For the people that have purchased an Apple iPhone or iPad using iOS 11/iOS 12 and would like to learn “why doesn’t my iPhone or iPad in iOS 11/iOS 12 screen rotate or my accelerometer has stopped functioning, we will talk about this below. This problem is occurring when your screen rotations is enabled and turned on.
A lot of other main problems that people have been encountering on the iPhone or iPad in iOS 11/iOS 12 rotate screen issue is that the default camera shows everything in an inverted way and the buttons on the iPhone and iPad using iOS 11/iOS 12 are upside down.
How to fix iPhone and iPad in iOS 11/iOS 12 screen rotate
There are separate methods to solve the iPhone or iPad in iOS 11/iOS 12 screen rotation not functioning, the initial advice is to hard reset iPhone and iPad in iOS 11/iOS 12. A great option is to solve the screen rotation issue is to check if your lock screen option is disabled. Take a look at the steps below in order to learn how to unlock the Portrait Orientation Lock feature.
- Make sure the iPhone and iPad is turned off.
- Swipe from the bottom of your screen to the top from your home screen.
- Click on the lock icon that is located in the top of corner of your screen.
- You should now change your orientation of the screen to allow screen rotation to function the right way.
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If the wireless carrier is turned off the choice to have service screen accessed, they your best choice is to reset the device to its’ factory defaults. It is also recommended to have the problem checked with a service provider before you go through with this method as they could know solution to the issue that you are having.
Another method you could take that we do not recommend is to hit your iPhone or iPad using iOS 11/iOS 12 with the back of your hand to give a gentle nudge to your phone. If you would like to take a risk, you should know that so be careful.
Again, the best recommendation to solve the screen rotation problem on iPhone or iPad in iOS 11/iOS 12 is to do a hard reset. It is important to keep in mind that if you do a hard reset on iPhone or iPad in iOS 11/iOS 12, the process will erase all apps, settings, and data. You need to back up all of the information and data on your iPhone or iPad in iOS 11/iOS 12 by navigating to Settings, then Backup & reset. Take a look the guide here to know learn how to perform a hard reset on the iPhone and iPad in iOS 12.