wherein it may connect to the computer, the MSC (Mass Storage Class) mode and the MTP (Media Transfer Protocol) mode. If you are transferring un-licensed, non-protected songs, you may transfer them using the MSC mode by simply copying them on to the Sansa. This mode also allows you to use the player with Audible files. If you are transferring music that you have purchased or music that are licensed and/or proctected, you would need to use the MTP mode. To transfer these files, you would need to use Windows Media Player 10 or some other Music Softwares such as Rhapsody and Napster.

If you add songs to the player in one mode, then switch to the other mode, you will not be able to see the songs from the previous mode, though the space used on the player will still reflect their presence. If you cannot see your songs on your PC in one mode, please try viewing them in the other. In order to change the USB mode of the player, you must power the player on and go to "Settings." Under "Settings," there should be a "USB" option. It would then give you the choice to change it from "Auto Detect" (MTP which is also known as Playforsure in other Sansa) to "MSC (Also known as Rhapsody in other Sansa)."

To add songs using the MSC mode, follow these steps:

1. Organize your songs into folders and place it into one directory.
2. Open "My Computer" and open the "Sansa C240" drive for your Sansa.
3. If you see 3-4 Folder there, click on Tools choose File Opdtion, there will be a Pop-up screen and choose View Tab
4. Select on Show Hidden files and Folder Option, so you can see all the files
5. Choose MUSIC Folder, double click and Drag and drop all the songs on that folder, and It will go automatically on your player. OR highlight a songs, right click select COPY, go to MUSIC folder right click then PASTE and it will be save on your Player


If you still need the media converter...go to utorrent.com to download there software and go to this website...

http://search.utorrent.com/search.php?q=sansa%20media%20converter&e=http%3a%2f%2fwww.mininova.org%2fsearch%2f%3futorrent%26search%3d&u=1

Dec 13, 2007 | SanDisk Sansa c240 MP3 Player

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