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My iphone has a lock icon on the top view screen and I want to know how to make it unlocked. I tried restarting it and it's still locked.

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Two options.

** you have a passcode to log in to your iPhone, you will need to cancel that, go to setting, general, passcode lock, and just turn it off, that will make the icon disappear.

**if it's iPhone 3GS / 4 with version 4.0 and up, and the lock icon you have is with a round arrow, that mean that you locked your iPhone rotation from regular view to wide view, to unlock it you will need to press your home button twice till you see the quick navigation menu, scroll all the way to the start (you will see the play and volume option) there you will see the icon just press it once, and it will make the icon disappear, and will unlock the rotation.

Hope one of them will solve your issue, if not I'll need more specifics, about your iPhone (model, version...) and an accurate description of the icon

Posted on May 19, 2011

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  • kevinisbanan May 19, 2011

    Well I can't move the slide to unlock or anything and I have a iPhone 3gs and the icon is just a lock and I don't really know what it means and how to make it go away.

  • Lola Pop May 19, 2011

    So from my understanding your digitizer (touch screen) stop working as well? ('Well I can't move the slide to unlock) if that is the situation your phone is not locked (you have a padlock icon in the middle of the top bar between the battery percentage and reception and carrier info) that icon is there every time your screen turn off.
    To remove in you will need to slide the bar if you cant do so, push the power button (top right) and home button (lower glass) together till you see the apple sign.
    Once it's on again try to slide again.
    If it still not working you will need to replace your glass (even if it's not broken). I can recommend several website to by prats from or places to go and fix it.

  • kevinisbanan May 19, 2011

    Ok! Thank you very much

  • Lola Pop May 19, 2011

    You welcome :)

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There is really no need to panic because all this icon means is that your phone is locked and all you have to do is to make use of the unlock button and it would disappear.

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WELL IF IT IS NOT THAT THE PROBLEM THEN IT MEANS THAT IS LOCK FOR THAT SIM CARD.. WHICH MEANS IF IT IS NOT IN THE GUARANTEE YOU SHOULD JAILBREAK IT..

Posted on May 25, 2011

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