can i play music from my 4th gen ipod shuffle while charging? what kind of adapter do i need?

Apple iPod shuffle USB Cable

Apple iPod shuffle USB Cable

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  • Answer

    Unfortunately not. I just tried this a couple of days ago, and even with a splitter, as soon as you connect power to the iPod, it will switch to charging mode, disabling playback, even if the data lines are not connected.

  • No, but if you had a splitter you could. :)