Contents Chapter 1: iPod touch at a Glance iPod touch overview Accessories Buttons Status icons Chapter 2: Getting Started Viewing this user guide on iPod touch What you need Setting up iPod touch Connecting iPod touch to your computer Connecting to the Internet Setting up mail and other accounts Managing content on your iOS devices iCloud...
Genius Playlists Home Sharing Chapter 5: Videos About Videos Playing videos Searching for videos Watching rented movies Watching videos on a TV Deleting videos from iPod touch Using Home Sharing Setting a sleep timer Converting videos for iPod touch Chapter 6: Messages Sending and receiving messages Sending messages to a group Sending photos, videos, and more...
Chapter 11: Mail Checking and reading email Working with multiple accounts Sending mail Using links and detected data Viewing attachments Printing messages and attachments Organizing mail Searching mail Mail accounts and settings Chapter 12: Reminders About Reminders Setting a reminder Managing reminders in list view Managing reminders in date view Managing completed reminders...
135 Restarting and resetting iPod touch 135 Backing up iPod touch 137 Updating and restoring iPod touch software 137 File sharing 138 Safety, software, and service information 138 Disposal and recycling information 140 Apple and the environment 140 iPod touch operating temperature Contents...
iPod touch at a Glance iPod touch overview iPod touch 4th generation On/Off Microphone button (on back) Main camera Front (on back) camera Volume Status bar buttons (on side) App icons Touchscreen Dock Home connector button Headphones Speaker port iPod touch 3rd generation On/Off Wi-Fi antenna button...
Turn on iPod touch Press and hold the On/Off button until the Apple logo appears. iPod touch locks automatically if you don’t touch the screen for a minute or two. To change this auto-lock time, go to Settings > General > Auto-Lock. If you want to require a passcode to unlock iPod touch, go to Settings >...
When you listen to songs, movies, or other media, the buttons on the side of iPod touch adjust the audio volume. Otherwise, the buttons control the volume for alerts and other sound effects. WARNING: For important information about avoiding hearing loss, see the Important Product Information Guide at www.apple.com/support/manuals/ipodtouch. Volume Volume down To set a volume limit for music and videos, go to Settings >...
Status icons The icons in the status bar at the top of the screen give information about iPod touch: Status icon What it means Wi-Fi* Shows that iPod touch is connected to the Internet over a Wi-Fi network. The more bars, the stronger the connection.
For more information about iBooks, see Chapter 29, “iBooks,” on page 113. What you need To use iPod touch, you need: An Apple ID (for some features), which you can create during setup Â A Mac or a PC with a USB 2.0 port and one of the following operating systems: Â...
Connecting iPod touch to your computer If you don’t have Wi-Fi access, you might need to connect iPod touch to your computer to complete setup. You can also connect iPod touch to your computer to sync music, videos, and other information with iTunes. You can also sync your content wirelessly. See “iCloud” on page 16 and “Syncing with iTunes”...
VPN access VPN (virtual private network) provides secure access over the Internet to private networks, such as the network at your company or school. Use Network settings to configure and turn on VPN. See “Network” on page 103. Setting up mail and other accounts iPod touch works with iCloud, Microsoft Exchange, and many of the most popular Internet-based mail, contacts, and calendar service providers.
If you have a MobileMe subscription, you can move it to iCloud from a Mac or PC at www.me.com/move until June 30, 2012. Note: iCloud is not available in all areas. For information, go to www.apple.com/icloud. Sign in or create an iCloud account: In Settings, tap iCloud.
Turn on Automatic Downloads Go to Settings > Store. for music, apps, or books For more information about iCloud, go to www.apple.com/icloud. For support, go to www.apple.com/support/icloud. Syncing with iTunes Syncing with iTunes copies information from a computer to iPod touch, and vice versa. You can sync by connecting iPod touch to your computer using the Dock Connector to USB Cable, or you can set up iTunes to sync wirelessly using Wi-Fi.
Basics Using apps The high-resolution Multi-Touch screen and simple finger gestures make it easy to use iPod touch apps. Opening and switching apps Open an app: Tap it. Press the Home button to see apps on the Home screen. Return to the Home screen: Press the Home button . See another Home screen: Flick left or right, or tap to the left or right of the row of dots.
Force an app to close: Touch and hold the app icon until it begins to jiggle, then tap Removing an app from the recents list forces it to quit. Scrolling Drag up or down to scroll. On some screens such as webpages, you can also scroll side to side. Dragging your finger to scroll won’t choose or activate anything on the screen.
Zooming in or out When viewing photos, webpages, email, or maps, you can zoom in and out. Pinch your fingers together or apart. For photos and webpages, you can double-tap (tap twice quickly) to zoom in, then double-tap again to zoom out. For maps, double-tap to zoom in and tap once with two fingers to zoom out.
Customizing the Home screen You can customize the layout of icons on the Home screen—including the Dock icons along the bottom of the screen. If you want, arrange them across multiple Home screens. You can also organize apps by grouping them in folders. Rearranging icons You can change the location of icons on the Home screen, change the items in the Dock, and group items in folders.
The new folder contains the two icons, and shows the folder’s name. You can tap the name field and enter a different name. Put an item in a folder While arranging icons, drag the icon onto the folder. Remove an item from a folder While arranging icons, tap to open the folder, then drag the icon out of the folder.
Typing The onscreen keyboard appears anytime you need to type. Entering Text The onscreen keyboard appears when you tap an area where you need to enter text. The keyboard corrects misspellings, predicts what you’re typing, and learns as you use it. Depending on the app, the intelligent keyboard may suggest corrections as you type.
For many languages, iPod touch corrects misspellings or makes suggestions as you type. When iPod touch suggests a word, you can accept the suggestion without interrupting your typing. For a list of supported languages, see www.apple.com/ipodtouch/specs.html. iPod touch uses the active dictionary to suggest corrections or complete the word you’re typing.
For each language, you can choose different layouts for the onscreen software and any external hardware keyboards. The software keyboard layout determines the layout of the keyboard on the iPod touch screen. The hardware keyboard layout determines the layout of an Apple Wireless Keyboard connected to iPod touch.
You can use an Apple Wireless Keyboard (available separately; iPod touch 3rd generation or later) for typing on iPod touch. The Apple Wireless Keyboard connects via Bluetooth, so you must pair the keyboard with iPod touch. See “Pairing a Bluetooth device with iPod touch” on page 31.
Searching You can search many apps on iPod touch, including Mail, Calendar, Music, Videos, Notes, Messages, and Contacts. You can search an individual app, or search all apps at once using Search. Search iPod touch: From your first Home screen, flick right or press the Home button , then tap the search field.
Voice Control (iPod touch 3rd generation or later) lets you control music playback using voice commands. To use Voice Control with iPod touch 3rd generation, you need Apple Earphones with Remote and Mic, or a compatible accessory with a microphone.
Notifications Notification Center displays all your alerts in one place, including alerts about: New email Â New text messages Â Reminders Â Calendar events Â Friend requests (Game Center) Â Weather Â Stocks Â Alerts appear on the lock screen, or briefly at the top of the screen when you’re using iPod touch. You can see all current alerts by revealing Notification Center.
You can stream music, photos, and video wirelessly to your HDTV or speakers using AirPlay and Apple TV. You can also use AirPlay to stream audio to an Airport Express or AirPort Extreme base station. Other AirPlay-enabled receivers are available from third-parties. Visit the online Apple Store for details.
On iPod touch, select the keyboard listed under Devices. Type the passkey on the keyboard as instructed, then press Return. Note: You can pair only one Apple Wireless Keyboard with iPod touch at a time. To pair a different keyboard, you must first unpair the current one.
If you charge the battery while syncing or using iPod touch, it may take longer to charge. You can also charge iPod touch using the Apple USB Power Adapter, available separately. Charge the battery and sync iPod touch (using a power adapter): Connect iPod touch to a power outlet using the included Dock Connector to USB Cable and a USB power adapter (available separately).
Rechargeable batteries have a limited number of charge cycles and may eventually need to be replaced. The iPod touch battery isn’t user replaceable; it can be replaced only by an authorized service provider. For more information, go to www.apple.com/batteries/replacements.html. Security features Security features help protect the information on iPod touch from being accessed by others.
WARNING: For important information about avoiding hearing loss, see the Important Product Information Guide at www.apple.com/support/manuals/ipodtouch. You can listen to audio from the internal speaker, headphones attached to the headphones port, or wireless Bluetooth stereo headphones paired with iPod touch. When headphones are connected, no sound comes out of the speaker.
The icon for the app appears on the right. Tap it to open the app. Flick right to display a volume control and the AirPlay button (while in range of an Apple TV or AirPlay speakers). Double-clicking the Home button also displays audio playback controls when the screen is locked.
Additional audio controls To display additional controls, tap the album artwork on the Now Playing screen. You can see elapsed time, remaining time, and the song number. The song’s lyrics also appear, if you’ve added them to the song in iTunes. Playhead Genius Scrubber bar...
Using Voice Control with Music You can use Voice Control (iPod touch 3rd generation or later) to control music playback on iPod touch. See “Voice Control” on page 28. Control music playback Say “play” or “play music.” To pause, say “pause” or “pause music.” You can also say “next song”...
You can download and play matched songs at iTunes Plus quality (256 kbps DRM-free AAC), even if your original was of lower quality. For more information, see www.apple.com/icloud/features. Turn on iTunes Match Go to Settings > Music.
Genius Mixes are synced automatically, unless you manually manage your music and choose which mixes you want to sync in iTunes. Genius is a free service, but it requires an Apple ID. When you sync a Genius Mix, iTunes may select and sync songs from your library that you haven’t specifically chosen to sync.
In iTunes on your computer, choose Advanced > Turn On Home Sharing. Log in, then click Create Home Share. On iPod touch, go to Settings > Music, then log in to Home Sharing using the same Apple ID and password.
Rewind or fast-forward Touch and hold Stop watching a video Tap Done. Select a different audio language , then choose a language from the Audio list. (if available) Show or hide subtitles (if available) , then choose a language, or Off, from the Subtitles list. Show or hide closed captioning Go to Settings >...
Watching videos on a TV You can stream videos wirelessly to your TV using AirPlay and Apple TV, or connect iPod touch to your TV using any of the following: Apple Digital AV Adapter and an HDMI cable (iPod touch 4th generation) Â...
Setting a sleep timer You can set iPod touch to stop playing music or videos after a period of time. Set a sleep timer: From the Home screen choose Clock > Timer, then flick to set the number of hours and minutes. Tap When Timer Ends and choose Sleep iPod, tap Set, then tap Start to start the timer.
Messages Sending and receiving messages Using the Messages app and the built-in iMessage service, you can send free text messages over Wi-Fi to other iOS 5 users. Messages can include photos, videos, and other info. You can see when the other person is typing, and let others be notified when you’ve read their messages. Because iMessages are displayed on all of your iOS 5 devices logged in to the same account, you can start a conversation on one of your devices, then continue it on another device.
Use emoji characters Go to Settings > General > Keyboard > International Keyboards > Add New Keyboard, then tap Emoji to make that keyboard available. To enter emoji characters when typing a message, tap to bring up the Emoji keyboard. See “Switching keyboards”...
Editing conversations If you want to keep just part of a conversation, you can delete the parts you don’t want. You can also delete entire conversations from the Messages list. Edit a conversation: Tap Edit, select the parts to delete, then tap Delete. Clear all text and attachments, Tap Edit, then tap Clear All.
FaceTime About FaceTime FaceTime lets you make video calls over Wi-Fi. Use the front camera to talk face-to-face, or the main camera to share what you see around you. To use FaceTime, you need iPod touch 4th generation and a Wi-Fi connection to the Internet. The person you call must also have an iOS device or computer that works with FaceTime.
Making a FaceTime call To make a FaceTime call, choose someone from your contacts, favorites, or list of recent calls. When you open FaceTime, you may be prompted to sign in using your Apple ID, or to create a new account.
Camera About Camera With iPod touch 4th generation, the built-in camera lets you take both still photos and videos. There’s a camera on the back, and a front camera for FaceTime and self-portraits. View the photos and videos you’ve taken. Turn on the grid.
Take a photo: Make sure the Camera/Video switch is set to , then aim iPod touch and tap You can also take a photo by pressing the volume up button. Record a video: Slide the Camera/Video switch to , then tap to start or stop recording, or press the volume up button.
Editing photos You can rotate, enhance, remove red-eye, and crop photos. Enhancing improves a photo’s overall darkness or lightness, color saturation, and other qualities. Crop Remove red-eye Auto enhance Rotate Edit a photo: While viewing a photo in full screen, tap Edit, then choose a tool. With the red-eye tool, tap each eye to correct it.
Note: To delete photos from Photo Stream, you need iOS 5. 1 or later on iPod touch and all of your other iOS devices. See support.apple.com/kb/HT4486. Although deleted photos are removed from the Photo Stream on your devices, the original remains in the Camera Roll album on the device the photo originated from.
Photos Viewing photos and videos Photos lets you view photos and videos on iPod touch, in your: Camera Roll album—photos and videos you take with the built-in camera, or save from an Â email, text message, or webpage Photo Stream album—photos streamed from iCloud (see “ Photo Stream”...
Show or hide the controls Tap the full-screen photo or video. See the next or previous photo Flick left or right. or video Zoom in or out Double-tap or pinch. Pan a photo Drag the photo. Play a video in the center of the screen. View a video in full screen, Double-tap the video.
Sharing photos and videos Send a photo or video in an email, text message, or Tweet: Choose a photo or video, then . If you don’t see , tap the screen to show the controls. Note: Video features are available only on iPod touch 4th generation. To post a Tweet, you must be logged in to your Twitter account.
To use Game Center, you need an Internet connection and an Apple ID. You can use the same Apple ID you use for iCloud or Store purchases, or create a new one if you want a separate Apple ID for gaming, as described below.
Sign in: Open Game Center. If you see your nickname and photo at the top of the screen, you’re already signed in. If not, enter your Apple ID and password, then tap Sign In. Or, tap Create New Account to create a new Apple ID.
Game Center settings Some Game Center settings are associated with the Apple ID you use to sign in. Others are in the Settings app on iPod touch. Change Game Center settings for your Apple ID: Sign in with your Apple ID, tap Me, tap the Account banner, then choose View Account.
Mail Mail works with iCloud, Microsoft Exchange, and many of the most popular email systems— including Yahoo!, Google, Hotmail, and AOL—as well as other industry-standard POP3 and IMAP email systems. You can send and receive photos, videos, and graphics, and view PDFs and other attachments.
Resize a column of text to fit Double-tap the text. the screen See all the recipients of a message Tap Details. Tap a name or email address to see the recipient’s contact information. Then tap a phone number or email address to contact the person.
Using links and detected data iPod touch detects web links, phone numbers, email addresses, dates, and other types of information that you can use to open a webpage, create a preaddressed email message, create or add information to a contact, or perform some other useful action. Detected data appears as blue underlined text.
Organizing mail You can organize messages in any mailbox, folder, or search results window. You can delete or mark messages as read. You can also move messages from one mailbox or folder to another in the same account or between different accounts. You can add, delete, or rename mailboxes and folders. Delete a message: Open the message and tap .
Some settings depend on the type of account. Your service provider or system administrator can provide the information you need to enter. Change an account’s settings: Go to Settings > Mail, Contacts, Calendars, choose an account, then make the changes you want. Stop using an account Go to Settings >...
Reminders About Reminders Reminders lets you organize your life—complete with reminders so you don’t miss a due date. Reminders works with your calendar accounts, so changes you make are updated automatically on all your iOS devices and computers. View and edit lists. Change views. Add a reminder.
Setting a reminder You can set a reminder for a date and time and have Reminders alert you when the item is due. Add a reminder: In Reminders, tap , then enter a description and tap Done. After you add a reminder, you can fine-tune its settings: Set a day or time for a reminder Tap the reminder, then tap Remind Me.
Managing reminders in date view Use date view to view and manage reminders that have a due date. View reminders for a date: At the top of the screen, tap Date to view today’s reminders and uncompleted items from previous days. View a recent date Drag the time slider, located under the list, to a new day.
Safari Safari lets you surf the web and view webpages. Create bookmarks on iPod touch and sync them with your computer. Add web clips to the Home screen for quick access to your favorite sites. Print webpages, PDFs, and other documents. Use Reading List to collect sites to read later. Viewing webpages Enter a web address (URL).
Go to another page , flick left or right, then tap the page. Stop a webpage from loading Tap . Reload a webpage in the address field. Close a page , then tap by the page. Protect private information and Go to Settings >...
Searching The search field in the upper-right corner lets you search the web, and the current page or PDF. Search the web, and the current page or searchable PDF: Enter text in the search field. To search the web: Tap one of the suggestions that appear, or tap Search. Â...
Newsstand About Newsstand Newsstand organizes your magazine and newspaper app subscriptions with a shelf that lets you access your publications quickly and easily. Newsstand apps appear on the shelf, and as new issues become available, a badge lets you know they’re ready for reading. They’re delivered to iPod touch automatically.
Calendar About Calendar Calendar makes it easy to stay on schedule. You can view individual calendars, or several calendars at once. You can view your events by day, by month, or in a list. You can search the titles, invitees, locations, and notes of events.
View the Birthdays calendar Tap Calendars, then tap Birthdays to include birthdays from your Contacts with your events. See the details of an event Tap the event. You can tap information about the event to get more details. If an address for the location is specified, for example, tap it to open Maps. Edit or delete a calendar Tap Calendars, then tap Edit.
Subscribing to calendars You can subscribe to calendars that use the iCalendar (.ics) format. Many calendar-based services support calendar subscriptions, including iCloud, Yahoo!, Google, and the iCal application in OS X. Subscribed calendars are read-only. You can read events from subscribed calendars on iPod touch, but you can’t edit them or create new events.
YouTube About YouTube YouTube lets you watch short videos submitted by people from around the world. Some YouTube features require a YouTube account. To set up an account, go to www.youtube.com. Note: YouTube may not be available in all languages and locations. Browsing and searching for videos Browse videos: Tap any browse button at the bottom of the screen, or tap More to see additional browse buttons.
Tap the video to show or hide the controls. Watch on a TV with Apple TV. Add the video to your Drag to adjust YouTube Favorites. the volume. Pause or resume playback Tap or . You can also press the center button on the iPod touch earphones.
Sharing videos, comments, and ratings Show the controls for sharing, commenting, and rating: Tap next to the video. Email a link to a video next to a video and tap Share Video. Or, if you’re watching the video, just tap Rate or comment on a video On the More Info screen, tap “Rate, Comment, or Flag,”...
Stocks Viewing stock quotes Stocks lets you see the latest available quotes for your selected stocks, funds, and indexes. To use Stocks, iPod touch must join a Wi-Fi network that’s connected to the Internet. See “Connecting to the Internet” on page 14. Quotes may be delayed up to 20 minutes or more, depending upon the reporting service.
Delete a stock and tap next to a stock, then tap Delete. Change the order of the list . Then drag next to a stock or index to a new place in the list. Switch the view to percentage Tap any of the values along the right side of the screen. Tap again to switch to another view.
You can search for information such as: Intersection (“8th and market”) Â Area (“greenwich village”) Â Landmark (“guggenheim”) Â Zip code Â Business (“movies,” “restaurants san francisco ca,” “apple inc new york”) Â You can also tap to find the location of a contact.
See the name or description Tap the pin. of a location See a list of the businesses , then tap List. found in a search Tap a business to see its location. Find your current location Your current location is shown by a blue marker. If your location can’t be determined precisely, a blue circle appears around the marker.
If you’re taking public transit, tap to set your departure or arrival time, and to choose a schedule for the trip. Tap the icon at a stop to see the departure time for that bus or train, and to get a link to the transit provider’s website or contact info. Get directions from a location Tap the pin, tap , then tap Directions To Here or Directions From Here.
Map views See a satellite view or hybrid view: Tap , then select the view you want. See the Google Street View of a location: Tap . Flick left or right to pan through the 360° panoramic view (the inset shows your current view). Tap an arrow to move down the street. To return to map view, tap the map inset in the lower-right corner.
Weather Getting weather information Tap Weather on the Home screen to get the current temperature and six-day forecast for one or more cities around the world. To use Weather, iPod touch must join a Wi-Fi network that’s connected to the Internet. See “Connecting to the Internet” on page 14. See hourly forecast.
Notes About Notes Type notes on iPod touch, and iCloud makes them available on your other iOS devices and Mac computers. You can also read and create notes in other accounts, such as Gmail or Yahoo!. View the list of notes. Add a new note.
Reading and editing notes Notes are listed with the most recent at the top. If you use more than one iOS device or computer with your iCloud account, notes from all devices are listed. If you share notes with an application on your computer or with other online accounts such as Yahoo! or Gmail, those notes are organized by account.
Clock About Clock You can use Clock to check the time anywhere in the world, set an alarm, time an event, or set a timer. Delete clocks or change their order. Add a clock. View clocks, set an alarm, time an event, or set a timer.
Setting alarms You can set multiple alarms. Set each alarm to repeat on days you specify, or to sound only once. Set an alarm: Tap Alarm and tap . Change settings for an alarm Tap Edit, then tap Delete an alarm Tap Edit, then tap If at least one alarm is set and turned on, appears in the iPod touch status bar at the top of the...
Calculator Using the calculator Tap numbers and functions in Calculator just as you would with a standard calculator. When you tap the add, subtract, multiply, or divide button, a white ring appears around the button to let you know the operation to be carried out. Clear memory.
Note: External microphones must be designed to work with the iPod touch headset jack or Dock Connector. Look for accessories marked with the Apple “Made for iPod” or “Works with iPod” logo. Recording level See your list of recordings.
Listening to a recording Play a recording: Tap , tap a memo, then tap . Tap to pause. Listen to the recording. Trim or relabel the recording. Drag to skip to any point. Attach the recording to an email or text message. Skip to any point in a recording Drag the playhead along the scrubber bar.
You can also buy and rent movies, or download and play podcasts or iTunes U collections. An Apple ID is required to purchase content. See “Store settings” on page 99. Note: The iTunes Store may not be available in all areas, and iTunes Store content may vary.
Tap Music (tap More first, if Music isn’t visible), then tap Redeem at the bottom of the screen and follow the onscreen instructions. While you’re signed in, your remaining store credit appears with your Apple ID information at the bottom of most iTunes Store screens.
Following artists and friends Use Ping to connect with the world’s most passionate music fans. Follow favorite artists to learn about new releases and upcoming concerts and tours, get an insider’s perspective through their photos and videos, and learn about their musical influences. Read friends’ comments about the music they’re listening to, and see what they’re buying and which concerts they plan to attend.
To view iTunes Store information for your Apple ID on iPod touch, tap your Apple ID (at the bottom of most iTunes Store screens). Or go to Settings > Store and tap View Apple ID. You must be signed in to view your account information. See “Store settings” on page 99.
To browse the App Store, iPod touch must be connected to the Internet. See “Connecting to the Internet” on page 14. To purchase apps, you also need an Apple ID. See “Store settings” on page 99. View Genius recommendations.
Tap Genius to see a list of recommended apps based on what’s already in your app collection. To turn Genius on, follow the onscreen instructions. Genius is a free service, but it requires an Apple ID. Search for apps Tap Search, tap the search field and enter one or more words, then tap Search.
Store settings Use Store settings to sign in to an Apple ID, create a new Apple ID, or edit an existing one. If you have more than one Apple ID, you can use Store settings to sign out from one and in to another.
Settings Settings lets you configure iPod touch, set app options, add accounts, and enter other preferences. Airplane mode Airplane mode disables the wireless features in order to reduce potential interference with aircraft operation and other electrical equipment. Turn on airplane mode: Tap Settings and turn airplane mode on. When airplane mode is on, appears in the status bar at the top of the screen.
Join a closed Wi-Fi network To join a Wi-Fi network that isn’t shown in the list of scanned networks, go to Settings > Wi-Fi > Other, then enter the network name. You must already know the network name, password, and security type to connect to a closed network.
Location Services lets apps such as Reminders, Maps, Camera, and third-party location-based apps gather and use data showing your location. The location data collected by Apple isn’t collected in a form that personally identifies you. Your approximate location is determined using local Wi-Fi networks (if you have Wi-Fi turned on).
See “VPN” on page 102. Bluetooth iPod touch can connect wirelessly to Bluetooth devices such as headphones. You can also connect the Apple Wireless Keyboard via Bluetooth. See “Using an Apple Wireless Keyboard” on page 26. Chapter 26 Settings...
Turn Bluetooth on or off: Go to Settings > General > Bluetooth. Connect to a Bluetooth device Tap the device in the Devices list, then follow the onscreen instructions to connect to it. See the documentation that came with the device for instructions about Bluetooth pairing.
Purchases or functionality within apps downloaded from the App Store. Require Requires you to enter your Apple ID for in-app purchases after the time period you specify. Password Set content Tap Ratings For, then select a country from the list. You can then set restrictions using a country’s restrictions ratings system for music, podcasts, movies, TV show, and apps.
Multiplayer When Multiplayer Games is turned off, you can’t request a match, send or receive invitations to Games play games, or add friends in Game Center. Adding Friends When Adding Friends is off, you can’t make or receive friend requests in Game Center. If Multiplayer Games is turned on, you can continue to play with existing friends.
Accessibility To turn on accessibility features, go to Settings > General > Accessibility and choose the features you want. See Chapter 30, “Accessibility,” on page 118. Profiles This setting appears if you install one or more profiles on iPod touch. Tap Profiles to see information about the profiles you install.
Contacts About Contacts Contacts lets you easily access and edit your contact lists from personal, business, and organizational accounts. You can search across all of your groups, and the information in Contacts is automatically accessed to make addressing emails quick and easy. Send an email.
Searching contacts You can search titles, and first, last, and company names in your contacts on iPod touch. If you have a Microsoft Exchange account, an LDAP account, or a CardDAV account, you can also search those contacts. Search contacts: In Contacts, tap the search field at the top of any list of contacts and enter your search.
Unified contacts When you sync contacts with multiple accounts, you might have entries for the same person in more than one account. To keep redundant contacts from appearing in the All Contacts list, contacts from different accounts that have the same name are linked and displayed as a single unified contact.
Nike + iPod About Nike + iPod With a Nike + iPod Sensor (sold separately), the Nike + iPod app provides audible feedback on your speed, distance, time elapsed, and calories burned during a run or walk. You can send your workout data to nikeplus.com, where you can track your progress, set goals, and participate in challenges.
Link your sensor to iPod touch: Attach the sensor to your shoe, then go to Settings > Nike + iPod > Sensor. Link iPod touch to a Go to Settings > Nike + iPod > Sensor and tap Link New. different sensor Working out with Nike + iPod After activating Nike + iPod and inserting the Nike + iPod Sensor in your Nike+ ready shoe, you’re...
To download the iBooks app and use the iBookstore, you need an Internet connection and an Apple ID. If you don’t have an Apple ID, or if you want to make purchases using another Apple ID, go to Settings > Store. See “Store settings” on page 99.
Syncing books and PDFs Use iTunes to sync your books and PDFs between iPod touch and your computer. When iPod touch is connected to your computer, the Books pane lets you select which items to sync. You can sync books that you download or purchase from the iBookstore. You can also add DRM-free ePub books and PDFs to your iTunes library.
Apple ID, so you can read books seamlessly across all your iOS devices. iBooks saves information for all of your books when you open or quit the app. Information for individual books is also saved when you open or close the book.
Changing a book’s appearance Some books let you change the type size, font, and page color. Change the brightness: Tap near the center of a page to display the controls, then tap . If you don’t see , tap first. Change the font or type size Tap near the center of a page to display the controls, then tap .
View a collection Tap the name of the current collection at the top of the screen, then pick a new collection from the list that appears. Manage collections Tap the name of the current collection you’re viewing, such as Books or PDFs, to display the collections list.
App Store. VoiceOver works with all apps that come preinstalled on iPod touch, and with many third-party apps. For more information about iPod touch accessibility features, go to www.apple.com/accessibility. Each accessibility feature can be turned on or off in Accessibility settings on iPod touch. You can also turn some features on or off in iTunes when iPod touch is connected to your computer.
When you go to a new screen, VoiceOver plays a sound and automatically selects and speaks the first element of the screen (typically, the item in the upper-left corner). VoiceOver also lets you know when the display changes to landscape or portrait orientation, and when the screen is locked or unlocked.
Using VoiceOver Select items on the screen: Drag your finger over the screen. VoiceOver identifies each element as you touch it. You can move systematically from one element to the next by flicking left or right with a single finger. Elements are selected from left-to-right, top-to-bottom. Flick right to go to the next element, or flick left to go to the previous element.
Use a list index Some lists have an alphabetical index along the right side. The index can’t be selected by flicking between elements; you must touch the index directly to select it. With the index selected, flick up or down to move along the index.
Two-finger flick up: Read all from the top of the screen. Â Two-finger flick down: Read all from the current position. Â Two-finger “scrub”: Move two fingers back and forth three times quickly (making a “z”) to Â dismiss an alert or go back to the previous screen. Two-finger triple tap: Open the Item Chooser.
Â Speaking Adjust VoiceOver speaking by: Volume or rate Â Use of typing echo, pitch change, or phonetics (using Apple Wireless Keyboard) Â See “Controlling VoiceOver using an Apple Wireless Keyboard” on page 125. Navigating Select and hear text by: Character, word, or line Â...
Entering and editing text with VoiceOver When you enter an editable text field, you can use the onscreen keyboard or an external keyboard connected to iPod touch to enter text. There are two ways to enter text in VoiceOver—standard typing and touch typing. With standard typing, you select a key, then double-tap the screen to enter the character.
To execute the trim, select Trim and double-tap. Controlling VoiceOver using an Apple Wireless Keyboard You can control VoiceOver using an Apple Wireless Keyboard paired with iPod touch. See “Using an Apple Wireless Keyboard” on page 26. The VoiceOver keyboard commands let you navigate the screen, select items, read screen contents, adjust the rotor, and perform other VoiceOver actions.
Change the rotor Up Arrow–Left Arrow or Up Arrow–Right Arrow You can also use the number keys on an Apple Wireless Keyboard to enter numbers in Calculator. Single-letter Quick Nav for the web When you view a web page with Quick Nav enabled, you can use the following keys on the keyboard to navigate the page quickly.
Go to Settings > General > Accessibility > VoiceOver > Braille. For information about common braille commands for VoiceOver navigation and information specific to certain displays, go to support.apple.com/kb/HT4400. The braille display uses the language that’s set for Voice Control.This is normally the language set for iPod touch in Settings >...
Large Text Large Text lets you make the text larger in alerts, and in Calendar, Contacts, Mail, Messages, and Notes. Set the text size: Go to Settings > General > Accessibility > Large Text. White on Black Use White on Black to invert the colors on the iPod touch screen, which may make it easier to read the screen.
“universal access.” For more information about iPod touch and OS X accessibility features, go to www.apple.com/accessibility. Minimum font size for mail messages To increase readability, you can set the minimum font size for Mail message text to Large, Extra Large, or Giant.
To type text in different languages on iPod touch, you use different keyboards. By default, only the keyboard for the language you’ve set is available. To make keyboards for other languages available, use Keyboard settings. For a list of supported keyboards, go to www.apple.com/ ipodtouch/specs.html.
Typing using Cangjie Build Chinese characters from the component Cangjie keys. As you type, suggested characters appear. Tap a character to choose it, or continue typing up to five components to see more options. Typing using Stroke (Wubihua) Use the keypad to build Chinese characters using up to five strokes in the correct writing sequence: horizontal, vertical, left falling, right falling, and hook.
Japanese You can type Japanese using the Romaji or Kana keyboards. You can also type facemarks. Typing Japanese kana Use the Kana keypad to select syllables. For more syllable options, tap the arrow key and select another syllable or word from the window. Typing Japanese romaji Use the Romaji keyboard to type syllables.
Vietnamese Touch and hold a character to see the available diacritical marks, then slide to choose the one you want. You can also type the following key sequences to enter characters with diacritical marks: aa—â Â aw—ă Â as—á Â af—à...
Support and Other Information iPod touch Support site Comprehensive support information is available online at www.apple.com/support/ipodtouch. You can also use Express Lane for personalized support (not available in all areas). Go to expresslane.apple.com. Restarting and resetting iPod touch If something isn’t working right, try restarting iPod touch, forcing an app to close, or resetting iPod touch.
If you didn't enable iCloud backup when you first set up iPod touch, you can turn it on in iCloud settings. Turn on iCloud backups Go to Settings > iCloud, then log in with your Apple ID and password, if required. Go to Storage & Backup, then turn on iCloud Backup. Back up immediately Go to Settings >...
Update software in iTunes: iTunes checks for available software updates each time you sync iPod touch using iTunes. See “Syncing with iTunes” on page 17. For more information about updating iPod touch software, go to support.apple.com/kb/HT4623. Restoring iPod touch You can use iCloud or iTunes to restore iPod touch from a backup.
Your iPod touch must be disposed of properly according to local laws and regulations. Because this product contains a battery, the product must be disposed of separately from household waste. When your iPod touch reaches its end of life, contact Apple or your local authorities to learn about recycling options.
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Apple and the environment At Apple, we recognize our responsibility to minimize the environmental impacts of our operations and products. For more information, go to: www.apple.com/environment iPod touch operating temperature If the interior temperature of iPod touch exceeds normal operating temperatures, you may experience the following as it attempts to regulate its temperature: iPod touch stops charging.
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