iPhone 3gs-mp3 player settings


Follow these instructions to select settings for the MP3 player on your Apple iPhone 3GS.

  1. Find iPod
    Press Settings
    Press iPod

  2. Choose option
    Choose one of the following options:
    Activate or deactivate shake to shuffle, go to a
    Activate or deactivate same level volume in iTunes, go to b
    Select equaliser settings, go to c
    Select maximum volume settings, go to d

    a) Activate or deactivate shake to shuffle
    Press the box next to Shake to Shuffle
    When ON is displayed, the function is activated and you can change between audio files by shaking the phone

    b) Activate or deactivate same level volume in iTunes
    Press the box next to Sound Check
    When ON is displayed, same level volume in iTunes is activated

    c) Select equaliser settings
    Press EQ
    Press the required setting

    d) Select maximum volume settings
    Press Volume Limit
    Press the indicator at the top of the display and slide it left or right to set the maximum volume in the MP3 player

    To lock the maximum volume:
    Press Lock Volume Limit
    Key in a four-digit password of your own choice
    Key in the same password again

    To unlock the maximum volume:
    Press Unlock Volume Limit
    Key in the password

  3. Exit
    Press the Home key to return to standby mode

Use the mp3 player

Follow these instructions to see some general guidelines on how to use the MP3 player.

  1. Find iPod
    Press iPod

  2. Use the MP3 player
    The menu items available in the MP3 player depend on whether the playback window or the library window is open
    To switch to the library window: Press arrow left at the top of the display
    To switch to the playback window: Press Now Playing

    Follow these instructions to see your options when using the MP3 player.

    Play audio file or playlist
    Switch to the library window, go to step 2 if required
    Press one of the following categories at the bottom of the display: Playlists, Artists, Songs, Videos, More
    If required, press a subcategory
    Press the required audio file or playlist
    The playback window is opened and the file is played

    Activate or deactivate repeat
    Switch to the playback window, go to step 2 if required
    Press the album cover
    Press the repeat icon next to the time indicator at the top of the display the required number of times
    When the icon is blue, repeat is activated for albums or playlists
    When the icon is blue with the figure one inside of it, repeat is activated for one audio file only

    Activate or deactivate shuffle
    Switch to the playback window, go to step 2 if required
    Press the album cover
    Press the shuffle icon next to the time indicator at the top of the display
    When the icon is blue, shuffle is activated

    Change audio file by shaking the phone
    Shake the phone
    One of the other audio files on the current playlist is selected

    Please note: Before you can change audio file by shaking the phone, this function needs to be activated. Click here for information on how to activate Shake to Shuffle

    Adjust the volume
    Switch to the playback window, go to step 2 if required
    Press the indicator at the bottom of the display and slide it right or left to adjust the volume

    Scroll through audio files
    Switch to the playback window, go to step 2 if required

    To go to the next audio file:
    Press double arrow right

    To go to the previous audio file:
    Press double arrow left twice

    To fast forward or rewind the current audio file:
    Press and hold double arrow right or double arrow left

    Rate audio file
    Switch to the playback window, go to step 2 if required
    Press the songs icon in the top right corner of the display to view the other audio files from the album
    Press the required audio file
    If required, press the pause icon to stop playback
    Press the required number of stars at the top of the display

    Create new playlist
    Switch to the library window, go to step 2 if required
    Press Playlists
    Press On-The-Go
    Press the required category at the bottom of the display
    Press the required audio file or Add All Songs
    Press Done

    Control the MP3 player using voice dialling
    Press and hold the Home key until a tone sounds
    Say a voice command followed by the required title
    The following voice commands can be used: Play, Previous song, Next song, Pause, Stop, Play more songs like this, Shuffle, What's playing and Genius

    Please note: It is important that the words are pronounced correctly in order for the phone to recognise them.

  3. Exit
    Press the Home key to return to standby mode

Download an audio file

You can download audio files from the Internet using the program iTunes. Follow these instructions to download an audio file.

You need to create an iTunes account. You can do this at www.itunes.com.

  1. Find iTunes
    Press iTunes

  2. Download audio file
    Press Music or Search

    If you select Music:
    Press New Releases or Genres

    If you select Search:
    Press the search field
    Key in the required name
    Press Search
    Press the required audio file
    Follow the instructions on the display to download the audio file

  3. Exit
    Press the Home key to return to standby mode

See more helpful tips on how to do clever things on your Apple iPhone 3GS >

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