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The second generation of the iPad with Wi-Fi, GSM and CDMA models. Some models were refreshed before the iPad 3. Repair is difficult and requires heat and prying. Released on March 11th, 2011. Model numbers: A1395, A1396, and A1397.

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My screen isnt rotating!

For a few days, my ipad has been failing to rotate. The orientation lock to rotate it is off. I have backed it up, shut it down. Force reset. I dont really know what to do. Can anyone give me any directions on what to do? Like even on YouTube or games it wont let me.

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If the Portrait Orientation Lock is turned off and you have tried to hard reset (Home & Power Button for ~10 secs) your device already, then the issue may be on the logic board. Inside, there is a gyroscope IC that detects the orientation of the device. If it failed, then it won't detect the change in orientation. This IC can be replaced but it requires a micro-soldering repair and is not DIY.

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