If screen rotation is more of an issue for you than putting the iPad into mute mode, then you can choose to change the mute button into a screen rotation lock button. Here’s how:
- Go to “Settings” and tap “General”
- Under the section called “Use Side Switch to,” tap on “Lock Rotation.” The default is Mute.
- Once Lock Rotation is selected, you can use the side switch above the volume rocker to lock or unlock the rotation of the screen