For the people that just bough the Samsung Galaxy Note 8 and would like to learn why does my Galaxy Note 8 accelerometer or screen rotate does not work anymore, we will discuss this below. This problem occurs when the display rotation is not turned on and activated. This means your Samsung Note 8 screen rotation does not function even on an Internet page and has gotten stuck in the vertical mode and will not rotate horizontal when you move the camera.
Other main problems that people have been having is the Note 8 display rotate issue is that the default camera is being shown upside down and the buttons are also upside down on the Galaxy Note 8.
If the methods above do not work, there may be an software bug issue with your current software and it is not up to date with the most recent software for the Samsung Galaxy Note 8.
How to fix Samsung Note 8 screen won’t rotate
A great way to check if your phone’s accelerometer or gyroscope is working is to do a self test. This will assist to view what is the actual problem is when the Note 8 display will not rotate. You can solve this be click the code “*#0*#” (without quotation marks) on your Samsung Note 8 dial pad. After you see the service mode screen, click “Sensors” and do a self-test. If the wireless carrier has disabled the option to be able to access the service screen, then you must do a factory reset. It is also recommended to solve this problem with the service provider since they might have the solution for you.
Another possible solution that we do not recommended is to hit the Samsung Note 8 with the back of the hand to give it a quick jolt. If you would like to take that risk, be careful. Again, the best way to solve the screen rotation issue on the Note 8 is to do a hard reset. You can do a hard reset by navigating to Settings, then Back and Reset. Take a look at the detailed guide on how to do a hard reset here.