How to Download Music to the GoGear Vibe

by Chappy Sinclair

Philips produces a series of portable media players called GoGear. The GoGear Vibe is a media player that supports audio and video playback, photo viewing and FM radio. The Vibe is available in four- and eight-gigabyte capacities, with no support for memory expansion devices such as SD cards. The four GB model can hold approximately 900 songs, while the eight GB model can hold approximately 1,800 songs.

Drag-and-Drop

Connect the Vibe to your computer using the supplied USB cable. The AutoRun window will open.

Click "Open Folder to View files." A folder containing all the files on the Vibe will open. Double-click the "Music" folder.

Left-click the audio files that you want on the device, move them into the "Music" folder and release the button to drag and drop the files into the GoGear.

Windows Media Player

Open Windows Media Player. Click the "Sync" button.

Connect the Vibe to your computer using the supplied USB cable. The name of the Vibe will be displayed below the "Sync" button.

Left-click the audio files that you want on the device, move them into the "Sync List" window and release the button. To add music from the Windows Media Player library, click the "Library" button. Click "Artist/Album," right-click the song you want to add and click "Add to Sync List." To add a playlist, click "Playlist," right-click the playlist you want to add and click "Add to Sync List." Each song from the playlist will be added in order.

Click the "Start Sync" button.

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About the Author

Chappy Sinclair has been writing professionally since 2006. He has been able to share his gaming and computer-related impressions and opinions on a national scale with published submissions in "PC Gamer Magazine" and "Maximum PC." Sinclair is currently studying for an aeronautical degree in navigation and avionics at the American Academy of Aeronautics.

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