Using the Apple Earphones with Remote and Mic
The Apple Earphones with Remote and Mic (shown here) are available separately. They feature a
microphone, volume buttons, and an integrated button that let you control audio playback and
hear track announcements.
Connect the earphones to listen to music, or record a voice memo using the built-in microphone.
Press the center button on the mic to control music playback and hear track announcements.
Pause a song or workout
Press the center button. Press again to resume playback.
Skip to the next song
Press the center button twice quickly.
Skip to the previous song
Press the center button three times quickly.
Press the center button twice quickly and hold.
Press the center button three times quickly and hold.
Adjust the volume
Press the + or – button.
Hear the current track
Press and hold the center button until you hear the current song title and
If you’re listening to an audiobook, podcast, or iTunes U, you hear the book
title and author’s name or episode information.
Choose a different playlist
Press and hold the center button through the announcement of the current
song title and artist name, until you hear the first playlist.
Click the + or – button to move forward or backward through the list of
playlists. When you hear the one you want, click the center button.