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Windows Media Player Tutorial: How to Sync Media Files to Your Portable

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Setting Up WMP to Sync With Your Portable
Windows Media Player 11 - Start Sync Button

Windows Media Player 11 - Start Sync Button

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Once you have connected your device, Windows Media Player will use one of its synchronizing modes to transfer your media files.

Automatic:
If Windows Media Player 11 is using the automatic mode, simply click on Finish to automatically transfer all your media - providing it doesn't exceed the storage capacity of your portable player.

Manual:

To setup manual syncing in Windows Media Player 11 you'll need to click Finish, followed by these steps:
  • Drag and drop files, albums, and playlists to the Sync List on the right-hand side of the screen.
  • When you are done, click the Start Sync button to begin transferring your media
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