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Comprehensive Guide to the Best iPod Nano Tutorials

written by: Shane Burley•edited by: Rhonda Callow•updated: 9/27/2011

The Nano is the no-nonsense iPod that breaks down the basic media playback options with a much smaller size and price. The device is simpler than other iPod models, but it still has a slight learning curve. Check out this guide to learn various tips and tricks for the popular MP3 player.

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    The iPod Nano began as the cheaper alternative to the iPod Classic, and it has continued in popularity because of its simplicity and small size. The MP3 player has changed quite a bit, and now in the world dominated by the iPod Touch, it still offers a multi-touch alternative to the pricier and software-centered app-based model. Here is a complete iPod Nano guide which links together helpful tutorials to address issues from recent owners, people looking for accessories, those trying to fix their device, and people who just need some general tips about using their device.

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    New Users

    The iPod Nano, like any MP3 player, requires connecting to a computer and software and syncing media over to the device. iPod NanoMulti-Touch  tutorials are often quite varied since the device has gone through many changes, so learning how to use the specific version of your device may require you to take different actions. Whether it is dealing with the multi-touch screen, how to first get your iPod Nano up and running, how to turn it off, or advice on which one you should purchase, here are several articles to help you out.

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    The iPod Nano is a delicate device and you are going to need accessories to protect it from damage as well as Headphones to enhance the user experience. With all the different models, different accessory types and, especially, different cases, it can be difficult to figure out exactly what is right for your needs. There are going to be a lot of different accessories that will be geared at niche needs or preferences, and you must then multiply that by the number of different models. Here are some articles that will break down the myriad of accessories out there.

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    Even though the iPod Nano is used by users on a regular basis, most people do not know the individual parts and tools by name or design. Instead, they simply know when things are going wrong with their device and how it is interfering with their use. The best iPod Nano troubleshooting guide will address these issues as they happen, and help you work backwards from the problem to figure out what is wrong and you can do to fix it. Here are a few articles outlining how to fix specific problems with your device.

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    Tips and Tricks

    Once you have the basic idea of how to use your new iPod, you may still be lost as to how to really use it to its fullest potential. For that you need tips and tricks that will help you learn the basic operations, perform unusual tasks and deal with specific features that may have caused you problems when you were working with it. Here are several tutorials which provide you with tips and tricks on how you can really get the most out of your MP3 player.

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    Using the Articles

    The goal of these iPod Nano tutorials is to make the device more intuitive to the user since its strength should be its ease of use. This is what really defined the iPod from other MP3 players when it was first released, and today the iPod Nano is the simplified model for people who just simply want to listen to music. If you are trying to set up your device, begin adding media, or if there are problems, this is when the tutorials should be a point of reference. When you are reviewing them make sure to keep your iPod handy so you can return to it, learning how to work with it by actually interacting with the device. This will allow you a lot more freedom of use and allow you to treat it more casually.