Apple releases 1.0.4 software for iPod nano (7th-gen)

ipodnano7gWith little fanfare and no accompanying information on what’s changed, Apple’s seventh-generation iPod nano has received a software update to version 1.0.4. The new software follows the release of updated iPod nano colors last month, but does not appear to change any major functionality with the small touchscreen device.

iPod nano software version 1.0.4 can be downloaded through iTunes after connecting the nano using a Lightning cable. Note that a bug in the current beta release of OS X El Capitan can cause iTunes to crash after downloading the update but before it begins to install; we would recommend using OS X Yosemite for the update. As expected, the update does not support syncing Apple Music offline.

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  1. Real Apple Nerd - 8 years ago

    Well that was unexpected.

  2. AeronPeryton - 8 years ago

    1) Something broke, hard. 2) Someone was digging around in an old folder and realized that before the iPod software teams were disbanded, several bug fixes had been committed and were waiting to be pushed to the stable channel but everyone forgot about them and new iPod got released without them.

  3. basically, nothing changed.