Critically acclaimed by some tech websites as the best smartphone of 2017, LG V30 skyrocketed into the market with ways we would never have imagined. However, like all smartphones out there, LG V30 is no exception in facing different issues regarding its hardware. One of the issues LG V30 user complains about their phones is that the accelerometer or gyro has malfunctioned, hence the phone’s screen isn’t rotating.
Another common problem LG V30 users complains about is that when their gyro or accelerometer has a malfunction, it affects the camera resulting in everything that appears inverted, together with all the LG V30’s screen buttons. Please note that if the methods we’ll be teaching you below won’t work, chances are that your phone is suffering from a software bug issue and the only way to fix that is to download and install the LG V30 newest software version.
Fixing the LG V30 screen rotation issue can be done in two ways. The first one is to perform a hard reset on your phone.
Solution # 1
The best way to inspect whether your LG V30’s accelerometer or gyroscope is working is by performing a self-test. Doing this will help you pinpoint the real reason as to why the LG V30’s screen isn’t rotating. To do this, type in the code “*#0*#” (without the quotation marks) on the phone’s dial pad. Then a Service Mode screen will appear then on that menu, press on “sensors” to perform a self-test.
Solution # 2
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 know more how to perform a factory reset on your LG V30, read this guide. We also suggest you call your vendor first as they may already have the solution for this issue.
One more unorthodox tip OTFeed will be giving you is to tap lightly on the back of your LG V30 in order to give it a jolt. Yet if you want to gamble, you’re free to do that, but be sure to do it with precaution. Almost 1 out of 100 users have succeeded with this trick.
If you want a sure bet method to solve this issue, then we advise you to perform a hard reset on your LG V30. Please note that when you perform this, it’ll delete and remove all the settings, data, and applications on your phone. To prevent losing those files, create a backup for your LG V30. In order to create a backup for your LG V30’s data, head on to the Settings application then tap on the Backup and reset option. To know more on how to do a hard reset on your phone.