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My ipod function on my iPhone is stuck on repeat! Anyone know how to fix this?

Asked by iriemuffin (219 points ) August 6th, 2008

I have tried the update (2.1), switching to different playlists, songs, etc, but they are all stuck on repeat unless I manually switch the song. This just started about 36 hours ago. I can’t find anything in the settings area to swtich off repeat as you can do in itunes. Anyone know a fix? Thanks

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lefteh's avatar

Try restarting your iPhone.

BirdlegLeft's avatar

Did you accidentally push one of the repeat options? Looks like you access them by touching on the song while it’s playing.

iriemuffin's avatar

I did try restarting the phone.

iriemuffin's avatar

@Birdlegleft: I just looked around. I am playing a song and can’t seem to locate this function you speak of? What does it look like?

lefteh's avatar

Oh, I didn’t read that you couldn’t attempt to turn repeat off.
I don’t have an iPhone, but if I remember correctly, try this:
While a song is playing, tap the album artwork. On the left side of the playhead should be your repeat option. Tapping it changes that option.

Again, I don’t have an iPhone, and I’m not entirely sure if that is all correct. But give it a try.

lefteh's avatar

The repeat icon looks like a little racetrack. A loop with one or two arrows.

eambos's avatar

Lefteh is right about the location of the repeat button.

BirdlegLeft's avatar

@lefteh, exactly! Thanks for the detailed follow up.

iriemuffin's avatar

I see it now. It seems to be working now. Thanks to all! This was driving me nuts :)

BirdlegLeft's avatar

@iriemuffin, you probably changed the setting accidentally. Glad that helped.

iriemuffin's avatar

@BirdlegLeft: I am sure that is what happened. I don’t always pay attention.

Thanks!

lefteh's avatar

Glad we could help!

map's avatar

oh my gosh – i have been having the same problem – thank you SOOO much for the detailed answer!!!!

dumbaugh's avatar

Guys, I had the same problem…and found the answer here. Thanks! The problem is that tapping on the artwork once while a song is playing is not an obvious option. Once you tap the artwork, the repeat switch becomes visible again. Thanks again.

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