Owners of the new Pixel 2 might be interested in knowing how they can fix their device when the screen stops rotating. Many have noticed that this issue occurs when the screen rotation is enabled but the feature is not working properly.
Some users experience this issue whenever they are browsing on their Pixel 2 and they want to view in a horizontal mode but the page gets stuck in the vertical mode even when the camera is moved.
Hard ResetSome users have also complained that whenever they access their camera, it shows everything option upside down including the buttons. I’ll explain some ways below that you use to solve the screen rotation issue on your Pixel 2. The first method that I will recommend is to carry out a hard reset of your device.
You should also check if your device’s gyroscope or accelerometer is working properly by carrying out a self-test. This will assist you in knowing where the real issue lies. You will need to locate your dial pad and dial this code: *#0*#. It will bring up a service screen that will give you the sensors option, click on it to start the self test.
Some wireless carriers always deactivate the service mode option, which means if your device is under one of these carriers, the only option left for you is to reset your smartphone to its factory defaults. To understand how you can rest your Pixel 2, you can read this guide. I will also advise that you contact your retailer; there might be a way that they use to help you fix the screen rotation issue on your Pixel 2.
Alternate MethodAnother method that I won’t actually recommend is to gently hit the back of your Pixel 2 with your palm. If you want to do this, you will need to be careful not to cause further damage to your device.
The most effective way that I will recommend is to carry out a hard reset on your Pixel 2. This process will delete all your files, data and app settings on your Pixel 2. I will advise that you make sure that you’ve backed up all important data and files before starting this process. You can backup your data on your Pixel 2 by locating the Settings on your phone and then go to Backup & Reset.