The following table
shows you what else you can do with iPod nano controls.
Reset iPod nano (if your iPod nano isn’t responding)
Toggle the Hold switch (set it to Hold, and then turn it off again). Press the Menu and Center buttons at the same time for about 6 seconds, until the Apple logo appears.
Turn on iPod nano Turn off iPod nano Turn on the backlight
Press any button. Press and hold Play/Pause (’).
Press any button or use the Click Wheel. If the backlight timer is set to Of , press and hold Menu to turn on the backlight.
Disable the iPod nano buttons (in case you press them accidentally)
Set the Hold switch to Hold (an orange bar appears).
Choose a menu item Go back to the previous menu Browse for a song Play a song
Scroll to the item and press the Center button. Press Menu. Choose Music from the main menu.
Select the song and press the Center or Play/Pause (’) button. iPod nano has to be disconnected from your computer to play songs.
Pause a song Change the volume Play all the songs in a list
Press Play/Pause (’) or unplug your headphones. From the Now Playing screen, use the Click Wheel.
Select the list title (an album title or the title of a playlist, for example) and press Play/Pause (’).
Play all songs in random order Skip to any point in a song
From the main menu, choose Shuffle Songs.
From the Now Playing screen, press the Center button to show the scrubber bar. Then scroll to any point in the song.
Skip to the next song Start a song over Play the previous song Fast-forward or rewind a song
Press Next/Fast-forward (‘). Press Previous/Rewind (]). Press Previous/Rewind (]) twice. Press and hold Next/Fast-forward (‘) or Previous/Rewind (]).
Add a song to the On-The-Go playlist
Select a song, and then press and hold the Center button until the song title flashes.
iPod nano Basics