Article ID : 00045801 / Last Modified : 10/11/2016

Transferring music by drag-and-drop using iTunes.

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Music can be transferred via drag-and-drop directly from Finder in the Mac OS® computer or from the Music library screen of iTunes® software to the MUSIC folder of the Walkman® player.

NOTES:

  • If music is being imported from the Music library screen of the iTunes software, individual music transfers as separate files rather than being transferred into one single folder with the album name.
  • Music with copyright protection, such as music purchased from the iTunes Music Store®, cannot be transferred.
  • The control buttons on your Walkman player become inoperable while connected to a computer.
  1. Connect the Walkman player to the Mac using the supplied USB cable. Once the connection is completed, the WALKMAN icon or microSD card name will be displayed on the Macintosh computer.

    NOTE: With a Walkman player that supports microSD card, transfer destination can be specified for the content. For more details, refer to the manual supplied with the product. Manuals are posted on your model support page.

  2. Select WALKMAN in the sidebar of Finder, then open the MUSIC folder.
  3. Transfer music using one of the following methods:
    • Transferring from Finder
      1. Double click the folder where the music you want to transfer are stored.
      2. Place the folder next to the MUSIC folder of the Walkman player.

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    • Transferring from the library screen of the iTunes software.
      1. Open iTunes, then open the iTunes library window.
      2. Place the folder next to the MUSIC folder of your Walkman.

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  4. Drag-and-drop the music you want to transfer to the MUSIC folder of the Walkman player. Once the music you want to transfer are displayed in the MUSIC folder, the transfer is complete.

    NOTE: Music and folders will be arranged in alphanumeric order. Hierarchy may differ depending on the Mac OS environment.

  5. Drag-and-drop the WALKMAN icon to the Trash icon to safely eject the Walkman player. Once the WALKMAN icon disappears from the Desktop, disconnect the Walkman player from the Macintosh computer.

NOTE: Songs and folders will be arranged in alphanumeric order. Hierarchy may differ depending on your computer environment.