Apple iPod nano (2nd generation) Owner's Manual | Page 6

Apple Audio Owner's Manual - iPod nano (2nd generation).
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Chapter 1


    iPod nano Basics 



Here’s what else you can do with iPod nano controls.



Do this


Turn on iPod nano


Press any button.


Turn off iPod nano


Press and hold Play/Pause 








Turn on the backlight


Press any button or use the Click Wheel. 


Disable the iPod nano controls


(so nothing happens if you press 
them accidentally)

Slide the Hold switch to HOLD (an orange bar appears).


Reset iPod nano


(if iPod nano isn’t responding)

Slide the Hold switch to HOLD and back again. Then press the 
Menu and Center buttons at the same time for about 6 seconds, 
until the Apple logo appears.


Choose a menu item


Scroll to the item and press the Center button.


Go back to the previous menu


Press Menu.


Go back to the main menu


Press and hold Menu.


Browse for a song


From the main menu, choose Music.


Play a song


Select the song and press the Center or Play/Pause 






iPod nano has to be ejected from your computer to play songs.


Pause a song


Press Play/Pause 





or unplug your headphones.


Change the volume


From the Now Playing screen, use the Click Wheel.


Play all the songs in a list


Select the list title (an album title or the title of a playlist, for 
example) and press Play/Pause 








Play all songs in random order


From the main menu, choose Shuffle Songs.


Skip to any point in a song


From the Now Playing screen, press the Center button to show the 
scrubber bar, and then scroll to any point in the song. Press the 
Center button to resume playing from that point.


Skip to the next song or 
chapter in an audiobook or 


Press Next/Fast-forward (‘




Start a song over


Press Previous/Rewind (]




Play the previous song or 
chapter in an audiobook or 


Press Previous/Rewind (]


) twice.


Fast-forward or rewind a song


Press and hold Next/Fast-forward (‘


) or Previous/Rewind (]




Add a song to the On-The-Go 


Select a song, and then press and hold the Center button until the 
song title flashes.


Find the iPod nano serial 


From the main menu, choose Settings > About, or look at the back 
of iPod nano.