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Support how to rotate screen when auto rotate is off

Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by 99dmg, Aug 27, 2012.

  1. 99dmg

    99dmg Member
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    I want to turn auto-rotate off as I found it to be very annoying, but I still want to rotate it myself manually. How do I rotate the screen when auto rotate is turned off

    Current using stock jelly bean
     

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  2. kylecummins

    kylecummins Well-Known Member
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    Turn it on, lol

    Is this a real question?
     
  3. TheOozyman

    TheOozyman Well-Known Member
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    OP means is there an app or something he can install to that would allow OP to press a button to manually rotate the screen
     
  4. ayaznoor

    ayaznoor Well-Known Member
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    i would like something similar. when im using the phone generally, screen shouldnt rotate when the phone is tilted. but when i start typing, it should allow me to type in landscape mode. any help?
     
  5. Petrah

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    Other than rooting the phone and installing a custom rom that allows you to rebind they navigation key longpresses, I've no idea how to do it. :(
     
  6. idic

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    Or install a rom with notification toggles, and just turn on the rotation when you want it. Some ROMs even have it as an option up next to the Settings tab in the notification tray, like on the Nexus 7.
     
  7. Kookas

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    Or if you don't want to root there are plenty of apps out there that can add notification toggles. I use Power Toggles myself.
     
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