For those that own the newest iPhone from Apple, you might want to know how to screen rotate on iPhone 12, iPhone 12 Mini, iPhone 12 Pro and iPhone 12 Pro Max. There could many reasons why you’d want to know how to do this, but the most common reason is users ask why doesn’t iPhone screen rotate?
To be honest, there’s nothing wrong with your iPhone if you’ve ever attempted to turn your screen and the iPhone 12, iPhone 12 Mini, iPhone 12 Pro or iPhone 12 Pro Max screen doesn’t rotate. What is happening is that you most likely have the screen lock feature turned on.
Don’t worry the process to fix this is simple and below we’ll explain how you can fix screen won’t rotate on iPhone 12, iPhone 12 Mini, iPhone 12 Pro and iPhone 12 Pro Max.
Even thought the screen lock feature is mostly likely the case, some have reported that this issue is occurring when the iPhone has the Camera on and shows everything upside down. First we’ll explain how to get out of the screen lock on iPhone 12/12 Mini/12 Pro/12 Pro Max and then we’ll follow up with the camera issue on the iPhone.
How to turn off auto rotate lock screen on iPhone 12, iPhone 12 Mini, iPhone 12 Pro and iPhone 12 Pro Max
This is an easy fix that once we explain to you how to turn of rotate lock on iPhone 12/12 Mini/12 Pro/12 Pro Max you’ll never have this issue again. Follow the directions below to learn how unlock Portrait Orientation Lock:
- Go to the Home Screen
- Swipe Down from the top right corner of your screen
- Look for the lock icon and tap on it
After you’ve disabled screen rotation lock on the iPhone, attempt to rotate your iPhone to see if the issue has been fixed. If the screen rotation is not working after the steps above, follow up to read the instructions below.
How to fix iPhone 12, iPhone 12 Mini, iPhone 12 Pro and iPhone 12 Pro Max screen rotate
Two other ways to fix the screen won’t rotate on iPhone 12, iPhone 12 Mini, iPhone 12 Pro and iPhone 12 Pro Max is to either complete a hard reset or factory reset. We suggest you complete a hard reset first.
If after you haven’t been able to fix the issue, then you should follow up and complete a factory reset with these instructions on how to factory reset iPhone 12, you should be able to fix the iPhone. It should be noted that before you go to complete a factory reset, you should backup your device in case something gets lost during the reset process.
If none of the methods above have worked, the final way that some of mentioned that has fixed their iPhone 12 screen rotation problem is by softly hitting the iPhone with their hand. It’s been said that a few of these has fixed the problem for them.
Good luck and let us know how the process goes. If you have any comments or questions, feel free to send a message and we’ll try our best to help.