Sony NWZ-E383BLK User Manual

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Please check the items in the package.

 “WALKMAN” (1)

 Headphones (1)

 USB cable (1)

 Quick Start Guide (this manual)

About the Operating System and

Windows Media Player

Make sure that the OS is Windows XP (Service Pack 3 or later), Windows Vista*


(Service Pack 2 or later), Windows 7*


(Service Pack 1 or later) or Windows 8, and

the installed Windows Media Player version on your computer is 11 or 12.

For details about usage or support on Windows Media Player, refer to Windows

Media Player information from the following web site:



[Compatibility mode] for Windows XP is not supported.

For a Mac computer, sure that the OS is Mac OS X v10.6 or later.

Not supported by OSs other than above.

How to Install the Supplied Software

Installing WALKMAN Guide and Media Go (for Windows)


Connect your Walkman to a running computer

using the USB cable (supplied).


Select the following with the computer.

Windows 7 or earlier: Select [Start] – [Computer] or [My Computer] –

[WALKMAN] – [Storage Media] – [FOR_WINDOWS].

Windows 8: Select [Desktop] from [Start screen] to open [File Explorer]. In the

[Computer] list, select [WALKMAN] – [Storage Media] – [FOR_WINDOWS].


Double-click [Setup.exe].

The install wizard appears.

When you execute [Setup.exe], the [Setup.exe] file stored in the

[FOR_WINDOWS] folder of your Walkman is copied to your

computer for backup, and WALKMAN Guide and Media Go are

installed to your computer.

If [Setup.exe] does not start, copy the [Setup.exe] file to your

desktop, then double-click it.


Follow the on-screen instructions.

After the install wizard finishes, the WALKMAN Guide and Media

Go shortcuts appear on the desktop of your computer.


Double-clicking the (WALKMAN Guide) icon on

the desktop allows you to browse information

such as the Help guide.

For detailed information on transferring music, etc., refer to the Help

guide included in the WALKMAN Guide.


 You can install the supplied software on another computer through the following

procedure even if you delete the [Setup.exe] file by formatting the built-in flash memory

of your Walkman. Copy the [Setup.exe] file and the [Install] folder from the [Backup]

folder of your computer to your Walkman. Then, connect your Walkman to another

computer on which you want to install the software and follow the above procedure

from step 2.

The [Backup] folder can be found at:

C:\Program Files*


\Sony\WALKMAN Guide\NWZ-E380\Backup



[Program Files(x86)] may be displayed depending on the computer OS.

Installing the Help guide (for Mac)


Connect your Walkman to a running computer

using the USB cable (supplied).


On the computer, select [WALKMAN] in the

sidebar of Finder, then open the [FOR_MAC]



Double-click [Help_Guide_Installer_for_Mac].

The installer starts.


Follow the on-screen instructions.

After the installer finishes, the HelpGuide alias (shortcut) appears on

the desktop of your computer.


 Before you attempt to delete the software from your Walkman, copy the [FOR_MAC]

folder to your Mac computer as a backup if necessary.

How to Use your “WALKMAN”

BACK/HOME button


5-way button

Charging the Battery

The battery for your Walkman is recharged while the Walkman is connected to a

running computer.

When your Walkman has been fully charged, disconnect it from the computer.

For a Mac computer, click the eject icon of [WALKMAN] in the sidebar of Finder to

disconnect your Walkman.





2 hours


 To prevent battery deterioration, charge the battery at least once every half a year or

every year.

Turning your “WALKMAN” On and Off

To turn on

Press and hold the OPTION/PWR/HOLD button.

To turn off

During pause, press and hold the OPTION/PWR/HOLD button.

POWER OFF appears, your Walkman enters standby mode, and

the screen turns off.

How to use the Home menu

The Home menu appears when you press and hold the BACK/HOME button. The

Home menu is the starting point to play audio, search for songs, changing settings,


From the Home menu, you can select the desired item on the screen by using the

5-way button.


Return to the previous screen.

Home menu

Clock Display


Now Playing


Shuffle All




FM Radio

For the latest information

If you have any questions or issues with this product, or would like information

on compatible items with this product, visit the following web sites.

For customers in the USA:

For customers in Canada:

For customers in Europe:

For customers in Latin America:

For customers in other countries/regions:

For customers who purchased the overseas models:

Quick Start Guide

How to Install the Supplied Software

How to Use Your “WALKMAN”


©2013 Sony Corporation Printed in China

About the manuals

This Quick Start Guide only describes the basic operating instructions and

how to install the supplied software.

For detailed information and operating instructions, refer to the Help guide

(HTML document) included in the supplied software after installation.

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