Parts and controls

  1. Touch screen

    Tap icons or items on the screen to operate the Walkman.

  2. Strap hole

    Attach a wrist strap (supplied).

  3. WM-PORT jack
    • Connect the USB cable (supplied).
    • Connect accessories that support WM-PORT (not supplied).
  4. microSD card slot cover

    Open the cover to insert a microSD card.

  5. Access lamp

    Do not remove the microSD card when the access lamp is lit up.

  6. microSD card slot

    Insert a microSD card until it clicks into place.

  7. (power) button
    • Press the button to turn the screen on or off.
    • Hold down the button for 2 seconds to turn the Walkman on or off.
    • If operations become unstable, hold down the button for 8 seconds to restart the Walkman.
  8. Charge lamp

    The lamp lights up while the Walkman is charging.

  9. + (*1)/– (volume) buttons

    Press the buttons to adjust the volume.

  10. Playback operating buttons

    (*1): Press the button to start or pause playback.

    / : Press the buttons to jump within the current track or to the previous or next track.

    Hold down the buttons to fast-rewind or to fast-forward playback.

  11. Headphone jack (Stereo Mini) (*2)

    Connect headphones with a stereo mini plug.

    Push in the headphone plug until it clicks into place.

    Connect the headphones properly. Otherwise, the output sound will be impaired.

  12. Headphone jack (Balanced Standard) (*2)

    Connect headphones with a balanced standard plug.

    Push in the headphone plug until it clicks into place.

    Connect the headphones properly. Otherwise, the output sound will be impaired.

    Connect passive headphones (*3) to the headphone jack (Balanced Standard) only.

    If you use an audio cable to connect the headphone jack (Balanced Standard) to the line-in jack of an audio device, it may damage the device.

    The internal circuit of the Walkman uses a relay. When a pair of headphones is connected to the headphone jack (Balanced Standard), you may hear sound from the relay in the following cases.

    • When you change the output device.
    • When you change the content or the sound quality settings.
    • When you turn the power on or off.
    • While the screen is off.
  13. Built-in Bluetooth antenna

    The antenna allows the Walkman to connect with Bluetooth devices.

    Do not cover the antenna when a Bluetooth connection is active. Otherwise, the connection may be interrupted.

  14. HOLD switch

    Slide the switch to lock the operating buttons on the Walkman. This lets you avoid operating the buttons accidentally.

    Locked (inoperable)

    Released (operable)

  15. N-mark

    Touch the N-mark on a Bluetooth device to this mark.

    The Bluetooth device must support the NFC function.

    You can connect the Bluetooth device to the Walkman.

*1 There are tactile dots on the button and the volume + button. The tactile dots can help you operate the buttons without looking at them.

*2 When headphones are connected to both headphone jacks (Stereo Mini and Balanced Standard), output from one headphone jack (Balanced Standard) will be prioritized.
Disconnect from the Bluetooth connection to use wired headphones.

*3Passive headphones: Headphones without a Noise Canceling function or Bluetooth function.

The contents of the Help Guide may be subject to change without notice due to updates to the product's specifications.