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Support my evo is frozen sideways

Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by coolshark45, Nov 27, 2010.

  1. coolshark45

    coolshark45 New Member
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    hi umm my when i go to a application like txt messages on my evo its is sideways and it stays like that even though i flip it upwards plz help me plz :(!!
     

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  2. Martimus

    Martimus One bite at a time...
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    Welcome to the Android Forums!

    There is a sensor in the phone that instructs it as to the orientation of the phone. If you turn your phone upright and it doesn't change then either the phone OS has issues or the phone hardware has issues.

    Have you tried power cycling the phone to see if that corrects the problem?
     
  3. coolshark45

    coolshark45 New Member
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    whats cycling the phone
     
  4. Martimus

    Martimus One bite at a time...
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    Turn the phone off, wait 30 seconds, and turn the phone back on.

    Another way to do it would be to remove the battery, wait 30 seconds, and turn the phone back on.
     
  5. Bnice

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    Go to menu settings-display and check your auto rotation..
     
  6. Kelmar

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    Welcome to AF.

    I've moved this question to the Evo section so that the users with the same phone can better assist you.
     
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