I have an iriver x20 and have had it for about more than a year. anyway, i put my headfone jack into it and turned on the player and all i was hearing was a muffled sound, i can hear some of the instruments, but i cannot hear the lyrics at all. please help me!!
ps, I would take it back and get my money but the warrenty ran out!
Could simply just be the earphones... sometimes it just means ur heaphones are stuffed.
if its not the headphones either the player is stuffed or the audio format is something the X20 can't read
if its the player i'll be frank, you have no hope, there are no specialised stores that can fix it besides iriver international (they'll only take it if its still in warranty). you cant fix it yourself unless you have thorough knowledge of the circuit.
If its the sound format try changing it to mp3 or wma...
hope this helps!
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can you connect it to your computer?
if so then format it then run iriver plus 3
plug it into the computer
then go to tools>Portable Device>Disk Initialization
if you cannot connect your x20 to your computer
there is a tutorial on the iriver support page saying you can format it by,
holding down menu butting and turning it on
but that didnt work for me..
otherwise, its stuffed..
if its stuffed, dont throw it away, ill buy it off you..
contact me if your interested, firstname.lastname@example.org
yea i know what ur talking about. unfortunately the iriver x20 can only read SOME types of playlists. for example the windows media playlist that some people use doesnt work but the .m3u files which u can convert on winamp does work. its a real pain i know but that's why i just add files while i listen to them on the music menu of the x20.
hope that helps!
firstly reformat the x20 using the device itself...
after that install the iriver plus 3...
there should be something on the program to reinstall it...
i also think that on the disc that comes with the iriver, there is an install that might help...
otherwise try and reformat the comp
does the message stop you from using the iriver?
if it doesn't then there's a format function on the iriver in the settings menu...
if it does then there may be a problem with the usb connection...
either the iriver isnt responding or the computer can't read it!
for the user below there is most likely a format will fix it...
Normal repair shop can't fix it
iRiver will not send you the headphone jacks, although you can purchase a broken iRiver on Ebay and obtain jacks for this purpose - be careful - you are risking other damage to player
You must get the entire player replaced
Sorry, but this is true of nearly all Mp3 manufacturers.
This is the only answer I can give you, because it is the only truthful answer.
IRiver does not make a proprietary dock for this player; other manufacturers do not make them for IRiver because iRiver is a small player. You can take your IRiver into a Best Buy or other shop and test it in another company's dock, but it is not guaranteed to work. This is the only truthful answer I can give you.
Almost all mp3 players are sensitive to headphones turning in the jack - this is an inherent limitation and cannot be fixed. If it playing out of one ear only, however, that is a problem and can be fixed by replacing the player.
If your player freezes on "Building Library" (usually a result of putting certain type of .m3u playlists or too big images in id3 tag):
1. Turn the player off - you may need to take the battery out to do this. 2. Hold the menu button in. 3. Still holding the menu button in, press the power button. 4. Keep holding both buttons in until you get a dialogue asking if you want to format internal memory ... say yes. 5. Your internal memory will be formatted and you will now be able to start your X20.
Try to figure out what file is causing X20 to freeze - i've found that pretty much any .m3u file will make it freeze on building library ... only about 2-3 out of about 100 i've tried have worked.