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HTC Desire Auto Rotation

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

  1. siris10

    siris10 Newbie
    Thread Starter

    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

    Menu, settings, sound and display and tick orientation.
  3. siris10

    siris10 Newbie
    Thread Starter

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

    junkiepilot Well-Known Member

  5. mikebell

    mikebell Well-Known Member

    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

    nx1977 Android Expert

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

    siris10 Newbie
    Thread Starter

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

    adie_desire Lurker

    how to reboot???
  9. Eris Ed

    Eris Ed Android Expert

    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

    adam_hilluk Well-Known Member

    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

    sare99 Member

    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

    Raggy Member

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

    adam_hilluk Well-Known Member

    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

    Leeroy_au Lurker

    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.

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