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Interesting. Perhaps an alternative.
Authored by: lullabud on Feb 24, '12 08:10:43PM

When I first saw this hint I wasn't sure exactly what the point of it was, and came to suggest a quicker solution… however, after digging through the whole hint I'm glad I did. That Assistive Touch feature is very interesting, especially the recordable gestures feature.

Even so, I think it's worth pointing this out in case anybody missed it… I'm not claiming esoteric knowledge, just point out a feature that might have been glossed over by some..


There is a lock-screen-orientation button that is very easy to get to. Double-click home, then swipe to the right to get to a tray where, along with some music player controls that I think work with more than just the Music app, is the lock-screen-orientation button.

http://static.iphoneitalia.com/wp-content/uploads/2010/08/iphone-lock-orientation.png

Edited on Feb 24, '12 08:14:44PM by lullabud



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Interesting. Perhaps an alternative.
Authored by: astack on Feb 26, '12 07:19:18PM

Your suggestion only locks the screen in portrait orientation. The hint was how to lock the screen in landscape orientation. Big difference.



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Interesting. Perhaps an alternative.
Authored by: leamanc on Feb 27, '12 07:59:21AM

On the iPad, it can do both. iPhone appears to only lock-in portrait mode.

I have the 'mute switch' on my iPad set to do the orientation lock, and it is also capable of locking in portrait or landscape mode.



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