Screen Not Rotating

vpblaze

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So, this has been driving me nuts for the last few weeks.
Randomly, my Note will just stop being able to rotate between landscape and portrait mode.
For example; I will be browsing the Web, I rotate it to portrait to type in a address, then rotate back to landscape to view the page, then I will rotate back to type something else, but it won't rotate.
I am not saying that's the only time it happens. It is literally random and I haven't been able to find any consistency. I have deleted, reinstalled, gotten rid off apps. Open, closed apps in different orders, still can't replicate it on purpose.

So far, the only way I have been able to fix it is by restarting my Note. So far I have had it happen at least once a day. Sometimes up to 3 times a day.
So, has anyone else had this problem? Any fix ideas?

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Keeping the soft reasons aside for more knowledgeble viewers, only one point cropped up in my mind....have the Note 2 dropped from your hand or a similar sudden thud or something ? That might be a reason for some hardware to not function normally.

PS- i think you have already considered this point...

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Dropping it would make sense. Could have bumped some kind of sensor, who knows.
I can't remember dropping it though. It would be easier if it was a software issue. Those are easier to fix then a physically broken phone.

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So, this has been driving me nuts for the last few weeks.
Randomly, my Note will just stop being able to rotate between landscape and portrait mode.
For example; I will be browsing the Web, I rotate it to portrait to type in a address, then rotate back to landscape to view the page, then I will rotate back to type something else, but it won't rotate.
I am not saying that's the only time it happens. It is literally random and I haven't been able to find any consistency. I have deleted, reinstalled, gotten rid off apps. Open, closed apps in different orders, still can't replicate it on purpose.

So far, the only way I have been able to fix it is by restarting my Note. So far I have had it happen at least once a day. Sometimes up to 3 times a day.
So, has anyone else had this problem? Any fix ideas?

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This is known bug apparently introduced with 4.1.2, and has been discussed here before. Until it's presumably fixed (whenever 4.2.2 4.3 comes out on the Note 2), get a screen rotation app like Rotation Lock Adaptive or Ultimate Rotation Control. The discussion thread I linked to also mentions a few tricks, but I can't vouch for any of them.
 

vpblaze

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Thanks Jas. I don't know why that one didn't come up in the search.
Here is hoping 4.3 could fix it.....

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