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Old Nov 26, 2012, 10:14 AM   #1
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get iPhone to have rotate lock instead of mute controls?

When you double click home button and swipe left instead of having volume controls and mute button why no rotate lock? I though the older iphones had this feature as I used this feature before.
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Old Nov 26, 2012, 10:15 AM   #2
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Just something Apple opted to fiddle with. We all want different toggles there. Well not "all" but many would find benefit in it.
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Old Nov 26, 2012, 10:30 AM   #3
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When you double click home button and swipe left instead of having volume controls and mute button why no rotate lock?

Wait, what are we talking about here?

My iPhone 5 with 6.0.1 has a rotate lock there. What phone are you using?
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Old Nov 26, 2012, 10:39 AM   #4
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When you double click home button and swipe left instead of having volume controls and mute button why no rotate lock? I though the older iphones had this feature as I used this feature before.
That's exactly where it is.
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Old Nov 26, 2012, 10:41 AM   #5
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why would one want to keep rotate lock on? just wondering...
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Old Nov 26, 2012, 10:42 AM   #6
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why would one want to keep rotate lock on? just wondering...
If you want to use your iPhone lying in bed on your side.

It's there but not intuitive to find.
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Old Nov 26, 2012, 10:45 AM   #7
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why would one want to keep rotate lock on? just wondering...
I have it on 99% of the time.

I only use the phone in landscape mode where it makes sense for me. That is pretty much limited to three things:

1) Videos

2) Games like Angry Birds (which ignore the lock anyway)

3) Camera (also ignores the lock)
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Old Nov 26, 2012, 10:48 AM   #8
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I have it on 99% of the time.

I only use the phone in landscape mode where it makes sense for me. That is pretty much limited to three things:

1) Videos

2) Games like Angry Birds (which ignore the lock anyway)

3) Camera (also ignores the lock)
Except viewing landscape photos while portrait locked is highly annoying so it's not practical to keep it on all the time.
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Except viewing landscape photos while portrait locked is highly annoying so it's not practical to keep it on all the time.
I don't do that, so it's not a problem.
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Old Nov 26, 2012, 10:50 AM   #10
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Wait, what are we talking about here?

My iPhone 5 with 6.0.1 has a rotate lock there. What phone are you using?
I did have this feature in my iphone dock but now I don't know how to get it back?
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Old Nov 26, 2012, 10:51 AM   #11
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I did have this feature in my iphone dock but now I don't know how to get it back?
Double click the home button and swipe to right.
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