1. Camera Chick's Avatar
    Help! Suddenly my phone won't switch to landscape mode. Noticed it initially in Camera/Camcorder but it's not working at all in apps etc. Any advice? This is my main camcorder and with Christmas around the corner I'm starting to panic. Thanks

    Edit - Had a look on google. Someone suggested changing language/region. I'm in the UK, changed from English to English (United States), restart phone and it started working again .... changed back to English, another restart and it's still working. Strange but it worked.
    12-20-2013 07:41 AM
  2. th0mas96's Avatar
    do you have GDR3 installed? check in settings - screen rotation and see if it's turned on
    12-20-2013 07:45 AM
  3. Camera Chick's Avatar
    Just got Amber, checked for updates, none there.
    12-20-2013 11:16 AM
  4. miercruz's Avatar
    try knocking the back of you 920, the upper back , close to camera until it works.. its a defect on hardware not a software.
    12-20-2013 12:43 PM
  5. Jefe32's Avatar
    I was having the same issue. I ended up sending it back... a couple of times. Here is the thread I opened for it: http://forums.windowscentral.com/nok...their-job.html
    12-22-2013 12:12 PM
  6. marcpmartinez@hotmail.com's Avatar
    Wow, changing region actually worked for me also! I am in the US, so I changed region to UK (english), restarted, then back to US (english), and restarted. Now the orientation works properly again. Crazy, but obviously it is a software glitch of some sort. Thanks!
    01-30-2014 10:50 AM
  7. Michael J Wise's Avatar
    I have noticed that this happens whenever I travel to Canada and my carrier switches from AT&T to Rogers. As soon as I cross the border, the screen will not rotate.
    01-30-2014 12:27 PM
  8. Remarcko's Avatar
    try knocking the back of you 920, the upper back , close to camera until it works.. its a defect on hardware not a software.
    Many, many thanks for this obscure fix... it certainly did the trick on my Microsoft Lumia 950, where all other logical fixes had failed to do. I really appreciate your suggestion. Yours gratefully.
    06-28-2016 01:16 PM

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