It the firmware installed on the NWZ-A816 is version is 2.00, it is necessary to update the firmware to version 2.10 before updating to version 2.11. Click here for instructions on how to check the firmware version of your player.
IMPORTANT: This file is only for use with the models identified. Not all models are sold in all countries.
This information is for the following models:
About this download
Benefits and improvementsThis utility updates the NWZ-A816 firmware to version 2.11 and resolves an issue where the player may display an "Unknown" error message when AAC format files (.m4a file extension) are transferred from the Rhapsody® music service.
- Windows Vista®
- Windows® XP
- Windows® XP MCE
- 16.13 MB
Before You Start
This firmware update is intended only for NWZ-A816 Sony® Walkman® Digital Music players that meet the following conditions:
If the NWZ-A816 does not meet the above conditions, do not attempt to install this update.
Before Performing the Update
Download & Install
Computer System Requirements
Download and Installation Instructions
Confirm Successful Update (optional)
Questions & Answers
Possible Errors During Update