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Main Functions of Your Walkman
Listening to music on your Walkman
Enjoy music transferred to your Walkman by operating the buttons on
Operating your Walkman by remote
Just turn the Remote Commander on and you can operate your Walkman
Using your Walkman with your smartphone
Connect your smartphone and your Walkman via a Bluetooth connection
so you can listen to music stored on your smartphone using the
Walkman or answer incoming calls to the smartphone.
Mix mode allows you to listen to sounds from a smartphone application
and the Walkman at the same time.
You can also use SongPal, a smartphone application that allows you to
operate the Walkman using your smartphone.
Refer to the Help Guide installed on your computer or at the URL
mentioned in the “About the manuals” section on the cover page of this
manual for details.
Please check the items in the package.
Remote Commander (1)
USB cradle (1)
Earbuds (1 set)
Swimming earbuds (1 set)
Adjustment band (1)
Quick Start Guide (this manual)
Using your Walkman while Swimming
Quick Start Guide
About the manuals
To see the detailed information about WALKMAN®, access to Help
Guide on the internet.
While browsing is free, you may be charged a
communication fee according to your carrier contract.
Regarding the basic operations, the customer support website URL
and Important Information, refer to “How to Install and Read the
Help Guide” section on this manual.
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Attaching Your Walkman to the USB Cradle
(Supplied) and Charging the Battery
1 Dry and clean the terminals of your
Walkman () using a soft dry cloth, if the
terminal is wet or dirty.
2 Attach your Walkman to the USB cradle in
the order of the left () part first, then the
right () part.
Make sure that the terminals of your Walkman () and the
USB cradle () are in contact with each other.
3 Connect your Walkman to an operating
computer using the USB cradle.
It takes about 1.5hours to fully charge the battery.
To prevent battery deterioration, charge the battery at least once every six
months or every year.
The Remote Commander cannot be charged because a lithium coin cell
battery is used in it. If the remaining battery power is low or insufficient,
replace the battery of the Remote Commander. For details on how to
replace the battery of the Remote Commander, refer to the Help Guide
installed on your computer or at the URL mentioned in the “About the
manuals” section on the cover page of this manual.
Parts and Controls
The illustrations shown are for reference only and may differ from the
VOL (Volume) +*
Press the VOL+ button to
turn up and the VOL–
button to turn down the
OPR (Operation) lamp
Built-in Bluetooth antenna
There are tactile dots. Use them to help with button operations.
About volume operation (Only for countries/areas
complying with European and Korean Directives)
The voice guidance “Check the volume level” is meant to protect your
ears when you turn the volume up to a level that is harmful for your ears
for the first time. You can cancel the alarm and warning by pressing any
You can turn up the volume after canceling the alarm and warning.
After the initial warning, the alarm and warning repeat every 20 cumulative
hours that the volume is set to a level that is harmful for your ears. When
this happens, the volume is turned down automatically.
If the volume is set to a level that is harmful for your ears and you turn off
the Walkman, the volume is turned down to a level that is safe for your ears
How to install the earbuds
To enjoy better sound quality, or to fit your ears, change the size of the
earbuds or adjust the earbud position to fit comfortably and snugly in
your left and right ears separately.
Optional replacement earbuds can be ordered from your nearest Sony
Install the earbuds onto the headphones so that the tip of the inner
part of the earbuds fits into the position on the projection of the
Make sure that the earbuds fit straight on, not at an angle, to prevent
the earbuds from detaching and remaining in your ears.
Tip of the inner part
How to Install and Read the Help Guide
Install the “Help Guide” on your computer. This contains basic operations
of your Walkman, the customer support website URL, and how to
transfer content such as music to the Walkman.
1 Connect your Walkman to a running
2 Open the following folders and double-click
the executable file on your Walkman.
Windows 7 or earlier: [Start] – [Computer] – [WALKMAN] –
[FOR_WINDOWS] – [Help_Guide_Installer(.exe)].
Windows 8: [Start screen] – [Desktop] – [File Explorer] –
[Computer] – [WALKMAN] – [FOR_WINDOWS] – [Help_
Windows 8.1: [Desktop] – [File Explorer] – [This PC] –
[WALKMAN] – [FOR_WINDOWS] – [Help_Guide_Installer
Mac: [Finder] – [WALKMAN] – [FOR_MAC] – [Help_Guide_
3 Follow the on-screen instructions to
complete the installation.
4 To read the Help Guide, double-click the
shortcut or the alias icon generated on your