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Is this a real iPod Shuffle made by Apple?

Yes, we purchase the iPod Shuffles from Apple and then enhance each one on the inside with our solid waterproofing technology. Learn more about Our Process.

Is this the latest version of the iPod Shuffle?

Yes, we use the latest version of the iPod Shuffle. Apple calls it the 4th Generation. Some sellers also call it the 5th Generation.

Are you affiliated with Apple?

No, we are not affiliated with Apple in any way.

Why does the waterproofed iPod Shuffle look exactly the same as a normal iPod Shuffle?

We completely waterproof the inside of the iPod Shuffle with our solid waterproofing technology so that it looks exactly like a normal iPod Shuffle, allowing you to engage in any activity without the unreliability of a nano coating or inconvenience of a bulky case. Learn more about Our Process.

How is your product different from your competitors?

We have been waterproofing the iPod Shuffle longer than anyone and have improved our process along the way to ensure it is the most substantial and comprehensive waterproofing solution on the planet. We have also expanded our process to other electronics and are currently the only company to offer a durable and completely internal waterproofing solution for the Amazon Kindle Paperwhite, Jawbone UP and UP24, and Nike+ FuelBand 1st Edition and SE. Learn more about why we are different.

How many songs does the 2GB iPod Shuffle hold?

The iPod Shuffle holds 2,000 minutes of music or about 500 average length songs.

How long does my iPod Shuffle battery last when it's fully charged?

Your Shuffle should play up to 15 hours of music on a full charge. It takes about 2 hours of charging time to reach an 80% charge and 3 hours of charging time to reach a 100% charge.

Are the white Apple Earphones that come with the iPod Shuffle waterproof?

No, the Apple Earphones are not waterproof, but can be used for any activity where the headphones do not get completely submerged. If you're in need of waterproof headphones, check out our Waterproof Short Cord Headphones.

Can I charge the iPod Shuffle using a wall charger?

Yes, you can charge the iPod Shuffle using a USB power adapter. However, we recommend only using the Apple adapter, as we've noticed using adapters from other manufacturers can sometimes shorten the overall life of the iPod's battery.

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Do I have to use iTunesĀ®?

Yes, the iPod Shuffle is only compatible with iTunes, which is available for most Mac's and PC's. You can download the latest version for free at www.itunes.com/download

How do I use iTunes? How do I upload songs onto my iPod?

For questions on how to upload songs and for general iTunes support please contact Apple Support 1-800-275-2273 or www.apple.com/support/itunes

Are there any special care instructions?

Simply rinse off the iPod Shuffle with fresh water after each use in chlorine or salt water and keep it in a ventilated place, like you would any pair of goggles.

How deep can I take my Waterproofed iPod Shuffle?

Your Waterproofed iPod Shuffle can be submerged down to 210 feet underwater for an unlimited amount of time.

Can I take my Waterproofed iPod Shuffle in a hot tub, sauna, steam room, bathtub, etc.?

Yes, your Shuffle was fully waterproofed with sweat, heat, dirt and water filled activities in mind. Enjoy your active lifestyle without limits!

How should I wear the iPod Shuffle for swimming?

We recommend clipping the iPod Shuffle to your goggle strap on the back of your head. You can wear it over or under a swim cap, but a swim cap is not necessary for swimming with it.

How to mount your iPod Shuffle
How should I wear the iPod Shuffle for surfing, kiteboarding, or paddleboarding?

Most water athletes tuck the iPod Shuffle just inside their wetsuit, clip it to the collar of a rash guard, or clip it onto a lanyard around their neck.

How should I wear the iPod Shuffle for running?

You can clip the iPod Shuffle onto your hat, sunglasses, or the collar of your shirt. It weighs less than 3 oz, so it won't weigh you down.

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Is it normal for the buttons to be so stiff?

The waterproofing process causes the buttons to become more stiff than a normal iPod Shuffle. However, they should be just as responsive. The more you use your Shuffle, the easier the buttons will be to push. If the buttons do not respond to a small amount of pressure, try pushing down with both thumbs to loosen them up.

What is the clear liquid leaking from my iPod Shuffle?

Sometimes the extra pressure of air travel can cause excess waterproofing solution to be released. This does not compromise the internal waterproofing and is safe to wipe away with a towel or cloth.

Why does the light on my iPod Shuffle blink orange when it is connected to the computer?

The light on your Shuffle blinks orange when it is syncing to your computer and charging. When it is connected to your computer, you can find the current battery level in iTunes, next to your Shuffle's name.

If the light never turns green, is my iPod Shuffle charging?

The light only turns green when your Shuffle is 100% charged. Sometimes the rechargeable battery will get stuck at 99.99% and remain orange. This is completely normal for rechargeable batteries over time. It should only take 3 hours to fully charge your iPod Shuffle.

My iPod Shuffle is not connecting to iTunes or responding at all, what should I do?
  1. Restart your computer.
  2. Reset your iPod Shuffle.
  3. Disconnect from your computer (if connected). Flip the Shuffle switch to the right to turn OFF (the green strip on top will no longer be visible). Wait 15 seconds, then flip the Shuffle switch back on.
  4. Make sure the charging cord is plugged all the way into the iPod headphone jack and reconnect to the computer.
  5. Depending on how long the battery has been dead, it can sometimes take up to 10 minutes for iTunes to recognize your iPod.
My iPod Shuffle turns on and the music plays, but the buttons don't work. What should I do?

The iPod Shuffle has a "Lock" function. In order to disable the "Lock" on the buttons, push and hold the play button for 3 seconds until you hear an unlock noise in your headphones.

My face buttons are stiff, what should I do?

Because of the changes in pressure during travel or normal use over time, the waterproofing in the iPod can briefly stiffen up, which can make the buttons unresponsive or even too responsive. There is a pretty easy fix:

  1. Disconnect your iPod Shuffle from the computer (if connected).
  2. Flip the Shuffle switch to the right to turn OFF (the green strip on top will no longer be visible).
  3. Place the Shuffle on a counter or table with the buttons facing up.
  4. Using a pen or pencil, roll it horizontally across the face buttons like a rolling pin. This should help loosen the buttons.
  5. Flip the Shuffle switch to the left to turn ON (the green strip on top will now be visible).
My play button is stiff, what should I do?
  1. Flip the iPod Shuffle switch to the right to turn OFF (the green strip on top will no longer be visible).
    Turn off your iPod Shuffle
  2. Place the Shuffle facedown on a counter or table.
    Place the iPod Shuffle facedown on a table
  3. Press down on the back of the Shuffle with both thumbs to apply pressure. This should help loosen the buttons and unjam the play button.
    Apply pressure to the iPod Shuffle
  4. If any liquid leaks out, simply wipe away with a towel or cloth. This is normal and does not compromise the internal waterproofing.
  5. Flip the Shuffle switch to the left to turn ON (the green strip on top will now be visible).
    Turn on your iPod Shuffle
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My face buttons are stiff, what should I do?

Because of the changes in pressure during travel or normal use over time, the waterproofing in the iPod can briefly stiffen up, which can make the buttons unresponsive or even too responsive. There is a pretty easy fix:

  1. Disconnect your iPod Shuffle from the computer (if connected).
  2. Flip the Shuffle switch to the right to turn OFF (the green strip on top will no longer be visible).
  3. Place the Shuffle on a counter or table with the buttons facing up.
  4. Using a pen or pencil, roll it horizontally across the face buttons like a rolling pin. This should help loosen the buttons.
  5. Flip the Shuffle switch to the left to turn ON (the green strip on top will now be visible).
Have suggestions on how we can improve the FAQ? Email us at feedback@waterfi.com
Is this a real iPod Shuffle made by Apple?

Yes, we purchase the iPod Shuffles from Apple and then enhance each one on the inside with our solid waterproofing technology. Learn more about Our Process.

Is this the latest version of the iPod Shuffle?

Yes, we use the latest version of the iPod Shuffle. Apple calls it the 4th Generation. Some sellers also call it the 5th Generation.

Are you affiliated with Apple?

No, we are not affiliated with Apple in any way.

Why does the waterproofed iPod Shuffle look exactly the same as a normal iPod Shuffle?

We completely waterproof the inside of the iPod Shuffle with our solid waterproofing technology so that it looks exactly like a normal iPod Shuffle, allowing you to engage in any activity without the unreliability of a nano coating or inconvenience of a bulky case. Learn more about Our Process.

How is your product different from your competitors?

We have been waterproofing the iPod Shuffle longer than anyone and have improved our process along the way to ensure it is the most substantial and comprehensive waterproofing solution on the planet. We have also expanded our process to other electronics and are currently the only company to offer a durable and completely internal waterproofing solution for the Amazon Kindle Paperwhite, Jawbone UP and UP24, and Nike+ FuelBand 1st Edition and SE. Learn more about why we are different.

How many songs does the 2GB iPod Shuffle hold?

The iPod Shuffle holds 2,000 minutes of music or about 500 average length songs.

How long does my iPod Shuffle battery last when it's fully charged?

Your Shuffle should play up to 15 hours of music on a full charge. It takes about 2 hours of charging time to reach an 80% charge and 3 hours of charging time to reach a 100% charge.

Are the white Apple Earphones that come with the iPod Shuffle waterproof?

No, the Apple Earphones are not waterproof, but can be used for any activity where the headphones do not get completely submerged. If you're in need of waterproof headphones, check out our Waterproof Short Cord Headphones.

Can I charge the iPod Shuffle using a wall charger?

Yes, you can charge the iPod Shuffle using a USB power adapter. However, we recommend only using the Apple adapter, as we've noticed using adapters from other manufacturers can sometimes shorten the overall life of the iPod's battery.

Have suggestions on how we can improve the FAQ? Email us at feedback@waterfi.com