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Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by siris10, May 28, 2010.

  1. siris10

    siris10 Member
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    I have somehow stopped my desire auto rotating to landscape on all screens and I have no idea how to resolve this. I have changed the view on the browser to always be in landscape just to sort out the problem however none of the other apps such as email and photos will rotate... If anyone can tell me where the setting is to restore this i would be very grateful. I have tried google and the user guide but just cant find it.

    Thanks in advance if anyone can help
     

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  2. junkiepilot

    junkiepilot Well-Known Member
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    Menu, settings, sound and display and tick orientation.
     
  3. siris10

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    I made sure the orientation was ticked, I have unticked it then ticked it again however its still not rotating.
     
  4. junkiepilot

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  5. mikebell

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    If a reboot doesn't work you might want to try running the Google Sky Maps application. If you rotate the phone by any amount, the sky should rotate to compensate.

    If that doesn't work, I'd think about resetting the phone.

    If that doesn't work, I'd think about getting the phone exchanged.
     
  6. nx1977

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    It only works in some apps, not everything rotates ;)
     
  7. siris10

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    Thanks for the replies, I have rebooted an now its working fine...appreciate the help
     
  8. adie_desire

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    how to reboot???
     
  9. Eris Ed

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    Turn it off then on again. If that doesn't help, turn it off, remove the battery for 20 seconds, put it back and turn on the phone.
     
  10. adam_hilluk

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    good old turning it off and on again :D

    just worked for me

    is it meant to only turn between normal help position and on one side. no rotate all the way round?
     
  11. sare99

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    I don't know the answer to your question Adam but it is a minor gripe that the fullscreen only works if you rotate the Desire to the left because I've found myself having to sit in weird position if I'm using the phone whilst it's charging to stop from getting a face full of charge lead.

    Guess I could just get an electrician to come and move all the plug sockets in my house or move house altogether - hahaha.

    I do LOVE this phone though :D *hugs her Desire*
     
  12. Raggy

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    With froyo it will rotate when turned left or right, but wont do full 360
     
  13. adam_hilluk

    adam_hilluk Well-Known Member
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    oh right...

    i find when im in bed with it on charge it always rotates on browser when i dnt want it to :(
     
  14. Leeroy_au

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    Also Try re claibrating the G-Sensor, I tried all the above suggestions. Auto rotation Started working as soon as I reclibrated the G-Sensor.
    Settings>sound 7 display> G-Sensor Calibration.
    Cheers
     
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