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    Does anyone besides me find it highly ironic that you can navigate web pages in Safari in OS X with a swipe, but in IOS that requires using buttons? On a device designed for hand gestures?

    Does that any kind of sense?
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    I thought I read somewhere only the iPad 1 lost it's multi-touch gestures and the iPad 2 got them by default in iOS 5. Is tis true?
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    Both iPads get multi-touch gestures. It's a feature for iOS 5 and not specific to iPad model. If you put iOS 5 on an iPad1, it will also have multi-touch gestures.

    Marilyn
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    More false Internet information I picked up along the way. It didn't sound right, especially in apples uniform world.

    Thanks for the clarification Marilyn!
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    Well my iPad 1 has lost its hand swipe gestures since installing ios5. Why?
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    Have you checked the settings? I read somewhere you have to set it up after update even though you had It before.
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    It does not appear as an option in settings...
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    I lost my gestures after the 5.0 update this morning.


    Sent from my iPad using Tapatalk
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    I can't find it in any of the settings!


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    Multi-Touch gestures

    Multi-Touch gestures dont work in iPad1?
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    Huh. It appears I owe an apology. From what I'm reading, iOS5 does not include the swipe gestures for the iPad1 (but it does for the iPad2). Now, IMNSHO, that's just wrong!

    My defense is that my information came direct from the Apple web site - and they never mentioned that it was an iPad2 only thing.

    Sorry for the misinformation.

    Marilyn
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    oops. Sorry guys. I must have got that info from you then. Oh well, that means I won't be getting it either. Still waiting for mine to stop restoring. I guess I must have the record for longest update. 12 hours and counting.
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    Hope someone clever can work out how to re enable it for us original supporters of Apple Ipads. Thanks for YOUR support Apple, I'll wear it always...
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    Totally disappointed that the gestures aren't available to iPad 1 users! What's the reasoning behind that decision? Unbelievable.

    5.0
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    Here's a link to Apple's iPad Feedback page. You could file a "complaint" (or maybe it's just a bug?). If enough folks make enough noise it might get their attention.


    Apple - iPad - Feedback
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    Thanks for the feedback link, I've often wondered how to share my crazy (read, "brilliant") ideas :p
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    Thank you, I've already put my concern in through a link from one of the other members, could have been you.

    We need all iPad 1 owners to file a complaint, please pass the word!

    5.0
    Last edited: Oct 17, 2011
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    i also filed a bug report through the link, since nowhere apple says that it wouldnt work on ipad1. i hope they fix it soon.
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    I believe the use of certain hand gestures is universal when dealing with machines made and programmed by humans. ;). AA
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    Well I've replied to this link and have told them that we on iPadforum.net are not happy.

    Sent from my iPad using iPF
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