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Questions tagged [auto-rotation]

Questions about the screen auto-rotate feature.

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How to toggle portrait / landsape screen orientation with launchable command?

I would like to get screen rotation under manual control. Action A: set portrait mode Action B: set landscape mode Both actions with immediate effect, no menu, no confirmation, etc. I would like to ...
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How to use Pie manual rotation on a phone with physical buttons?

Apparently, since Android Pie the screen can now be locked to landscape orientation (hurray! CyanogenMod (and WP8) has had this since like forever). However, my device (Nokia 5) has physical buttons, ...
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Display a portrait-mode app on a horizontal rotatable screen

I need to display a portrait-mode app from my Samsung Galaxy S9 on a horizontal pc-screen. The pc-screen is able to rotate to portrait mode, but the problem is that the image rotates with it. The ...
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Display portrait-mode app on a horizontal rotatable screen

I need to display a portrait-mode app from my Samsung Galaxy S9 on a horizontal pc-screen. The pc-screen is able to rotate to portrait mode, but the problem is that the image rotates with it. The ...
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How to AutoRotate in LineageOS With ADB?

I am using LOS 14.1 unofficial (by dl12345 user from XDA) in my N910C. AutoRotate doesn't work and i found a solution which is working partly. What does mean partly? I added these to my build.prob ...
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Does Android 8.1(Oreo) lack “Landscape Orientation” mode?

I am using AospExtended v5.7 for tomato and I have noticed something weird. The rotation button in the status bar only toggles between Portrait Mode and Auto Rotate Mode. It lacks the Landscape Mode(...
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Missing auto-rotate icon

About 6 days ago my auto-rotate function icon disappeared on my old cheap Moto E. Is there somewhere in the menu structure which talks about auto-rotate? I just cannot see anything. I have looked ...
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Revert navbar back to the right side of the screen under 270° rotation

Since Android 8.0 (Oreo), when the device is rotated to 270° rotation, the navbar will go to the left side of the screen instead of staying to the right (as in 90° rotation): As humanized as this ...
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How to lock the screen to remain vertical/portrait?

When screen rotate lock is off, the screen on my tablet has four possible orientations: A, B, C, and D, as illustrated below: I know that it is possible to lock the screen to one orientation -- A or ...
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Why is 180 rotation disabled on android devices?

I managed to get around the limitation using an app (Rotation Lock Adaptive) but meanwhile it still has me stumped as to why you can't use a tablet upside down (I prefer to have usb cable out of way ...
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How to set which landscape mode is default (reverse landscape vs landscape)

I have a few different apps that seem to have difficulties keeping landscape mode from going upside down when certain things happen, like playing ads. My phone is always rotated clockwise for ...
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Why do you sometimes have to press the device rotation tile twice for it to function?

I have a auto rotate quick tile which was originally on stock Android on my Nexus 6p running Android 7.1.2 nougat. I realized that in some cases, after I press the autorotate tile to change from ...
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Portrait mode notification icon

If you disable auto-rotate (i.e., force portrait mode), a notification icon shows up. It looks like the vibrate notification, except without the vibration lines. Inside Settings -> Display -> System ...
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How to allow rotating upside down in portait mode

I have HTC 10, Android 7.0. When I charge it, I have the display upside down in portrait mode. I.e. the button is further from me. The screen doesn't rotate by "gravity" so I see everything upside ...
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Disable upside down rotation

My phone should have rotation completely disabled - i.e. "Auto-Rotate" icon in fast settings pulldown is grey, "Settings->Display->When device is rotated" says "Stay in portrait view", "Settings->...
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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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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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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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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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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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How to enable the landscape mode on the default launcher on Android Marshmallow?

I can read on various news websites that in Android 6 Marshmallow, it is possible to rotate the screen on the launcher. I can't find any setting about this on my Nexus 5 and when I activate automatic ...
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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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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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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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Android unit without gravity sensor gets stuck with screen rotated

I have an Android unit which does not contain a gravity sensor. It should always be in Landscape mode, but when I open certain apps they force screen rotation to Portrait mode. After I go back to the ...
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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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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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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 phone,...
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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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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 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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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? I'...
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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 grayed-...
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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 rotates.....
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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)... ...