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Home screen stopped rotating

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Home screen stopped rotating

Hey guys... I'm using z3+/z4. When I'd update to Android 7.0 version, my phone can rotate the home screen. But after I reset my phone to factory data reset, my phone home screen had stopped rotating...anyone can help me to solve this problem?
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Re: Home screen stopped rotating

Hey @Tony5809

For the Home screen there is a separate setting (it is not affected by the auto rotation from Settings > Display > When device is rotated / Quick settings).

To find the home screen setting for rotating, press and hold an empty area on the Home screen until a menu appears > Settings (in the menu which pops up at the bottom) > Auto rotation, activate this setting.

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Re: Home screen stopped rotating

@Tony5809 Have you enabled auto rotation from quick settings?



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Re: Home screen stopped rotating

The setting showing auto-rotate
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Re: Home screen stopped rotating

Hey @Tony5809

For the Home screen there is a separate setting (it is not affected by the auto rotation from Settings > Display > When device is rotated / Quick settings).

To find the home screen setting for rotating, press and hold an empty area on the Home screen until a menu appears > Settings (in the menu which pops up at the bottom) > Auto rotation, activate this setting.

Did that help? Feel free to kudo my post and mark it as the solution if you found it useful, so that other users facing the same concern can find it more easily! Slightly smiling Face


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Re: Home screen stopped rotating

Got it!!
Thank you so much!😁
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Re: Home screen stopped rotating

Happy to hear that! Feel free to let me know should there be anything else which you may be wondering about. Slightly smiling Face


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Re: Home screen stopped rotating

No salution