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iPod nano (6th generation): About Sleep/Wake on iPod nano

iPod nano (6th generation) intelligently manages battery life and playback time. This article explains the behavior of the Sleep/Wake function on the iPod nano (6th generation).

If the iPod nano is paused and you press the Sleep/Wake button to turn off the screen, the following behavior will take place:

  • For 36 hours after pressing the Sleep/Wake button and turning off the screen, iPod nano is in Standby and will quickly wake up when you press the Sleep/Wake button again.
  • After 36 hours in Standby with no activity, iPod nano will shut down automatically. Pressing the Sleep/Wake button after iPod nano is shut down will turn on iPod nano and display the main Home screen.

Note: Your iPod nano is considered paused if there is no music or FM radio playback, and no active pedometer session.

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Last Modified: Aug 17, 2011
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