Samsung Galaxy S8 / S8+ - Turn Screen Rotation On / Off

Note Screen rotation displays content in landscape (horizontal) or portrait (vertical) and isn't available for all apps. Simply turn the device to change the view.

  1. Swipe down from the top of the screen to reveal the notification panel.
    Note These instructions apply to Standard mode and the default Home screen layout.
  2. Tap Auto Rotate Rotate unlock icon.
    Note Tapping Auto Rotate locks the screen into the current viewing mode (i.e., Portrait, Landscape).
  3. To return to Auto rotate, tap the current mode icon (i.e., Auto rotate Rotate unlock icon, Lock rotation Portrait lock icon).