Parts and controls
This section explains the functions of buttons, jacks, and other parts of your Walkman.
Press to go up one list screen level or to return to the previous menu.
Press and hold to display the Home menu.
Press to start playback or navigate through the on-screen menus of your Walkman.
There is a tactile dot on the button to help you operate the buttons without looking.
Headphone jack (*1)
Insert the headphone plug until it clicks into place.
Sound will be impaired if the headphones are not connected properly.
Connect the USB cable (supplied) or other accessories that support WM-PORT (not supplied).
VOL (Volume) +/– button
Press to adjust the volume.
There is a tactile dot on the + button to help you operate the buttons without looking.
OPTION/PWR OFF (Option/Power off) button
Press to display the option menu.
Press and hold to turn the screen off and enter standby mode.
Set the HOLD switch to protect your Walkman against accidental operation during transportation.
Slide the HOLD switch in the direction of the arrow () to disable all operation buttons. Slide the HOLD switch to the opposite position to release the HOLD function.
microSD card slot
Open the cover before inserting a microSD card. Insert a microSD card until it clicks into place to increase the available memory of your Walkman.
microSD card slot cover
Use to attach a strap (not supplied).
Built-in Bluetooth antenna
Do not cover the antenna part with your hands or other object when a Bluetooth connection is active. Doing so may interrupt the connection.
Touch a Bluetooth audio device equipped with the NFC function to this mark to connect it to your Walkman.
Press the RESTART button with a small pin, etc. to restart your Walkman.
(*1) Sound is not emitted from the wired headphones while your Walkman is connected to a device via a Bluetooth connection. Disconnect the Bluetooth connection to use wired headphones.
Installing your Walkman in a peripheral device such as a cradle
You may need to use an adaptor to install your Walkman in a peripheral device such as a cradle. In this case, use the adaptor (Type A) supplied with the device.