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Archived - iPod shuffle (3rd and 4th generations): Compatibility of third-party headphone remote controls

To control your iPod shuffle (3rd or 4th generation) with the remote on your third-party headphones, the headphones must be compatible with Apple's Headphone Remote and Mic system. Current third-party headphones that Apple has approved to carry the "Made for iPod" logo are compatible.

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"Made for iPod" headphones carry this logo on the packaging:

Made for iPod logo

Important: Information about products not manufactured by Apple is provided for information purposes only and does not constitute Apple’s recommendation or endorsement. Please contact the vendor for additional information.
Last Modified: Mar 28, 2014
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