Use Nike + iPod with your iPod or iPhone

You can use iTunes to view workout data from Nike + iPod (available on iPod nano, iPod touch 3rd generation or later, or iPhone 3GS or later, sensor sold separately). To view and analyze your complete workout history, you can use iTunes to send your workout data to

After you sign up for a free account, your workout data can be sent automatically to the website, where you can track your progress over time, set and monitor goals, compare your results with others, and compete with other users.

You can store workout data for a Nike + sensor in separate accounts, or you can assign multiple sensors to the same account. By default, each sensor is named Sensor 1, Sensor 2, and so on. You can rename them (for example, “Running,” “Cross-trainers,” and so on) so that you can easily identify sets of workout data.

Send your workout data to

  1. Complete one or more workouts using your Nike+ shoes and a Nike + iPod receiver.

  2. Connect your iPod to your computer and select your device.

  3. Click the Nike + iPod button.

  4. Select “Automatically send workout data to Nike+.”

  5. If you don’t have a account, click Create Nike Account and follow the onscreen instructions.

Rename a sensor

  1. Connect your iPod to your computer and select your device.

  2. Click the Nike + iPod button.

  3. Choose Edit from the Sensor menu.

  4. In the window that appears, type the new name.

    For more information about calibrating the sensor, see the documentation that came with your Nike + iPod Sport Kit or read this article:

    How to calibrate your Nike + iPod Sport Kit or Sensor

You can create a new account at any time at You might want more than one account if, for example, other family members share a Nike + iPod.

Tip:  Sending your workout data to ensures that your workout history is accessible even if you need to restore your iPod.