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Restoring mp3 I lost my instructions for my sansa mp3 player an i need help bc i now wish to restore it an get it back to factory settings

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Hi, Just a suggestion. Is there any little hole (small paper clip size) near the power plug in? If there is then take a paper clip or small device with a point and press it 3 times and see if that resets it. Thanks, Lolita

Posted on Jun 20, 2007

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I can not upload my device

Try to reset your mp3 By

1. Select Reset Factory Settings.
2. Use thumbwheel to highlight Yes then press the Select button.

This will restore the player to its original factory settings.

If the information helped you please give me your ratings.Thanks
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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.)
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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.
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Down load screen frozen

I opened it up and let the battery run down the power after five minutes i reasembled and went to settings and reset to factory defaut settings it restored it, its working fine now, i lost my muscic but a can always download again !
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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.
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I would like to reset my sandisk sansa e260 mp3

Go into the settings and scroll down to reset all, push center button, scroll to yes, push center this will restore factory settings.....
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Sandisk e270 !!!!!!!!!!!!!!

hi sir..
if ur are formated the memory card..
1. memory card may be corrupted.
2. try to restore the factory settings
a) by tool>setting>phone>general> restore factory setting's or other option like install. thank u sir..
please fix it.
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Frozen sansa

1-866-726-3475 Sandisk Customer Support

www.sandisk.com

click on support at the top; click on MP3 players,
find your Sansa and click on it there’s a lot of info

You might want to restore to factory settings. Only problem, you will loose all the music etc in your Sansa, but it should work. First back up the media on your Sansa to your hard drive, flash drive or SD card so you can reload it more easily.
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Sandisk e140 mp3

Try to Format the Mp3 player wat u can do is Connect the Mp3 player to the computer go to My computers there u will find the
Mp3 player as a removable disk just right click on it and click on format and format it it will solve the problem
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PLEASE HELP

U have to restore the factory settings and check again..... If it does not work then Recover the player by using sansa recovery tool. The link for this tool is http://mp3support.sandisk.com/tools/DeviceRecoverySetup.exe The instructions u can find in the following link http://sandisk.com/assets/File/pdf/retail/connect-recovery-instructions.pdf
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