How do I tell my Ipod docking clock radio to wake me up to a playlist?
October 23, 2007 8:31 AM   Subscribe

I have the Ipod Touch which I enjoy EXCEPT for its newly crippled alarm clock. My previous Ipod would play a playlist as the alarm sound. The Touch doesn't do this and it's slowly driving me crazy. I own an Ipod docking clock radio so all may not be lost.

However, my wife lost the instructions the day we got the clock radio, and I don't know how to tell it to wake up the Ipod and play a playlist.

It's a Jensen JIM-100s, the cheap-o model sold at Sears. I can set it to "wake to Ipod," but all that does is turn on the Ipod doesn't tell it to play.

Somebody who has the manual -- please help! Or if you have a clock radio that does this, are there general instructions for docking these?
posted by bovious to Technology (5 answers total)
Response by poster: On re-read -- my previous Ipod also had this issue -- I had to leave the clock radio on and set the Ipod alarm to the playlist. That was no problem, but since this Ipod won't wake to playlist, I need this solution if it's available.
posted by bovious at 8:45 AM on October 23, 2007

this question should really be posted to a more specialized forum. Ipod Touches are really new and it seems few in the hive mind have any experience. I suggest asking here or here.
posted by willie11 at 11:40 AM on October 23, 2007

Response by poster: Thanks, Willie. I was hoping some experience with actually controlling an ipod using a docking clock radio would emerge, considering I've had the thing for awhile and I never could get it to work with my older Ipod. I'll plumb that site, though.
posted by bovious at 12:29 PM on October 23, 2007

Response by poster: (Had the clock radio for awhile, I mean)
posted by bovious at 12:36 PM on October 23, 2007

If you find the answer there, post it here, and mark it best answer. AskMe tends to rise to the top when people search for anything these days.
posted by Deathalicious at 3:25 AM on October 24, 2007

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