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Disable Auto Rotate on Galaxy S6 edge and S6 edge+

When switching between viewing a panoramic photo or reading a listicle, the S6 edge and S6 edge+ has a built-in feature that automatically rotates your screen to adjust to your needs. Auto Rotate uses an internal sensor to detect which way your phone is rotating and then adjusts your screen accordingly. If you're using your phone lying down on the sofa on a lazy Sunday afternoon, turn off Auto Rotate to lock your screen in portrait mode.

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

Auto Rotate

Maybe you want to watch a video without your phone tilting on you. Learn how to turn off Auto Rotate.

  1. To open the Notification Panel, swipe down from the top of the screen.  

  2. To display all of the Quick Settings, swipe down again.  

  3. To turn off the rotation, touch Auto Rotate in the Quick Settings Panel.

    Depending on the screen orientation when touching Auto rotate, the icon changes the screen to either Landscape or Portrait.

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