How do I get the sound icon off the middle of my screen?
Just keep the Powerbutton and the Homebutton pressed at the same time until you see the Apple logo in your screen.
This didn't work for me. What did work was going to settings>sounds, making sure sounds were turned ON Then turning up volume button. Voila! sound effects icon gone ...FINALLY.
The local Apple store suggested I get a newer one, that I could only try to pry the rubber lever out, which I did only with the result that I scratched the surface.
Your suggestion worked, and I greatly appreciate this.
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