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What is the order for music playback when connected to the car stereo?

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The order for music playback when connected to the car stereo is as follows:

  • With a USB device: USB memory will playback songs in the same order they were transferred to the player.
  • With a Walkman® Digital Music player (DMP): The music playback order is different from device to device.
  • With an Apple® iPod® or iPhone® mobile device: You can select the playback order by Album, Artist, Play List, Genre, Track or Podcast.

NOTE: Not all car stereo receivers are designed for use with an Apple iPod or iPhone. To see if your car stereo offers a connection with an iPod or iPhone, check the specifications. Manuals are posted on your model support page.