TIP: How to Change the Mute Slider into a Screen Rotation Lock Slider

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:

  1. Go to “Settings” and tap “General”
  2. Under the section called “Use Side Switch to,” tap on “Lock Rotation.” The default is Mute.
  3. Once Lock Rotation is selected, you can use the side switch above the volume rocker to lock or unlock the rotation of the screen