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PDF Content Summary: Use this manual when you have troubles or when you need to know how to use your WALKMAN®. The color of Walkman sold in some countries/regions may differ from those shown above. The recommended application for Windows computer has been changed to “Music Center for PC”. Help Guide Digital Music Player NW-WS413/WS414 Go to Page Top Table Of Contents Help Guide NW-WS413/WS414 i Getting Started 3 Customer Registration Website 20 Customer registration website 60 Before Use 21 Before first use 62 Walkman instruction manuals 64 Enjoying Using Your Walkman 22 3 steps to listening to music 65 Various ways to enjoy using your Walkman 68 Parts and Controls 23 Parts and controls 69 About the differences between the two types of earbuds 71 Changing the earbuds 73 Power/Charging 24 Turning the power on 75 Turning the power off 77 Charging the battery 79 Extending the battery life 81 Notes on charging the battery 82 Basic Operations 4 How to Place Your Walkman on Your Ears 25 How to place your Walkman on your ears 84 Improving the fit 86 Taking your Walkman off 88 LED Lamp 26 Confirming the Walkman status by the OPR lamp 90 Using Your Walkman while Swimming 27 Water resistant and dust proofing performance of this Walkman 92 Liquids that the water resistant performance specifications apply to 94 Changing the earbuds to Swimming earbuds 96 How the sound becomes muffled while you are swimming 98 If the sound becomes muffled while swimming 100 Notes while swimming in a pool or the ocean 102 Notes on charging the battery after swimming 104 Connecting Your Walkman to Your Computer 29 TOC-1 Connecting to a computer 105 Notes on connecting your Walkman to a computer 107 Initializing/Updating 30 Restarting your Walkman 108 Resetting to the factory settings 110 Formatting memory 112 Updating the system software of your Walkman 114 Displaying your Walkman information 116 Using the Contents 31 About the differences between the two types of earbuds 71 Changing the earbuds 73 Transferring/Deleting Content 5 Operation Flow for Transferring Content to Your Walkman 32 Preparing content using a Windows computer 118 Preparing content using a Mac computer 120 Installing Music Center for PC 33 About Music Center for PC 122 Installing Music Center for PC 123 Installing Content Transfer 34 About Content Transfer 125 Installing Content Transfer 126 Importing Content to the Software 35 Importing and transferring content from media using Music Center for PC 128 Importing content on your Windows computer into Music Center for PC 130 Transferring Content to Your Walkman 36 Transferring content using Music Center for PC 132 Transferring content using Content Transfer 134 Transferring content using Explorer 136 Transferring content using the Finder 138 Notes for transferring content such as music from your computer 140 Deleting Content from Your Walkman 37 Deleting content from your Walkman using Music Center for PC 141 Deleting content from your Walkman using Content Transfer 143 Deleting content from your Walkman using Explorer 145 Deleting content from your Walkman using the Finder 147 Operating with Music Center for PC 38 Deleting content imported to Music Center for PC 149 TOC-2 Music 6 Playing Music 39 Preparing music 151 Playing music 153 Volume operation (Only for countries/areas complying with European and Korean Directives) 155 Adjusting the volume 157 Skipping to the previous/next song 159 Fast-forwarding/fast-rewinding the current song 161 Skipping to the previous/next folder/playlist/album 163 Shuffle playback 165 Repeat playback 167 Repeatedly playing the current song 169 Changing the playback order to Folder Play/Playlist Play/Album Play 171 Deleting Songs 41 Deleting songs 173 Music Settings 42 Moderating the differences in volume level between songs 175 Limiting the volume 177 Ambient Sound Mode 7 What is Ambient Sound Mode? 43 What is Ambient Sound Mode? 179 Using the Ambient Sound Mode 44 Selecting an Ambient Sound Mode 181 Announcement 8 Precautions 45 Notes on handling your Walkman 183 Notes on headphones 186 Notes on the software 187 Notes while swimming in a pool or the ocean 102 Notes on charging the battery after swimming 104 Maintenance of your Walkman 188 Customer Support Website 47 Customer support website 191 Specifications 9 Specifications 48 Specifications 193 Battery life 195 TOC-3 Maximum recordable number of songs and time (Approx.) 197 Supported formats 199 System requirements 201 Contents 203 Troubleshooting 10 What Can I Do to Solve a Problem? 50 What can I do to solve a problem? 205 Customer support website 191 Q&A 11 Operation 51 Your Walkman does not operate or the power does not turn on. 207 Your Walkman does not work properly. 209 Your Walkman power turns off or on automatically. 210 A drink (water, coffee, etc.) was spilled on your Walkman, or the Walkman was washed in the washing machine. 211 The earbuds supplied with the headphones are missing. 213 You want to back up the content such as music stored on your Walkman. 214 You want to find the product name (model name) of your Walkman. 215 The voice guidance “Check the volume level” is heard. 216 Sound 53 There is no sound. 217 Content such as music suddenly stops during playback. 218 Noise is generated. 219 Volume cannot be turned up, or the volume remains low when the playback volume is turned up. 221 Sound is interrupted or skips. 222 Power 54 You cannot charge your Walkman. 223 How long is the life of the built-in rechargeable battery? 225 The rechargeable battery needs to be replaced. 226 The battery life is short. 227 How long is the standard battery duration? 229 How long does it take to charge the battery? 230 Connection to a Computer 55 The computer does not recognize your Walkman. 231 You cannot install software to your computer. 233 The progress bar on the install screen does not proceed while installing the TOC-4 software. 235 Your Walkman is not recognized by Music Center for PC. 236 Content such as music cannot be transferred from the computer to your Walkman. 237 Playing/Deleting Content 56 You cannot play content such as music transferred to your Walkman. 239 Content such as music suddenly stops during playback. 218 Playback progresses to the next album when repeat playback is set. 241 Songs are only played within a limited range such as within one album. 242 Water Resistant Performance 57 Sound becomes muffled when using your Walkman in water, such as when swimming. 243 You dropped your Walkman in water. 244 Fitting 58 The headphones are not firmly seated on your ears. 245 The neckband part does not fit. 246 The earbuds do not fit. 247 Other 59 Your Walkman gets warm. 248 How to Use 12 Troubleshooting 17 TOC-5 Getting Started Basic Operations Transferring/Deleting Content Music Ambient Sound Mode Announcement Specifications Troubleshooting Q&A How to Use Go to Page Top Troubleshooting Go to Page Top 1 List of Topics How to Use Troubleshooting Go to Page Top 4-580-541-12(1) Copyright 2016 Sony Corporation 2 Digital Music Player NW-WS413/WS414 Back Back to Top Getting Started Customer Registration Website Before Use Enjoying Using Your Walkman Parts and Controls Power/Charging Go to Page Top 4-580-541-12(1) Copyright 2016 Sony Corporation Help Guide How to Use 3 Digital Music Player NW-WS413/WS414 Back Back to Top Basic Operations How to Place Your Walkman on Your Ears LED Lamp Using Your Walkman while Swimming Connecting Your Walkman to Your Computer Initializing/Updating Using the Contents Go to Page Top Help Guide How to Use 4 Digital Music Player NW-WS413/WS414 Back Back to Top Transferring/Deleting Content Operation Flow for Transferring Content to Your Walkman Installing Music Center for PC Installing Content Transfer Importing Content to the Software Transferring Content to Your Walkman Deleting Content from Your Walkman Operating with Music Center for PC Go to Page Top Help Guide How to Use 5 Digital Music Player NW-WS413/WS414 Back Back to Top Music Playing Music Deleting Songs Music Settings Go to Page Top 4-580-541-12(1) Copyright 2016 Sony Corporation Help Guide How to Use 6 Digital Music Player NW-WS413/WS414 Back Back to Top Ambient Sound Mode What is Ambient Sound Mode? Using the Ambient Sound Mode Go to Page Top 4-580-541-12(1) Copyright 2016 Sony Corporation Help Guide How to Use 7 Digital Music Player NW-WS413/WS414 Back Back to Top Announcement Precautions Customer Support Website Go to Page Top 4-580-541-12(1) Copyright 2016 Sony Corporation Help Guide How to Use 8 Digital Music Player NW-WS413/WS414 Back Back to Top Specifications Specifications Go to Page Top 4-580-541-12(1) Copyright 2016 Sony Corporation Help Guide How to Use 9 Digital Music Player NW-WS413/WS414 Back Back to Top Troubleshooting What Can I Do to Solve a Problem? Go to Page Top 4-580-541-12(1) Copyright 2016 Sony Corporation Help Guide Troubleshooting 10 Digital Music Player NW-WS413/WS414 Back Back to Top Q&AOperation Sound Power Connection to a Computer Playing/Deleting Content Water Resistant Performance Fitting Other Help Guide Troubleshooting 11 Digital Music Player NW-WS413/WS414 Back Back to Top How to Use Getting Started Customer Registration Website Customer registration website Before Use Before first use Walkman instruction manuals Enjoying Using Your Walkman 3 steps to listening to music Various ways to enjoy using your Walkman Parts and Controls Parts and controls About the differences between the two types of earbuds Changing the earbuds Power/Charging Help Guide List of Topics 12 Turning the power on Turning the power off Charging the battery Extending the battery life Notes on charging the battery Basic Operations How to Place Your Walkman on Your Ears How to place your Walkman on your ears Improving the fit Taking your Walkman off LED Lamp Confirming the Walkman status by the OPR lamp Using Your Walkman while Swimming Water resistant and dust proofing performance of this Walkman Liquids that the water resistant performance specifications apply to Changing the earbuds to Swimming earbuds How the sound becomes muffled while you are swimming If the sound becomes muffled while swimming Notes while swimming in a pool or the ocean Notes on charging the battery after swimming Connecting Your Walkman to Your Computer Connecting to a computer Notes on connecting your Walkman to a computer Initializing/Updating Restarting your Walkman 13 Resetting to the factory settings Formatting memory Updating the system software of your Walkman Displaying your Walkman information Using the Contents About the differences between the two types of earbuds Changing the earbuds Transferring/Deleting Content Operation Flow for Transferring Content to Your Walkman Preparing content using a Windows computer Preparing content using a Mac computer Installing Music Center for PC About Music Center for PC Installing Music Center for PC Installing Content Transfer About Content Transfer Installing Content Transfer Importing Content to the Software Importing and transferring content from media using Music Center for PC Importing content on your Windows computer into Music Center for PC Transferring Content to Your Walkman Transferring content using Music Center for PC Transferring content using Content Transfer Transferring content using Explorer Transferring content using the Finder 14 Notes for transferring content such as music from your computer Deleting Content from Your Walkman Deleting content from your Walkman using Music Center for PC Deleting content from your Walkman using Content Transfer Deleting content from your Walkman using Explorer Deleting content from your Walkman using the Finder Operating with Music Center for PC Deleting content imported to Music Center for PC Music Playing Music Preparing music Playing music Volume operation (Only for countries/areas complying with European and Korean Directives) Adjusting the volume Skipping to the previous/next song Fast-forwarding/fast-rewinding the current song Skipping to the previous/next folder/playlist/album Shuffle playback Repeat playback Repeatedly playing the current song Changing the playback order to Folder Play/Playlist Play/Album Play Deleting Songs Deleting songs Music Settings Moderating the differences in volume level between songs 15 Limiting the volume Ambient Sound Mode What is Ambient Sound Mode? What is Ambient Sound Mode? Using the Ambient Sound Mode Selecting an Ambient Sound Mode Announcement Precautions Notes on handling your Walkman Notes on headphones Notes on the software Notes while swimming in a pool or the ocean Notes on charging the battery after swimming Maintenance of your Walkman Customer Support Website Customer support website Specifications Specifications Specifications Battery life Maximum recordable number of songs and time (Approx.) Supported formats System requirements Contents 16 Digital Music Player NW-WS413/WS414 Back Back to Top Troubleshooting Troubleshooting What Can I Do to Solve a Problem? What can I do to solve a problem? Customer support website Q&A Operation Your Walkman does not operate or the power does not turn on. Your Walkman does not work properly. Your Walkman power turns off or on automatically. A drink (water, coffee, etc.) was spilled on your Walkman, or the Walkman was washed in the washing machine. The earbuds supplied with the headphones are missing. You want to back up the content such as music stored on your Walkman. You want to find the product name (model name) of your Walkman. Help Guide List of Topics 17 The voice guidance “Check the volume level” is heard. Sound There is no sound. Content such as music suddenly stops during playback. Noise is generated. Volume cannot be turned up, or the volume remains low when the playback volume is turned up. Sound is interrupted or skips. Power You cannot charge your Walkman. How long is the life of the built-in rechargeable battery? The rechargeable battery needs to be replaced. The battery life is short. How long is the standard battery duration? How long does it take to charge the battery? Connection to a Computer The computer does not recognize your Walkman. You cannot install software to your computer. The progress bar on the install screen does not proceed while installing the software. Your Walkman is not recognized by Music Center for PC. Content such as music cannot be transferred from the computer to your Walkman. Playing/Deleting Content You cannot play content such as music transferred to your Walkman. Content such as music suddenly stops during playback. Playback progresses to the next album when repeat playback is set. Songs are only played within a limited range such as within one album. Water Resistant Performance 18 Sound becomes muffled when using your Walkman in water, such as when swimming. You dropped your Walkman in water. Fitting The headphones are not firmly seated on your ears. The neckband part does not fit. The earbuds do not fit. Other Your Walkman gets warm. Go to Page Top 4-580-541-12(1) Copyright 2016 Sony Corporation 19 Digital Music Player NW-WS413/WS414 Back Back to Top Customer Registration Website Customer registration website View information on websites where you can register your Walkman. Go to Page Top 4-580-541-12(1) Copyright 2016 Sony Corporation Help Guide How to Use 20 Digital Music Player NW-WS413/WS414 Back Back to Top Before Use Before first use Be sure to read this manual before you use your Walkman for the first time. Walkman instruction manuals There are a wide variety of instruction manuals available in addition to this Help Guide. Go to Page Top 4-580-541-12(1) Copyright 2016 Sony Corporation Help Guide How to Use 21 Digital Music Player NW-WS413/WS414 Back Back to Top Enjoying Using Your Walkman 3 steps to listening to music This section explains how you can start enjoying using your Walkman after purchase in three simple steps. Various ways to enjoy using your Walkman Your Walkman can do more than simply play back music. Get to know more about various ways you can enjoy using the Walkman. Go to Page Top 4-580-541-12(1) Copyright 2016 Sony Corporation Help Guide How to Use 22 Digital Music Player NW-WS413/WS414 Back Back to Top Parts and Controls Parts and controls This section introduces the functions of buttons, jacks, and other parts of your Walkman. About the differences between the two types of earbuds This section explains the characteristics of the two different types of earbuds. Changing the earbuds You can change the earbuds if the initially installed earbuds do not fit your ears correctly. Go to Page Top 4-580-541-12(1) Copyright 2016 Sony Corporation Help Guide How to Use 23 Digital Music Player NW-WS413/WS414 Back Back to Top Power/Charging Turning the power on Turn on the power to start your Walkman. Turning the power off Turn off the power when not using your Walkman. Charging the battery Charge your Walkman by connecting it to a computer. Extending the battery life This section introduces various ways to reduce battery consumption such as frequently turning the power off and changing various settings. Notes on charging the battery This section contains various notes about charging your Walkman. Help Guide How to Use 24 Digital Music Player NW-WS413/WS414 Back Back to Top How to Place Your Walkman on Your Ears How to place your Walkman on your ears Place your Walkman on your ears and adjust it to fit you. Improving the fit This section explains how to fit your Walkman better on your ears. Taking your Walkman off Instructions and notes for when you take your Walkman off your ears are explained. Go to Page Top 4-580-541-12(1) Copyright 2016 Sony Corporation Help Guide How to Use 25 Digital Music Player NW-WS413/WS414 Back Back to Top LED Lamp Confirming the Walkman status by the OPR lamp The OPR lamp indicates the condition of the battery or settings by changing color and blinking patterns. Go to Page Top 4-580-541-12(1) Copyright 2016 Sony Corporation Help Guide How to Use 26 Digital Music Player NW-WS413/WS414 Back Back to Top Using Your Walkman while Swimming Water resistant and dust proofing performance of this Walkman This section explains the water resistant and dust proofing performance of your Walkman. Liquids that the water resistant performance specifications apply to This section explains the types of liquid that the water resistant specifications of your Walkman apply to.Changing the earbuds to Swimming earbuds You can change the earbuds if the initially installed earbuds do not fit your ears correctly while swimming. How the sound becomes muffled while you are swimming This section explains the cases where the sound becomes muffled while swimming and how to prevent those from happening. If the sound becomes muffled while swimming This section explains how to remove water from your ears and headphone sections. Help Guide How to Use 27 Notes while swimming in a pool or the ocean This section contains notes for using your Walkman while swimming. Notes on charging the battery after swimming Important notes for charging the battery after swimming are explained. Go to Page Top 4-580-541-12(1) Copyright 2016 Sony Corporation 28 Digital Music Player NW-WS413/WS414 Back Back to Top Connecting Your Walkman to Your Computer Connecting to a computer Connect your Walkman to a computer via USB to charge the Walkman or transfer data. Notes on connecting your Walkman to a computer This section contains notes on connecting your Walkman to a computer. Go to Page Top 4-580-541-12(1) Copyright 2016 Sony Corporation Help Guide How to Use 29 Digital Music Player NW-WS413/WS414 Back Back to Top Initializing/Updating Restarting your Walkman Restart your Walkman if operations become unstable. Resetting to the factory settings Reset your Walkman to the default settings. Formatting memory Initialize your Walkman by formatting the memory. Updating the system software of your Walkman Add new features to your Walkman by installing the latest system software. Displaying your Walkman information Check information such as model name and system software version. Go to Page Top Help Guide How to Use 30 Digital Music Player NW-WS413/WS414 Back Back to Top Using the Contents About the differences between the two types of earbuds This section explains the characteristics of the two different types of earbuds. Changing the earbuds You can change the earbuds if the initially installed earbuds do not fit your ears correctly. Go to Page Top 4-580-541-12(1) Copyright 2016 Sony Corporation Help Guide How to Use 31 Digital Music Player NW-WS413/WS414 Back Back to Top Operation Flow for Transferring Content to Your Walkman Preparing content using a Windows computer Installing the latest version of Music Center for PC, available on the Internet, enables you to import CDs, manage content, and transfer them to the Walkman. Preparing content using a Mac computer Installing the latest version of Content Transfer, available on the Internet, enables you to transfer content to the Walkman. Go to Page Top 4-580-541-12(1) Copyright 2016 Sony Corporation Help Guide How to Use 32 Digital Music Player NW-WS413/WS414 Back Back to Top Installing Music Center for PC About Music Center for PC Music Center for PC is software that allows you to import content to your Windows computer, manage the content and transfer it to your Walkman. Installing Music Center for PC Connect your Walkman to your Windows computer and install Music Center for PC. Go to Page Top 4-580-541-12(1) Copyright 2016 Sony Corporation Help Guide How to Use 33 Digital Music Player NW-WS413/WS414 Back Back to Top Installing Content Transfer About Content Transfer Content Transfer is software that allows you to transfer content managed with iTunes or the Finder to your Walkman. Installing Content Transfer Connect your Walkman to your Mac computer and install Content Transfer. Go to Page Top 4-580-541-12(1) Copyright 2016 Sony Corporation Help Guide How to Use 34 Digital Music Player NW-WS413/WS414 Back Back to Top Importing Content to the Software Importing and transferring content from media using Music Center for PC This section explains how to import and transfer music from CDs using Music Center for PC. Importing content on your Windows computer into Music Center for PC You can organize a wide range of content such as music that you have already imported to your Windows computer using other software together using Music Center for PC. Go to Page Top 4-580-541-12(1) Copyright 2016 Sony Corporation Help Guide How to Use 35 Digital Music Player NW-WS413/WS414 Back Back to Top Transferring Content to Your Walkman Transferring content using Music Center for PC Use Music Center for PC to transfer content or playlists that are also managed on your computer to your Walkman. Transferring content using Content Transfer Use Content Transfer to transfer content or playlists on your Mac computer or managed with iTunes to your Walkman. Transferring content using Explorer Use drag-and-drop in Windows Explorer to directly transfer content to your Walkman. Transferring content using the Finder Use drag-and-drop in the Finder to directly transfer content to your Walkman. Notes for transferring content such as music from your computer When transferring files and folders to your Walkman by drag-and-drop, you need to make sure that the default folder names remain unchanged and the hierarchy is correct. Help Guide How to Use 36 Digital Music Player NW-WS413/WS414 Back Back to Top Deleting Content from Your Walkman Deleting content from your Walkman using Music Center for PC Use Music Center for PC to delete content stored on your Walkman. Deleting content from your Walkman using Content Transfer Use Content Transfer to delete content stored on your Walkman. Deleting content from your Walkman using Explorer Use Windows Explorer to delete content stored on your Walkman. Deleting content from your Walkman using the Finder Use the Finder to delete content stored on your Walkman. Go to Page Top 4-580-541-12(1) Help Guide How to Use 37 Digital Music Player NW-WS413/WS414 Back Back to Top Operating with Music Center for PC Deleting content imported to Music Center for PC Use Music Center for PC to delete content imported to Music Center for PC. Go to Page Top 4-580-541-12(1) Copyright 2016 Sony Corporation Help Guide How to Use 38 Digital Music Player NW-WS413/WS414 Back Back to Top Playing Music Preparing music You need to transfer music from your computer to your Walkman in order to listen to music on the Walkman. Playing music Play music that you transferred from your computer to your Walkman. Volume operation (Only for countries/areas complying with European and Korean Directives) The voice guidance “Check the volume level” is meant to protect your ears when you turn the volume up to a level that is harmful for your ears for the first time. Adjusting the volume Adjust the volume using the VOL + and - button. The volume can be adjusted in 31 steps. Skipping to the previous/next song Skip to the previous/next song. Help Guide How to Use 39 Fast-forwarding/fast-rewinding the current song Fast-forward or fast-rewind the current song. Skipping to the previous/next folder/playlist/album Skip to the beginning of the previous or next folder/playlist/album quickly. Shuffle playback Set the playback mode to shuffle and play all the songs on your Walkman in random order. Repeat playback Play songs repeatedly. Repeatedly playing the current song Play the current song repeatedly. Changing the playback order to Folder Play/Playlist Play/Album Play You can change the playback order to Folder Play/Playlist Play/Album Play. Go to Page Top 4-580-541-12(1) Copyright 2016 Sony Corporation 40 Digital Music Player NW-WS413/WS414 Back Back to Top Deleting Songs Deleting songs Delete songs transferred to your Walkman. Go to Page Top 4-580-541-12(1) Copyright 2016 Sony Corporation Help Guide How to Use 41 Digital Music Player NW-WS413/WS414 Back Back to Top Music Settings Moderating the differences in volume level between songs This function prevents large differences in volume level from occurring when continually playing songs that are recorded at different levels. Limiting the volume You can use AVLS (Automatic Volume Limiter System) to limit the maximum volume. Go to Page Top 4-580-541-12(1) Copyright 2016 Sony Corporation Help Guide How to Use 42 Digital Music Player NW-WS413/WS414 Back Back to Top What is Ambient Sound Mode? What is Ambient Sound Mode? Go to Page Top 4-580-541-12(1) Copyright 2016 Sony Corporation Help Guide How to Use 43 Digital Music Player NW-WS413/WS414 Back Back to Top Using the Ambient Sound Mode Selecting an Ambient Sound Mode You can select different Ambient Sound Modes based on your surrounding environment. Go to Page Top 4-580-541-12(1) Copyright 2016 Sony Corporation Help Guide How to Use 44 Digital Music Player NW-WS413/WS414 Back Back to Top Precautions Notes on handling your Walkman Important information for using your Walkman is explained. Notes on headphones Important notes for the headphones are explained. Notes on the software Important notes for the software are explained. Notes while swimming in a pool or the ocean This section contains notes for using your Walkman while swimming. Notes on charging the battery after swimming Important notes for charging the battery after swimming are explained. Maintenance of your Walkman Help Guide How to Use 45 Important notes for cleaning your Walkman are explained. Go to Page Top 4-580-541-12(1) Copyright 2016 Sony Corporation 46 Digital Music Player NW-WS413/WS414 Back Back to Top Customer Support Website Customer support website Visit the customer support website if you have any questions or issues with your Walkman. Go to Page Top 4-580-541-12(1) Copyright 2016 Sony Corporation Help Guide How to Use 47 Digital Music Player NW-WS413/WS414 Back Back to Top Specifications Specifications Details on the Walkman specifications (weight and memory size, etc.) are shown. Battery life The estimated battery usage time based on typical usage conditions and settings are explained. Maximum recordable number of songs and time (Approx.) The maximum recordable number of songs and time are explained. Supported formats The file formats that are supported by your Walkman are explained. System requirements Details on the system requirements needed to use your Walkman (the operating system version and memory size, etc.) are shown. Help Guide How to Use 48 Contents A list of accessories and manuals supplied with your Walkman is shown. Go to Page Top 4-580-541-12(1) Copyright 2016 Sony Corporation 49 Digital Music Player NW-WS413/WS414 Back Back to Top What Can I Do to Solve a Problem? What can I do to solve a problem? This section contains solutions for when your Walkman does not function as expected or if a problem occurs during operation. Customer support website Visit the customer support website if you have any questions or issues with your Walkman. Go to Page Top 4-580-541-12(1) Copyright 2016 Sony Corporation Help Guide Troubleshooting 50 Digital Music Player NW-WS413/WS414 Back Back to Top Operation Your Walkman does not operate or the power does not turn on. Your Walkman does not work properly. Your Walkman power turns off or on automatically. A drink (water, coffee, etc.) was spilled on your Walkman, or the Walkman was washed in the washing machine. The earbuds supplied with the headphones are missing. You want to back up the content such as music stored on your Walkman. You want to find the product name (model name) of your Walkman. Help Guide Troubleshooting 51 The voice guidance “Check the volume level” is heard. Go to Page Top 4-580-541-12(1) Copyright 2016 Sony Corporation 52 Digital Music Player NW-WS413/WS414 Back Back to Top Sound There is no sound. Content such as music suddenly stops during playback. Noise is generated. Volume cannot be turned up, or the volume remains low when the playback volume is turned up. Sound is interrupted or skips. Go to Page Top 4-580-541-12(1) Help Guide Troubleshooting 53 Digital Music Player NW-WS413/WS414 Back Back to Top Power You cannot charge your Walkman. How long is the life of the built-in rechargeable battery? The rechargeable battery needs to be replaced. The battery life is short. How long is the standard battery duration? How long does it take to charge the battery? Go to Page Top Help Guide Troubleshooting 54 Digital Music Player NW-WS413/WS414 Back Back to Top Connection to a Computer The computer does not recognize your Walkman. You cannot install software to your computer. The progress bar on the install screen does not proceed while installing the software. Your Walkman is not recognized by Music Center for PC. Content such as music cannot be transferred from the computer to your Walkman. Go to Page Top 4-580-541-12(1) Copyright 2016 Sony Corporation Help Guide Troubleshooting 55 Digital Music Player NW-WS413/WS414 Back Back to Top Playing/Deleting Content You cannot play content such as music transferred to your Walkman. Content such as music suddenly stops during playback. Playback progresses to the next album when repeat playback is set. Songs are only played within a limited range such as within one album. Go to Page Top 4-580-541-12(1) Copyright 2016 Sony Corporation Help Guide Troubleshooting 56 Digital Music Player NW-WS413/WS414 Back Back to Top Water Resistant Performance Sound becomes muffled when using your Walkman in water, such as when swimming. You dropped your Walkman in water. Go to Page Top 4-580-541-12(1) Copyright 2016 Sony Corporation Help Guide Troubleshooting 57 Digital Music Player NW-WS413/WS414 Back Back to Top Fitting The headphones are not firmly seated on your ears. The neckband part does not fit. The earbuds do not fit. Go to Page Top 4-580-541-12(1) Copyright 2016 Sony Corporation Help Guide Troubleshooting 58 Digital Music Player NW-WS413/WS414 Back Back to Top Other Your Walkman gets warm. Go to Page Top 4-580-541-12(1) Copyright 2016 Sony Corporation Help Guide Troubleshooting 59 Digital Music Player NW-WS413/WS414 Back Back to Top Print Customer registration website We recommend that you register your Walkman so we can provide better customer support. Visit one of the following websites to register the Walkman. For customers in the USA: sony.com/walkmanreg/ For customers in Canada: English Sony.ca/Registration French Sony.ca/Enregistrement For customers in Latin America: sony-latin.com/registration For customers in Europe: sony.eu/mysony Help Guide How to Use 60 For customers in Asia/Oceania/Middle East/Africa: English/Korean/Traditional Chinese sony-asia.com/dmpwalkman/register/ Simplified Chinese sonystyle.com.cn/b2c_sony/b2c/productRegister.do Go to Page Top 4-580-541-12(1) Copyright 2016 Sony Corporation 61 Digital Music Player NW-WS413/WS414 Back Back to Top Print Before first use Thank you for purchasing this Walkman. This “Help Guide” explains how to transfer content to your Walkman, and how to use the various functions. Browse this “Help Guide” for necessary information. The printed manuals (supplied), such as “Instruction Manual,” also contain important information for you. For information about the customer support website, see “Customer support website.” For information on laws, regulations and trademark rights, refer to “Important Information” contained in the supplied software. To read it, install the supplied software on your computer. All other trademarks and registered trademarks are trademarks or registered trademarks of their respective holders. In this manual, TM and ® marks are not specified. About model names mentioned in this “Help Guide” Depending on the country/region in which you have purchased your Walkman, some models may not be available. Help Guide How to Use 62 Computer system requirements when connecting your Walkman See “System requirements” for details on computer system requirements. Battery charging The battery might be low when you use your Walkman for the first time. Charge the battery before using the Walkman. About images used in this “Help Guide” The illustrations shown are for reference only and may differ from the actual product. Design and specifications are subject to change without notice. Related Topic System requirements Customer support website Charging the battery Walkman instruction manuals Notes on handling your Walkman 4-580-541-12(1) Copyright 2016 Sony Corporation 63 Go to Page Top Go to Page Top Digital Music Player NW-WS413/WS414 Back Back to Top Print Walkman instruction manuals The operations of this Walkman are explained in the following instruction manuals. Help Guide How to Use (Startup Guide) (paper) Describes the operation flow from turning your Walkman on to listening to music. Instruction Manual (paper) Describes the notes on use, compliance and other information. Read Before Using your Walkman in a Pool or the Ocean Describes how to attach swimming earbuds and includes notes on using your Walkman in a pool or the ocean along with maintenance information. Help Guide You are currently viewing the Help Guide. This contains information such as explanations of Walkman operations and software. Important Information Contains information on trademark rights, laws, and regulations. You can read it by installing the software (supplied) on your computer. 64 Digital Music Player NW-WS413/WS414 Back Back to Top Print 3 steps to listening to music Be sure to charge the battery before you use your Walkman for the first time. You can transfer music while charging the battery. You can listen to your music as soon as the transfer has completed. Help Guide How to Use 1. Connect your Walkman to a computer. You can charge the battery by connecting your Walkman via a USB connection to a computer that is turned on and running. 2. Import music to your computer and transfer the music to your Walkman. For Windows users Recommended: Install the latest version of Music Center for PC, which is available on the Internet. You can transfer music that you have imported from CDs to your Walkman. 65 You can transfer music by drag-and-drop directly from Windows Explorer to your Walkman. For Mac users Recommended: Install the latest version of Content Transfer, which is available on the Internet. You can transfer music and playlists that are managed with iTunes to your Walkman by an easy operation. You can transfer music by drag-and-drop directly from the Finder to your Walkman. 3. Enjoy your music! Turn on your Walkman, put it on, and start playing the music you want to listen to! Related Topic Charging the battery Installing Music Center for PC Importing and transferring content from media using Music Center for PC Transferring content using Music Center for PC Installing Content Transfer Transferring content using Content Transfer Transferring content using Explorer Transferring content using the Finder 66 Go to Page Top Turning the power on Playing music Go to Page Top 4-580-541-12(1) Copyright 2016 Sony Corporation 67 Digital Music Player NW-WS413/WS414 Back Back to Top Print Various ways to enjoy using your Walkman Your Walkman can do more than simply play back music. Get to know more about various ways you can enjoy using the Walkman. Using your Walkman while swimming Change the earbuds to the Swimming earbuds and enjoy using your Walkman even while swimming. Go to Page Top Related Topic Changing the earbuds to Swimming earbuds Go to Page Top Help Guide How to Use 68 Digital Music Player NW-WS413/WS414 Back Back to Top Print Parts and controls This section explains the functions of buttons, jacks, and other parts of your Walkman. Help Guide How to Use 1. Tactile dot There is a tactile dot on the left part of your Walkman. Use it to distinguish left from right when you operate it. 2. Earbud 3. Headphone section 4. MODE button Press to switch the playback mode (All Song/Repeat/Shuffle). Press and hold for longer than 3 seconds to switch the playback order (Folder/Playlist/Album). 5. Ambient Sound Mode button Press to monitor the ambient sounds even while wearing your Walkman. 69 6. VOL (Volume) + (*1)/- button Press to adjust the music playback volumes. 7. Neckband 8. Terminals 9. (Power) button Press and hold for 3 seconds to turn your Walkman on or off. Press and hold for at least 10 seconds to restart your Walkman. 10. OPR (Operation) lamp 11. (Play/pause) button (*1) Press to start/pause playback. Press and hold for at least 17 seconds to enter the formatting mode. 12. (Previous) button Press to return to the beginning of the current or previous song, or press and hold to fast rewind the song. Double-click this button to jump back to the beginning of the first song of the currently selected or previous folder or album. 13. (Next) button Press to skip to the next song or press and hold to fast-forward the song. Double-click this button to skip to the beginning of the first song of the next folder or album. (*1) There is a tactile dot. Use it to help with button operations. Related Topic Turning the power on Turning the power off Confirming the Walkman status by the OPR lamp Restarting your Walkman 70 Go to Page Top Digital Music Player NW-WS413/WS414 Back Back to Top Print About the differences between the two types of earbuds There are two different types of earbuds (supplied): standard-type and swimming type. The characteristics of each type are as follows. Standard-type earbuds: You can use them in a wide variety of situations. Swimming earbuds: Employing a structure that prevents water penetration inside the headphones, Swimming earbuds allow you to enjoy music more comfortably while swimming. NoteThe sound volume is lower with Swimming earbuds than with standard-type earbuds. Increase the volume as needed. When you replace Swimming earbuds with the standard-type earbuds, the sound becomes louder. Adjust the volume so as not to hurt your eardrums. Go to Page Top Related Topic Help Guide How to Use 71 Changing the earbuds Changing the earbuds to Swimming earbuds Go to Page Top 4-580-541-12(1) Copyright 2016 Sony Corporation 72 Digital Music Player NW-WS413/WS414 Back Back to Top Print Changing the earbuds To enjoy better sound quality, change the earbuds (supplied) to another size to fit your ears comfortably and snugly. 1. While holding the headphone, twist and pull the earbud off. If the earbud slips and cannot be detached, wrap it in a soft dry cloth. Help Guide How to Use 2. Attach the earbuds to the headphone. Push the earbud onto the headphone to where the end of the earbud’s colored part ( . Attach the earbud firmly to the headphones to prevent it from detaching and remaining in your ear. ) aligns with 73 HintIf the earbuds become worn, purchase new earbuds. If the earbuds get dirty, remove the earbuds from the headphones and hand-wash them with neutral detergent. After washing, drain off the water and reattach them. 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