Zune Combos


Because nobody reads the (online) manual anymore, I've collected the some of the common "keyboard" shortcuts for the Zune device and software. May this page provide you with a happier Zuning experience.


Device






















Power On, Wake (while the device is off)


Press Play


Quick Sleep (while the device is on)


Hold Play


Full power off


Hold Back and Down


Return to the main menu


Hold Back


Reset / reboot (while the device is on)


Hold Back and Up


Device Recovery (reformat)


1.     Hold Down and Back to power off.


2.     On a 2nd generation device (Zune 4/8/80):
Hold Back, the Center pad button, and Play.


2.     On a 1st generation device (Zune 30):
Hold Back, Left, Center, and Play.


 


Note: Afterwards, your device will need to be attached to a PC to initialize and download the latest firmware.


 


Disclaimer: Use only as directed by support etc., etc.


 


Notice: The information here pertains to current devices with firmware version 2.3; other versions (past or future) reserve the right to change these combos.


PC Software

























Toggle Shuffle


Ctrl+H


Toggle Play/Pause


Ctrl+P


Stop


Ctrl+S


Toggle Repeat


Ctrl+T


Mute


F7


Increase Volume


F9


Decrease Volume


F8



The extra media buttons on some keyboards also work for keyboardizing stop, play, pause, next track, and previous track.


 


More PC keyboard shortcuts can be found on the Zune help site here.


 


 

Comments (1)
  1. ThunderKAP says:

    Thanks a ton for this, needed the reboot shortcut, as well as using this for the format shortcut in the past.

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