After you download music and other audio to your iPod nano, you can listen to it. Use the Click Wheel and Center button to browse for a song, audiobook, or podcast. You only see menu items for Podcasts and Audiobooks if you’ve downloaded those items to iPod nano.
To browse for and play a song: m Choose Music, browse for a song, press Play (’), and enjoy!
When a song is playing, the Now Playing screen appears. When you see the Now Playing screen, you can use the Click Wheel to change the volume. You can press the Center button to see more information. Click the Menu button to return to the previous screen. The following table describes the elements on the Now Playing screen of iPod nano.
Now Playing Screen Song number
Shows the number of the song playing within the current sequence of songs.
The Repeat icon (⁄) appears if iPod nano is set to repeat all songs. The Repeat Once icon (!) appears if iPod nano is set to repeat one song.
Song information Shuffle icon
Displays the song title and the artist.
The Shuffle icon (¡) appears if iPod nano is set to shuffle songs or albums.
Song time (progress bar)
Displays time elapsed and time remaining for the current song. Press the Center button to show the scrubber bar, which displays a diamond to show where you are. Use the Click Wheel to navigate to a different part of the song, audiobook, or podcast.
Depending on what type of audio you’re listening to, you can press the Center button repeatedly from the Now Playing screen to get to other information and options, such as the rating screen for songs and audiobooks, album art, podcast information, reading speed, and more.