Vtech Innotab Trouble shooting


We bought our two children the Innotab we did so because they were the best deal and offered the best software. The accessories were also reasonable and you could ad an SD card.

Vtech Innotab Trouble Shooting

I wanted to share some of the things I learned while organizing their Innotabs. The first thing I would do is open them up and charge them. I would buy a charger and one for your car. They use a pretty standard charger so if you have a cell phone look before you buy the charger. I would also suggest you buy rechargeable batteries. Your children will leave these on even though they are easy to turn on and off. We bought the backpacks as well to keep them organized.

The biggest suggestion I have is to download the books and games directly on the unit. You can get them cheaper by buying gift cards on amazon for less that the card value. Then you can redeem them online.

Your unit comes with free downloads. I had no idea where to find them. I finally did under the other tab. It appears once you download books, videos, and other games you can move them on your unit. It works like the itune library.

We really like our innotab but be prepared to spend some time setting up the unit for your children. If you do so before they receive the gift it will save you a lot of time. It took awhile to download games onto the unit. This will save me money because I know my child would lose a cartridge.

We bought this one

Great Deal-

Then we bought each child one of these for an extra game or book. I intend to buy more of these to give as valentines gifts and birthday presents since they are $8.00 off and the books and games go one sale online.

Note: once you have downloaded your items they will appear in the right folders on the home screen. That means if you downloaded a game it will appear in the game folder.

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  1. says

    I’m so glad you put this up. I bought one for my four year old, I think I need to get another one lol my one year old thinks its his. I’m not sure if you know this, but you can put movies on the innotab! Youtube, homemade videos, movies, and you can put a custom thumbnail so your child can find the movie he or she wants to watch especially if they can’t read yet. You can also increase the volume?! Amazing. Here are some great videos from travisgrindal on how to upload movies, and make icons and more.

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xGLQGb0bekU <–How to covert youtube videos to Vtech innotab
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-RuPCnS-bxQ <– How to copy movie files
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sfhuDLGGIXU <– How to copy music mp3s

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