1 Reply Latest reply: Jan 31, 2013 5:23 PM by Demo
MillieF Level 1 Level 1

My keyboard clicks, lock sounds and charge sounds have stopped working, even though they are selected in my settings.

I still have volume when watching YouTube etc.

Has anyone got any suggestions? Thanks

iPad 2, iOS 6.1
  • Demo Level 10 Level 10

    System sounds are muted on your iPad.


    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.