How to Transfer Songs From Computers to the Sony Walkman 4GB MP3 Player

by Christina Shaffer
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In addition to listening to your favorite artists on the go, many Sony Walkman 4GB MP3 Players enable you to store more than 900 songs. When you purchase the portable media player, it includes the Media Go software, which you can use to sync music, photos, videos and podcasts to the device. If you can't locate the disk, you can download the free application on Sony’s official site. Alternatively, you can use Windows Explorer or Windows Media Player to transfer your music.

Windows Explorer

Step 1

Connect the Sony Walkman to the computer with the device’s USB cable.

Step 2

Click “Start” and “Computer.” Double-click the Walkman icon in the "Devices with Removable Storage" pane and then open the "Storage Media" folder. You'll notice a variety of folders, including Music, Pictures and Video.

Step 3

Navigate to the folder containing the songs you want to transfer to the device.

Select your preferred songs and drag them to the Music folder in the Windows Explorer window.

Windows Media Player

Step 1

Connect the Sony Walkman to the PC.

Step 2

Launch Windows Media Player.

Step 3

Click the “Music” button in the Library navigation pane and select each song you want to sync to the player.

Step 4

Click the “Sync” tab on the toolbar and then drag and drop the selected music files into the Sync List pane.

Click the “Start Sync” button to transfer the songs to the Walkman.

Media Go

Step 1

Connect the Walkman to the computer with the USB cord.

Step 2

Open Media Go.

Step 3

Click the “Music” button in the Library pane and select the songs you want to transfer to the device.

Step 4

Click the “Destination” drop-down menu and select the Walkman option.

Click the “Add To” button to sync the files to the player.


Photo Credits

  • Todd Warnock/Lifesize/Getty Images

About the Author

Christina Shaffer is a freelance writer based in New Jersey and has been writing arts and entertainment articles since 2005. Her articles have appeared in "Philadelphia City Paper." Shaffer received a B.A. in journalism and gender studies at Rutgers University.

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