How to Set the Rotation Lock/Mute Toggle Switch for iPads


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Setting the rotation lock/mute toggle switch

You probably noticed that when you move your iPad around, its display rotates so that the object in front of you is always facing the right way up. You may also notice that the iPad will make noises when you don't want it to. There is a toggle switch on the side, which you can see here, that can have an effect on either of these behaviors, because it could can be configured as a rotation lock. Meaning that regardless of how you move your iPad, the screen's display won't switch from one orientation to another. It can also be configured so that when you switch it on, the iPad's volume is immediately muted--and you'll see the iPad's volume buttons here.

To choose the switches function, launch settings by tapping Settings, look in the General setting, and finally find the Use Side Switch to option. Here you have two choices: Lock Rotation, which is on right now, or Mute. So I'll set it back to Lock Rotation just to show you how that works. So, we return to the Ho...

Setting the rotation lock/mute toggle switch
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Setting the rotation lock/mute toggle switch provides you with in-depth training on Business. Taught by Christopher Breen as part of the iPad Tips and Tricks (2010)

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