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    Unhappy Note 2 screen rotation

    I just got my At&t Note 2 and the screen will not rotate.

    Notification has screen rotation highlited, it is checked in screen settings.
    I have put it in odin, removed the battery and done those tricks.

    Nothing, anyone have any other ideas?
    I also installed Nova Launcher (Prime) which has screen rotation controls and still nothing.

    Help please
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    Quote Originally Posted by LMaui View Post
    I just got my At&t Note 2 and the screen will not rotate.

    Notification has screen rotation highlited, it is checked in screen settings.
    I have put it in odin, removed the battery and done those tricks.

    Nothing, anyone have any other ideas?
    I also installed Nova Launcher (Prime) which has screen rotation controls and still nothing.

    Help please
    Maybe smart stay is on

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    Nope, I checked that, have toggled off and on all rotation settings too, I heard that Touchwiz keyboard has problems and that Swiftkey3 would correct the auto rotate problem but that doesn't work for me either.

    I have heard that you can do the can recalibrate the gyro, which used to be a setting in my GS3 but I can't find it on my Note 2.

    Thaks for trying
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    Quote Originally Posted by LMaui View Post
    Nope, I checked that, have toggled off and on all rotation settings too, I heard that Touchwiz keyboard has problems and that Swiftkey3 would correct the auto rotate problem but that doesn't work for me either.

    I have heard that you can do the can recalibrate the gyro, which used to be a setting in my GS3 but I can't find it on my Note 2.

    Thaks for trying
    To re-calibrate the gyro,
    open settings
    open motion
    open advanced settings
    gyroscope calibration
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    Thanks, ill give it a try
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    Didn't work :-(
    I'll be taking it into AT&T today...
    thanks for the help everyone
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    AT&T gave me a new Note2.... all is well now
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    I just had then same problem with my Verizon Note II that I just got today... Did everything everyone had recommended on forums for over 2 hours now to try and fix it... FFRUSTRATING!

    So all you did was take it back to ATTNand your new one works right out of the box?

    -Drew
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    Quote Originally Posted by bornshallow View Post
    I just had then same problem with my Verizon Note II that I just got today... Did everything everyone had recommended on forums for over 2 hours now to try and fix it... FFRUSTRATING!

    So all you did was take it back to ATTNand your new one works right out of the box?

    -Drew
    Drew, that is all I had to do... they did a factory reset to see if that helped and it didn't... they went into the back room and came out with a new one. I told them I wanted to check to make sure everthing was working on the new one before I accepted it and all has been well since... take yours back
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    I fussed with it for a few hours... Couldnt get the gyro to respond at all.

    I finally took it back today. The new one works like a charm. Weird- there must have been some handsets that were just defective. Really loving this phone though!

    Thanks!

    Drew
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    Bad gyros! Oh noes!

    Lovin my Note 2!!
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    I have similar problem. On other apps, screen rotates but not home screen. Is this normal?
    All of my previous smartphones had landscape home screen mode....

    I checked on gyro but blue ball in center does not seem to move at all...is this also normal??
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    Not one of my SAMSUNG phones, including the note 2, had/has a landscape home screen.

    GS3, GS2, Captivate, Note 1, Focus, Focus S.........

    Sent from my SAMSUNG-SGH-I317 using Android Central Forums
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    Found the solution, at least for mine. It's an 02 note 2 and if you can't rotate it merely open up any programme that allows you to type on the keyboard. Bring up the keyboard, turn the phone on its' side and it should rotate. Do this a few times and it fixes itself. It's worked every time for me since it stopped rotating in general. Rebooting also fixed it for me.
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    Guys I totally just winged a fix of my own today and it worked! haha so let's assume my facebook is stuck in portrait mode and won't rotate. I simply put the phone in landscape position and let the screen timeout and auto shut off, then after I turned the screen back on EVERY app worked fine again =s quickest solution I have found so far! And you don't have to restart the phone.
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    because my iphone did it.. wasn't sure (cause i don't remember testing it at the store).. but does our Note 2 do the landscape home screen? or is it just apps?
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    Quote Originally Posted by FitMomXtine View Post
    because my iphone did it.. wasn't sure (cause i don't remember testing it at the store).. but does our Note 2 do the landscape home screen? or is it just apps?
    Touchwiz doesn't have a landscape home screen. Other launchers offer that functionality

    Sent from my Note 2
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    Quote Originally Posted by So Cold View Post
    Touchwiz doesn't have a landscape home screen. Other launchers offer that functionality

    Sent from my Note 2

    is touchwiz what our phones automatically come with?

    I remember downloading Go Launcher Ex (because I was looking at go launcher themes).. and when I touched my home button it asked me if I wanted to go to Go Launcher Ex or Touch Wiz.. so not sure if I accidentally downloaded something extra or touchwiz was what my phone came with
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    Quote Originally Posted by FitMomXtine View Post
    is touchwiz what our phones automatically come with?

    I remember downloading Go Launcher Ex (because I was looking at go launcher themes).. and when I touched my home button it asked me if I wanted to go to Go Launcher Ex or Touch Wiz.. so not sure if I accidentally downloaded something extra or touchwiz was what my phone came with
    Yeah, Touchwiz is standard

    Sent from my Note 2
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    Quote Originally Posted by So Cold View Post
    Yeah, Touchwiz is standard

    Sent from my Note 2
    From what i have read in other places 4.1.2 introduced a screen rotation bug. Hopefully it will befixed soon for you guys. Not really an isue for me. I use an app called ultimate rotation control that lets me force any app including homescreens into portrait or landscape. Works great for my smart dock.

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    I've tried the keyboard and time out trick and mine still has this issue from time to time. Irratating but nothing earthshattering. Hopefully they'll get a fix soon.
    iPhone 3G, HTC Inspire 4G, iPod Touch 4th Gen, Samsung Galaxy Note 2, Samsung Galaxy Tab 2 10.1
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    From my experiences it seems to pop up from time to time when I've used an app that forces rotation, i.e. a game that's only landscape. I either reopen that app from my recent apps or close it and rotation is responsive again

    Sent from my Note 2
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    Quote Originally Posted by FitMomXtine View Post
    is touchwiz what our phones automatically come with?

    I remember downloading Go Launcher Ex (because I was looking at go launcher themes).. and when I touched my home button it asked me if I wanted to go to Go Launcher Ex or Touch Wiz.. so not sure if I accidentally downloaded something extra or touchwiz was what my phone came with
    Touchwiz is the stock user interface that samsung uses. It is the part of the OS that we interact with. Its the thing that is responsible the spen use among other things.

    When you pull your pen out does page buddy come up? I use a launcher and when I pull mine out nothing happens. I can still use it but only in specific apps.

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    Check out S Pen Helper in Google Play. It allows you to select apps to open automatically when the S Pen is removed.

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    Quote Originally Posted by So Cold View Post
    From my experiences it seems to pop up from time to time when I've used an app that forces rotation, i.e. a game that's only landscape. I either reopen that app from my recent apps or close it and rotation is responsive again

    Sent from my Note 2
    Guys, i think i found the solution..
    1)Hold the "home" button, it ll pop recent apps..
    2)Close those apps which workz only either in portrait mode or landscape mode..
    3)Tada... ur note 2 works fine now.. chk n reply
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