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nakram
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What is the lock symbol on my iPhone

I have a lock symbol on right hand side of my iPhone next to the battery display unable to remove this how do i get rid of it. Please help..
johnferrari
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Re: What is the lock symbol on my iPhone

It means you've locked the screen orientation so double click the home button scroll the lower menu to to the left & click the padlock icon
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Re: What is the lock symbol on my iPhone


nakram wrote:
I have a lock symbol on right hand side of my iPhone next to the battery display unable to remove this how do i get rid of it. Please help..

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midgedog
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Re: What is the lock symbol on my iPhone

Its the Orientation lock - to keep your phone.ipad in portrait/landscape mode.

 

Double click the home key, swipe to the left in the running apps, and unlock it. ;-)

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shortylumber
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Re: What is the lock symbol on my iPhone

ohhh so thats what that icon means, learn something new everyday :smileyhappy:
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Re: What is the lock symbol on my iPhone

You're welcome :smileyhappy:
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gaffout
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Re: What is the lock symbol on my iPhone

Had an iPhone for almost 3 years and just learned this now!! Thanks gang :-)
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Re: What is the lock symbol on my iPhone

go on the homescreen and then double click to get onto multitasking and then slide left and click the icon at the end it prevents the screen from going landscape so it keeps it portrait
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midgedog
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Re: What is the lock symbol on my iPhone


gaffout wrote:
Had an iPhone for almost 3 years and just learned this now!! Thanks gang :-)

lol - tbh I'm amazed mate! (That I actually knew something "mobile-related" that you didn't...!!)

 

*faints*

 

;-)

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gaffout
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Re: What is the lock symbol on my iPhone

Haha!! Give yourself some credit dude, you clearly also know your stuff!! :-D

I learn new things all the time on GG, it's great!! :-)
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