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Shuffling Your Song Order

Once you choose a playlist and start playing a song, the songs will play in the same order you had them when they were in iTunes (so if you had them sorted by length, the longest song would play first, then the next longest song, etc.). That’s fine the first few times, but after a while you’ll hear a song and you’ll already know what the next song is going to be. That’s why you’ll want to know about Shuffle. It picks songs from your current list in random order—it “mixes things up” so you don’t get bored by always hearing the same songs in the same order. There are two ways to turn on Shuffle: Go to the Main Menu and use the Click Wheel to scroll to Shuffle Songs and press the center Select button; or on the Main Menu, use the Click Wheel to scroll to Settings, then press the center Select button. Scroll down to Shuffle, and press the center Select button again to turn Shuffle on (it will automatically choose Songs). If you’d rather shuffle by album (rather than just by individual song), then press the Select button again, and the Songs setting will change to Albums, so two songs from the same album don’t wind up playing back-to-back. To turn Shuffle off, press the Select button one more time.

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