Questions concerning the integrated gyroscope sensor. For issues with auto-rotation, please use the 'auto-rotation' tag instead.

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Android screen rotation takes too long to get triggered

When I rotate my screen to 90 degrees, the screen rotates but it takes 3 seconds to start rotating. (This doesn't mean it rotates for 3 seconds. This means it waits 3 secs to starting rotation.) Can ...
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Change orientation whithout accelerometer

I didn't notice when I brough this phone the lack of accelerometer. And now is an ordeal to read/see certain apps and webpages. Is there a way to do this? I'm looking for a solution that works ootb ...
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map physical button to auto-rotate switch in android?

I would like to map the auto-rotate lock toggle/switch/setting to a physical button in a device. how do I do that? On the linux side of android, in linux/input.h, there are different KEY events, ...
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DLNA app that supports output orientation?

On the Samsung Galaxy S2 is a DLNA client / server application called AllShare. This can direct audio, video and images to a DLNA consumer on the network the phone is on. In my case, this happens to ...
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Adjust the default orientation on an Android tablet

So here's the low down: my tablet has this rather annoying feature where its default orientation for profile is set so that the power button is on the bottom. Because of this, I have accidentally ...
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Horizontal calibration and Gyroscope calibration is not working on Samsung Galaxy S2

Whenever I go into the calibration for the accelerometer and gyroscope, the blue dot is not moving around for the accelerometer and for the gyroscope. Also, all of the auto screen rotation functions ...
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Accelerometer, Orientation failded to start : Unknown error

I am having Motorola Milestone xt720 (android 2.1) in which orientation doesn't work automatically but if i enabled it and if the screen is in landscape mode then it continuously remain in ...
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init.svc.orientationd keep on restarting

Although I am not doing anything with the phone, leaving it on the table, the following system service keep restarting about every 1-3 seconds. You can see this by repeatedly checking getprop ...
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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 ...
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How can I manually set screen orientation and determine why auto-rotate is not working?

Nexus 7 (2013 with lollipop) will no longer auto-rotate. it appears as though it may be a hardware problem, because if I try to play a a driving game that uses the orientation sensors it constantly ...
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Motorola Droid Razr Maxx HD HDMI Portrait Mode

I have Razr Maxx HD with a broken screen and partially functioning digitizer. I am attempting some data recovery. I have an HDMI cable and monitor, and I have a USB OTG hub on order (for mouse ...