Buick LaCrosse: Playing from an iPod® (Radio 
with CD and Touchscreen) - Auxiliary Devices (Radio with CD and Touchscreen) - Audio Players - Infotainment System - Buick LaCrosse Owners ManualBuick LaCrosse: Playing from an iPod® (Radio with CD and Touchscreen)

This feature supports the following iPod models:
• iPod nano (1st, 2nd, 3rd, and 4th generation)
• iPod with video (5.0 and 5.5 generation). Video is not shown; only audio is supported.
• iPod classic (6th generation)
• iPod touch (1st and 2nd generation)

There may be problems with operation and function in the following situations:

• When connecting an iPod on which a more recent version of the firmware is installed than is supported by the infotainment system.

• When connecting an iPod on which firmware from other providers is installed.

To connect and control an iPod, connect one end of the standard iPod USB cable to the iPod's dock connector. Connect the other end to the USB port in the center console.

iPod music information displays on the radio’s display and begins playing through the vehicle’s audio system.

The iPod battery recharges automatically while the vehicle is on.

When the vehicle is off while an iPod is connected using the iPod USB cable, the iPod battery stops charging and the iPod automatically turns off.

If the iPod is an unsupported model, it can still be listened to in the vehicle by connecting to the auxiliary input jack using a standard 3.5mm (1/8 in) stereo cable.

Shuffle Songs: Press to play the tracks randomly. Press again to stop shuffle.

Press any of the following buttons on the iPod Menu:

Playlists:

1. Press to view the playlists stored on the iPod.

2. Select a playlist name to view a list of all songs in the playlist.

3. Select the desired song from the list to begin playback.

Artists:

1. Press to view the artists stored on the iPod.

2. Select an artist name to view a list of all songs by the artist.

3. Select the desired song from the list to begin playback.

Albums:

1. Press to view the albums stored on the iPod.

2. Select an album name to view a list of all songs on the album or select All Songs to view all songs by the artist.

3. Select the desired song from the list to begin playback.

Song Titles:

1. Press to view a list of all songs stored on the iPod.

2. Select the desired song from the list to begin playback.

Genres:

1. Press to view the genres stored on the iPod.

2. Select a genre name to view a list of artists of that genre.

3. Select an artist to view albums or All Songs to view all songs of that genre.

4. Select album to view songs.

5. Select the desired song from the list to begin playback.

Podcasts:

1. Press to view the podcasts stored on the iPod.

2. Select a podcast name to play the desired podcast.

Composers:

1. Press to view the composers stored on the iPod.

2. Select a composer name to view a list of all songs by that composer.

3. Select the desired song from the list to begin playback.

Audio Books:

1. Press to view the audio books stored on the iPod.

2. Select an audio book name to view a list of all audio books.

3. Select the desired audio book from the list to begin playback.

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