Listening to music on a USB flash drive

You can connect a USB flash drive to the USB port () directly.

You can also use a commercially-available USB cable to connect a USB device.

Music stored in a USB flash drive connected to the USB port () can be played back by a smartphone, iPhone, etc. installed with SongPal.

  1. Connect the USB flash drive to the USB port ().
  2. Tap the FUNCTION button repeatedly until the USB indicator lights up.

    The speaker switches to the USB mode, and the USB indicator lights up in white.

  3. Operate SongPal as a remote controller to play back music.
  4. Tap -/+ (volume) buttons to adjust the volume.

    When you tap the -/+ (volume) buttons, the (power) indicator flashes once or three times according to the volume adjustment.

What you can do with the speaker during playback

You can adjust the volume using the -/+ (volume) buttons.


  • After SongPal is downloaded and installed to your smartphone, iPhone, etc., you can use it as a remote control.


  • Sony is not responsible for any loss or damage to data in a USB flash drive that is connected to the speaker.
  • Do not disconnect a USB flash drive during operation. To prevent damage to data, stop playback, then turn off the power of the speaker before disconnecting the device.
  • Sony does not guarantee correct operation when a USB hub or USB extension cable is used.
  • When you connect a USB flash drive, the speaker starts reading all the data stored on it. Reading files may take some time.
  • Operation may become slow depending on the USB flash drive.