iPhone 4 - MP3 Player settings


Follow these instructions to select settings for the MP3 player on your Apple iPhone 4.

  1. Find iPod
    Press Settings
    Press iPod

  2. Choose option
    Choose one of the following options:
    Activate or deactivate shake to shuffle, go to 2a
    Activate or deactivate same level volume in iTunes, go to 2b
    Select equalizer settings, go to 2c
    Select maximum volume settings, go to 2
    Activate or deactivate lyrics and podcast info, go to 2e

    a) Activate or deactivate shake to shuffle
    Press the box next to Shake to Shuffle
    Depending on the current setting, the function is activated or deactivated

    b) Activate or deactivate same level volume in iTunes
    Press the indicator next to Sound Check
    Depending on the current setting, the function is activated or deactivated

    c) Select equalizer settings
    Press EQ
    Press Off or the required setting
    Press iPod.

    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

    e) Activate or deactivate lyrics and podcast info
    Press the indicator next to Lyrics & Podcast Info
    Depending on the current setting, the function is activated or deactivated

  3. Exit
    Press the Home key to return to stand-by 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

    Play audio file or playlist
    Switch to the library window
    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
    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
    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 to select one of the other audio files on the current playlist
    Please note: Before you can change audio file by shaking the phone, this function needs to be activated. See above for information on how to activate "Shake to Shuffle"

    Adjust the volume
    Switch to the playback window
    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
    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
    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

    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 stand-by 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. Please note, to download an audio file, you need an iTunes account. If you do not have an account, you can create one at www.itunes.com.

  1. Find iTunes
    Press iTunes

  2. Download audio file
    Press Music or Search
    If you select Music: press New Releases, Top Tens or Genres
    If you select Search: press the search field, key in the required name, press Search and select the required audio file, then follow the instructions on the display to download the audio file

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

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