Question

How do I create and transfer album art to my Device?

Answer

There are 3 possible ways in getting the album art for your music album.

  1. Album art may be obtained from the online Music CD database that Windows Media Player uses.
    Note: Not all music albums have album art available in the online CD database.
  2. From the online music store where you purchased your songs or albums, the album art may be downloaded along with your purchase.
  3. You may also create your own album art by transferring your favorite jpg photo into the selected album folder and rename it to Album Art.jpg.

To download album art from the online database and transfer to the player.

  1. Make sure that your computer is connected to the Internet.
  2. Launch Windows Media Player.
  3. Go to Tools> Options> Player.
  4. Make sure the "Enable picture support for devices" check box is selected.


  5. Click the Apply, then the OK buttons.
  6. Select the tab on the task menu bar.
  7. Insert your music CD into the CD drive of your computer. The Windows Media Player will take a few seconds to show the content of the CD on the display.
  8. Click . The Player accesses the database hosted by WindowsMedia.com and displays information about the album in the Album Information pane. The album art will be shown if available.




    Note: For some music CD, album art may not be found in any of the online database.


  9. Click Finish to update all the information about your album and show it in the Rip pane.
  10. Connect your Device to the computer. 
  11. Select the tracks that you would like to rip by clicking in the check box next to the track.
  12. Click the Rip music button to start ripping the music CD.
  13. Once the tracks are finished being ripped to the library, go to the Media library and select the songs that you have just ripped.
  14. Add them to the sync list and transfer them into your Device. The album art will be transferred along with those selected songs.
  15. Disconnect the Device from your computer.
  16. Make sure that the option in your Device has been selected to display the album art on the device, at Settings-> Album art.

To create your own album art and transfer it to the Device

  1. In Windows Media Player , right click on the song you want to update the album art of.
  2. Select “Advanced Tag Editor” option as shown.
  3. In the screen that pops up , select the “Pictures” tab.
  4. Use the drop down list to make sure that the type of picture you add is the Cover (front).
  5. Click on “Add” to associate a picture as the Album art for the song and all the songs in that album.
  6. Add this (and other songs from the same album) to the sync list and transfer them into your Device. The album art will be transferred along with those selected songs.
  7. Disconnect the Device from your computer.
  8. Make sure that the option in your Device has been selected to display the album art on the device, at Settings-> Album art.

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