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Old 01-27-2012, 09:13 AM   #64
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Notes For iPod 4th Gen with Color Display 1.2.1

This device is supported only by using a Keyspan USB/AUX cable. Please see the FAQ for older iPods or visit

In order to ensure that all digital media on your iPod is indexed, Album, Artist, Genre, and Song metadata must be properly populated in iTunes and synchronized with your iPod before connecting the iPod to Sync.

When a Now Playing playlist is active on the iPod before connecting it to Sync, Sync will begin to play the Now Playing playlist on the iPod from where it left off and will begin to index the device in the background. Sync will display AUTOPLAY UNAVAILABLE if there is no active Now Playing playlist on the iPod when it is connected to Sync.

When turning off your vehicle, it is possible that the Now Playing playlist on your iPod does not match the last playlist that you selected using Sync (for example, the Rock genre). When turning the vehicle back on, the Now Playing playlist on your iPod will be played, not the previously playing playlist selected using Sync.

When playing a particular genre or artist before turning off your vehicle, the iPod may not resume playing the entire genre or artist when you turn your vehicle back on. The Now Playing playlist on the iPod is played by default the next time you turn on the vehicle.

When attempting to play a playlist on this iPod, Sync may display BAD MEDIA. This may mean that the media that the playlist contains is not compatible with Sync or that the playlist is empty. If you are able to play the media that is contained in the playlist by playing it through another method, such as disconnecting the iPod from Sync and successfully playing the music through the headphones, re-connect the device to Sync and attempt to play the media again. If media playback does not resume, you will need to perform a Master Reset of Sync and reconnect the device to Sync. Once you have performed a Master Reset, the information can be retrieved after you reconnect your iPod to Sync. NOTE: Performing a Master Reset will completely erase all media files and phonebook and text messaging information, and the information will not be able to be retrieved. Any customization will not be saved and the Sync unit will return to the factory default settings. For complete instructions on performing a Master Reset, view page 34 of the glovebox manual at: http://www.nsapp.fordtechservice.dea.../08sycsu1e.pdf

When connecting your iPod to Sync or resuming play after your turn the vehicle back on, your iPod may not communicate properly with Sync. Resetting the iPod and making sure it is fully charged may allow the player to reconnect.

When playing the only chapter or last chapter of an audio book in a playlist, pressing the SEEK RIGHT button on the radio will not take you back to the beginning of the playlist.

You must make a new selection using a voice command or the radio controls. When attempting to play an empty playlist on this iPod (such as On-The-Go,) Sync will display BAD MEDIA. You may make another selection.

When playing albums with multiple artists, Sync may not play the tracks in numerical order. Occasionally, synchronizing protected music through iTunes using your iPod may cause the music not to play on the player, as well as on Sync. If this happens, you must resynchronize and/or reformat your iPod to correct this condition.
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