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Chapter 1

 

    iPod nano Basics 

 

 

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

 

To

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 it isn’t responding)

Slide the Hold switch to HOLD and back again. 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 directly to the main menu

 

Press and hold Menu.

 

Browse for a song

 

From the main menu, choose Music.

 

Browse for a video

 

From the main menu, choose Videos.

 

Play a song or video

 

Select the song or video and press the Center or Play/Pause (’

 

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

 

Pause a song or video

 

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 playlist 
or album

 

Select the playlist or album and press Play/Pause (’

 

).

 

Play all songs in random order

 

From the main menu, choose Shuffle Songs. You can also shuffle 
songs from the Now Playing screen.

 

Skip to any point in a song or 
video

 

From the Now Playing screen, press the Center button to show the 
scrubber bar (a diamond icon on the bar shows the current 
location), and then scroll to any point in the song or video.

 

Skip to the next song or 
chapter in an audiobook or 
podcast

 

Press Next/Fast-forward (‘

 

).

 

Start a song or video over

 

Press Previous/Rewind (]

 

).

 

Play the previous song or 
chapter in an audiobook or 
podcast

 

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 
playlist

 

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

 

Find the iPod nano serial 
number

 

From the main menu, choose Settings > About and press the 
Center button until you get to the serial number, or look on the 
back of iPod nano.

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