Article ID : 00246344 / Last Modified : 05/27/2020

The Touch screen works even though the Walkman player is set to HOLD

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    The player touch screen can be operated even when the HOLD switch is turned on.

    If you wish to disable the touch screen, press the Power button to turn off the screen.


    Example of NW-A100 series
    diagram of location of the Hold switch and the Power buttons on the right side of the Walkman

    • [1] HOLD switch on the far left
    • [2] Power button on the far right


    • When carrying the player, it is recommended that you turn off the screen to prevent accidental operation.
    • The HOLD switch only disables the playback and +/- (volume) buttons (on the right side of the player).