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    Default How do I disable auto rotation?

    Is it possible to disable Auto rotation?
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    Yes. Double click your home button then swipe left. You'll see a box with a half circle and lock-click that to turn auto rotation on or off.
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    Thank you very much.
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    Quote Originally Posted by lornaevo View Post
    Thank you very much.
    Your very welcome !!
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    This doesn't work for me. If I double click (and get to the app switcher) and swipe I get all my recently used apps swiping left and the music controls if I swipe right. Any suggestions?
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    Quote Originally Posted by ransonju View Post
    This doesn't work for me. If I double click (and get to the app switcher) and swipe I get all my recently used apps swiping left and the music controls if I swipe right. Any suggestions?
    When you swipe left and you see the music controls. The semi circle icon all the way to the left is to disable rotation.
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    On my iPhone, the icon is actually an arrow, curled to nearly a full circle within a typical square box - all gray colors.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Arelunde View Post
    On my iPhone, the icon is actually an arrow, curled to nearly a full circle within a typical square box - all gray colors.
    That's what I meant.
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    Default Re: How do I disable auto rotation?

    Thanks for this, I am a new iPad user and rotate wasn't always practical when reading lying down! This helped!
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    Default How do I disable auto rotation?

    On the iPad you can choose whether the switch near the volume buttons is a mute button or a rotation lock. I think this is in the General section of Settings.
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    Default Re: How do I disable auto rotation?

    can this disable autorotate for apps that don't have an autorotate setting?
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    Default How do I disable auto rotation?

    Yes. It's device wide not app specific.
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    Default Re: How do I disable auto rotation?

    on ipad 3 there is a special button for that, it's located above the volume buttons on the upper right side of the ipad. it lock and unlock the auto rotation.
    and on iphone 4 & 4s u have to click the home button twice then go left till u find on the very left side a touch button to lock and unlock the auto screen rotation.
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    Default Re: How do I disable auto rotation?

    I know how we used to disable auto rotation but double clicking home does something different now.
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    Default Re: How do I disable auto rotation?

    Quote Originally Posted by Ed Stoughton View Post
    I know how we used to disable auto rotation but double clicking home does something different now.
    Double clicking the Home button performs the same function.

    To close running apps:

    1. Double tap the home button.
    2. Grab the card that represents the app.
    3. Slide/flick it upwards.

    Note: you can now close the "active" app, as well as others in the list.
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    Default Re: How do I disable auto rotation?

    Quote Originally Posted by lornaevo View Post
    Thank you very much.
    For iPhone 6 users your oils slide the bottom of your screen up to the grey display thing and press the rotation button next to the moon
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    Sorry *you slide*
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    Default Re: How do I disable auto rotation?

    what if the bottom of your screen doesn't work and it is still on auto rotation?? please help
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    Default Re: How do I disable auto rotation?

    Quote Originally Posted by vfinve_8675309 View Post
    what if the bottom of your screen doesn't work and it is still on auto rotation?? please help
    If the "bottom of your screen doesn't work" meaning that your screen is broken or not functional, then you would need to get it fixed first.
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    Default How do I disable auto rotation?

    Quote Originally Posted by vfinve_8675309 View Post
    what if the bottom of your screen doesn't work and it is still on auto rotation?? please help
    You can access the control center from Assistive Touch in Settings. I use it all the time.


    Some cases prevent swiping the control center up. I had issues with it on my iPhone 5. The Otterbox Defender made it difficult.

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