Article ID : 00009424 / Last Modified : 08/15/2015

Can I delete songs, photos, videos or podcasts with the Walkman® player?

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Not all file types can be deleted directly from the player. Below is a list of file types and how they can be deleted from the portable player:

IMPORTANT: Not all portable players support the file types listed below.

  • Music: Songs cannot be deleted with the player. To delete songs, connect the portable player to your computer and delete any unnecessary songs with the software originally used to transfer the files or the Windows® Explorer interface.

    NOTE: If the memory of the portable player is formatted, all files will be deleted. After the formatting, you cannot recover any of the data.

  • Voice Recordings: You can delete voice recordings with the player. To delete voice recordings, display the list of voice recordings (you must go into the dated folder) and then use the Option menu to delete the selected voice recording.
  • FM Recordings: You can delete FM recordings with the player. To delete FM recordings, display the list of FM recordings (you must go into the dated folder) and then use the Option menu to delete the selected recording.
  • Photos: Images cannot be deleted with the player. To delete images, connect the portable player to your computer and delete any unnecessary images with the software originally used to transfer the files or the Windows® Explorer interface.

    NOTE: If the memory of the portable player is formatted, all files will be deleted. After the formatting, you cannot recover any of the data.

  • Videos: You can delete videos with the player. To delete videos, display the list of videos and then use the Option menu to delete the selected videos.
  • Podcasts: You can delete Podcasts with the player. To delete Podcasts, display the list of Podcasts and then use the Option menu to delete the selected Podcast.