Article ID : 00026950 / Last Modified : 10/18/2021Print

How to turn off the portable player.

    With the hold button released, press the stop button to stop playback. Once playback has stopped, the portable player will turn off automatically in approximately 10 seconds when using battery power, or in approximately 3 minutes when using the AC power adapter (if applicable).


    • The Net MD™ Walkman® recorder and most Network Walkman™ players do not have POWER buttons. Please check the instruction manual for your model for more specifications. Manuals are posted on your model support page.
    • For portable players with FM tuners, you must be in the audio player mode for the player to turn off automatically as described in this procedure.

    NOTE: Information regarding upgrading to the latest version of Sony's music management software is available at the Digital Music Player Support Web site at Please note system requirements prior to upgrading your current application.