How to fix screen rotation not working issue on Galaxy S9 and S9 Plus

Samsung launched the Galaxy S9 and S9 Plus finally feeding the expectations of smartphone lovers around the globe. Long before the launch of the premium devices from Samsung rumors surrounding the specifications of the device have been common in the tech world. And when finally the devices are launched the leaks seems to be true and most of the specifications comes as expected. Samsung again used the highest possible specifications with the two new flagship devices from them. In this guide, we will walk you through the ways to fix the screen rotation not working issue on Galaxy S9 and S9 Plus.

The specifications of the devices include a 5.8-inch display on Galaxy S9 and a 6.2-inch display on Galaxy S9 Plus. S9 gets a 4 GB RAM, while S9 Plus gets a better 6 GB RAM. The rear camera of both devices is also different with a dual camera setup of 2 sensors each of 12 MP on S9 Plus, while a single 12 MP sensor is provided with the S9. Both devices get the latest Qualcomm MSM8998 Snapdragon 845 SoC. An internal storage of 64 GB is available for both devices and can be expanded up to 400GB. A 300 mAh battery for S9 and a 3500 mAh battery for S9 Plus is provided.

How to fix screen rotation not working issue on Galaxy S9 and S9 Plus

Ways to fix screen rotation not working issue on Galaxy S9 and S9 Plus

Screen rotation in smartphones is a common feature today. From taking landscape mode photos to viewing videos and playing games the screen rotation options have a lot of work to do. The Gyro sensor is what make this feature work. We cant avoid the chances of a hardware failure in case of this issue. But there are some simple steps you can try to fix the issue, which is listed below.

Reboot the device

The most basic step you can try to fix the issue with screen rotation is rebooting the device. You can do this by switching off the device by holding the power button and repeating the same step to switch it back on.

Clear cache partition

  1. Power off the devicepower off
  2. Press and hold volume up button, Bixby button and power button
  3. When the screen with No commands message shows up tap on the screen
  4. Use volume keys to highlight wipe cache partition and use power button to select itSamsung Recovery
  5. Confirm by selecting yes option

Factory reset

  1. Power off the device
  2. Press and hold volume up button, Bixby button and power button
  3. When the screen with No commands message shows up tap on the screen
  4. Use volume keys to highlight wipe data/factory reset and use power button to select it
  5. Confirm by selecting yes option

I hope this guide was useful in understanding how to fix screen rotation not working issue on Galaxy S9 and S9 Plus. If any queries or feedback, please leave a comment below.

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