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How to transfer music files to the microSD card in a Walkman

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    This article provides basic steps to transfer music files from a computer to the microSD™ card in the Walkman® player. For details on how to perform any step refer to the Help Guide or product manuals .


    Before you start

    How to transfer music files to a microSD card

    1. Insert a microSD card into the microSD card slot on the Walkman.
    2. In the Location for USB Transfer or USB storage settings menu, select SD Card

      Note: This step is for NW-A10/A20/ZX2/ZX100 series only.

    3. Transfer music files to the microSD card.

      The procedure is similar to how you transfer files to the Walkman internal memory.

      • For Microsoft® Windows® computers: Use the Music Center for PC app to transfer music files.
        • For details, refer to the Transferring content to an audio device such as the WALKMAN article.
        • For NW-A30/A40/A50/A100/WM1/ZX300/ZX500 series: Select Memory card as the destination.
        • For NW-A100/ZX500 series:
          • The Walkman can't be recognized when the Music Center for PC version is lower than 2.1.0. If it is, update the Music Center for PC software to the latest version.
          • Make sure that you are using the USB Type-C™ cable (supplied with the Walkman) to connect the computer, and select File Transfer in the Use USB for menu on the Walkman.
      • For Mac® computers: Use software compatible with your Mac computer and Walkman. Supported software varies depending on your Walkman.