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Question: iPhone 5S: Screen Orientation Stopped Working.

I have an iPhone 5S Version: 11.2.6 (15D100)

For no apparent reason, the screen orientation stopped working yesterday (09.03.18).

It doesn't operate for my keyboard when texting or when looking at my photos when I turn my iPhone 90 degrees clockwise or anti-clockwise i.e. the screen image / keyboard doesn't change from 'portrait' to 'landscape'.

I have followed advice and pressed the Home Button and the Top Button together holding down for 10 seconds for a Forced Restart. I have done this procedure twice, but it hasn't rectified the problem.

Can anyone help, please?

Many thanks in advance!

iPhone 5s, iOS 11.2.6

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Mar 11, 2018 11:32 AM in response to Community User In response to Community User

Hi Nigel,

I understand that you're no longer able to rotate your iPhone display, specifically when using Messages. I'm happy to provide some help for this issue.

The following article provides steps to help with this issue. Be sure to go through each step, and let us know how it works for you:

If the screen doesn't rotate on your iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch - Apple Support

Thanks for using the Apple Support Communities. Cheers!

Mar 11, 2018 11:32 AM

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