Windows Phone 8.1 - How to disable screen rotation

December 2016


Windows Phone 8.1 - How to disable screen rotation



To disable automatic screen rotation on your Windows Phone 8.1 smartphone:
  • From the Start Screen, flick left to display the App List.
  • Scroll to Settings.
  • Tap on Screen Rotation.
  • Select your default screen orientation (landscape or portrait mode) by rotating your phone.
  • Toggle the Auto rotate screen switch to Off.
  • Your phone will be locked in the current position (landscape or portrait)

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