Updating and Restoring iPod shuffle Software
You can use iTunes to update or restore the iPod shuffle software. It’s recommended
that you update iPod shuffle to use the latest software. You can also restore the
software, which returns iPod shuffle to its original state.
If you update, the software is updated but your settings, songs, and other data aren’t
If you restore, all data is erased from iPod shuffle, including songs and any other data.
All iPod shuffle settings are restored to their original state.
To update or restore iPod shuffle:
Make sure you have an Internet connection and have installed the latest version of
iTunes from www.itunes.com/download.
Connect iPod shuffle to your computer.
In iTunes, select iPod shuffle in the list of devices, and then click the Summary tab.
The Version section tells you whether iPod shuffle is up to date or needs a newer
version of the software.
Do one of the following:
To install the latest version of the software, click Update.
To restore iPod shuffle to its original settings, click Restore. Restoring erases all data
from iPod shuffle. Follow the onscreen instructions to complete the restore process.
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