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Sansa e250 will not turn on

Sansa wouldn't charge, unscrewed the back and fixed the battary. Started charging but when I unhook it it turns off and won't turn on. Tried holding the power key and record key at the same time while locking it. Held the power button for 15-20 seconds and still nothing.


Please help. Thanks!

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  • Anonymous Jan 17, 2008

    Me too sorta, I got it last night put all my music on it and went to bed and let it charge all night. I got up took a look at it it was plugged in to my PC and the light was on showing a white screen but the thing you move to scroll in menu was not lit up! I tried turning it on and off but nothing happens just stays on the lit up white screen!

  • AmeriViking Feb 17, 2008

    Listened to it fine and I shut it off. A few minutes later I tried to charge and it wouldn't do anything; charge, power-on, zip. Removed the battery and reinserted - it's fine now. Possibly oxidation of the battery connections, or maybe it just needed a reset? We'll see if it happens again....

  • Anonymous Mar 06, 2008

    e250 will not turn on

  • Anonymous Dec 04, 2008

    e250 turns on while 'charging' via connected through USB. However, when unplugged, the player won't turn on at all. It's charged for about six hours...shouldn't be dead.



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Try changing the battery. Batteries typically last two years or so before you start to notice odd behaviour. If you know some electronics, then with the back battery cover removed, measure the voltage across the battery inside the phone. For a good, fully charged battery it should read around 3.7V; if you are reading anything less then chances are the battery has reached the end of its road. Good luck.

Posted on Mar 18, 2009


Try buying a new charger and did you knw that you can also use a apple ipod charger

Posted on Mar 03, 2008


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