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    Hi,
    I'm very new to all this. I got my I pad about 4 months ago. Am learning stuff everyday. This is my first apple product. My grandaughter was playing a game on it, and now I have a lock inside a circle with an arrow sign on the top right corner. I am hoping I can find out what it is.
    Thank You
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    Hello Lainy and a warm welcome to the forum. I'm guessing that when you tilt your iPad sideways the screen won't rotate.
    OK, go into Settings, then tap on General, and where it says Rotation, click on Mute. Hope that helps. Check out that little button on the side which stops rotation of your screen. If that red dot is showing your grandchild accidentally shifted it. Slide it to on and give her a big kiss!!
    Regards, Andrew
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    Congrats on the iPad :) and welcome to the forum!
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    Hi and welcome to the Forum!

    The IPad Forum is a community of members from all walks of life and from all over the world coming together to share our experiences and to help each other learn about this wonderful piece of technology the Ipad. There is a wealth of information already here in the many threads we have so doing some searches will answer most of the questions you have. If then you cannot find the answer you are seeking then by all means post your question. There are many friendly and informed members here only too willing to help you.

    We also have our own App - It is a very simple app to navigate.
    http://itunes.apple.com/us/app/discussion-forum-for-ipad/id412896524?mt=8
    Tutorial for our App
    http://www.ipadforums.net/new-membe...sistance/107524-ipad-forums-app-tutorial.html
    Tutorial on creating posts on the Forum
    http://www.ipadforums.net/new-membe...-creating-posts-starting-new-threads-how.html
    Reading the IPad manual is a great place to start so please download a copy of these.
    http://www.support.apple.com/manuals/ipad/
    3 very informative threads from which you will learn many tips and shortcuts for the IPad.
    http://www.ipadforums.net/ipad-general-discussions/21590-tips-tricks-those-us-who-dont-know.html
    http://www.ipadforums.net/ipad-os/49581-ios5-tips-tricks.html
    http://www.ipadforums.net/ipad-help...shortcuts-helpful-places-people-new-ipad.html
    We have rules like any Community so please read these also
    http://www.ipadforums.net/forum-rul...um-rules-everybody-please-read.html#post14697

    Once again we welcome you here and are so pleased you have joined us!

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