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Transferring content using Explorer

Content such as music can be directly transferred by drag-and-drop using Windows Explorer.

  1. Connect your Walkman to a running computer via USB.
  2. Open “WALKMAN” using the procedure below that corresponds to your computer.

    To store content on a microSD card, select the folder that has the same name as the microSD card instead of “WALKMAN.”

    • Windows 7 or earlier:
      Select “Start” – “Computer,” and then open “WALKMAN.”

    • Windows 8:
      Select “Desktop” from the “Start screen” to open “File Explorer.” In the “Computer” list, open “WALKMAN.”

    • Windows 8.1:
      Select “Desktop” to open “File Explorer.” In the “This PC” list, open “WALKMAN.”
    • Windows 10:
      Select “File Explorer” in the “Start” menu, and then select “WALKMAN” from the left screen.
  3. Open the folder to which you want to transfer content.

    To transfer music files or folders: “MUSIC” folder

    To transfer photo files or folders: “PICTURE” or “DCIM” folder

    To transfer video files or folders: “VIDEO” folder

    To transfer podcast folders and episode files: “PODCASTS” folder

  4. Drag-and-drop the desired files or folders () to the applicable folder () in “WALKMAN.”


  • Do not change folder name placed in root memory such as “MUSIC.”
  • Some songs may not be played back on your Walkman due to copyright protection.
  • Depending on the language setting of your Walkman, the information of the transferred content may not be displayed correctly.