How to Enable or Disable Screen Auto Rotation on Windows 11?

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On Windows 11, Automatic Screen Rotation is common for those who use big screen devices like phones and laptops to read stuff or watch videos. If your device is equipped with gyroscope sensors and an accelerometer, Windows 11/10 has the power to rotate the screen to either a portrait or landscape mode to accommodate the content you’re viewing.

Autorotation can disturb your viewing experience, so you may want to disable it on your PC. While this seems like a convenient feature on paper, and in most cases, it can sometimes bug you a little.

In this risewindows article, we will guide you on how you can enable and disable Auto rotation on Windows 11.

How to Turn On/Off Screen Rotation Lock on Windows 11?

As mentioned above, if they feature an accelerometer sensor, Windows automatically rotates the screen on a mobile and convertible PC or Tables devices. To prevent the automatic rotation of the screen, perform the following steps:-

Step 1. Firstly, open Windows Settings by pressing Windows + I keys.

Step 2. When it opens, select the System category from the left sidebar of Windows Settings.

Step 3. After that, scroll down a bit to find the “Scale & layout” section. You will find a toggle switch named “Rotation lock” between “Display resolution” and “Multiple displays.” Please turn it on/off to enable or disable this feature.

If the device is in handheld mode, the rotation lock switch in the Settings app will be grayed out. Also, if your device has a detachable screen, it will gray out the rotation lock while the screen is connected to a keyboard. When the machine returns to tablet mode, you will be able to change your system’s rotation settings.

Note: You can also turn on/off the “Rotation lock” toggle from the Quick Settings menu. For that, press Windows + A keyboard shortcut to open the Quick Settings menu and then click on the “Rotation lock” tile to enable or disable this feature.

That’s it for the post.

I hope it will help with your queries.

Good luck & keep growing, guys.!!!

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