1. kittykatta's Avatar
    As an iPad owner since launch then I'm in that camp of disgruntled users who hated losing the Orientation Lock. I used it all the time and found the software switch to be inconvenient. But I tried to be open minded and gave it a few weeks before commenting on it.

    Well, its been a while now and I've noticed that I NEVER use the volume toggle switch. I tried being fair and giving it a shot but in the end then I feel my iPad efficiency has lowered ever since I lost that orientation lock. But that's me.

    So how about everyone else? With so many new iPad users who never knew the orientation switch existed then are you okay with the mute switch?
    01-12-2011 11:38 AM
  2. heelsbigc's Avatar
    I NEVER use the volume toggle switch
    01-12-2011 02:18 PM
  3. Garz's Avatar
    I still forget but slowly getting use to it
    01-12-2011 02:18 PM
  4. jhamilton3's Avatar
    Simply put - I'm still not a fan of it.
    01-12-2011 04:04 PM
  5. phinx404's Avatar
    i personally hate that switch. just hold volume down for half second it it will go all the way off. its not a phone its an ipad. why do we need a mute button. apple mute toggle button on ipad = fail!
    01-17-2011 02:18 PM
  6. ChrisGonzales90's Avatar
    No need for a mute switch. Its not a phone.

    but if they remove the home button, they will remove all other buttons. Hopefully that will NEVER happen.
    01-17-2011 02:23 PM
  7. Ipheuria's Avatar
    Well now there is a choice I have never used the orientation lock and don't even see the need for it but everyone isn't like me. I like the swirch as a mute button it doesn't need to be a phone to need to be muted. Everyone doesn't use the devices the same so now there is a solution to please everyone.
    01-18-2011 10:52 PM
  8. Sarcone's Avatar
    One of the main reasons I jailbroke was to get the nomute app that turns the switch back to an orientation lock. I found that I used the orientation lock far too much to not have a simple hardware switch for it. I like the idea of having a choice in 4.3 to accomodate different users.
    01-19-2011 11:18 AM
  9. ChrisGonzales90's Avatar
    I'm not sure what jobs was smoking when hen came up with that idea.
    01-19-2011 12:28 PM