Updating the system software

Update the system software of the player to the latest version. This will allow you to use the most recent functions. Save a backup copy in advance. Be careful not to delete important data.

  1. Connect the player to a power source.
  2. Turn on the Wi-Fi function to connect the player to the internet.
  3. Swipe the [WALKMAN Home] screen upwards.
  4. Tap the menu items in the following order.
    [Settings] - [System] - [System updates].
    Confirm the message carefully. Follow the onscreen instructions.


  • When you back up a music file from “Music player”, you can check the location of the file. Confirm [File location] under [Detailed song information]. To display the information, tap the menu items in the following order.
    • From the playback screen in “Music player”:
      (Options) - [Detailed song information].
    • From the library screen, play queue screen, or favorites screen in “Music player”:
      (Context menu) - [Detailed song information].

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