How to Turn On/Turn Off Auto Rotate iPhone Screen Orientation: For all iOS 13, iOS 14 Device

Last Updated on Sep 23, 2020

Landscape or portrait mode (auto-rotate iPhone screen orientation) is useful whenever you are typing messages and email from your device. But you don’t need it when you are using in presentation and walking or a sleeping condition, because, official portrait or landscape direction can change your screen’s views and orientation. But in iOS can manage or access fully control center from the lock screen, home screen or on launched apps. In all the cases, you have to swipe bottom to top. So on the control center; you can see the rotation lock icon in the first row of the CC on all iOS 10 or earlier models while redesigned control center In iOS 11 or later iDevice you will get above the Screen Mirroring and next to the DND icon (half-moon).

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Here’s the iOS Screen orientation explained. Let’s learn in this post how to use Screen orientation on your iPhone, iPad, and iPod Touch.

Everything about Orientation lock screen rotation and unlock screen rotation on Apple’s high-resolution retina display.

Turn off auto rotate iPhone screen Orientation on iPhone and iPad

The guide is useful for all iOS 13, iOS 14 or later supported devices involved iPhone 11 Pro, 11 Pro, 11 Pro Max, iPhone XR/ iPhone XS Max, iPhone XS, iPhone X, iPhone 8/8 Plus, iPhone 7, 7 Plus, 6S, 6S Plus, iPhone 6/6 Plus, iPhone 5/5S/SE and iPads.

How to auto Screen Orientation Lock on iPhone iPad iPod Touch

By default, the brand new device comes up with the unlock screen rotation. But sometimes user knowingly or unknowingly lock the screen rotation. And so it creates the singular issue like can’t watch YouTube videos or other supported videos into landscape mode. In more, Screen Orientation Lock kills certain  90-degree features in iOS one of them is handwritten text in the message app.

Hence, to get features back, you will have to unlock the Screen Rotation lock. If you fresher or no idea how to open a screen lock key for new iOS 12 or later then go with the following guide.

Note: Make sure Control Center is on for access within Apps

  • Go to the Settings
  • Tap Control Center
  • Turn the Access Within Apps toggle ON/Green.

if you would like to access the Control center then must be toggle On

  • Go to Settings
  • Tap Touch ID & Passcode or Face ID & Passcode
  • Now Turn the Control Center on Lock screen toggle ON/Green.
    above all settings are set up ON then go with bottom steps:

To disable auto rotate screen on your Apple phone, tablet, or audio player iPod you will have to summon swiping up menu. And to operate the rotate screen feature, the control center is only a unique setting in the entire ecosystem.

  • Step #1. Let’s swipe up from the bottom on display to access Control Center.

    For iPhone X and later all models Control center can open – by swiping down from the top-right side corner.

    iPhone X XR XS Max iPhone 11 Pro Max Control Center

    No Physical Home button iPhone then Open Control Center swipe down right corner form the top

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  • Step #2. Tap on screen orientation toggle looks like the orange color. You will get a little message says ”Portrait Orientation Lock Off.”

Setting of iPhone iPad iOS auto rotate iPhone screen orientation Lock turn OFF iOS 10 iOS 11 or later

That’s it!

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How to Activate/ Turn on Screen Auto rotation on iPhone, iPad, iPod

Are you encountering an annoying automatically screen rotation glitch on your iPhone? Don’t worry. We will advise you to get rid of the self-rotating display screen.

  • Step #1. Pull up the control center from the bottom of the screen.
  • Step #2. Tap on Screen orientation toggle; you can see the message ”Portrait Orientation Lock ON” same to appear in the example picture.

Setting of iPhone iPad iOS Screen Orientation Lock ON iOS 10 iOS 11 or later

Brand new feature iOS 11How to use the one-handed keyboard on iPhone in Landscape Mode

Video Tutorial for iPhone 11, 11 Pro, 11 Pro Max, XR/ iPhone XS/ XS Max/ iPhone X

Video Tutorial for iPhone 8/8 Plus, iPhone 7/7 Plus

Turn off Screen rotation on iPad Pro, iPad Air, iPad Mini

Know about iOS keyboard Rotation on your iPad. Then you need to Screen rotation lock on your iPad Pro, iPad Air, iPad Mini, iPads. Just launch Swipe up a menu from the bottom of the screen. And tap on the Screen rotation icon looks like below given screen.

Turn ON Screen rotation on iPad pro, iPad Air, iPad Mini

Turn ON Screen rotation on iPad Pro, iPad Air, iPad Mini

Ever you notice your iPad screen won’t let you landscape mode to watching videos, typing notes, on the Smart Bluetooth keyboard. Make Sure that Screen rotation is turned ON. To activate screen rotation on your iPad Screen Rotation lock icon location to the control center.

Turn Off Screen rotation on iPad pro, iPad Air, iPad Mini

Extra Tidbits

Apple’s 5.5-inch display models are not limited only to watching Videos in landscape mode. Even though, all bigger screen iPhones can rotate the Home screen too. If you ever facing problems likely iPhone home screen won’t rotate then lets a close look on the bottom steps to fix.

Home Screen not rotating on iPhone 8/ iPhone 7 Plus/ iPhone 6S Plus/ iPhone 6 Plus

Fix #1. Set your iPhone display into Standard Mode instead of Zoom Display. Get here how to display zoom out on iPhone.

Fix #2. iPhone Stuck in landscape not working or stuck

Restarting your iPhone will help you to fix your Screen rotation issue.

In iOS 11, you can now restart the iPhone without using the Power button.

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In iOS 10/ iOS 9 or earlier devicesPressing and holding on the power button until you see the slide to power off then push to the right to off. Now again attend the same method to back phone/iPad started.

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