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How to Set The Alarm Clock on Your iPod

Every iPod with a screen has a clock to help you keep track of the time, an alarm to remind you of important events or prevent you from oversleeping, and a sleep timer that will automatically turn off your iPod after a set interval.



If you have a Fifth Generation iPod (iPod with video) or iPod nano, your clock is actually a World Clock; you can create multiple clocks set for different cities around the world, each with its own alarm. The Fifth Generations also have a stopwatch for you FitSugar types.

For tips on how to use the time features in your iPod, just read more

  1. Select Extras > Clock > Alarm Clock. Fifth Generation iPod and iPod nano users, choose Extras, choose any clock, then choose Alarm Clock.
  2. To enable the alarm clock, choose Alarm to toggle the selection to On.
  3. To set the alarm time, choose Time, then scroll the Click Wheel to set the time that you want the alarm to sound.
  4. To choose a sound source, choose Sound, then choose Beep to play the alarm through the internal speaker, or choose a playlist to play music from it.

Once you set an alarm, you'll see a bell icon appear on the right side of the screen in the Clock menu, or next to that clock's time display with a Fifth Generation iPod. If you set a Beep alarm, the alarm sounds briefly and will turn itself off after it sounds. If you set a playlist alarm, the music will start playing when the alarm goes off and continue until you press the Play/Pause button to pause it.

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