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iPad sound Problem

10008 Views 5 Replies Latest reply: Feb 16, 2012 4:40 PM by Ev627 RSS
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Feb 16, 2012 9:20 AM

I have been playing some free game applications and suddenly my IPad has no sound while playing the games. The chime indicating that it is charging is also no longer working. I can play my music so I'm confused as to why I am experiencing sound issues . Any ideas on how to resolve this problem?

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  • King_Penguin Level 10 Level 10 (92,440 points)
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    Feb 16, 2012 9:29 AM (in response to Ev627)

    Have you got notifications muted ? Only notifications (including games) get muted, so the iPod and Videos apps, and headphones, still get sound.

     

    Depending on what you've got Settings > General > Use Side Switch To set to (mute or rotation lock), then you can mute notifications by the switch on the right hand side of the iPad, or via the taskbar : double-click the home button; slide from the left; and it's the icon far left; press home again to exit the taskbar. The function that isn't on the side switch is set via the taskbar instead : http://support.apple.com/kb/HT4085

  • Demo Level 9 Level 9 (73,680 points)
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    Feb 16, 2012 9:30 AM (in response to Ev627)

    If you lose sounds for keyboard clicks, games or other apps, email notifications and other notifications, system sounds may have been muted.

     

    System sounds can be muted and controlled two different ways. The screen lock rotation can be controlled in the same manner as well.

     

    Settings>General>Use Side Switch to: Mute System sounds. If this option is selected, the switch on the side of the iPad above the volume rocker will mute system sounds.

    If you choose Lock Screen Rotation, then the switch locks the screen. If the screen is locked, you will see a lock icon in the upper right corner next to the battery indicator gauge.

     

    If you have the side switch set to lock screen rotation then the system sound control is in the task bar. Double tap the home button and in the task bar at the bottom, swipe all the way to the right. The speaker icon is all the way to the left. Tap on it and system sounds will return.

     

    If you have the side switch set to mute system sounds, then the screen lock rotation can be accessed via the task bar in the same manner as described above.

     

    This support article from Apple explains how the side switch works.

    http://support.apple.com/kb/HT4085

  • JimHdk Level 7 Level 7 (21,530 points)
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    Feb 16, 2012 9:33 AM (in response to Ev627)

    Check to see if you have "mute notifications" turned ON.

     

    See http://support.apple.com/kb/HT4085

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