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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 Auto rotate auto rotate icon to turn the option on or off.
  • You may need to scroll left or right to see the Auto rotate option.
  • If the Auto rotate option is not available, tap Expand expand settings icon to display the full options list.