Get Back Files from Sansa MP3 Player

The Sansa MP3 player is an electronic multimedia device introduced by SanDisk. It is capable of playing digital music and video files. This versatile player features expansive capacities and expandable memory so that you can add micro SD memory card and carry your entire music library wherever you go. It includes additional features including radio tuner which facilitates you to listen FM radio when you wish to listen it. If you are seeking for ultimate portable audio experience, then Sansa MP3 player is the best choice.

But occasionally users face certain problem while using their Sansa MP3 player; out of which common issue is freezing of MP3 player. When Sansa MP3 player freezes, it does not respond to your commands, stops working and also files can be lost from it. Below listed are the scenarios for deletion or loss of files from Sansa MP3 player:

  • Low Battery: While watching videos or listening to music on Sansa MP3 player, users may not notice that it is running out of battery and as a result of low battery, Sansa MP3 player gets switched off improperly and might results in loss of files
  • Accidental Deletion: You might accidentally delete few music and video files from Sansa MP3 player while trying to delete unwanted files. Similarly when you accidentally delete any files from Sansa MP3 player when connected to your Mac computer, then it won’t get saved in Trash Bin as deleted files from external storage media does not get stored in Trash
  • Exceeded Memory: When you connect Sansa MP3 player to your Mac computer you will see its drive with blue color. However when its memory is almost full then it will be displayed in red color. Many users decide to format Sansa MP3 player when it becomes red. But formatting without taking its data backup will erase complete files from it

Few Sansa MP3 player users are aware of the data loss consequence, but still they commit the mistake of not taking backup of their favorite music and video files. When they face data loss, they find themselves in dilemma for losing essential files. But users need not get disappointed, to free users from data loss problems many MP3 player file recovery tools introduced.

Sansa MP3 player recovery software

Yodot Mac Photo Recovery is the one that can bring back the files delete or lost from Sansa MP3 player. Its working looks simple but result it delivers will really make you surprise. Even though its name indicates that it is photo recovery software, it has potential to recover all types of music files, video files and other files from Sansa MP3 player. This media recovery application would assist you in recovering media files various MP3 players and other storage media on Mac OS X Leopard, Snow Leopard and Lion machines.

Steps to perform Sansa MP3 player recovery:

  • First of all connect Sansa MP3 player to your Mac computer with the help of a USB cable
  • Download the software by clicking on the “Download” button provided above
  • Install and then run to find out the procedure involved in the recovery
  • You will find two options as the mains screen comes up which are “Deleted Photo Recovery” and “Lost Photo Recovery”
  • Select any one according to the data loss situation you have faced
  • Now choose the drives that represents Sansa MP3 player and then proceed further by clicking on “Next” option
  • Choose file types to recover and then view files by making use of two options which are “Data View” and “File Type View”
  • Preview media files before saving and at last save them in a location that you prefer on your Mac system


  • As Sansa MP3 player freezes often, it is good idea to backup important files
  • Even though the battery of Sansa MP3 Player is long lasting, make sure to charge it when you notice that battery is low
  • Never add anything on Sansa MP3 player after losing files from it