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    Default Landscape - What direction do you hold it?

    When you use your iPhone in landscape mode, how do you hold it?

    I have always held it to where the volume buttons/vibrate is on top that way I don't accidently hit the lock button with part of my palm.

    However, in a lot of pictures I see of people holding their iPhones, they seem to hold it the opposite way - plus automatically when certain games/videos start they always want to start this direction. It's no big deal, just curious.
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    Default Re: Landscape - What direction do you hold it?

    With the Home button in my right palm and the volume buttons on the bottom.
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    Default Re: Landscape - What direction do you hold it?

    Quote Originally Posted by Karenkcoulter View Post
    With the Home button in my right palm and the volume buttons on the bottom.
    ​Ditto...
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    Default Re: Landscape - What direction do you hold it?

    Quote Originally Posted by JustMe'D View Post
    ​Ditto...
    Double ditto. But the complete opposite.
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    Default Re: Landscape - What direction do you hold it?

    Home button to the right.
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    Default Re: Landscape - What direction do you hold it?

    If its a game like angry birds or tiny wings then I hold it the default way when it boots which is volume buttons up but when I'm watching a video or typing its home button to the right.


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    Default Re: Landscape - What direction do you hold it?

    Home button to the left volume buttons up, I always just figured I was an oddball because I'm left handed.
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    Default Re: Landscape - What direction do you hold it?

    Whichever way it ends up being turned.
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    Default Re: Landscape - What direction do you hold it?

    Home button on right, I am thinking of switching though. When I take pictures, my finger gets in the way at times.
    It will take some time to get used to that way though, might need to go to group counseling or something.
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    Default Re: Landscape - What direction do you hold it?

    Quote Originally Posted by Karenkcoulter View Post
    With the Home button in my right palm and the volume buttons on the bottom.
    Same here. I always use it that way, all of my devices. Home button on the right.
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    Default Re: Landscape - What direction do you hold it?

    Quote Originally Posted by Karenkcoulter View Post
    With the Home button in my right palm and the volume buttons on the bottom.
    Same here.
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    Default Re: Landscape - What direction do you hold it?

    Quote Originally Posted by Karenkcoulter View Post
    With the Home button in my right palm and the volume buttons on the bottom.
    Another ditto on that one. It bothers me if the home button is on the left for some reason and the volume on the bottom is easier for me to know exactly which one I'm pressing.


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    Default Re: Landscape - What direction do you hold it?

    I like the home button and speaker to the right.
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    Default Re: Landscape - What direction do you hold it?

    Quote Originally Posted by Karenkcoulter View Post
    With the Home button in my right palm and the volume buttons on the bottom.
    Same for me !
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    Default Re: Landscape - What direction do you hold it?

    Same as you G323q569 it just feels natural, but the strange thing is when im using my iPad i dont really care which way up it is.....
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    Default Re: Landscape - What direction do you hold it?

    Quote Originally Posted by Karenkcoulter View Post
    With the Home button in my right palm and the volume buttons on the bottom.
    This is how I hold it as well.
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    Default Re: Landscape - What direction do you hold it?

    Home button always to the right.
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    Default Re: Landscape - What direction do you hold it?

    Landscape is for noobs.
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    Default Re: Landscape - What direction do you hold it?

    volume buttons on top!
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    Default Re: Landscape - What direction do you hold it?

    Home button to the right
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    Default Re: Landscape - What direction do you hold it?

    Home button to the left.
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    Default Re: Landscape - What direction do you hold it?

    Home button on the left. I'm surprised to see so many who hold it the opposite. Cool post.
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    Default Re: Landscape - What direction do you hold it?

    Home button on left.. always snap a picture with the volume button on the top... now im going to have to try turning it the other way to see what im missing lol
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    Default Re: Landscape - What direction do you hold it?

    Quote Originally Posted by jobosumm View Post
    Home button on left.. always snap a picture with the volume button on the top... now im going to have to try turning it the other way to see what im missing lol
    This is exactly why I hold it with the volume buttons on the top. When snapping pictures using the volume button, this way seems more "camera like" to me.
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    Default Re: Landscape - What direction do you hold it?

    Quote Originally Posted by Alli View Post
    Home button to the right.
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