If you have a Samsung Galaxy S6 smartphone and face a screen rotation issue on your smartphone, then this article is for you. Here, you will find the best solution to fix this issue with your smartphone.

Most smartphone users face the same problem on their Samsung Galaxy S6 smartphone; that’s why we have created this article to help our readers so they can easily fix this issue on their Galaxy S6 smartphone without any problem.

Fix Samsung S6 Screen Rotation Not Working

Sometimes the smartphone screen does not rotate, even if it is enabled from the settings. This issue occurs when the smartphone’s accelerometer or gyroscope stops working.

But don’t worry, we have the solution for this issue, and I’m damn sure that this solution will work on your smartphone, and you can easily fix this issue on your smartphone.


Samsung Galaxy S6 Screen Rotation Not Working

Check Accelerometer or Gyroscope Setting

How can you check whether the accelerometer or gyroscope is working or not?

If you think your smartphone’s accelerometer or gyroscope has stopped working, don’t worry about it. Here below, we have mentioned how you can easily check that your smartphone’s all sensors are working perfectly. In this term, you just have to download the CPU-Z app from your smartphone’s Google Play Store.

CPU-Z
CPU-Z
Developer: CPUID
Price: Free

This CPU-Z app is the best app to check all hardware details and offers the best user interface so that you can easily check all hardware information from your smartphone without any problem. Now follow below mentioned few simple steps:

  • After installation, open the CPU-Z app on your smartphone
  • Now, Swipe left until you see the “SENSORS” section,
  • Under the “Sensors” section, you can easily check your smartphone’s sensors. (Just take your smartphone and shake your smartphone slowly, now you can see whether the sensors are working or not)

If the sensors are working but the device can’t able to rotate the screen, then you can try our below few steps to fix this issue from your smartphone. If your smartphone‘s sensors are not working, you must visit the authorized service center to repair the smartphone. (If you want to try the below steps before going to the service center, then don’t worry, you can format your device to make it work.

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Perform Factory Data Hard Reset on your Galaxy S6

Before performing factory data reset, you should ensure that you have successfully backed up your data from your smartphone to the cloud or your computer. So that you can restore them if things do not work.

Step 1: First of all, turn off your smartphone

Step 2: Once the phone is turned off, press and hold the key combination: Home + Volume up + Power buttons at the same time

Step 3: After a few seconds, the Samsung Logo will appear on the screen, and you will be able to access the smartphone’s Recovery menu

Step 4: Now, you have to choose the option called “Wipe Data/Factory Reset” using the volume button, then press the “Power” button to confirm the action.

Step 5: After that, Use volume down to navigate to the “Yes- delete all user data” option and then press the “Power” button

Once the process is complete, your device will work as new, and you should see screen rotation working. If you still do not see that rotation is working correctly on your device, try visiting the Samsung service center near you.

We hope this guide to solving Galaxy s6 screen rotation not working has helped you. Do share your comments about this in the comments.

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Bhavesh Sondagar is editor in chief at theandroidportal.com. He loves to write about tech, gadget and android apps.