iPod touch - Bluetooth devices

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Bluetooth devices

You can use iPod touch with the Apple Wireless Keyboard and other Bluetooth devices, such as
Bluetooth stereo headphones. For supported Bluetooth profiles, go to support.apple.com/kb/HT3647.

Pairing a Bluetooth device with iPod touch


For important information about avoiding hearing loss and about driving safely,

see the Important Product Information Guide at www.apple.com/support/manuals/ipodtouch.

Before you can use a Bluetooth device with iPod touch, you must first pair them.

Pair a Bluetooth headset, car kit, or other device with iPod touch:


Follow the instructions that came with the device to make it discoverable or to set it to search for

other Bluetooth devices.


Go to Settings > General > Bluetooth and turn Bluetooth on.


Choose the device on iPod touch, and enter its passkey or PIN number. See the instructions about

the passkey or PIN that came with the device.
After you pair headphones with iPod touch, the product name and appear on the screen when
you are viewing audio or video playback controls. Tap to switch to a different audio output,
such as the internal speaker.

Pair an Apple Wireless Keyboard with iPod touch:


Go to Settings > General > Bluetooth and turn Bluetooth on.


Press the power button on the Apple Wireless Keyboard to turn it on.


On iPod touch, select the keyboard listed under Devices.


Type the passkey on the keyboard as instructed, then press Return.

Note: You can pair only one Apple Wireless Keyboard with iPod touch at a time. To pair a different
keyboard, you must first unpair the current one.
For more information, see “Using an Apple Wireless Keyboard” on page 26.

Bluetooth status

The Bluetooth icon appears in the iPod touch status bar at the top of the screen:


or : Bluetooth is on and paired with a device. (The color depends on the current color of

the status bar.)


: Bluetooth is on and paired with a device, but the device is out or range or turned off.


No Bluetooth icon: Bluetooth is turned off or not paired.

Unpairing a Bluetooth device from iPod touch

You can unpair a Bluetooth device if you don’t want to use it with iPod touch any more.
Unpair a Bluetooth device: Go to Settings > General > Bluetooth and turn on Bluetooth. Then
tap next to the device name and tap “Forget this Device.”


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