Screen rotation is a feature which is needed, especially, when you are reading something on screen of mobile device and frequent movement of body makes the reading difficult. In this situation, you feel the need to rotate the screen as well. You may activate screen rotation from more than one procedures but you have to set screen rotation degrees to make the screen rotation meaningful.


In Android 5.0 Lollipop, you may set the screen rotation, as desired, but if you feel any problem, you may see the instructions.


Command Line: Settings – Home > Display – Settings > Rotation – Display > Auto-rotation screen ON/OFF.

1: Tap the icon of the ‘Settings’ app on the Home screen of your Android 5.0 Lollipop device to open up the ‘Settings’ screen. Lollipop-Screen-Rotation Degrees-12: At the ‘Settings’ screen, scroll down to the DEVICE section and tap ‘Display’. Lollipop-Screen-Rotation Degrees-23: At the ‘Display’ screen, see the status of the ‘Rotation’ is ‘Disabled’. Tap to change the status, i.e. to activate the screen rotation. Lollipop-Screen-Rotation Degrees-34: At the ‘Rotation’ screen, see the ‘Auto-rotate screen’ is switched off as it is Grey in color. Lollipop-Screen-Rotation-Degrees-45: Tap the ‘Auto-rotate screen and drag it to the right to switch it on.

6: When the switch is turned on, the color of ‘Auto-rotate screen’ will changed from Grey to light Green, indicating that the switch is on and the auto-rotate screen is activated and enabled.

7: When the screen rotation is activated, see the degrees set by default are ‘0’, i.e. checked whereas the 3 more options are available, i.e. 90, 180 & 270 and are unchecked.Lollipop-Screen-Rotation-Degrees-58: You may tap any of degrees to rotate the screen to. I tapped to check the 90, 180 and 270 degrees but tapped the ‘0’ degrees to uncheck as it looks absurd to to me rotate to ‘0’ degree. Lollipop-Screen-Rotation-Degrees-69: Go back to ‘Display’ screen to see the status of the ‘Rotation’ which is changed to ’90, 180 & 270 degrees. Lollipop-Screen-Rotation-Degrees-7Now, whenever you will rotate your Android device, the screen will also rotate accordingly.

That’s all!

One thought on “How to Set Screen Rotation Degrees in Android 5.0 Lollipop Devices?

  1. endmathabusenow says:

    My Samsung S6 shows no options to control degrees of rotation. Just always portrait or rotate content.

    The sequence of options don’t work. Please stop posting junk claiming it works for Android lollipop when it does not.

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