How to Lock Your iPhone Screen From Turning Sideways

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    Lock Your iPhone Screen from Turning Sideways

    Stop the annoying landscape view everytime you shift your iphone screen by learning how to lock your iPhone screen orientation!

    Lock your iPhone screen from turning sideways with these simple steps:


    Double click on the home button on your iPhone

    On the multi-tasking bar, scroll all the way left

    Click on the lock screen orientation button (see below)

    iphone screen orientation button

    To unlock, click the button again and your iPhone screen will return to switching from portrait and landscape mode.

    <h4>[This is part of the Digital Mom series: <a title=”iPhone Tips and Tricks” href=”” target=”_blank”>iPhone Tips &amp; Tricks</a>]</h4>

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    • Molly Thornberg is a creator. She made 4 awesome kids, too-many-to-count blogs and disasters anytime she tries to DIY. She is an introverted extrovert, believer in grace, all-around geek and total type-B parent. Molly and her family circus reside in Dallas, TX

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    • Aundra

      How do I move my photo album to my new iPhone 6?

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    • Steve Lenson

      If you see in the status bar, Orientation Lock is on. To turn it off, swipe up from the bottom of the screen to open the Control Center.

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