How to use playlists in iPod Shuffle

Two weeks ago, I got myself an Apple iPod Shuffle 4th generation that looks like this:

Apple iPod Shuffle Fourth Generation.
Apple iPod Shuffle Fourth Generation.

I got the silver color one.

The moment I bought it I opened it up and threw away the instructions and casing as I was walking forgetting the need to ever return to the store should it not be working. Thankfully I don’t need to but I didn’t get to read the instructions too.

It is until today that I (just) realized that, hey, it supports playlists. I never knew I would want a playlist till I got my 100th song in the iPod Shuffle.

How to navigate through playlists in iPod Shuffle

I learnt that if you want to navigate through your playlists, you press and hold your iPod Shuffle’s VoiceOver button till you can hear it say “All Songs…” and whatever playlists you have. You can now press the forward and backward buttons to navigate through your playlists. Hear the name of the right playlist? Press the VoiceOver button again to select that playlist.

You are welcome.

6 thoughts on “How to use playlists in iPod Shuffle”

  1. Thanks!!! Now those printed directions make sense- but only after reading your comments above. I really appreciated finding this 🙂

  2. YOU ARE AWESOME I LOVE MY IPOD NOW i did the same thing but apple didnt explain it all too well ur site means now i can workout 10 x harder with this lil gadget =D

  3. Thank you so much! I also lost my directions and this is the first useful thing I have read for how to navigate my playlists! thanks for your help!

  4. it becomes unresponsive, I cant turn it off! I Can only somehow control my ipod with the remote on my headphones… is there a soulution ?

  5. Great,I am following your work, using it in our sabdonx . unfortunately cannot be used yet in production we need a VAST compliant player (as FlowPlayer or FWPlayer ) to implement the OpenAdStream plugin . , we use OpenX Ads server are you working also in this direction ?

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