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Fuze mp3 player is on but wont play music

My Fuze mp3 player light is on of the screen and the blue light ring which are stuck on and won't play any music. ive tried turning it off and on but it won't even turn off. what do i do?

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Hold the switch for about 20 seconds

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Ive followed the resets ive tried the updates and i still have a white screen if i could atleast get sound thn id be happy, but i picked my fuze off a dresser one day turned it one and itwas stuck on the...


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1) Turn it on, get the white screen, then hold the 'off' button in the up position for up to 20 seconds to force it off. Wait 20 more seconds, then turn it on again.

2) You may have to reformat your player--
If you have a copy of the 'Sansa Updater' software on your computer, page 17 of the user manual says that reformatting the player is possible through commands from your computer. If your player is recognized by the computer, this could also work.

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One issue that people experience with the Sansa Fuze player is that the screen turns white when they are trying to use it. If you experience this common Sansa Fuze MP3 player repair issue, you need to reset your player. Hold down the "Play" and "Power" buttons for about 20 seconds. The player should automatically reset.
MP3 Player Freezes

Another issue is that the player freezes. You may see lights on the player, but it won't do anything. Follow the below steps to correct this issue:

1. Use the above steps to perform a hard reset.

2. Turn the player back on, and slide the "Power" button upward.

3. Use the USB cord that came with your player, and connect it to your computer. Only connect your player directly to the computer. Don't connect it to a USB hub.

4. See if your computer recognizes that a device was connected to it. Or, look in "Devices and Printers" folder, and see if the device shows up in it.

If your device doesn't reset, and the computer doesn't recognize it, contact SanDisk for additional assistance. Or, you can attempt to repair the device yourself.
Repairing Internal Components

If your Sansa Fuze player is out of warranty, you can attempt to repair internal components. This is an "enter at your own risk" solution, but you may be able to fix the issue. If it doesn't work, or if you damage another component, you will most likely need to get a new player.

1. Shut off the device.

2. If you don't have one, purchase a case opener tool. This is a tool with an extremely small head that is used specifically for opening up small devices.

3. Place the head of the tool in the seam of the device, and rise up the faceplate. Do not do this forcibly, or you'll break the ribbon cable connected to it.

4. Remove the ribbon cable from the faceplate.

5. Examine the battery cable. If this connection is loose, your Fuze player won't turn on. Plug the connection firmly into the port.

6. Check the LCD screen connection. A loose connection here means that you can't see anything on your screen. Disconnect the cable from the port, and reconnect it.

7. Reattach the cable to the faceplate, and reattach the faceplate. Turn the device back on.

These Sansa Fuze MP3 player repair suggestions may not fix all issues. If your player is still not working properly, either take it back to the place where you bought it, or contact SanDisk for additional help.

References

Fixya.com, http://www.fixya.com/support/t4267400-sandisk_fuze_4gb_locked_lights_will_not

SanDisk, http://www.sandisk.com/products/sansa-music-and-video-players/sandisk-sansa-fuze

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If your Sansa Fuze MP3 player becomes frozen or unresponsive, you may need to reset the unit.
To do so, simply slide and hold the Power button on the side of the unit. Hold it for about 10 seconds and the player should reset.
If this does not work, I recommend plugging the device into a computer, or charger.

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