The second smallest portable media player sold by Apple. Older models rely on buttons on the player to control play pause etc. New version(s) have an easy-to-use touch screen.

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Does the iPod Nano 6G use the headphones as an antenna?

I recently received a iPod Nano 6G for my birthday. I very quickly found out that headphones/earbuds are required for radio reception. My dad proposed the idea that the iPod uses the ...
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iPod Nano 5th Gen Can't Disable Shake Gesture

I have disabled the "shuffle on shake" feature of my iPod Nano 5th gen, yet occasionally this still happens. I've noticed, for example, if I have it connected to the aux jack in my car while driving, ...
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How can I delete icons from the 6th generation iPod nano?

Is this even possible? I will never use like 90% of them and I'd like to hide them.
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How do I rate songs on the 5th gen iPod nano?

How do I rate songs on the 5th generation iPod nano? Is it possible? Do they get copied back to iTunes?
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How splash-proof and knock-proof is the iPod nano?

I'm looking at buying an iPod Nano with a watchband to use as a watch. My concern is that as a watch it will have to take a certain amount of incidental knocks and splashes. I don't want to have the ...
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Did the iPod Nano dock connector change from 5th to 6th generation?

Does anyone know if the dock connector change when Apple upgraded from 5th to 6th generation?
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Is it possible to shut down an Ipod nano 6th generation?

If yes, how? If no, why such a decision?
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What's a good iTunes alternative to use with my iPod nano 6g?

I'm looking for an iTunes alternative for my new iPod nano 6g. I've used sharepod before but it doesn't work with the nano 6g—I can upload songs but they're not being recognized by the iPod database. ...
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Is there a way to completely erase an iPod Nano 3rd generation without installing iTunes?

I've had this iPod lying around for years. I'm about to sell it and I'd like to erase all the data. Is there a way to do this without installing iTunes? I was particularly hoping that there might be ...
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An alternative to iPod nano 6g? [closed]

I'm looking for a good, compact MP3 player that can also double as a pedometer (or at least as a part thereof). I wouldn't hesitate to buy a nano 6g if not for some of its 'features' that I'd rather ...
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Do iPod Nanos have USB 2 or 3?

Which version of USB do iPod Nanos have? Apple's tech spec says it works with a Mac having 2 or 3, but USB is backward compatible so that doesn't help...
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How do you use your iPod shuffle or nano?

I bought my first Apple product a few months ago, an iPod shuffle, a tiny little music gadget that's fun to play with. However its getting a little boring because I don't know what I can do with it or ...
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How do I prevent my iPod nano's screen from going to sleep?

I have broken my desk clock and am trying to use my square nano to show me time instead. The problem is that when I set the screen to show time and leave it for some time the screen dims and ...
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Can I change the clock on the 6th gen Nano to digital instead of analog?

Everyone wants a iPod Nano watch, right? All the videos I see are on an analog clock (you know, the one with hands.) Can you change the clock to digital, rather than analog?
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Where is “search” on the iPod nano 6th gen?

I just won a 6th generation iPod nano at an auction, so I didn't get the box or the instructions. I've mostly figure it out, except I can't figure out where they hid search. I had it on my old nano ...
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Can I remove the clip of the iPod nano 6G?

Is there a (non-brute-force) way to remove the clip-part of the iPod nano 6G? I find, I don't use it and it add clunkiness. Also it's a bit scratched since it's the only part not protected by a ...
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6th generation iPod Nano video out

Is the 6th/7th generation iPod Nano capable of sending video out through the 32 pin connector into a suitable digital dock? If so, could the camera adapter kit be used as it can for the iPad to ...
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How to sync new songs from a new laptop using iTunes v11.04?

I had an older laptop (Windows 7) with which i used to synchronize my songs on to iPod Nano using the iTunes v10.0. But recently I have shifted to a newer laptop with (Windows8.1) I have the setting ...
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Ipod Nano wake screen sometimes shows music instead of Clock

I've recently purchased a band from Lunatik to use my Ipod Nano as a watch. To do this, I've gone into Settings > Date and Time > Time on Wake and put this ON. At first, this worked as expected, ...
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What should I do if my iPod keeps saying “Connect to power”?

I have an iPod Nano (6th generation). I bought it 10 months ago. I fully charged it and it started to work. Since then, I left it 10 months without using nor charging. Now, when I connect it to PC, it ...
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Will a “Mac format” iPod nano (2gen) work on a PC?

I have an old 8GB iPod nano (2nd gen, I think). When I plug it into iTunes, one of the things on the status page is "Format: Macintosh". I no longer use this iPod, so I'm thinking of giving it to my ...
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Will iPhone remote earbuds work with 6th Gen iPod Nano?

....will iPhone remote earbuds work with 6th Gen iPod Nano? My brief internet search (random Google searches, Apple forums) yielded no results.
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How to get the iPod Nano 5th gen battery health

Is there any way I can get the battery health of an iPod, specifically a 5th gen Nano? I've done a little bit of googling and I don't think there is a way, but I though I could give it a try here. I ...
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How do you get ipod nano to display the watch face as the default view

Is there way to set the watch face as the default display? I wear the iPod Nano as a wrist watch and I would like it display the watch face first when I press the power button. Note: I'm asking ...
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How can I change the VoiceOver language for a song on my 6th gen iPod Nano?

Is it possible to change language used for reading song album/artist/title for certain songs? I.e. when I use slovak as default iPod nano language, but I have songs with english titles, I would like ...
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How to do I keep music on an iPod when I have no access to the iTunes account that it was added with?

I have a rather difficult question. When I got my iPod I didn't have my own laptop, so my brother set up a joint account for both of our iPod's on his laptop - using his email and his personal ...
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How do I turn off “shuffle” on my iPod Nano 7th Generation?

I'd greatly appreciate help with learning how to shut off "shuffle" on my iPod Nano 7th Generation?
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Can I charge my iPod Nano 2012 with the iPad USB plug?

I have a brand new Nano, and was wondering if I can use the same electrical connector that I've received with my iPad2 to charge the Nano? Will it be armfull for the Nano?
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Adding playlists to iPod Nano 6th generation

I recently found out that you can add playlists from within the Nano. Can I do that from iTunes? If so, how?
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Do the iPad 2 and the 6th generation iPod Nano have the same docking connector?

I am looking to purchase a Speaker docking system for an iPad2, I also want to be able to use a 6th generation iPod Nano with the same dock connection. Is the connection on the iPad 2 the same as the ...
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Great iPod Click Wheel Games for Kids

My niece has got a used iPod nano (not the newest model); in the App Store are about 50 games for iPods with Click Wheel. What game can you recommend?
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Playlist on ipod nano 5th gen

I have been trying to sync my playlists from itunes with my new ipod nano 5th gen, but the podcasts don't sync (they did sync on my old 2nd gen). Any suggestions for how to fix this? The music ...
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Unable to play a complete track in iPod nano

I have around 140 tracks in iPod nano and recently synched a new track on it. The problem is that the track is not playing completely . It skips the track after first few seconds. The song is not ...
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iPod Nano 4G A1285 stuck at Apple boot logo

I have a iPod Nano 4th Generation (A1285) that I got used. When I first got it, it had low power, and it took a while to turn on, my iPod charger was broken at the time, so I couldn't charge it. Now, ...
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ipod nano 6th gen radio disabled when docked

I have a problem where the FM radio on my 6th gen nano is disabled when the unit is docked (in a Philips Fidelio DS8550 docking speaker). I use an extender on the connector which allows the headphones ...
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iPod Nano 7th Generation - Lost Library

I'm a new user of iPod Nano and a senior so this is all fairly intimidating. I synced my iPod Nano the other day and after charging my device and safely removing it, when I reconnected the iPod, I ...
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How do I unfreeze my iPod Nano 4th Gen?

tl;dr -- My iPod hangs on the boot screen (black background, silver apple logo). When I try to restore it (on both my Virtual Windows XP and on a Mac laptop), it'll restore fine, but when it reboots ...
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6th Gen iPod Nano won't play entire song

I have a 6th Generation iPod Nano. There are a handful of songs in my library that it will not play in their entirety. The iPod will play a few minutes of the song and then skip to the next track. The ...
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How can I force iPod Nano (7th) to play 4:3 video without zooming?

Currently, I'm attempting to watch a video that I have in 4:3 aspect ratio. I've tried messing with the aspect ratio in Handbrake's picture settings but it always seems to zoom to what I'm guessing ...
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iPod Nano Running Playlist - Does it always have to start from the first song?

I have the latest iPod Nano and I use it when I run. I have created several playlists for that purpose and sync'ed them to my Nano. Some of the playlists are 70-90 minutes long. However, the Nano ...
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iPod Nano 2G Screen Randomly Turns Itself On While Locked

I have a 5 year old, excellent condition, iPod Nano 2G 8GB. While sitting on my desk with the Lock switch Locked, it will randomly turn the screen on for 5-10 seconds, randomly every couple hours. ...
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Is it possible to watch mp4s on an iPod Nano 6th Gen?

I have tried to upload .mp4s to my iPod before, but all it would do is show a screenshot of the video and play the audio. Is there a way to actually watch the video and have the audio play as well?
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iPod Nano (6th Generation) Lyrics Support

I'm thinking of getting an iPod Nano (6th Generation) and I'm not sure if it has support for lyrics. Does anyone know if it does?
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Remove video from iPod Nano 6th-generation

I did not know that we can't play videos on an iPod nano 6th generation. I added a video (180 MB) to my iPod but I can't access it . I cant see it in iTunes nor on my iPod. But when I connect my iPod ...
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Is it possible to sync nano without a computer via iPhone

My wife currently owns an iPod nano and is planning on upgrading her phone to an iPhone 6 when she is eligible to upgrade (currently she has an Android phone. She rarely, if ever, uses a computer at ...
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iPod Nano 7th generation (w/ lightning connector) - will video work with a treadmill?

The treadmills at my gym have 30-pin iPod connectors so you can control it and watch video on the treadmill screen. However, the new iPods don't have the old 30-pin connection, but have the smaller ...
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Why is my iPod nano reading everything out loud and functioning abnormally?

I just reset my iPod nano 7th gen via iTunes to remove some broken tracks and then resynced it, and when I unplugged it after disconnecting it, everything was quite broken. First of all (with a ...
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Upload video to iPod directly without sync-ing

We have a number of iPods and a number of computers and the fact that they need to be matched one-to-one for iTunes sync'ing to work is really a pain. Is there a way for me to upload a video directly ...
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Change voice for track announcements IPod nano 7g

I found, that now in nanos (unlike in my old nano 5g) voiceover is built in, that means it doesn't generate voiceover messages as it used to do (and still do with shuffle), but reads titles on the ...
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voice memos not connecting to itunes

have a 4th generation ipod nano & trying to move voice memos into itunes 11.2.2 Was working fine with 10. update. Running Snow Leopard 10.6.8 now. Everytime I try to sync. ipod a new playlist ...