Questions about the screen auto-rotate feature.

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Is it possible to have the Auto rotate feature turned on or off by app?

I'm sick of having to turn on auto rotate every time I use Google Maps for navigation. I don't know why it's not just automatically landscape like apps such as Youtube. Is there a way I can have it ...
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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 auto-...
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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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Auto-rotate only for YouTube app, disabled otherwise [duplicate]

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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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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how do I enable 180 degree screen rotation on Moto G (3rd gen)?

how do I enable 180 degree screen rotation on Moto G (3rd gen)? Portrait is default Landscape rotates the screen by 90 degrees but is there a way to enable auto rotate for 180 degrees (upside ...
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Enable screen auto-rotate for specific applications but not globally? [duplicate]

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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Default rotation direction for landscape apps

My device is Samsung Galaxy S5 with Android lollipop. Some games run on a landscape mode and the top-side becomes left-hand side and bottom becomes right-hand side. Can I change this so that top goes ...
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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 ...