Currently Being ModeratedDec 2, 2012 7:44 AM (in response to PikachuMew54)
Understanding the side switch
If that article doesn't help you, then try this
Make Sure iOS is updated to the latest version
Reboot the device by pressing and holding down the home and sleep/wake buttons (power) at the same time until the apple logo appears on the screen, then let go.
If that doesn't work then reset the device by going to settings/general/reset/reset all settings