How to Lock Screen Rotation in iOS 7?

Updated to iOS 7 and don’t know how to lock screen rotation? Here step by step guide on how to lock screen rotation/orientation in iOS 7.

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Apple released iOS 7 few months ago with a totally new interface. Though it is still that simple but those users who have been using iPhone, iPad or iPad Touch would have found that a little difficult to use since it is the first time Apple has made major change to iOS. One of the common feature of iOS is that it allow user to lock screen rotation in iPhone, iPad or iPod Touch.

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Locking screen rotation was very easy task in previous versions of iOS. One simply has to double click the home button to launch multitasking window then swiping towards right to get lock rotation option. Almost all iOS users who have updated their devices to iOS 7 are still not able to lock screen rotation in iOS 7. Well the good news for you is that Apple has made it more easier to lock screen rotation in iOS 7. Not believing? You will, let me show you how to achieve this task in iOS 7.

Lock Screen Rotation in iOS 7

How to Lock Screen Rotation in iOS 7?

As I said earlier, it is much easier to lock screen rotation in iOS 7. I am sure you would know (unless you’re living under rock) about the Control Center which Apple introduced in iOS 7. The aim of Control Center was to give faster access to common settings like turning ON/OFF WiFi, increasing or decreasing brightness etc etc. The good news here is that lock screen orientation option is also located there. Yes you can lock screen rotation in iOS 7 from Control Center. Here’s how:

  1. Swipe up from bottom of your iPhone, iPad or iPod Touch display to open Control Center.
  2. Now there at the top right you will see Orientation Lock button. Simply tap on it to toggle ON or OFF. That’s it.

Once you have locked the screen orientation in IOS 7 from there, you will see lock screen icon in status bar. So you see how easy it is to lock screen rotation in iOS 7.

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