Mystery icon on iPhone

Discussion in 'iPhone Tips, Help and Troubleshooting' started by Rugbyplayer, Jul 12, 2012.

  1. Rugbyplayer macrumors newbie

    Sep 13, 2008
    An icon suddenly appeared in the top panel of my iPhone screen (4S)..its a lock with an arrow around it. Seems it would be some kind of sync lock, but darned if i can find what it relates to. Would appreciate some which point I will probably so...oh - of course!
    Oh oh...I connected the iPhone with the usb cable and got a"iPhone cannot be synced...unknown error...Help?
  2. JoEw macrumors 68000


    Nov 29, 2009
    double tap home button swipe your finger to the right.. see those ipod controls? to the left is a button that locks your phone's orientation to keep it from going into landscape mode.. tap to unlock it.
  3. Rugbyplayer thread starter macrumors newbie

    Sep 13, 2008
    Thanks...that did it!...

    I was trying to close a radio app earlier...I must have hit that button. Appreciate your help

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