Cydia SBRotator: desktop rotation for iPhone
Have you ever envied the iPad owners because the tablet from Apple supports landscape orientation of the desktop, but the iPhone and iPod do not? Perhaps for many people this feature does not make much sense, but agree, if you are working in applications in landscape orientation, and after closing it, you constantly throws in a portrait orientation is not very nice. SBRotator from Cydia was invented to improve users’ aesthetic satisfaction.
The application allows you to configure the desktop screen rotation to your liking. After installation, an additional tab appears in Settings, containing the necessary options. Naturally, if at some point you get bored with this functionality SBRotator can easily be disabled. Nice that the famous SBSettings work great in landscape orientation and supported by the app. It is possible to set the number of icons on the screen. Available from 4×4 to 3×6, a maximum of 16 icons. Folder display will also change. It looks interesting if you hide all the captions and adjust the wallpaper so that it is not stretched, but zoomed in. When using the program for the first time, the desktop does not look very good because you need to set the scale of the icons. 85% gives a good result and everything looks fine. Try playing with the scale to your liking.
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SBRotator works pretty stable and no bugs were noticed. It does a great job. At a cost of 1.99 in the Cydia store, it is a simple and convenient way to make using your iPhone more enjoyable. Available in 2 versions: for iOS 4.x and 3.x. [[iPhone Download Blog]
How to lock screen rotation on iPhone and iPad with iOS 13
iPhone and iPad automatically change the orientation of the screen from vertical to horizontal and vice versa when you rotate the device. Sometimes it can be very inconvenient, because the screen is rotated even when you don’t need it. This happens most often when you’re lying on your side in bed.
Luckily, iOS has a screen rotation lock feature, which will help solve the problem. Below, we’ll tell you how to use it in iOS 13.
- Swipe down from the top right corner of the screen to open the Controls.
- Press “Lock portrait orientation. to make sure it is disabled.
- Turn iPhone on its side.
To perform this method, hold down the Power key and the Home key on your iPad simultaneously for about 10-15 seconds until the “Apple” icon appears, which starts the process of forcing the device to reboot. Now you can unlock or lock the screen again.
- Go to Settings.
- Select the “Screen and Brightness” section.
- Select Auto-Lock.
- Choose “Never” to disable auto-lock
- Choose Settings menu.
- Choose Display and Brightness.
- Figure 7
Why isn’t the screen on your iPhone rotated, how to fix it? You need to go to “Settings” → “Screen and Brightness” → under “Display Magnification” go to “View”. Here turn it to “Standard” mode. When this is done the system will ask you to reboot the device.
Turn off the screen rotation lock
Rotate iPhone 90 degrees to the right or left. This should cause the screen to do the same. If the running program supports screen rotation, it will appear in landscape mode.
Turn your phone sideways (landscape orientation) or upright (portrait orientation) with the screen facing you. If you activate the screen rotation lock again in landscape mode, the screen will go back to portrait mode automatically.
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On iPhone 6 Plus, iPhone 6s Plus and iPhone 7 Plus, the screen orientation changing feature may not work due to an active screen magnification option. Go to “Settings” → “Screen and brightness” → “View” and check the “Standard” item. After that, you can change the orientation of the display again.
How to turn on auto-rotate in the Samsung Galaxy A51?
- First of all, you have to swipe up on the notification bar at the top of the screen.
- Now tap the ” Auto-rotate” icon to enable or disable this option.
- You can see? It’s very simple, I think I’ve helped you.
How to disable Raise to Wake on iPhones with iOS 10 and newer
Raise to Wake, a new feature in iOS 10 that automatically turns on your iPhone screen every time you pick it up and tilt it toward you. This is a very useful feature if you often take your phone just to check notifications or the time. Instead of using the Home button, you can simply take the phone in your hand and tilt it toward you, thereby activating the screen.
Raise to activate one of the top features of iOS 10, as pressing the lock button or Home button to view notifications or time is not always convenient. Plus, given the peculiarities of TouchID, you can’t always just press Home to see the time, t.к. The phone automatically unlocks and takes you to the home screen.
The main thing to know about the new Lift to Activate feature is that it only works on certain iPhone models:
- iPhone 11, 11 Pro, 11 Pro max
- iPhone XR
- iPhone XS, XS Max
- iPhone X
- iPhone SE
- iPhone 6s and iPhone 6s Plus
- iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus
- iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus
- and newer
If your iPhone is not on this list, it unfortunately means that Rise to Activation is not supported on your device. If you do, however, own one of the above devices, then check out the guide to learn how to enable or disable Rise to Activation on your iPhone.
Raise to activate is enabled by default, but if you find it annoying or don’t like it, you can turn it off in Settings.
- Swipe down from the upper right corner of the screen to bring up Control Point.
- Press the “Lock Book Orientation” button. to make sure it is turned off.
- Turn the iPhone over on its side.
Make sure Orientation Lock is turned off. On an iPad with iOS 12 or later or iPadOS, swipe down from the upper-right corner of the screen to open the Control Panel. Then press the “Lock Orientation” button. to make sure it’s turned off.
What to do if the iPhone or iPad screen does not rotate
Sometimes the iPhone/iPad screen may freeze and not refocus from portrait to landscape. One of the features of the iOS device is the ability to rotate the screen when you turn the device on. Your device will show the screen in landscape mode when you hold it in landscape (horizontal) orientation, and rotate to portrait (vertical) when you rotate the device. If you’re using your iPhone, iPad, or touchscreen iPod, the auto-rotate screen doesn’t work. In this article, we list ways to solve if the screen on the iPhone or iPad does not turn.