Rotate the screen on your iPhone or iPod touch

Learn how to rotate the screen on your iPhone or iPod touch.

Rotate the screen on an iPhone without a Home button

  1. Swipe down from the top-right corner of your screen to open Control Center.
  2. Tap the Portrait Orientation Lock button  to make sure that it's off.
  3. Turn your iPhone sideways. If the screen still doesn't rotate, try another app.

Rotate the screen on an iPhone or iPod touch with a Home button

  1. Swipe up from the bottom edge of your screen to open Contol Center.
  2. Tap the Portrait Orientation Lock button  to make sure that it's off.
  3. Turn your iPhone or iPod touch sideways. If the screen still won't rotate, try another app.

Still need help?

Contact Apple Support to set up service for your iPhone or iPod touch.

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