Questions about the screen auto-rotate feature.

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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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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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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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Screen won't rotate in any apps on my Nexus 6

So, quite some time ago I upgraded my Nexus 6 to Android 6.0.1. At that time, my screen rotation worked fine. A few days ago, I noticed I couldn't rotate the screen in Snapchat or on other social ...
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OnePlus X (OxygenOS): Screen auto-rotating in wrong direction

I have an unrooted OnePlus X phone with the stock recovery and stock OxygenOS 2.2.0-X operating system (based on Android 5.1.1) installed. With auto-rotation enabled, whenever I turn the device into ...
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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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Change default direction of rotation

I'm using Samsung Galaxy S5 for AT&T with Android 5.0. When I run a game which runs on landscape mode, the default rotation is the top of the screen goes left and the bottom is right. If I rotate ...
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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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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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Eliminate speaker lag on screen rotation

As you may know, on phones with front-facing stereo speakers, there is a lag in playback whenever the device is rotated. This happens because, when the device is rotated to landscape, Android wants ...
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Accelerometer X Axis not working (Nexus 6)

As the title says, my accelerometer's X-axis is stuck on a specific number; -39.2. And because of this, I can't auto rotate in any way. Anyone have a solution?
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Disable homescreen auto rotation on rooted stock Xperia Z2?

My rooted Xperia Z2 has the latest stock firmware(23.4.A.1.232) and the Xposed framework. I don't know how or where, but now the homescreen also rotates when tilting the phone and I've not found any ...
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Disable auto rotate keyboard

I personally like having auto-rotate on, but I think it's a pain when typing. Is it possible to disable auto-rotate for just the keyboard? Device: S4 mini Android version: 4.4.2 Keyboard used: ...
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Can I fake phone sensors data?

Context : Most of my LG G3 sensors are broken following a water damage. The main problem is the broken auto-rotation sensor that prevent me of taking photos in landscape mode. I known some ...
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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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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 ...