How to Turn On / Off Screen Rotation on iPhone X / 8 / 8 Plus

How to Turn On Off Screen Rotation on iPhone X - 8 - 8 Plus

Today, we are very fortunate with the technology that is around us. We experience a lot of convenience with our work, because we have all the devices that could make everything better. For the working students, there are times that books are expensive and the library is an hour drive away from you. The thing is you can read your favorite books from the online world. We all know that Apple did contribute numerous ways in the digital world, and we are one lucky generation to have the company in our everyday lives.

We are going to tackle about one of the common problems that every gadget has. As for the iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 plus, you might not be familiar on how to use it since there are some significant changes with the device itself. The screen rotation is one of the essential functions when it comes to viewing your media files and such. We have received reports that they are not able to rotate their screen when they view it on another position. Don’t worry about it, we are going to tell you a couple of tips on how to resolve it.

How to Turn On / Off Screen Rotation on iPhone X / 8 / 8 Plus:

Guide: On / off Screen Rotation

  • Access your phone by unlocking from the lock screen.
  • Swipe up, and there is an icon that switches from portrait to landscape.
  • Click on that logo, and the function should be now available

If it didn’t work, you can perform a factory reset first, but you have to remember to back up your files first. There are various methods you can go about factory reset. You can do it from the phone, or from your desktop. We are not going to tackle about that since it is another whole topic in itself.

If none of these solutions helped, you can contact Apple Support or have your phone replaced if it is still under warranty.


Kirtiraj Gohil is a Co-founder, Social Media Strategist & Technology Enthusiast @ The Crazy Thinkers, The Crazy Design, The Best Phone Cases & Sparx BPO, specializing in Content Marketing, Social Media, Business and Entrepreneurship.