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What do you use your Side Switch for?

What do you use your Side Switch for?

  • Sound mute

    Votes: 13 39.4%
  • Screen rotation lock

    Votes: 19 57.6%
  • I switch between the two

    Votes: 1 3.0%

  • Total voters
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goofy8275

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What do you use your iPad's side switch for: mute device or screen rotation lock, or do you switch between the two?

I use mine for rotation lock, I just use that operation more than mute (or rather, un-mute).
 

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Now that I think about I never use my side button. I have a magnetic case that turns the iPad on/off when open/closed.
 

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I use both the mute and lock rotation, but to be honest...I think I do the 4-finger swipe and use the volume control panel for all those needs. I hope that I answered the question correctly!
 

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I hardly use the side switch. But if I do so, then for muting my iPad
 

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Rotation lock for when I'm reading in bed. Not amusing when I slightly tilt my ebook and it changes to portrait. I do read portrait as well though.
 
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Rotation lock for when I'm reading in bed. Not amusing when I slightly tilt my ebook and it changes to portrait. I do read portrait as well though.
Me too. I lock the rotation whenever I'm laying down with the iPad.
 

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Rotation lock. I hardly ever mute my iPad. If I need to I just press and hold the low volume button.

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When I am reading, ( iPF, kindle, nook, PDFs, etc. even http ) I want it to stay in portrait mode. Switch needed for that. I forgot the other items it can switch, I Gus's I don't miss them.

Sent from my iPad using iPF, still lots room left in 64GB
 

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Rotation lock.

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I have no clue as to what or where the side switch is. From your posts, it must be a lock of some kind?
 

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I have no clue as to what or where the side switch is. From your posts, it must be a lock of some kind?

There's a switch by the volume buttons. It can be changed in settings to be used as a rotation lock or a mute switch. If you have an iPhone it's the same thing as the mute switch on the phone.


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