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Absolute Beginner’s Guide to iPod and iTunes, Third Edition by Brad Miser

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3. Controlling an iPod or iPod Nano

In This Chapter

  • Connect an iPod to headphones or speakers so you can hear its sound.
  • Turn on an iPod and learn how to control it.
  • Tour the iPod’s menus and screens.
  • Light up your iPod’s world with the Backlight.
  • Put an iPod on hold.
  • Turn off an iPod.

The iPod is a well-designed device that is easy to control—as soon as you understand its controls and how they work, that is. Because the iPod is likely quite different from other devices you have used, it can take a little time to get totally comfortable controlling one. That’s where this chapter comes in. You’ll learn about the iPod’s controls and how to use them. You’ll also come to know (and love) the iPod’s menu structure and the major screens that you’ll ...

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