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Why won't my Sansa 250R won't recognize an sd card?

I added an SD memory card and the device doesn't see it. Does anyone know what to do? I've reset it to factory defaults. I've had this a long time and it's a great little MP3 player, but it needs memory. I've got a 4GB SD card (sandisk) but the player doesn't recognize that anything is there. Any suggestions?

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Your 4GB card is actually a microSDHC card. The e250 works with microSD cards, 2GB and smaller.

Posted on Mar 10, 2013

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SOURCE: sansa e250 won't recognize sd card.

Try a card reader.

Posted on Sep 15, 2007

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SOURCE: 4GB micro sd card.

According to what I've read, you can double the original memory, but no more than that, so the max you can have on a Sansa e250 would be 4 GB (2GB internal memory and 2GB external memory). I also read that the micro SD cards holds
music only-no video.

Posted on Mar 19, 2008

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SOURCE: Micro sd 4gb card problems.

Check the Sansa tutorials at http://www.sandisk.com/Retail/Default.aspx?CatID=1468
to make sure you have followed all the steps first.

In my experience, every mp3 player/photo frame/etc with a card reader has a MAXIMUM memory limit for the type of card that it can read. It is possible that the Sansa player can only read 2GB Micro SD cards or smaller - and thisi nformation may not have been available when they printed the manual. If you have followed all instructions, and it still will not read the card, try switching to a 2GB Micro SD card.

Posted on Apr 08, 2008

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SOURCE: sansa mp3 player could not detect micro sd add on card

I believe you can fix it by going on the player, then to settings, then to USB mode, and switching it from MTP to MSC. If you're in MSC already and it fails to recognize, then I don't know. :(

Posted on Dec 30, 2008

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SOURCE: sansa mp3 player could not detect micro sd add on card

Anything over 4GB is a Micro SDHC card, not a Micro SD card. It is a completely different type of card format on the inside, and despite the compatible size and shape, it will not work on devices labeled only as Micro SD card compatible. The Sansa e200 and up (e250, e260, ect.) are NOT COMPATIBLE WITH MICRO SDHC CARDS (Micro SD cards that exceed 2GB in capacity).

Posted on Feb 04, 2009

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