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How to know if ipod nano is fully charged

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Page 2: Table Of Contents

Setting iPod nano to Shuffle Songs Watching and Listening to Podcasts Listening to Audiobooks Listening to FM Radio Chapter 4 Watching Videos Watching and Listening to Videos on iPod nano Watching Videos on a TV Connected to iPod nano Chapter 5 Photo Features Importing Photos.

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Viewing Photos Chapter 6 More Settings, Extra Features, and Accessories Using iPod nano as an External Disk Using Extra Settings Syncing Contacts, Calendars, and To-Do Lists Storing and Reading Notes Recording Voice Memos Using Spoken Menus for Accessibility Learning About iPod nano Accessories.

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To use iPod nano, you put music, videos, photos, and other files on your computer and then add them to iPod nano. Read this guide to learn how to: Â.

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What’s New in iPod nano  Genius, which automatically creates playlists of songs from your library that go great together  A motion sensor that lets you control certain functions by rotating or shaking iPod nano  Full-screen photo viewing in portrait or landscape format Â.

Page 6: Ipod Nano Basics, Ipod Nano At A Glance

Basics Read this chapter to learn about the features of iPod nano, how to use its controls, and more. iPod nano at a Glance Get to know the controls on iPod nano: Hold switch Menu Previous/Rewind Play/Pause Dock connector.

Page 7: Using Ipod Nano Controls

Using iPod nano Controls The controls on iPod nano are easy to find and use. Press any button to turn on iPod nano. The main menu appears. Use the Click Wheel and Center button to navigate through onscreen menus, play songs, change settings, and get information. Move your thumb lightly around the Click Wheel to select a menu item.

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Save a Genius playlist Play a saved Genius playlist Add a song to the On-The-Go playlist Access additional options Find the iPod nano serial number Chapter 1 Do this Select the playlist or album and press Play/Pause ( From the main menu, choose Shuffle Songs. You can also shuffle songs by shaking iPod nano.

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You can activate Cover Flow from the main menu, any music menu, or the Now Playing screen. To use Cover Flow: Rotate iPod nano 90 degrees to the left or the right. Cover Flow appears. Use the Click Wheel to move through your album art. Select an album and press the Center button.

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For example, if you enter “b,” iPod nano displays all music items containing the letter “b.” If you enter “ab,” iPod nano displays all items containing that sequence of letters.

Page 11: Using Ipod Nano Menus

To return to Search (if Search is highlighted in the menu), press the Center button. Using iPod nano Menus When you turn on iPod nano, you see the main menu. Choose menu items to perform functions or go to other menus. Icons along the top of the screen show iPod nano status.

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To turn the preview panel on again, choose Settings > General > Main Menu > Preview Panel, and then choose On. The preview panel only displays art for a category if iPod nano contains at least four items with art in the category.

Page 13: Disabling Ipod Nano Controls

To turn the Click Wheel sound on again, set Clicker to Speaker, Headphones, or Both. Getting Information About iPod nano You can get details about your iPod nano, such as the amount of space available, the number of songs, videos, photos, and other items, and the serial number, model, and software version.

Page 14: Connecting And Disconnecting Ipod Nano

To stop or pause, slide the Hold switch to enable the controls again. Connecting and Disconnecting iPod nano You connect iPod nano to your computer to add music, videos, photos, and files, and to charge the battery. Disconnect iPod nano when you’re done. Important: The battery doesn’t charge when your computer is in sleep mode.

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If you set iPod nano to manage songs manually (see “Managing iPod nano Manually” on page 29) or enable iPod nano for disk use (see “Using iPod nano as an External Disk” on page 53), you must always eject iPod nano before disconnecting it.

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To eject iPod nano: Click the Eject (C) button next to iPod nano in the list of devices in the iTunes source list. You can safely disconnect iPod nano while either of these messages is displayed. If you’re using a Mac, you can also eject iPod nano by dragging the iPod nano icon on the desktop to the Trash.

Page 17: About The Ipod Nano Battery

For best results, the first time you use iPod nano, let it charge for about three hours or until the battery icon in the status area of the display shows that the battery is fully charged. If iPod nano isn’t used for a while, the battery might need to be charged.

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See“If iPod nano displays a “Connect to Power” message” on page 66. If you want to charge iPod nano when you’re away from your computer, you can purchase the Apple USB Power Adapter. To charge the battery using the Apple USB Power Adapter: Connect the AC plug adapter to the power adapter (they might already be connected).

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Battery less than 20% charged Battery about halfway charged Battery fully charged If iPod nano is connected to a power source, the battery icon changes to show that the battery is charging or fully charged. Battery charging (lightning bolt) Battery fully charged (plug) You can disconnect and use iPod nano before it’s fully charged.

Page 20: Using Itunes

If you already have iTunes 8.0 installed on your computer and you’ve set up your iTunes library, you can skip ahead to the next section, “Syncing iPod nano.” To learn how to set up Genius in iTunes, see “Using Genius in iTunes” on page 25.

Page 21: Importing Music Into Your Itunes Library

Importing Music into Your iTunes Library To listen to music on iPod nano, you first need to get that music into iTunes on your computer. There are three ways of getting music and other audio into iTunes: Â Purchase music, audiobooks, and videos, or download podcasts online from the iTunes Store.

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As new episodes become available, they are automatically downloaded to iTunes when you connect to the Internet. For more information, see “Adding Podcasts to iPod nano” on page 30 and “Watching and Listening to Podcasts” on page 42.

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To enter CD song names and other information manually: Select the first song on the CD and choose File > Get Info. Click Info. Enter the song information. Click Next to enter information for the next song. Click OK when you finish. Chapter 2 Setting Up iPod nano.

Page 24: Organizing Your Music

For more information, see “Viewing Lyrics on iPod nano” on page 35. Adding Album Artwork Music you purchase from the iTunes Store includes album artwork, which iPod nano can display. You can add album artwork automatically for music you’ve imported from CDs, if the CDs are available from the iTunes Store.

Page 25: Using Genius In Itunes

Genius automatically creates playlists containing songs in your library that go great together. To use Genius on iPod nano, you first need to set up Genius in iTunes. Genius is a free service, but an iTunes Store account is required (if you don’t have one, you can set one up when you turn on Genius).

Page 26: Purchasing Or Renting Videos And Downloading, Video Podcasts

Genius playlist. You can also click Refresh to create a new playlist based on the same original song. Genius playlists created in iTunes can be synced to iPod nano like any iTunes playlist. See “Syncing Music From Selected Playlists to iPod nano” on page 28.

Page 27: Adding Music To Ipod Nano

Converting Your Own Videos to Work with iPod nano You can view other video files on iPod nano, such as videos you create in iMovie on a Mac or videos you download from the Internet. Import the video into iTunes, convert it for use with iPod nano, if necessary, and then add it to iPod nano.

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Syncing Music Automatically By default, iPod nano is set to sync all songs and playlists when you connect it to your computer. This is the simplest way to add music to iPod nano. You just connect iPod nano to your computer, let it add songs, audiobooks, videos, and other items automatically, and then disconnect it and go.

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To remove a song, video, or other item from iPod nano: In iTunes, select iPod nano in the source list. Select a song or other item on iPod nano and press the Delete or Backspace key on your keyboard. If you manually remove a song or other item from iPod nano, it isn’t deleted from your iTunes library.

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To add songs to or remove songs from a playlist on iPod nano: Drag a song to a playlist on iPod nano to add the song. Select a song in a playlist and press the Delete key on your keyboard to delete the song.

Page 31: Adding Videos To Ipod Nano

You can view a rented movie on only one device at a time. For example, if you rent a movie from the iTunes Store and add it to iPod nano, you can only view it on iPod nano. If you transfer the movie back to iTunes, you can only view it there and not on iPod nano.

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When the update is done, a message in iTunes says “iPod update is complete.” Syncing Selected Videos to iPod nano Setting iTunes to sync selected videos to iPod nano is useful if you have more videos in your iTunes library than will fit on iPod nano. Only the videos you specify are synced with iPod nano.

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If you set iTunes to manage movies and TV shows manually, you can reset iTunes later to sync them automatically. If you set iTunes to sync automatically after you’ve been manually managing iPod nano, you lose any items on iPod nano that aren’t part of your iTunes library.

Page 34: Listening To Music, Playing Music And Other Audio

Function Appears if iPod nano is set to shuffle songs or albums. Appears if iPod nano is set to repeat all songs. The Repeat Once (!) icon appears if iPod nano is set to repeat one song. Shows the album art, if it’s available.

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If you enter lyrics for a song in iTunes (see “Adding Lyrics” on page 24) and then add the song to iPod nano, you can view the lyrics on iPod nano. Lyrics will not appear if you did not enter them.

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Viewing Album Artwork on iPod nano By default, iTunes displays album artwork on iPod nano. If the artwork is available, you’ll see it on iPod nano in Cover Flow, in the album list, and when you play music from the album.

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From the Now Playing screen, press and hold the Center button until a menu appears. Choose Browse Artist, and then press the Center button. You see all the songs by that artist that are on iPod nano. You can select a different song or return to the Now Playing screen.

Page 38: Using Genius On Ipod Nano

To use Genius, you need to set up Genius in the iTunes Store, and then sync iPod nano to iTunes. You can also create Genius playlists in iTunes and add them to iPod nano.

Page 39: Setting Ipod Nano To Shuffle Songs

(for example, album or playlist) you choose to play. When you set iPod nano to shuffle albums, it plays all the songs on an album in order, and then randomly selects another album in the list and plays through it in order.

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If iPod nano is off, you can’t turn it on by shaking it. Setting iPod nano to Repeat Songs You can set iPod

nano to repeat a song over and over, or repeat songs within the list you choose to play.

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See “Setting Songs to Play at the Same Volume Level” on page 42 for information about how to set a relative volume level in iTunes and on iPod nano. Volume level may also vary if you use different earphones or headphones. With the exception of the iPod Radio Remote, accessories that connect through the iPod Dock Connector don’t support volume limits.

Page 42: Watching And Listening To Podcasts

Off, the song plays using the iTunes setting. See iTunes Help for more information. Crossfading Between Songs You can set iPod nano to fade out at the end of each song and fade in at the beginning of the song following it. To turn on crossfading: Choose Settings >.

Page 43: Listening To Audiobooks, Listening To Fm Radio

Use iTunes to add audiobooks to iPod nano the same way you add songs. If you stop listening to an audiobook on iPod nano and go back to it later, the audiobook begins playing from where you left off.

Page 44: Watching Videos, Watching And Listening To Videos On Ipod Nano

Read this chapter to learn about watching videos on iPod nano and on your TV. You can view and listen to videos on iPod nano. If you have an AV cable from Apple (available separately at, you can watch videos from iPod nano on your TV.

Page 45: Watching Videos On A Tv Connected To Ipod Nano

Choose Videos > Settings, and then set TV Out to Ask or On. If you set TV Out to Ask, iPod nano gives you the option of displaying videos on TV or on iPod nano every time you play a video.

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To watch a video on your TV: Connect iPod nano to your TV (see above). Turn on your TV and set it to display from the input ports connected to iPod nano. See the documentation that came with your TV for more information.

Page 47: Photo Features, Importing Photos

Importing Photos You can import digital photos from a digital camera to your computer, and then add them to iPod nano for viewing. You can connect iPod nano to your TV and view photos as a slideshow with music. Importing Photos from a Camera to Your Computer You can import photos from a digital camera or a photo card reader.

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Adding Photos From Your Computer to iPod nano You can add photos to iPod nano from a folder on your hard disk. If you have a Mac and iPhoto 6 or later, you can sync iPhoto albums automatically. If you have a Windows PC and Adobe Photoshop Album 2.0 or later, or Adobe Photoshop Elements 4.0 or later.

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To add photos from a folder on your hard disk to iPod nano: Drag the images you want into a folder on your computer. If you want images to appear in separate photo albums on iPod nano, create folders inside the main image folder, and drag images into the new folders.

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If you add full-resolution photos from your computer to iPod nano using the previous steps, they’re stored in a Photos folder on iPod nano. You can connect iPod nano to a computer and put these photos on the computer. iPod nano must be enabled for disk use (see “Using iPod nano as an External Disk”.

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Viewing Slideshows You can view a slideshow, with music and transitions if you choose, on iPod nano. If you have an optional AV cable from Apple, you can view the slideshow on your TV. To set slideshow settings: Choose Photos > Settings, and then follow these instructions.

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To view a slideshow on your TV: Connect iPod nano to your TV (see above). Turn on your TV and set it to display from the input ports connected to iPod nano. See the documentation that came with your TV for more information.

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Learn about how to use iPod nano as a stopwatch and to lock the screen, and about the accessories available for iPod nano.

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You can set the date and time, clocks in different time zones, and alarm and sleep features on iPod nano. You can use iPod nano as a stopwatch or to play games, and you can lock the iPod nano screen.

Page 55: Setting The Sleep Timer

Name the alarm Choose Label and choose an option (for example, “Wake up”). If you sync calendar events with alarms to iPod nano, the events appear in the Alarms menu. To delete an alarm: Choose Extras > Alarms.

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You can purchase additional games from the iTunes Store (in some countries) to play on iPod nano. After purchasing games in iTunes, you can add them to iPod nano by syncing them automatically or by managing them manually.

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See “Adding or Removing Items on the Main Menu” on page 11. When you see the lock on the screen, you can unlock the iPod nano screen in two ways: Â Press the Center button to enter the combination on iPod nano. Use the Click Wheel to select the numbers and press the Center button to confirm them.

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 Connect iPod nano to the primary computer you use it with, and iPod nano automatically unlocks. Note: If you try these methods and you still can’t unlock iPod nano, you can restore iPod nano. See “Updating and Restoring iPod Software” on page 69.

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(filenames end in .ics) or vCal format (filenames end in .vcs). Drag the files to the Calendars folder on iPod nano. To add to-do lists to iPod nano manually, save them in a calendar file with an .ics or .vcs extension.

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Choose Extras > Calendars > To Do’s. Storing and Reading Notes You can store and read text notes on iPod nano if it’s enabled as an external disk (see “Using iPod nano as an External Disk” on page 53). Save a document in any word-processing application as a text (.txt) file.

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To sync voice memos with your computer: Voice memos are saved in a Recordings folder on iPod in the WAV file format. If you enable iPod nano for disk use, you can drag voice memos from the folder to copy them.

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To turn spoken menus on again, choose Settings > General > Spoken Menus, and then choose On. Note: The Spoken Menus option appears in the Settings menu on iPod nano only if spoken menus have been enabled in iTunes. Learning About iPod nano Accessories iPod nano comes with some accessories, and many other accessories are available.

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To use the earphones included with iPod nano: Plug the earphones into the Headphones port. Then place the earbuds in your ears as shown. WARNING: Permanent hearing loss may occur if earbuds or headphones are used at high volume. You can adapt over time to a higher volume of sound that may sound normal but can be damaging to your hearing.

Page 64: Tips And Troubleshooting

 The iPod nano battery might need to be recharged. Connect iPod nano to your computer or to an Apple USB Power Adapter and let the battery recharge. Look for the lightning bolt icon on the iPod nano screen to verify that iPod nano is receiving a charge.

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 Select iPod nano in the iTunes source list and click the Eject (C) button.  If iPod nano disappears from the list of devices in the iTunes source list, but you still see the “Connected” or “Sync in Progress” message on the iPod nano screen, disconnect iPod nano.

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 If you want to sync at higher speeds, you can stop syncing and keep the iPod nano connected so that it can recharge, or connect it to the optional iPod USB 2.0 Power Adapter.

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WMA, MPEG Layer 1, MPEG Layer 2 audio files, or format 1. If you have a song in iTunes that isn’t supported by iPod nano, you can convert it to a format iPod nano supports. For more information, see iTunes Help.

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Photoshop Album 2.0 or later, and Adobe Photoshop Elements 4.0 or later, available at This software is optional. On both Mac and Windows PC, iPod nano can sync digital photos from folders on your computer’s hard disk. Chapter 7.

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If you want to use iPod nano with a Mac and a Windows PC If you’re using iPod nano with a Mac and you want to use it with a Windows PC, you must restore the iPod software for use with the PC (see “Updating and Restoring iPod Software”.

Page 70: Safety And Cleaning, Important Safety Information

For service information, choose iPod Help from the Help menu in iTunes or go to The rechargeable battery in iPod should be replaced only by an Apple Authorized Service Provider. For more information about batteries, go to

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Then insert the Apple USB Power Adapter firmly into the power outlet. Do not connect or disconnect the Apple USB Power Adapter with wet hands. Do not use any power adapter other than an Apple iPod power adapter to charge your iPod.

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Important Handling Information NOTICE: Failure to follow these handling instructions could result in damage to iPod or other property. Carrying iPod iPod contains sensitive components, including, in some cases, a hard drive. Do not bend, drop, or crush iPod. If you are concerned about scratching iPod, you can use one of the many cases sold separately.

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To register iPod nano, install iTunes on your computer and connect iPod nano. Finding the iPod nano serial Look at the back of iPod nano or choose Settings > About and number press the Center button. In iTunes (with iPod nano connected to your computer), select iPod nano in the source list and click the Settings tab.

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Important: Changes or modifications to this product not authorized by Apple Inc. could void the EMC compliance and negate your authority to operate the product. This product was tested for EMC compliance under.

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Apple Inc. registered in the U.S. and other countries. Finder, the FireWire logo, and Shuffle are trademarks of Apple Inc. iTunes Store is a service mark of Apple Inc. registered in the U.S. and other countries. NIKE is a trademark of NIKE, Inc. and its affiliates and is used under license.

Page 76: Index

Index accessing additional options 8 accessories for iPod 62 adding album artwork 24 adding menu items 11, 40 adding music disconnecting iPod 15 from more than one computer 28, 31 manually 29 methods 27 On-The-Go playlists 37 tutorial 73 adding photos about 47 all or selected photos 48, 49 automatically 48.

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8, 38 playing a playlist 8, 38 saving a playlist 8, 38 using in iTunes 25 using on iPod nano 38 getting help 73 getting information about your iPod 13 getting started with iPod 68 handling information 70.

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resetting 67 specifying 12 letterbox 45 library, adding songs 22 lightning bolt on battery icon 17 locating your iPod serial number 8 locking iPod screen 57 lyrics adding 24 viewing on iPod 35 Mac OS X operating system 68 main menu adding or removing items 11 opening 7 settings 11, 40.

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random play 8 rating songs 35 RCA video and audio ports 46, 52 rechargeable batteries 19 recording voice memos 60 registering iPod 73 relative volume, playing songs at 42 removing menu items 11, 40 repairing iPod 70 replacing battery 19 replaying a song or video 8 requirements computer 68.

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TV shows 33 videos 31 See also adding third-party accessories 62 time, displaying in title bar 54 timer, setting for backlight 12 time zones, clocks for 54 title bar, displaying time 54 to-do lists, syncing 58 transitions for slides 51 troubleshooting connecting iPod to computer 65 cross-platform use 69.

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