How to Make a Playlist on a Sony Walkman

by Melissa King

Your Sony Walkman MP3 player has a playlist feature that enables you to add lists of your favorite songs to the device. To create a playlist from the music library on your computer, use the Windows Media Player application. In Windows Media Player, you can create playlists to organize your music by artist, album, year or genre. Once you've made a playlist, Windows Media Player allows you to quickly sync it to the Walkman.

Create a Playlist

1

Click the Start button, then click "All Programs" and "Windows Media Player."

2

Click "Playlists" on the left side of the window, then click "Click here" to create a new playlist.

3

Type a name for the playlist, then press "Enter."

4

Click "Library" to see a list of all the music on your computer.

5

Drag items to the playlist you just created on the left side of the window. Click the playlist name to view the songs you've added to the playlist.

6

Drag the songs up and down to arrange them in the order you want. Alternatively, right click a song and select "Move up" or "Move down."

7

Click "Save list" when you finish adding and organizing songs to the playlist.

Transfer Playlist to the Walkman

1

Turn on the Sony Walkman and connect it to your computer using the supplied USB cable.

2

Launch Windows Media Player, then click the "Sync" tab in the top-right corner of the window. Windows Media Player detects the Walkman automatically.

3

Drag a playlist from the left side of the window to the list pane under the Sync tab. To select multiple playlists, hold down the "Ctrl" key and click on each playlist that you want to add.

4

Click "Start sync" to send the playlists to the Walkman. Disconnect the Walkman when prompted.

Tip

  • check To play a playlist on the Walkman, select "Music" on the home screen, then select "Playlists." Choose the playlist that you want to listen to, then press "Play."

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About the Author

Melissa King began writing in 2001. She spent three years writing for her local newspaper, "The Colt," writing editorials, news stories, product reviews and entertainment pieces. She is also the owner and operator of Howbert Freelance Writing. King holds an Associate of Arts in communications from Tarrant County College.

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