NWD-E023F/E025F [E] 3-875-123-11(1)
©2008 Sony Corporation Printed in Malaysia 3-875-123-11 (1)
Quick Start Guide
NWD-E023F / E025F
About the Manual
Quick Start Guide: Explains set up, enabling you to import songs to a computer, and to transfer
them to the player.
Operation Guide (PDF file): Explains advanced features of the player and offers troubleshooting
Troubleshooting: Explains symptoms, causes and remedies when the player has problems.
Precautions: Explains important notes to prevent accidents.
To view the Operation Guide (PDF file)
1. Connect the player directly to a USB port on your computer.
2. Double-click [My Computer] - [WALKMAN] or [Removable Disk] - [Operation Guide] -
Language name is displayed in the place of “xxx.” Choose the manual of your language.
You need Adobe Acrobat Reader 5.0 or later, or Adobe Reader software in your computer. Adobe
Reader can be downloaded from the Internet for free.
Please check the accessories in the package.
Style-Up® Panel (1)
USB cap for Style-Up® Panel (1)
Quick Start Guide (this manual) (1)
Operation Guide (PDF file)*
“Auto Transfer” software*
Operation Guide (PDF file) is stored in the built-in flash memory of the player.
The “Auto Transfer” software is stored in the built-in flash memory of the player. For details about this
software, refer to “Transferring music automatically using the “Auto Transfer” software” in the
Operation Guide (PDF file).
Changing the Style-Up® Panel
You can select from a variety of Style-Up® Panel colors and matching USB cap.
1 Slide the HOLD switch in the direction of the arrow () to deactivate
the player, and then remove the USB cap.
2 Remove the Style-Up® Panel as in the following illustrations.
Slide the Style-Up® Panel in the direction of the arrow slightly, and remove.
3 Attach the supplied Style-Up® Panel as in the following illustrations.
Place the supplied Style-Up® Panel on the front face of the player alongside the guide line, and
then slide in to attach.
4 Attach the supplied matching USB cap.
Be sure to attach the Style-Up® Panel when you use the player.
Be sure to attach Style-Up® Panel properly. Otherwise, you may not be able to operate the buttons of
the player properly.
Handle the Style-Up® Panel with care. If the Style-Up® Panel becomes deformed, you may not be able
to attach the Style-Up® Panel to the player or operate the buttons of the player.
If dust or dirt gets on the Style-Up® Panel, remove with a dry cloth, etc.
PLAY MODE/SOUND button
Switches the play mode. Press and hold this
button to change the sound quality setting.
When you press this button while playing or
pausing a song, you can switch between Song
control mode and Folder control mode. You
can check Song/Folder control mode by the
or icon, which appears in the display.
Press and hold this button to display the
VOL +/– button
appears in the display. If
this button is pressed again,
playback pauses. This button is also used to
confirm menu items.
To turn off the power
When you pause song playback or FM
reception by pressing the
button, after a
few seconds, “POWER OFF” appears and the
display goes off automatically, then the player
enters Sleep status. The player consumes very
little battery power in Sleep status. If you
press any button, the player is turned on.
Selects a song, folder, or menu item. You can
also skip to the beginning of the song/folder,
or fast-forward or fast-rewind.
Resets the player when you press the RESET
button with a small pin, etc.
Used to attach the optional accessories.
Remove the USB cap and connect the USB
connector of the player to a USB port on your
Charging the Battery
The player’s battery is recharged while the player is connected to a running computer.
About 60 minutes
Parts and Controls
For details of the display, refer to the
Operation Guide (PDF file).
Text/graphic information display
Playing status indication
Displays the current play mode (
skips to the
beginning of the current (or next) song/
Lapse time indication
Displays the elapsed time.
Play mode indication
Displays the current play mode icon. If the
play mode is set to Normal, no icon appears.
Sound quality setting indication
Displays the current sound quality icon. If the
sound quality is not set, no icon appears.
Remaining battery indication
Displays the remaining battery power.
For information on the FM radio display, refer
to “Listening to FM radio” in the Operation
Guide (PDF file).