Fix Screen Rotation Won’t Work on iPhone, Landscape Mode Not Working

🗓️ November 24, 2023 By ✍️ Jaysukh patel

Recently people facing the issue of a Screen Rotation Bug on the iPhone. Now we can use all the devices on the big screen by rotating the whole screen. So it will become more convenient and user-friendly. iPhone users keep this option is turn off or disable for all time because your iPhone lock screen auto turns into landscape mode when in the pocket.

Might be you getting trouble unlocking your device or swipe up on a screen to unlock the locked screen. Some users asking and getting this problem after update iOS.

Troubleshooting: Screen Rotation bug on iPhone Landscape mode not working

Turn on Auto Rotate screen on iPhone X bug

Force Close app, Lock iPhone

Swipe upward your finger on the screen from the bottom edge of the iPhone X, You can see the app switcher screen, tap on hold until you see a red close mark appear on the app corner. Swipe up the app using the finger to force the clock app.

For Home button users: Double click on the Home button, See the app switcher screen and Slide up finger on the app to close the app.

Hard Reboot/Force Restart

  1. To Force restart or Hard reset your iPhone X,
  2. Press and Release Volume up button
  3. Press and Release Volume down button
  4. Press and Hold the Side button until you see the Apple logo on the screen.
See also  How to Restart iPhone 15 (All Models) with iOS 17.1.1

Reset All Settings

This reset set your iPhone all settings to the default value and fix internet error. Now check with a specific apps like YouTube and Safari browsers. This helps to track the problem on your iPhone or with the app.

Go to the Settings > General > Reset > Reset All Settings

Check Auto-Rotate screen is disabled or Turn off

Open Control center on iPhone X, Swipe finger down from top right notch of the screen. Find the rotate icon and Try with the app.

Update iOS and Update App

Always apple releases a new iOS update with important bug fixes. Check for available update: Go to the Settings > General > Software Update > Check for Update.

App incompatible in landscape mode

Some apps are not compatible with landscape mode or 90-degree mode. Use the app like Safari, YouTube, and more.

The camera app does not support camera mode, after you can edit, rotate recorded video, and pictures in 90 angles.

Downgrade iOS

After update iOS, you suddenly are getting this issue. You are not able to wait for the next iOS update. Downgrade iOS is the best option to fix this problem.

See my tutorial that Explained: How to downgrade iOS 14 to Lower

Hope you fixed and enjoy your iPhone portrait and landscape mode like before. Like it and Share it.

Jaysukh Patel
Jaysukh Patel

Jaysukh Patel is the founder of howtoisolve. Also self Professional Developer, Techno lover mainly for iPhone, iPad, iPod Touch and iOS, Jaysukh is one of responsible person in his family. Contact On: [OR]

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