Compact in size and including a set of earphones, your Emerson MP3 player connects to your computer via its included Universal Serial Bus connector. The USB connection lets you transfer files onto the device using Windows Explorer as well as Windows Media Player. The Emerson MP3 player is capable of playing MP3 and WMA files and doesn’t require a third-party file transfer program or other utility. You can even delete files from the player that you no longer want via Windows Explorer.
Loading Files Via Windows Explorer
Move your Emerson MP3 player’s “Hold” button to the position opposite of “Hold/Lock,” if the player is locked. The Hold/Lock function prevents you from using the player or transferring files to the device.
Remove the Emerson MP3 player’s USB cover on the opposite end of the player’s "Play," "Rewind" and "Fast Forward" buttons. Plug the player's USB connector into any available USB port on the front, back or side of your computer. Windows will automatically recognize the device and start loading the player’s drivers.
Double-click the “Emerson MP3” icon when the “My Computer” Explorer window opens. Leave the “Emerson MP3” window open. Click “Start” and “Documents” to open a second Explorer window.
Navigate via the “Documents” window to the directory containing the music files you want to transfer to the MP3 player. Click and drag the file(s) you want to transfer from the “Documents” window to the “Emerson MP3” window. The file(s) will immediately start copying to the player.
Click the up arrow on your System Tray next to the clock when you finish transferring files to the MP3 player. Click the USB icon to access Windows’ “Safely Remove Hardware and Eject Media” feature. Click “Eject USB Drive” and remove the player from your computer when the message “Safe To Remove Hardware” appears.
Loading Files Via Windows Media Player
Click “Start,” “All Programs” and “Windows Media Player.” Click “Library,” “Music” and “All Music” to access your computer’s music files.
Complete steps 1 and 2 in the “Loading Files Via Windows Explorer” section.
Click and drag the music file(s) from the center panel under the heading “Album” in Windows Media Player to the “Play” panel under the wording “Unsaved list.”
Click the “Sync” tab when you finish dragging the files you want on your MP3 player. Click the “Start Sync” button to begin the file transfer process. Windows Media Player will notify you with an audible bell sound when the transfer process is complete.
Click the up arrow on your System Tray next to the clock and then click the USB icon to access Windows’ “Safely Remove Hardware and Eject Media” feature when the file sync process is complete. Click “Eject USB Drive” and remove the Emerson MP3 player from your computer when the message “Safe To Remove Hardware” appears.
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