Lock/Unlock Screen Portrait Orientation Mode - Apple® iPhone® 5
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Lock/Unlock Screen Portrait Orientation Mode - Apple® iPhone® 5

This helps if you can't get the screen/display on your iPhone 5 to flip or rotate.

Note To determine the device software version, refer to View Software Version.

Device Software Version iOS 6
Device Software Version iOS 7

 

Device Software Version iOS 6

  1. From the main screen, press the menu button twice quickly to access the recently used applications screen.
  2. From the recently used applications screen, drag the bottom of the screen to the right.
    drag the bottom of the screen to the right
  3. Select the Portrait Orientation symbol to lock or unlock.
    Note When lock symbol is present, the screen is locked into portrait orientation mode.
    Select the lock symbol to lock unlock portrait mode
  4. Press the menu button to exit.

 

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Device Software Version iOS 7

  1. Access the Control Center by selecting the bottom of any screen and then dragging up.
  2. Select the Portrait Orientation symbol to lock or unlock.
    Note When lock symbol is present, the screen is locked into portrait orientation mode.
  3. Drag the Control Center down to exit.

 

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Last Modified: February 20, 2014
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