Landscape or portrait mode (auto rotate iPhone screen orientation) is useful whenever you are typing message and email from your device. But you don’t need 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 case, 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).
Here’s 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.
- 1 Turn off auto rotate iPhone screen Orientation in iOS 10/ iOS 11 or above iDevice
- 2 How to Activate/ Turn on Screen Auto rotation on iPhone, iPad, iPod
- 3 Turn off Screen rotation on iPad Pro, iPad Air, iPad Mini
- 4 Turn ON Screen rotation on iPad Pro, iPad Air, iPad Mini
- 5 Extra Tidbits
- 6 Home Screen not rotating on iPhone 8/ iPhone 7 Plus/ iPhone 6S Plus/ iPhone 6 Plus
Turn off auto rotate iPhone screen Orientation in iOS 10/ iOS 11 or above iDevice
The guide is useful for all iOS 10 and iOS 11 supported devices involved iPhone 5/5S/Se, iPhone 6/6 Plus, iPhone 6S/6S Plus, iPhone 7/ 7 plus, iPhone 8/8 Plus, iPhone X and iPads.
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 individual 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 message app.
Hence, to get features back, you will have to unlock screen rotation lock. If you fresher or no idea how to open screen lock key for new iOS 10/ iOS 11 or later then go with the following guide.
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 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.
Useful solution: Fix Customize Control Center items won’t Work iOS 11
Step #2. Tap on screen orientation toggle looks like the orange color. You will get a little message says ”Portrait Orientation Lock Off.”
Don’t Miss – How to Customize Control Center iOS 11
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 help you to get rid of the self-rotating display screen.
Step #1. Pull up control center from the bottom of the screen.
Step #2. Tap on Screen orientation toggle; you can see message ”Portrait Orientation Lock ON” same to appear in the example picture.
Brand new feature iOS 11 – How to use the one-handed keyboard on iPhone in Landscape Mode
Turn off Screen rotation on iPad Pro, iPad Air, iPad Mini
iOS 11 keyboard Rotation and iOS 11 videos rotating 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 Screen rotation icon looks like below given screen.
Turn ON Screen rotation on iPad Pro, iPad Air, iPad Mini
Ever you notice you 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 control center.
Apple’s 5.5-inch display models are not limited only to watching Videos in landscape mode. Even though, all bigger screen iPhone can rotate Home screen too. If you ever facing problem likely iPhone home screen won’t rotate then lets a close look on 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 iPhone without using the Power button.
In iOS 10/ iOS 9 or earlier devices – Pressing and holding on the power button until you see the slide to power off then push to the right to off. Now again follow the same procedure to back phone/iPad start.
I hope that you got all answer. If you need further assistance then email us, we will help you asap. And hmm Doesn’t matter you’re able to apply this solution for All iPads (iPad Pro, iPad Air, iPad Mini), iPod Touch 6Th.
Don’t miss to share your feedback in the comments. We glad to assist you much more with on other Apple products Apple Watch, Mac, Apple TV.