How to Disable Auto Screen Rotation on an iPhone or iPad: 6 Steps (with Pictures)

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How to Disable Auto Screen Rotation on an iPhone or iPad: 6 Steps (with Pictures)
How to Disable Auto Screen Rotation on an iPhone or iPad: 6 Steps (with Pictures)
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This wikiHow teaches you how to prevent the screen on your iPhone or iPad from rotating when you rotate or move the device.

Steps

Method 1 of 2: Enable rotation lock in iOS 7 and later

Turn Off Automatic Screen Rotation on an iPhone or iPad Step 1

Step #1. Swipe up

Swipe up from the bottom of the screen. You open the Control Panel.

If nothing happens, you may need to enable Control Center ↓

Turn Off Automatic Screen Rotation on an iPhone or iPad Step 2

Step #2. Tap on the 'Rotate Lock' button

It's a button in the top right corner of the Control Panel with an image of a padlock surrounded by a curved arrow. Now your device's screen stays in the same orientation no matter how you rotate it.

  • The button Rotation lock is red when the function is active. Tap it again to Rotation lock to turn off.

Method 2 of 2: Enable Control Panel

Turn Off Automatic Screen Rotation on an iPhone or iPad Step 3

Step 1. Open your device's settings

This is a gray app on your home screen with an image of a gear (⚙️).

Turn Off Automatic Screen Rotation on an iPhone or iPad Step 4

Step #2. Tap on Control Panel

This is located at the top of the menu next to a gray icon with a picture of white sliders.

Turn Off Automatic Screen Rotation on an iPhone or iPad Step 5

Step 3. Slide the button next to 'Lock screen access' to the 'On' position

The button turns green.

Turn Off Automatic Screen Rotation on an iPhone or iPad Step 6

Step 4. Slide the button next to "Access from Apps" to the "On" position

The button will turn green and you can now access Control Center from any screen on your device.

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