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Is there are way to change Android's default screen orientation?

I have a general purpose Android computer that has no sensors. It requires an external monitor to view output via HDMI. It always displays in landscape unless the app running specifies portrait. ...
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How to change Android default-natural orientation?

I have my device running android Jellybean 4.2.2 with Landscape as the default/natural orientation. How can I change the default/natural orientation of the same to portrait? Here is what I have ...
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How to quickly lock screen to landscape?

For the use with a neoprene bracelet for running, I would like to quickly lock my Milestone 1@Cyanogenmod 7.2.0 to landscape mode. All widgets that disable auto orientation seem to cause the phone to ...
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How is the default screen orientation in android specified?

On android phones, the orientation typically defaults to portrait. When you disable auto-rotation, the screen will always remain in a portrait mode. On android tablets, the orientation typically ...
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How to disable virtual keyboard when in landscape mode?

I have a Droid 2 (on Gingerbread); The device has a physical keyboard. I use virtual keyboard in portrait mode sometimes, but never in landscape mode (since I have physical keyboard.) Is there a way ...
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Force portrait mode on device

I have an Android PC with root out-of-box connected to an external monitor (HDMI & USB) that always displays in landscape, even though my app specifies portrait in the activity declaration in ...