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Apple iPod shuffle User Manual

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    User’s Guide...

  • Page 2: Table Of Contents

    Contents Quick Start What You Need to Get Started Four Steps to Playing Music on iPod shuffle Transferring and Playing Music Using iTunes to Organize Music on Your Computer 10 Transferring Music to iPod shuffle 14 Using the iPod shuffle Controls...

  • Page 3: Quick Start

    Read this section to get started using iPod shuffle quickly. iPod shuffle works with your computer. Import songs from your CD collection or from the iTunes Music Store (available in some countries only) to your computer, then connect iPod shuffle to transfer a selection of songs for listening on the go.

  • Page 4: What You Need To Get Started

    • iPod software (included on the iPod CD) Important: If iPod shuffle is obstructed from fitting into the USB ports on your computer, you can use an iPod shuffle Dock or a USB extension cable. These items are available at Quick Start...

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    Your iPod shuffle includes the following components: iPod shuffle USB cap Apple Earphones Lanyard Quick Start...

  • Page 6: Four Steps To Playing Music On Ipod Shuffle, Playing Music On Ipod Shuffle

    Four Steps to Playing Music on iPod shuffle To set up iPod shuffle, you install software from the iPod CD, and import songs from your music CD collection or purchase songs from the iTunes Music Store (available in some countries only). Then you transfer the songs to iPod shuffle for listening on the go.

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    Connect iPod shuffle to Charge the Battery and Transfer Music Remove the USB cap from iPod shuffle and connect iPod shuffle to a high-power USB port on your computer. For fastest transfer speeds, connect iPod shuffle to a USB 2.0 port.

  • Page 8: To Charge The Ipod Shuffle Battery, To Transfer Songs To Ipod Shuffle

    When iPod shuffle is connected to a high-power USB port on your computer, the battery charges. The battery status light on the back of iPod shuffle (see page 14) is amber when the battery is charging, and green when the battery is fully charged. If you don’t see this light, try connecting iPod shuffle to another USB port.

  • Page 9: Transferring And Playing Music, Using Itunes To Organize Music On Your Computer

    Read this section to learn about transferring music to iPod shuffle and playing music. Once you get music into your computer (see page 6), you can connect iPod shuffle and set iTunes to transfer music to iPod shuffle the way you like. Then, each time you connect iPod shuffle, iTunes transfers music according to your settings.

  • Page 10: Transferring Music To Ipod Shuffle

    Help > iTunes and Music Store Help. Transferring Music to iPod shuffle You can connect iPod shuffle to any USB port on your computer to transfer songs from iTunes. For much faster transfer speeds, connect iPod shuffle to a USB 2.0 port.

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    To set iTunes to keep iPod shuffle in the Source list when it isn’t connected: You can set iTunes to keep iPod shuffle in the Source list even when you disconnect it. You can change settings or add or delete songs in the iPod shuffle list. The next time you connect iPod shuffle, songs are transferred according to your changes.

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    To set iTunes to choose higher rated songs more often for transfer: Select “Choose higher rated songs more often.” To set iTunes to leave songs you’ve already chosen on iPod shuffle when you click Autofill: Deselect “Replace all songs when Autofilling.”...

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    Note: If this option is selected, songs encoded in AIFF or Apple Lossless format are converted to 128 kbps when transferred to iPod shuffle (the song files in iTunes aren’t affected). Otherwise, iPod shuffle doesn’t play songs encoded in those formats.

  • Page 14: Using The Ipod Shuffle Controls

    Using the iPod shuffle Controls Use the iPod shuffle controls to play and pause songs and change the volume. Use the switch on the back of iPod shuffle to set iPod shuffle to play through songs in order or to shuffle songs.

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    Controls Set iPod shuffle to play songs in order Set iPod shuffle to shuffle songs Go to beginning of playlist Turn iPod shuffle off Play or pause a song Change the volume Skip to the next song Start a song over or play the previous song...

  • Page 16: Charging The Battery

    If you don’t see the status light, try another USB port on your computer. Note: If iPod shuffle is being used as a disk (see page 18), the status light blinks amber continuously.

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    If the battery status light is green when you press the battery status button, iPod shuffle has a good charge. If the light is amber, iPod shuffle is low on charge, and if it’s red, very little charge is left and you should recharge iPod shuffle soon.

  • Page 18: Storing Files On Ipod Shuffle

    Read this section to learn about using iPod shuffle as an external disk. You can store data on iPod shuffle. You can connect iPod shuffle to another computer to transfer the data. To enable using iPod shuffle as a disk: Connect iPod shuffle to your computer.

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    When you use iPod shuffle as a disk, the status light on the front of iPod shuffle blinks orange continuously, and the iPod shuffle disk icon appears on the desktop on the Mac, or as the next available drive letter in Windows Explorer on a Windows PC. Drag files to and from iPod shuffle to copy them.

  • Page 20: Ipod Shuffle Accessories

    Apple Earphones iPod shuffle comes with a pair of high-quality earbud headphones. To use the earbud headphones: Plug them in to the Headphones port, then place the earbud in your ear as shown.

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    Lanyard Remove the USB cap from iPod shuffle. Then attach iPod shuffle firmly to the lanyard. To disconnect iPod shuffle, simply pull it from the lanyard. Snap iPod shuffle into the lanyard. Warning Use caution when carrying iPod shuffle using the lanyard. Certain activities may pose a risk of injury, especially if the lanyard becomes caught or trapped—for...

  • Page 22: Tips And Troubleshooting

    If Your iPod shuffle Won’t Turn On or Respond • If the status light blinks orange when you press a button, iPod shuffle’s buttons are disabled. Press and hold the Play/Pause (’) button for about three seconds, until the status light blinks green.

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    If You Connect iPod shuffle to Your Computer and Nothing Happens • Connect iPod shuffle to a high-power USB port on your computer. It may need to be recharged. Note: With versions of Mac OS X before Mac OS X v10.3.6, you can use iPod shuffle only with high-power USB ports.

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    • If you choose to update, the software is updated, but your settings and songs are not affected. • If you choose to restore, all songs and data are erased from your iPod shuffle. All iPod shuffle settings are restored to their original state.

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    If you want to restore iPod shuffle software and you don’t have an Internet connection, you can use the iPod Updater application that was installed on your computer when you installed the software from the iPod CD. To restore iPod shuffle software using the iPod Updater application that came on your iPod CD: •...

  • Page 26: Learning More

    If the product appears to be damaged or does not function properly, go to for instructions on how to obtain warranty service. Finding the Serial Number of Your iPod shuffle The serial number is printed on the back of your iPod shuffle, near the USB connector.

  • Page 27: Safety And Cleaning

    • Don’t use aerosol sprays, solvents, alcohol, or abrasives. About Handling Your iPod shuffle may be damaged by improper storage or handling. Be careful not to drop your iPod shuffle when playing or transporting the device. Put the USB cap on...

  • Page 28: Important Safety Instructions

    Use of headphones while operating a vehicle is not recommended and is illegal in some areas. Be careful and attentive while driving. Stop listening to your iPod shuffle if you find it disruptive or distracting while operating any type of vehicle or performing any other activity that requires your full attention.

  • Page 29: Learning More, Service, And Support

    35º C (32º to 95º F). • Store your iPod shuffle in a place where the temperature is always between –20º and 45º C (–4º to 113º F). Don’t leave iPod shuffle in your car, since temperatures in parked cars can exceed this range.

  • Page 30: Communications Regulation Information

    If necessary, consult an Apple Authorized Service Provider or Apple. See the service and support information that came with your Apple product. Or, consult an experienced radio/...

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    VCCI Class B Statement Electrical Rating 5V DC, 1 A maximum Battery Your iPod shuffle contains a battery. If you have problems with battery life, be sure to update iPod shuffle with the latest software. If you still have problems, go to ipod for more information.

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    Mac OS are trademarks of Apple Computer, Inc., registered in the U.S. and other countries. Finder is a trademark of Apple Computer, Inc. Apple Store and iTunes Music Store are service marks of Apple Computer, Inc., registered in the U.S. and other countries.

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