Why Doesn’t My Samsung Note 4 Screen Rotate
For those that own a Samsung Galaxy Note 4 and want to know why doesn’t my Galaxy Note 4 screen rotate or accelerometer has stopped working, we’ll explain below. This issue is happening when the screen rotation is activated and turned on. This means that the Samsung Note 4 screen rotate doesn’t work even on the Internet page and is stuck in the vertical and won’t go horizontal when the camera is moved.
Other common issues that have been facing the Note 4 screen rotate problem is that the default camera is showing everything upside down (ie, inverted) also all the Galaxy Note 4 buttons are upside down. If none of the methods below work, there could be a software bug problem with the current software and it’s suggested to update the Samsung Galaxy 4 to the latest software.
How to fix Samsung Note 4 screen won’t rotate
An effective method to check if the phone’s gyroscope or accelerometer is functioning by doing a self-test. This will help to see what the real issue is when the Note 4 screen won’t rotate. You can do this by pressing the code “*#0*#” (without the quotation marks) on the Samsung Note 4 dial pad. Once you are in the service mode screen, tap on “sensors” and do a self test.If your wireless carrier disabled the option to access the service screen, then your only recourse here is to reset the phone to its factory defaults. To learn how to factory reset the Galaxy Note 4, read this guide. It’s also recommended to check this issue with your service provider first though as they may know by now that the problem exists and have some solution for you.
Another out-of-the-box tip from some that we don’t suggested doing is hitting the Samsung Note 4 with the back of your hand to give your phone a gentle jolt. If you want to take the risk, you may want to do that, just be careful
Again, the most recommended way to fix when the Note 4 screen wont rotate is to complete a hard reset. It’s important to note that doing a Samsung Note 4 hard reset, this process will remove and delete all data, apps, and settings. You should back up your Note 4 to prevent any data from being lost. The way to back up data on your Samsung Galaxy Note 4 is by going to Settings > Backup & reset. You can learn how to perform a hard reset on the Note 4 with this guide, here.