Check your settings and test with an app that rotates
Some apps don't rotate. Some might use only portrait or landscape mode, or switch depending on the content. To test screen rotation, open the Calculator app that comes with your device. If the screen doesn't rotate when you rotate the device, try these steps:
- Check for in the status bar. If you see this icon, Orientation Lock is on. To turn it off, swipe up from the bottom of the screen to reveal the Control Center and tap .
- If you have an iPhone 6 Plus, turn off Display Zoom to rotate the Home screen.
- If you have an iPad with a Side Switch, turn the Side Switch on or off.
Get more help
If you checked your settings and your screen still doesn't rotate when using an app that should (like the Calculator app), follow these steps: