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how do you download music to a mp3 player

by soozie99 / March 18, 2012 7:01 AM PDT

I have a Sylvania mdl SMPK8099 I just got and I don't know how to put music on it. I got as far as Imesh on line and created a playlist (or two) but I cannot get it to download into the player. I am using Windows 7 on a HP computer. The manual that came with the player is NO help... far too brief for this grandma! thanks for any help!

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Re: download music to mp3 player
by Kees_B Forum moderator / March 18, 2012 7:25 AM PDT

Broadly speaking, there are 3 common ways to do it:
1. The player (if hooked up to your PC via USB) shows up as a drive letter. You use My Computer or Windows Explorer to copy anything to it that you want.
2. The player is recognised by Windows Media Player or iTunes and that lets you synchronise its library with the player.
3. The player comes with its own software you use to put music on it, either on CD or downloadable (or even on the player itself).

I'd start with trying #1.


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I don't believe it's compatible with Windows 7 ;(
by Pepe7 / March 21, 2012 5:11 AM PDT

If you can find a more specialized MP3 player/Sylvania forum, it might be worth verifying. I do not believe that player's accompanying software is compatible with Windows 7 ;(.

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download music to a mp3 player
by evan_sgerald / April 1, 2012 3:38 PM PDT

simply connect it to computer through usb port and explore its drive and put your music files.

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by sonymad / April 5, 2012 5:09 PM PDT

there are many diffrent sites available your mp3 player should either use itunes or windows media player for videos you can download off bbc iplayer for music you can put cds on to your computer or use the apropiate site also mp3 players are compatible with windows seven

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