Questions tagged [orientation]

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

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Android Rotation issue

I am a complete noob with Android so please forgive me. I am tasked with installing Android on a Custom Board from China. Its InsydeH20 BIOS and something called "BayTrail". Basically, the board is ...
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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, SW(...
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Rotate status bar icons like in the navigation bar when in landscape mode

I want to do this to keep the status bar icons in the notch region when in landscape mode. I can see that showing time would be problematic but every other icon could just be rotated in place. I ...
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Screen offset when running some Android apps on PC (not Chromebook)

I installed Android onto my laptop so that I could play a game called Psych with my brother.When I launch it, the screen is shifted to the right and the mouse is limited to the area of portrait ...
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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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Android Orientation problem while recording the screen

I have i weird problem with my android RK3288 motherboard. I set the orientation of the screen to reverse portrait but if i want to record the screen or do remote control via scrcpy i got a screen ...
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Disable particular orientations, system-wide

I'd like to install some software (willing to write it myself if necessary) on Android devices which will restrict them from rotating to particular orientations. There are plenty of apps that will ...
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compass in Google Maps stopped working (Xperia V CM 12.1)

In the Google Maps app the compass of my Xperia V (model identifier: LT25i | codename: Tsubasa) doesn't work properly anymore (only 180 degree flips). To be more precise the compass already stopped ...
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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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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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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 landscape.....
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Change autorotate angle threshold

My android phone 'Redmi Note 9 Pro Max' changes orientation more often than needed and at the same time I do want auto rotate to work when it should i.e. I don't want to lock rotation. First I would ...
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Android Screen Orientation

Is there any way in Android to have the default orientantion set to landscape mode? Android Operating systems usually have this setting set to portrait mode, and I would like to set the default ...
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How to let apps think phone as a tablet?

I have a Phone which has snapdragon 845 chipset on it. I've never noticed any lagging issues on this device which is far better than most decent TABs. But because of mobile, i saw some features on ...
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Android: How to force an application to display itself as portrait no matter what device orientation

I have a rooted device, and the device orientation was in landscape mode but some of the application only designed for portrait screen. Is there a way to force the application to fit inside the ...
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Screen Orientation not working automatically

My Motorola Moto X screen orientation is not working automatically when I turn my phones in a different direction
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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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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 control)...
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Video footage from a 'face down' camera - orientation issue

Using a Samsung S5 Neo (SM-G903F), Android 5.1.1 I have filmed a few short clips, facedown, ie, towards the floor. I am guessing that this is a Samsung/Android issue, seen as even when I watch the ...