Disconnecting iPod nano It’s important not to disconnect iPod nano while music is being downloaded. You can easily see if it’s OK to disconnect iPod nano by looking at the iPod screen.
Important: Don’t disconnect iPod nano if you see the “Do not disconnect” message. You could damage files on iPod nano. If you see this message, you must eject iPod nano before disconnecting it.
If you see the main menu or a large battery icon, you can disconnect iPod nano from your computer.
Important: If you see this message, you must eject iPod nano before disconnecting it from your computer.
If you set iPod nano to update songs manually (see “Updating iPod nano Manually” on page 22) or enable iPod nano for disk use (see “Using iPod nano as an External Disk” on page 35), you must eject iPod nano before disconnecting it.
To eject iPod nano: m Click the Eject button (C) next to iPod nano in the iTunes Source list.
If you’re using a Mac, you can also eject iPod nano by dragging the iPod nano icon on the desktop to the Trash.
If you’re using a Windows PC, you can eject iPod nano by clicking the Safely Remove Hardware icon in the Windows system tray and selecting your iPod nano.
iPod nano Basics