Anybody Interested In Starting A Petition About Keeping The Orientation Lock Button ?

Discussion in 'iPad General Discussions' started by jimt29, Oct 25, 2010.

  1. jimt29

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    Apple intends to change the orientation lock button to a mute button.

    It seems the general consensus is that the button is better served to be the orientation button on the iPad whereas on the Iphone it's fine as a mute button.

    What say you iPad Forum members? Anybody wanna spearhead this and then send it to his majesty Jobs?

    Maybe with enough strength in numbers he will reconsider this decision.
     
  2. j0yful

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    Actually, there are a lot of members on this forum who's happy with it turning into a "mute" button.
     
  3. King Hal

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    Plus, of course, with sales of around 1,000,000 a month a few signatures on a "petition" will go in the bin before it reaches Jobs.
     
  4. iPadCharlie

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    There will still be an orientation lock in iOS 4.2, it will just be somewhere else! Instead of being a physical switch on the side of the iPad, it will be part of the multi-tasking bar along side the iPod controls at the bottom of the screen that is accessed by double-tapping the home button.

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  5. SweetPoison

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    I like that better when I had it, Scott. I can never remember what side it is on!
     
  6. donka

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    Personally, I'm more likely to need quick access to mute sound instead of lock orientation. I'm all for the switch being to mute the sound. I personally hate when I try to lower the volume a little that holding down too long mutes the device.
     
  7. iPadster

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    I never use the orientation button so I welcome the change to a quick mute button.
     
  8. col.bris

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    It would be a waste of time Apple does their research hence why the changes .

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  9. iceman

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    What if this was an option, so those that like the orientation lock can set it their way, and those who like it a mute button can have it their way?

    Personally, I'm not sure which way I want it :)

    Has anyone heard when Apple releases 4.2? I keep seeing November, but no particular day.
     
  10. gentlefury

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    I def like it as a mute button better. I never use orientation lock...it goes against the whole point of the device.
     

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