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silkhandkerchief

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I have somehow locked my screen, i.e. when I change my phone position from upright to landscape, pics, web pages, etc. will not change accordingly. Really annoying. There is also an icon on the status bar: a lock with an arrow circling around it. I can't seem to find a way of unlocking it, have tried all the menus several times without success. No option in Photos or Safari. Help!
 

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1. Double click the home button to bring up the multitasking bar.
2. Swipe right until the last set of icons is displayed in the multitasking bar (these will include play/pause and skip buttons for iPod or Pandora).
3. The furthest left icon looks like a circular arrow - touch this icon to enable or disable rotation lock on the iPhone.
4. A rotation lock icon will appear in the status bar next to the battery charge icon when rotation lock is enabled. This looks like a circular arrow around a padlock.
 
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Dave, thank you very much. I had an idea that it would be something simple, although I would never have thought of looking anywhere other than in the settings menus. That's why it was driving me crazy! Thanks again, you're a hero!
 

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