1. Chris Parsons's Avatar
    While I've not picked up an iPad Air myself, several of my friends have no and they've all complained to me that it will get stuck in landscape mode every now and then generally requiring a reboot. I had never heard of this so didn't really have a fix for them, have any iPad Air owners noticed this and/or have a fix for it?
    11-19-2013 05:29 PM
  2. warcraftWidow's Avatar
    Haven't noticed this on mine and I've had it for over two weeks now.
    11-19-2013 05:52 PM
  3. namichael's Avatar
    Sounds like the orientation lock is getting turned on automatically or accidentally.
    11-19-2013 06:55 PM
  4. j_benj's Avatar
    Has not happened to me. Had my Air since launch day.
    11-19-2013 10:20 PM
  5. Garz's Avatar
    Not to mine. This is the first I've heard about it.
    11-19-2013 11:59 PM
  6. Denisej's Avatar
    Have not experienced this yet but will definitely post if I do. I purchased mine on launch day also.
    11-20-2013 08:41 AM
  7. Chris Parsons's Avatar
    Thanks for the feedback folks, I gotta go visit one of them this weekend so I guess I'll have to see it for myself.
    11-20-2013 01:08 PM
  8. ifan1983's Avatar
    It has happened to me twice, the first time was at the Apple Store when I bought it. I didn't have the orientation lock on and I did have to restart the air to get the screen to rotate. The second time was about 2 weeks later and it hasn't happened to me since. Hopefully 7.1 will fix whatever bug this may be.
    11-20-2013 11:01 PM
  9. rednocturne307's Avatar
    It has happened to me several times and I finally discovered a fix. It has something to do with the multitouch gestures. Every time this happens, I do the multitouch gesture to open the app-switcher (four finger swipe up), choose choose an app, and voila, my screen rotates again. Very odd... I'll try turning gesture controls off and see if it ever happens again.

    Has this happened to anyone who never uses gesture controls?
    11-22-2013 10:48 PM
  10. d0ink's Avatar
    This happened to me after updating my out-of-the-box 7.0.3 -> 7.0.4. After the update process, it was stuck in portrait mode even after toggling the orientation lock both in Settings and the Control center. A reboot fixed it and it hasn't happened since..
    12-02-2013 10:45 AM
  11. iMarek's Avatar
    Hi,

    it happened one time to mine iPad Air 64GB3G and one time to the friend of mine with iPad Air 64GB.
    Reboot solved the problem and it haven't occured any more so far (like 3 weeks or little more).

    Regards,
    iM@rek
    12-04-2013 10:43 AM
  12. BenitoC's Avatar
    This hasn't happened on my iPad Air yet.
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    12-05-2013 08:09 AM
  13. oatwillie's Avatar
    top says it all
    04-19-2014 03:21 AM
  14. Drewbs's Avatar
    Check the switch on the side, in settings u can decide if to use it as a mute or rotate lock, had my iPad for 6 months and this hasn't happened to me.


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    05-26-2014 02:55 PM
  15. Ariel Babalao's Avatar
    Tell them to update their iDevices iOS to the latest (If they are not jailbroken of course) it could be iOS 7.0.+ on ipad bug.

    Sent from my iPad using Tapatalk HD
    05-26-2014 04:36 PM

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