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How to "power off"/"shut down" nano?

48811 Views 47 Replies Latest reply: Nov 23, 2011 3:51 PM by Mittsie\'s Mom RSS
  • Jason L Community Hosts Community Hosts (9,250 points)
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    Feb 22, 2011 3:22 PM (in response to luthsane)
    Hi,

    iPod software update version 1.1 for iPod nano (6th generation) is available. You will be able to turn the iPod nano (6th generation) off after updating it.

    This article: http://support.apple.com/kb/HT4531 provides more details about iPod software update changes.

    -Jason
    MBP 2.4 with 4GB ram, Mac OS X (10.6.2), iPhone 4, iPhone 3GS, iPad, Apple TV, iMac, MBP...
  • sofaguy Calculating status...
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    Nov 23, 2011 8:51 AM (in response to JAGage)

    These posts are very good.

     

    I have just found this out the hard way. I travel frequently and keep my ipod in my briefcase. Sometimes its a few days before I bring it back out. Everytime its dead. Mine doesn't last a day unused. Not good.

  • Mittsie\'s Mom Calculating status...
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    Nov 23, 2011 3:51 PM (in response to sofaguy)

    I've read the owners manual and this discussion thread but I'm having some trouble:  how to I turn my Nano off?

    I don't want to just "sleep" it, I want to turn it OFF.  I may not use it for two or three weeks and I don't want the battery to be dead when I want to use it.

    This is a brand new 6th gen Nano that I just bought. It arrived today.

    I paused the music that was playing.

    I am at the home screen.  After a few seconds the screen dims, then in a few more seconds it goes black.

    When I touch the wake/sleep button the screen comes back on.

    There is no music playing because I paused it.

    I held down the wake/sleep button for a full 45 seconds and it did not turn off.

    After about 20 seconds the screen dimmed but it did not turn off.

    Do I need to get that software update that was discussed on this thread way back in February?

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