If you’ve purchased the new iPhone, you may want to know how to screen rotate on iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus. The reason for this is because many people ask why doesn’t iPhone screen rotate. In fact there is nothing wrong, you’ve probably just turned on the screen location on by mistake and we’ll explain how you can fix this problem.
But it’s also been reported that the iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus rotate screen problem happens when the camera on the smartphone shows everything upside down by mistake. The first thing we’ll address is the screen rotation lock button that you might have turned on by mistake. If that doesn’t work, we’ll explain how to fix the screen rotation not working on iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus.
How to turn off auto rotate lock screen on iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus
The way you can fix the screen rotation problem when the screen is locked is by going to the settings of your smartphone. Follow the steps below to learn how unlock the Portrait Orientation Lock settings.
- Turn on your smartphone
- Go to the Home screen and swipe up from the bottom of the screen.
- Now you’ll see a lock icon in the top corner of the screen, tap on that.
- Once you’ve turned off the screen rotation lock, try to change the orientation of your screen to make sure the screen rotation is working
How to fix iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus screen rotate
You can also try two other methods to fix the screen rotation problem on iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus. The first suggestion is to hard reset your smartphone.
The second recommendation would be to reset the phone to its factory defaults. You can learn how to factory reset the your smartphone by reading this guide. We also suggest that you contact your service provider to see if they know of any solutions.
There’s one last way to try to fix this problem, even though it’s not recommended and should be a last resort. Several people have suggested that if the hit their iPhone their hand lightly, it’ll give the smartphone a jolt and should fix the screen rotation problem. While this is a last resort method, we suggest our other recommendations like completing a hard reset to fix the screen rotating problem.
If you decide to hard reset or factory reset your iPhone, it’s suggested to first back up your smartphone to prevent losing files, photos or data. You can do this by going to the Settings app, tapping on Backup & Reset.