iPad Cover Lock/Unlock option missing in iPad 2 Settings

Apple iPad 2 features an amazing and smart accessory known as “Smart Cover” that are perfectly designed to protect your iPad screen in an elegant and compact way. The smart cover uses a bunch of magnets to hold itself instantly and perfectly with iPad 2.

The Smart Cover not just protects your iPad, but also wakes it up as you open the cover and automatically makes it sleep as you close the cover back. Not to forget, smart covers folds into a perfect stand making it real easy to type quickly on your desk.

By default, the Smart Cover Automatically locks and unlocks your iPad when you close and open the iPad cover. However, there’s is an option to easily turn off this feature so as not to let the iPad go to sleep and wake up as the cover is closed and opened.

To Enable/Disable this feature, go to Settings > General > iPad Cover Lock/Unlock and set the option to either On or Off as required.


iPad Cover Lock/Unlock missing? Most of you might have noticed that iPad 2 doesn’t shows the iPad Cover Lock/Unlock option in settings. That’s NOT an issue, this option automatically shows up once you attach the smart cover for first time on your iPad.


Mayur Agarwal is the founder and editor-in-chief of WebTrickz. As a Technology enthusiast and an Internet addict, he loves sharing useful How To’s and Tips & Tricks. Follow him @mayurjango on Twitter.

2 Responses

  1. Patrick Brewer says:

    From what I have read, the covers do not protect the iPad that well. They are more to keep the iPad clean like a dust jacket for a book. This is from reading some of the reviews on Amazon as I was considering a case.

  2. nylatina says:

    Display and brightness -> Lock/Unlock

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