1. Leafgreen's Avatar
    Hey all! I have a serious complaint with 2.2 rotation as explained below. If you agree, will you please add your comment to my post at Google's forum here Turn on or off rotate right and left when greater than a certain roll angle - Google Mobile Help ? Thank you!!

    Device: Evo
    Carrier: Sprint
    Country / Language: USA / English
    OS / Browser / build number: 2.2 3.26.651.6

    Hello Android support,

    I have one serious complaint with 2.2. Android has added auto rotation to the right. But, it has not given the user the ability to adjust such in settings -> display -> auto rotate screen. Google, you REALLY need to add user-definable settings for this.

    Adding the rotate to the right feature exactly doubles the frequency of mistaken rotations. Mistaken rotations are inconvenient because it causes a delay for screen refresh, delay for browser redraw, some apps lose data that I have entered before saving, and some apps lose previous page positioning forcing me to scroll back to the previous position. Before adding the rotate to the right feature, the mistaken rotations were bothersome. Now, it decreases productivity and convenience so much that I must turn the feature off.

    However, the simple solution is to add the ability for the user to set the following in settings:

    1. Turn on or off rotate right.
    1.1 Turn on or off rotate right when greater than a certain roll angle.
    2. Turn on or off rotate left.
    2.1 Turn on or off rotate left when greater than a certain roll angle.

    If Google did add these settings, I would enter in values significantly greater than the default settings!

    Best wishes,
    Leafgreen
    08-14-2010 06:40 PM
  2. rdandy5875's Avatar
    I agree with this.

    I was perfectly happy always having to rotate to the left. Now the rotation "falls" right a lot of times when it is inconvenient for it to do so, seems like it goes right with about a 5 degree from verticle - Say when listening to a voicemail.

    Also, overall rotation seems way less responsive since 2.2.
    Leafgreen likes this.
    08-14-2010 11:55 PM
  3. itch808's Avatar
    Also, overall rotation seems way less responsive since 2.2.
    Less responsive?!!??!

    Ever since 2.2 it seems almost TOO responsive that it's annoying. A slight nudge left or right and the darn thing switches to landscape!!!!

    I wish they had a sensitivity adjuster! But maybe that's too geeky for the masses?
    Leafgreen likes this.
    08-15-2010 01:19 AM
  4. XXXdc5's Avatar
    added to your post
    Leafgreen likes this.
    08-15-2010 02:11 PM
  5. Paladin's Avatar
    Have you guys calibrated your G-sensor at all? It may help.

    settings-->Display-->G-sensor settings=G-Sensor calibration
    08-15-2010 02:36 PM
  6. Leafgreen's Avatar
    Have you guys calibrated your G-sensor at all? It may help.

    settings-->Display-->G-sensor settings=G-Sensor calibration
    Yes, mosdef. Twice in fact.
    08-15-2010 07:06 PM
  7. rhull3's Avatar
    I agree it would be nice to calibrate or set angles if possible.

    At the least a widget that could turn auto rotate off and set to either landscape or portrait.
    08-22-2010 12:16 AM
  8. XXXdc5's Avatar
    hopefully something with this changes
    08-22-2010 09:20 PM
  9. Gekko's Avatar
    no problems here. i'd rather they spend their time on more important things.
    08-22-2010 09:30 PM
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