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phone won't go into landscape

Discussion in 'Samsung Galaxy S3' started by kparks, Jul 13, 2012.

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    Ok I'm pretty confused... My phone just suddenly went portrait and won't change Back I checked all setting and can't figure it out lol.. It won't go into landscape in anything text or Web.. Any ideas?
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    check your notification bar pull it down then scroll left and right to check if auto rotate is on or not
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    Yes it's on and all other settings appear to be correct.... I'm stumped
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    I've tried everything restart connections phone calibrate it.. Tried checking and un checking various crap even disabling my lock screen lol... I think I just got Samsunged!!!
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    Try rebooting the phone.



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    Where are you trying to use landscape mode?
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    I've tried rebooting and powering down.. Let's see typing this response.. text message.. surfing the Web.. looking at pics pretty much it just won't go into landscape in any thing
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    Have you recently installed any new apps prior to this happening?



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    Just mlb lyte and netflix and I tried un install and didn't work I guess it's factory reset time this don't make any sense
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    When u pull down the notification bar, and along the top there is a button for landscape. Press that and see if it works
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    Ok just did a factory reset still won't go into landscape mode all settings appear good so I reset again and same outcome still not working
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    lemon gyroscopic sensor? at a loss
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    That's what it was the sensor ... I did everything even recalibrated it several times and it never worked then It just started working so idk
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    So it just did it again I didn't install anything I exit the Web launch sms and no landscape mode tried the calibration didn't work factory reset didn't work 3 more calibrations didn't work then the 4th one did if it does it again vzw is getting a call!
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    I would hope that it happened again and again get that thing replaced with a new device.



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    If I do sum1 is buying me another screen protector lol..
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    Mine just stopped working today! I've only had the phone for 9 days. In the few minutes that I've been "googling" this, I've found lots of similar posts and no resolution.
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    Is urs doing the same thing?
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    Ahhhh wtf mine has not done it for 3 weeks not then bam stopped working today
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    U didn't accidentally uncheck the screen rotation highlighted in the notification bar
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