Sony NWZ-A15, NWZ-A17 Walkman Audio Players Quick Start Guide

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How to Install and Read the Help Guide

1. Connect your Walkman to a running computer.
2. Open the following folders and double-click the executable file on your Walkman.
3. Follow the on-screen instructions to complete the installation.
4. To read the Help Guide, double-click the shortcut or the alias icon generated on your computer.

Parts and Controls

BACK/HOME button
5-way button
Headphone jack
WM-PORT jack
VOL (Volume) +/- button
OPTION/PWR OFF (Option/Power off) button
HOLD switch
Access lamp
microSD card slot
Slot cover
Strap hole
Built-in Bluetooth antenna
RESET button


1. Find the symptoms of the issue in “Troubleshooting” in the Help Guide (HTML document), and try any corrective actions listed.
2. Connect your Walkman to your computer to charge the battery.
3. Press the RESET button with a pen or paper clip, etc.