Stopping the Screen on the Samsung Galaxy Tab A from Automatically Rotating (SM-P550, SM-T550, and SM-T350)
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, but can be turned off and locked in Portrait mode by following the steps below.
Auto Screen Rotation
Swipe from the top of the screen to the bottom to open the Notification Panel.
Touch Auto rotate in the Quick Settings Panel.
To turn Auto rotate back on, open the Notification Panel and touch Landscape.
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