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Portrait and Landscape Screen Orientation

The default orientation for your phone’s screen is portrait (vertical), but many apps will change to landscape orientation (widescreen) when you rotate the phone sideways.

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Note: Not all screens will adjust for landscape orientation.

Turn Screen Rotation On or Off

  1. Pull down the status bar to display the quick settings menu.
  2. Tap Portrait or Auto rotate and follow the prompts to turn the option on or off.