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How Do I Stop the Screen From Automatically Rotating on My Samsung Galaxy S5 Active? (SM-G870A)

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:

The available screens and settings may vary by wireless service provider and software version.

Auto Rotation

  1. From any screen, swipe from the top of the screen to the bottom to open the Notification Panel.

    Samsung Galaxy S5 Active Stopping Screen Automatically Rotating
  2. Navigate to and touch Auto rotate in the Quick Settings Panel to turn the rotation off.

    Samsung Galaxy S5 Active Stopping Screen Automatically Rotating
  3. When the Screen rotation is turned off, it will be locked to Portrait mode.

    Samsung Galaxy S5 Active Stopping Screen Automatically Rotating

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