iPod shuffle (4th generation): Checking battery status

This document explains how to check the battery status of the iPod shuffle (4th generation).

You can check the battery status of iPod shuffle (4th generation) when it’s connected to your computer or disconnected. The status light tells you approximately how much charge is in the battery.

If iPod shuffle is on and not connected to a computer, you can check the battery status without interrupting playback by pressing the VoiceOver button twice.

Voiceover button

Here's what the status lights mean:

Explanation of status lights

Learn more

Please see one of the following articles if you have a different iPod shuffle model:

iPod shuffle (3rd generation)
iPod shuffle (2nd generation)
Original iPod shuffle


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