How to Transfer Music to the iRiver T10 MP3 Playerby eHow Electronics Editor
To store music files on the iRiver T10 MP3 player, you'll need a Windows XP computer with Windows Media Player installed on it. The files stored on the computer can then be downloaded to the T10 via the USB cable that is included when you purchase the T10. Follow these steps to transfer music to the iRiver T10 MP3 player.
Turn on your Windows XP computer. Download or install Windows Media Player 10 or greater on your computer.
Connect the USB cable to the USB port on your PC. Connect the other end of the USB cable to the port on the top of your iRiver T10. Turn on the T10 by pressing the Play/Stop button located on the top of the player. The USB connection icon will appear on the screen of the T10. A device attached icon may appear in the windows tray of your PC depending on how you have your PC configured.
Start Windows Media Player on your PC by clicking on a shortcut or selecting from a menu. With Windows Media Player open, click the "Library" button.
Find an individual music file or a playlist and right-click on it to display a pop-up menu. Select "Add to Sync List" from the pop-up menu. The sync list will be displayed on the right side of the screen. Continue selecting music to be added to the sync list.
When you're done selecting music, click on the Sync button and select the T10 from the list.
Click the "Start Sync" button to start the file transfer. The transfer time depends on how many files you are transferring. When the transfer to the T10 is complete, the files will appear on the left side of the Windows Media Player in the "Synchronized to Device" list.
Right-click on the "Safely Remove Hardware" icon in the Windows tray of your PC. Select the T10 from the "Device to Remove" menu and click "Stop." Click "OK" to confirm the removal of the T10 and close the menu. Disconnect the USB cable from the T10 and your PC and then close Windows Media Player on your PC. Your T10 is now loaded with music and ready to play.
- check Windows Media Player 10 can be downloaded from the Microsoft Web site.
- check Organizing music files into play lists can simplify the downloading process.
- close Do not leave the T10 in excessive heat sources such as direct sunlight or a car with it windows rolled up.
- close Keep the T10 away from water. Moisture may damage internal parts.