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Essential Phone - Quick Tip! How to Enable Home Screen Rotation

Sprint Product Ambassador

Since my blog talking about my favorite feature on the Essential - home screen rotation, I've received a bunch of questions on how to turn on this feature - so here goes...


Home Screen Rotation… 


Activation is simple.

There’s actually an additional ‘systems’ menu that comes up when you long press a blank space on your Home Screen. Screenshot_20171101-082636.pngSettings Menu after Long Press at the bottom


Clicking on the Settings Cog will bring up a menu to ‘Allow Home screen rotation’ when phone is rotated. Just turn it on and you’re good to go.

Screenshot_20171101-082642.pngEnable Allow Home screen rotation

That's all there is to it. Now when you rotate your Essential phone between Portrait and Landscape position the screen will rotate in kind. 

Screenshot_20171101-082948.pngPortrait ModeScreenshot_20171101-082957.pngLandscape Mode



Happy Home Screen Rotating all... Cheers!


Have questions about the Essential Phone? Let me know! 





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