If you’ve bought Apple’s new smartphone, than you may be asking why doesn’t iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus screen rotate, don’t worry there’s a good chance nothing is wrong and you only have the lock rotation turned on. Below we’ll explain how you can turn off the screen rotation lock and get your phone to start working like normal again.
But other times, people have rotated that the screen rotation problem is happening when using the camera app and the screen is showing things upside down. We will also address this issue and provide a solution for this problem as well.
How to fix iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus screen rotate
You can fix the iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus screen rotation not working problem using two different methods. The first method would be to hard reset your smartphone.
Another way would be to see if you have the screen rotation lock screen turned on. Read the directions below to learn how to unlock Portrait Orientation Lock.
- Turn on your smartphone
- Go to the Home screen and swipe up from the bottom of the screen.
- Tapp on the lock icon.in the top right corner of the screen
- Now adjust the orientation of your screen to see the screen rotation is working again
If for some reason your phone carrier has disabled this feature, you can attempt to reset the phone back to factory defaults. To figure out how to factory reset your iPhone, read this guide. It’s suggested to also check this problem by calling your wireless provider to see if they have any ways to fix this problem.
Another suggestion that is not really recommended is to softly hit your iPhone with your hand to give your smartphone a small jolt.
The most effective way to solve the screen wont rotate on iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus is to do a hard reset. You should know that when you go to hard reset your device, it’ll delete all data, apps, and settings and you should backup all info before doing this. You can backup your iPhone 7 or iPhone 7 Plus by going to Settings > Backup & reset.