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Questions tagged [ipod-nano]

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 headphones/...
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Can the iPod Nano 5th generation take screenshots?

I own a small iPod nano 5th gen that I really like. In order to try and troubleshoot a small, non-blocking bug that it seems to have, I would like to take screenshots on it - I would assume that ...
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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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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 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 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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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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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 to delete a song from inside an iPod?

My girlfriend has an iPod Nano (3G) and she asked me how she can delete a song from inside iPod. I didn't find any option inside the device, is it really like that? Can I delete songs only using ...
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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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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 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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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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Sync 6th generation iPod nano with iCloud Music Library

I have a 6th generation iPod nano wit 8GB memory and I've recently subscribed to Apple Music. Whenever I sync my iPod with iTunes I get this error message: But in the iPod settings I can't find any "...
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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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iPod in recovery mode, how do I make it stop?

Why is my iPod Nano 6th generation playing in recovery mode? How do I take it off of recovery mode?
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Go to the beginning of song list on iPod Nano 4th gen

I use an iPod Nano 4th gen. There are no playlists, just songs. I am wondering how I can go back to the beginning of the songs list. Reading this, I tried pressing the VoiceOver button, but it says "...
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iPod Nano 6G stops playing when display turns off

My iPod Nano 6G stops playing music when the display turns off either by time, or by pressing the "Sleep/Wake"-button. This effect is fully reproducible but only appears with certain headphones, ...
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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 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 won'...
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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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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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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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Did iTunes 12.7 drop support for older iPods like 2nd Gen iPod Nano?

I suddenly am unable to connect to my 2nd Gen iPod Nano via iTunes. Did they drop support for older iPods in iTunes 12.7?
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iPod Nano without iTunes (Chromebook)

My father has an iPod Nano (4th generation I think, though it may be 5th) and runs iTunes on his aging Windows laptop. He would like to switch to a Chromebook, which would obviously prevent him from ...
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How should I properly format my iPod nano 5th generation?

I've been the happy owner of an iPod nano 5th gen, 8Gb for a few years. Over the years, I've added and deleted many songs, lyrics, album art, etcetera, and I recently assumed that something was ...
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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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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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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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iTunes thinks there is a podcast on my ipod when there isn't

Every day I listen to podcasts. When I'm done with them, I plug the iPod into the computer and uncheck the ones I no longer want, and then hit "sync" again. iTunes thinks that there is a podcast on my ...
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Can I use Home Sharing with an iPod Nano 7th gen?

I'm considering buying an iPod Nano 7th generation, but I want to be very sure Home Sharing will work with my iMac (OS X El Capitan) with iTunes 12.5 before I purchase one. Can you tell me if this ...
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How to sync photos to iPod 6g

Today I was trying to get photos onto my iPod. It is a sixth-generation IPod nano, and I was using iTunes 12.4. However, I was not able to sync photos to the iPod. Why is that? Here is what it looks ...
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iPod Nano 6th Generation stuck power button

I heard that you can start the iPod Nano using the volume keys in lieu of the stuck power key. Is this true? Any other way around the stuck power button?
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How to completely wipe 3rd generation iPod Nano

I was using Floola to transfer songs to my 3rd generation iPod Nano and it suddenly stopped working. Now I installed iTunes and I can't seem to be able to delete any of the old songs and I cannot ...
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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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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 account....
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Is it possible to sync an iPad via iPhone without a computer

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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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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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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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 ...