Article ID : 00158433 / Last Modified : 09/13/2016

Can the Walkman player be used while charging?

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The Walkman® player can be used depending on the charging procedure. Check as follows:

  • When using an AC adapter (sold separately), the Walkman player can be used while charging.

    connect via AC adapter

    NOTES:

    • When using the Walkman player while charging, the temperature of the Walkman player may be higher.

    • While charging, the electric power is shared from the battery to play the Walkman player. The AC adapter will continue to charge the battery. Therefore, playing music while charging does not cause the battery to further deteriorate.
  • If you connect the player to a computer via supplied USB cable to charge.

    You cannot use your Walkman player while charging it.

    Connect supplied USB cable

  • NOTE: When connecting to a computer, Connected USB will be displayed and you will not be able to use your Walkman player.