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The iPhone, like other new iOS devices, automatically rotates the screen to match the orientation of the device. When you turn your iPhone left or right, on its side, the screen will rely on the built-in accelerometer to adjust from the default Portrait mode to Landscape mode, displaying length-wise rather than height-wise in most apps. If the screen orientation doesn’t change when you turn your iPhone, either the accelerometer has stopped working properly or, more commonly, screen rotation has been locked. Many apps work best in Landscape mode (some actually only work in this mode) so it’s important to know how to unlock rotation on iPhone. Here’s how to do it on iOS 7 as well as earlier iOS releases. Continue Reading…