home screen won't go to landscape without physical keyboard open

Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by detroid, Jan 5, 2010.

  1. detroid

    detroid Well-Known Member
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    In order to view my home screen(s) in landscape I have to open the keyboard. Is there a setting to change this?
     

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  2. Fabolous

    Fabolous Superuser
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    No, that's the way Android OS works.

    Now, if you're running a home screen replacement app, then that's a different story.
     
  3. detroid

    detroid Well-Known Member
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    Ah well. I guess I'll have to live with it. I'm not interested in home replacement stuff,
     
  4. allanlaw

    allanlaw Well-Known Member
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    The home screen rotates in the car dock - so if you really like it, I suppose you could rig up a case with a magnet in the right place . . . :D
     
  5. gwlaw99

    gwlaw99 Well-Known Member
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    Or download the dockrunner app. Run it then hit the home button on the top left of the screen. Cumbersome, but it works. To get back to normal home screen. hold down the normal home button and select dockrunner again.
     

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