iOS 4.3: How to Enable iPad Lock Rotation Side Switch

Posted March 10, 2011 by Rob Rogers in Apple Mac

By default, the side switch on the iPad is set to be a mute button. You can change it so that the rotation lock can be set using the side switch instead.

1. Open Settings.

2. Go to General.

3. Go down to Use Side Switch to:.

4. Tap Lock Rotation.

The side switch is now set to lock rotation instead of mute.

If the side switch is set for orientation lock, you can access mute by double tapping the Home button and sliding to the right.

If the side switch is set to mute, you can access the orientation lock the same way.

 

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  • http://blogs.tech-recipes.com/jimmyselix jimmyselix

    So glad they brought this back! Can’t believe they changed it to start with. Thanks for the info! Perhaps I’ll end up with an iPad 2 afterall. 🙂

  • Doutorrobson

    Tenho um ipad 2 e não consigo ligá-lo, como faço, por favor SOS