Questions about the screen auto-rotate feature.

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No rotation lock icon in quick settings in Lollipop on Nexus 5

I've seen in several reviews that Lollipop comes with a new rotation lock icon in quick settings: ArsTechnica: But my phone doesn't have it: Click image for larger version How can I get the ...
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What file/s specify rotation degrees in Android 4.*?

I have a problem with screen rotation (it is 180degrees off, whereas touchscreen is fine). What file or files specify rotation degrees in Android 4.1.1? Device - Amicroe TouchTab IV (AMI-TT4) Please ...
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Enable screen auto-rotate for specific applications but not globally?

So I'd like to enable screen auto-rotation for YouTube and Chrome, but not for other anything else. How do I do this? I use a Galaxy S5.
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How can I manually tilt the screen when auto rotation is disabled? [duplicate]

In android is there some way to toggle the screen orientation manually (for eg: by pressing some special key sequence) if the screen auto rotation has been disabled. I know a similar question has been ...
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Enable rotation of stock home screen

How can I enable home screen rotation of Google Nexus 5(stock) with root enabled? I've found launcher.force_enable_rotation=true, but it doesn't worked... Anything similar for Google Nexus 5?
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New nexus 7 tablet locks rotation - any way to reset without a reboot?

Since I updated my nexus 7 2013 to Android 4.4.2 I have an issue where my screen rotation is locked without any way to return it to normal (even after turning on/off the auto lock feature). Not sure ...
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Why is the screen rotation slow and freezing the screen?

I have a Samsung Galaxy note 10.1, and the screen rotation before was noticeably quicker. It just recently started to take another second or two to rotate. On top of that, everything on screen will ...
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How can I edit a video to correct an incorrect orientation?

I recorded a video clip on my Samsung Galaxy S4 in the horizontal orientation. If I download it to a computer it plays correctly in a wide aspect ratio and is not rotated. When I play it on the ...
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Wallpaper doesn't rotate or stretch to match the screen when in landscape mode

I have a Samsung Stratosphere, running Android 2.3.6. My problem is that when I'm on the home screen and I slide the keyboard out (putting the device into landscape mode), the wallpaper does not ...
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Restore home-screen auto-rotation after wallpaper change

On a pretty new Galaxy S2+, the home screen used to rotate when the device was rotated. After switching the wallpaper of home screen (and perhaps lock screen as well), using the Photo app shipped with ...
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Rotate Nexus 5 upside down?

I have a Nexus that I'd like to set up on a stand while I have it plugged in. To do this, I have to rotate the phone 180 degrees. Unfortunately, Android on the phone does not seem to support this. ...
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Any way to force an app to rotate?

I've got an app that refuses to open according to how I'm holding my phone. So, it makes it uncomfortable to use it so I uninstalled it. I do have auto-rotate on but I guess this app doesn't ...
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Horizontal Layout issue in Samsung galaxy S

My phone is not working properly from last 2-3 days. Whenever I open any application (settings,task manager...) it directly opens in horizontal layout. And when I try to change this mode to portrait ...
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Can apps modify the system-level “Display->Auto-rotation” setting?

I've noticed in the last couple weeks that my Nexus 4 (stock rooted, with franco.Kernel) will seemingly at random lose the ability to auto-rotate the display. If I go into the Display settings and ...
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Galaxy Nexus always rotates a picture - portrait instead of landscape and vice versa

A pal of mine says his Galaxy Nexus always rotates a picture - takes it portrait instead of landscape and landscape when set to portrait. Any ideas why does it happen and how to fix it?
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Auto rotation, proximity sensor issues in Xperia Arc S after updating to ICS

My auto-rotation and sensors was working fine in my Xperia Arc S with Gingerbread, but when I updated it to Ice Cream Sandwich via Sony PC Companion, now the auto-rotation and some sensors are not ...
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HTC ONE x HDMI fixed at portrait during rotation

I have a microUSB - HDMI adapter bought off of ebay, and an international Quad core HTC ONE X. I tried connecting the adapter (power and signal cables were both attached) but the orientation is fixed ...
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Forcing home/back/recent apps bar to rotate

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 ...
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Power control widget auto rotate toggle issue

I have Samsung Galaxy nexus running official Android version 4.2.1. Problem is that the auto rotate toggle on the power control widget is not working properly. The toggle will change state, but the ...
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Auto-rotate only for youtube videos, disabled otherwise

I find auto-rotate really annoying so I generally have it turned off. Unfortunately, when I'm playing a youtube video, it's equally annoying when I try to tilt the screen and then remember I have ...
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How can I auto-rotate calendar when rotating my Android -phone? [closed]

My default calendar does not align horizontally when I rotate it. How can I get a calendar that notice how I have the phone in my hand?
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Add rotation toggle to powerbutton menu?

Is there any way (short of reflashing to a totally new ROM) to add a "toggle auto-rotate" or "toggle portrait/landscape" option to the menu that comes up when you press and hold the power button? ...
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How can I enable auto-rotate for the home screen?

I have a "handset" with Android 2.3.4, and the "flip" feature works for every app and screen, except the desktop. That is, if I flip my phone any screen or app will flip too, yet the desktop remains ...
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Rotate 180 degrees screen in HTC Desire HD with ICS from Blackout team

I just installed ICS in my HTC Desire HD (thanks Blackout Team) in this thread HTC Desire has the charging plug in the bottom, and a coworker was so nice to make me a stand for the phone. PRoblem is ...
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Auto-rotate setting disabled permanently on Toshiba AT100

About a week ago, the setting for auto-rotate on my Toshiba AT100 (running stock 3.2.1) got permanently disabled somehow, and I am unable to change it. It says it is "on", but the setting is ...
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Samsung Galaxy S2: Autorotation only in stand-by mode

I have the problem with the auto-rotation since the GingerBread 2.3.6 and now with the ICS 4.0.3, now the rotation works only if I put in "stand by" the screen, then I rotate the phone and it ...
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Does Accelerometer Sensor work on my Samsung Galaxy S2?

I have Samsung Galaxy S2 and i'm experiencing with an issue that is annoying me very much. When I do \auto rotate\ , the rotation happens after 4-5 seconds. I've done the calibrations and all that ...
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Google Navigation, screen doesn't rotate when in walking mode?

I'm having a problem using Google Navigation. I select a destination, click the "walking button" and rotate my phone, yet the display remains portrait. If I select "by car" - then it rotates as it ...
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Change screen rotation sensitivity

I often find myself in the wrong screen mode (landscape vs portrait) and I find the switching delay quite annoying. I would like my phone to be much more responsive when I rotate it (iphone-like)... ...
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How can I disable auto-rotate on my phone?

I have a Droid 1 now running CM7. Previously in CM6, there was an option to prevent the phone from auto-rotating (a rotation lock of sorts). The only time it would rotate was when I slid out the ...
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Can I auto-rotate the screen 180°?

Is there any way to make the Android 2.1 automatic screen rotation rotate all the way up to 180°, instead of just 90° either way? I would very much like to be able to use my phone upside down, because ...
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My sense home screen has stopped auto rotating, how do I fix it?

I have a desire z (aka tmobile g2). When I fist got it a week ago the home screen used to rotate when the phone was tilted. It has since stopped doing that. Other things still rotate when the phone ...
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Can I manually rotate my phone while auto-rotation is disabled?

Android has a nifty feature to disable auto-rotation... Is there some sort of gesture or key combination to rotate your screen? (Say I am in a browser and want to rotate). The idea is to be on ...