Rotation Lock setting on the BlackBerry Z10 smartphone is not persistent across device restarts

Article ID: KB34170

Type: Support Content

Last Modified: 06-18-2013


Product(s) Affected:

  • BlackBerry 10 OS
  • BlackBerry Z10
  • BlackBerry Z10 smartphone
  • DT 7107753
  • PR 328265

If the Rotation Lock setting on the BlackBerry Z10 smartphone is turned on and then the smartphone is restarted, the setting returns to being off.

This is a previously reported issue that is being investigated by our development team. A resolution is currently unavailable.
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To access the Rotation Lock setting, on the home screen, swipe down from the top bezel. To toggle the setting tap the lock icon beside Rotation Lock.

With the Rotation Lock setting turned on (icon is blue), the orientation of the contents on the smartphone's screen are locked to portrait.

With the Rotation Lock setting turned off (icon is white), the orientation of the contents on the smartphone's screen can be changed to landscape or portrait depending on how the device is held.


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