Applicable Models

IMPORTANT: This file is only for use with the models identified. Not all models are sold in all countries.

This information is for the following models:

  • PEG-N710C

About this download

Benefits and improvements

This utility installs the CLIÉ™ Handheld System Update and does the following:
  • Increases Audio Players compatibility with the MP3 format, as well as adds additional features.
  • Adds several functions to the Jog Dial and Back Button options in the Preferences menu.

System Requirements

Operating Systems

  • Palm OS® Software 4.x

File Info

File Name

  • Update_Yo-2.1.PRC

File Version

  • 2.1.1

File Size

  • 0.37 MB

Release Date

  • 08-04-2003

Before You Start

Important Notes
  • The Jog Assist function is intended to enable third party programs to have Jog Dial support, that do not natively support it. However, after installing this update, the Jog Assist function will no longer work for these third party programs, including the third party programs that shipped with the CLIÉ Handheld, such as:
    • Acid Solitaire
    • Bejeweled
    • PowerOne Calculator
    • Pocket Gourmet
    • Pocket Vineyard
  • The Palm Desktop for Sony software must be already installed on the computer, and HotSync must be configured for synchronization in order to install this update.
  • To ensure that no other program interferes with the installation, save all work and close all other programs. The Taskbar should be clear of applications before proceeding.
  • It is highly recommended to print out these instructions as a reference during the installation process.

Please read following conditions carefully.
  • Please follow the above instructions carefully.
  • This program is only for CLIÉ PEG-N710C.
  • This program is protected by Copyright.
  • Sony is not responsible for any problems that is cause by using this program.
  • This program is not allowed to be copied or used for purposes other than indicated by Sony.
  • Palm OS, Graffiti, HotSync and the Palm Platform Compatible Logo are registered trademarks of Palm, Inc.
  • Palm, the HotSync Logo, Palm powered and Palm OS are trademarks of Palm, Inc.
  • Microsoft and Windows are registered trademarks of Microsoft Corporation in the United States and/or other countries.
  • All other trademarks are trademarks of their respective owners.
Copyright 2001

Download & Install

Download and Installation Instructions
  1. Download the Update_Yo-2.1.PRC file to a temporary or download directory (please note this directory for reference).
  2. Connect the CLIÉ cradle to the computer via the USB port.
  3. Attach the supplied AC adapter to the CLIÉ cradle, and plug it into a power outlet.
  4. Place the CLIÉ Handheld in the cradle and power it on. It is highly recommended to perform a Hot Sync at this point to back up all data, before proceeding with the remaining update installation instructions.
  5. Go to the directory where the file was downloaded and double-click the Update_Yo-2.1.PRC file.
  6. At the "Install Tool 3.0" window, next to "Username," click the down arrow and select the desired profile, and then click OK.
  7. At the "Install Tool" box, confirm that the Update_Yo-2.1.PRC file is listed.
    NOTE: If the Update_Yo-2.1.PRC file is listed, please skip to step 10 below. However, if the file is not listed, please follow these sub-steps:
    • Click the Add button.
    • At the "Open" box, navigate to the update yo-2.1 folder and double-click it to open it.
    • Click to highlight the Update_Yo-2.1.PRC file in the list.
    • Click the Open button.
    • The file should now appear in the "Install Tool" box. Please continue with step 10.
  8. Click the Done Button.
  9. At the "Next time you perform a HotSync operation, the listed file(s) will be installed on your handheld" message, click OK.
  10. Confirm that HotSync is set to "Local."
  11. Press the HotSync button located on the front panel of the CLIÉ cradle.
  12. When the "You now need to reset your handheld computer by tapping the button below." message appears on the CLIÉ Handheld, tap the Reset button on the screen. The CLIÉ Handheld will restart and the installation is complete.
Confirm a Successful Installation
  1. Tap the [Home] button on the CLIE handheld to go to the Application Launcher.
  2. Tap the [Menu] button and select "Info..."
  3. From the "Info" dialog box, tap the box labeled "Version"
  4. Scroll down to verify that there is a entry named "SonySys" v. Yo-2.1

Questions & Answers

Configuring JogAssist
  1. Tap the [Home] button on the CLIE handheld to go to the Application Launcher.
  2. Tap [Prefs]. If [Prefs] is not displayed, select the [All] category.
  3. At the Preferences screen, tap the drop-down list in the upper-right corner, and select [Jog].
  4. From this screen, tap the "Select Applications" button and check the following applications:
    • Acid Solitaire
    • Pocket Gourmet
    • Pocket Vineyard
    • Streetfinder
    • PowerOne Calculator
  5. Tap "OK" to return to the preferences menu.
  • If, after installing the patch to 2.1, MP3 files continue to skip, reformat the Memory Stick media (using MSGate) and transfer the MP3 files to the Memory Stick media again.
  • If the JogDial navigator does not function as expected with other software applications, please follow the instructions in part 5 (Configuring JogAssist) to disable JogAssist for that application.
  • Should you continue to have trouble installing the 2.1 patch, please contact the Sony Customer Information Center: