How to update your Zune player

Overview

If you haven’t used your Zune player in a while, you might need to update it in order to get the latest features and improvements.

Steps to update

  1. On your computer, start the Zune software.
  2. Connect your Zune player to your computer by using the USB cable that was included with your player.
  3. If a newer version of the Zune firmware is available, you'll see a notice to update your player.

    You can also manually check for new player updates in the Zune software. Go to Settings (located at the top of the screen), Device (located in the upper-left corner), and then Update (located in the list at the left).

  4. If you receive a notice to update your player, follow the on-screen instructions.

    Important During the update process, don’t disconnect your Zune player it until the update finishes. The update might take several minutes. During this time, your Zune player might restart several times.

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