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I have a Nexus 4, running Android 4.2.1.

There is a bar on the bottom of stock Android with the buttons for navigation. Is there a way to force the bar to rotate with the rest of the screen, like on a tablet?

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Why would you want to do this? The bar doesn't rotate, but the buttons do. (The little icons will rotate when the device changes orientation) –  Josiah Jan 15 '13 at 15:39
    
Just a question of preference. –  Dan Jan 16 '13 at 16:56
    
I see. Is this a rooted device? –  Josiah Jan 16 '13 at 16:57
    
No, but it's not something I mind doing. Just haven't gotten around to it really. It's a new device, 1 week old. –  Dan Jan 16 '13 at 20:09
    
That's fine. Mine isn't rooted, and to tell you the truth I have no idea how to do this. The Android OS is made to actually remove this area from the screen when displaying content (To help the developers), so moving it might cause some issues. –  Josiah Jan 16 '13 at 20:31

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