If you have a new 6th Generation iPod Nano and need to take a peak at the built in Apple diagnostics mode ‘Snowfox’ this method will show you how.
As with all Apple devices behinds the glossy exterior lies and not so beautiful to some diagnostic mode and due to the absence of a wheel it need to be accessed in the following way:
1. hold down the hardware buttons for sleep and volume to reset the device, until the Apple logo appears
2. as the logo is displayed, press and hold down all three hardware buttons – you should see “iTerm: iPod Display Console” flash briefly on the display
3. once in the diagnostics mode you can move through the displayed menu using the volume controls.
The menu contains items to test power, audio, remote, TV out, LCD, USB, FM radio, accelerometer, touchscreen functions, and more. Have fun.
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