Galaxy S7: How do I stop the screen from automatically rotating on my Samsung Galaxy S7?
The Auto rotate feature uses an internal sensor to detect when you rotate your device, and it adjusts your screen accordingly. The feature is turned on by default and can be turned off and locked in Portrait mode by following the steps below:
Note: The provided information refers to the devices sold in Canada. Screens and settings available may vary depending on your Canadian wireless service provider and your software version (Android 6.0 Marshmallow was used for this FAQ).
Turn off Auto Rotate
Note: it might be required to swipe to the right, on the top panel, to display the icon.
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