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HP Notebook PCs - Changing the Screen Rotation (Windows 10)

This document is for HP notebook PCs with Windows 10.
You can lock the display to prevent automatic screen rotation or change the screen orientation.

Lock the screen rotation in tablet mode

Use the Rotation lock feature to disable automatic screen rotation when using the computer in tablet mode.
  1. Click the Action Center icon on the taskbar.
    You can also open the Action Center by pressing the Windows logo key + A on the keyboard.
  2. Click Rotation lock.
    The tile turns blue when you enable the rotation lock feature.
    Selecting Rotation lock to disable automatic screen rotation

Change the screen orientation in desktop mode

The Rotation lock feature is not available when using the computer in desktop mode. Use Windows Settings to change the screen orientation.
  1. In Windows, search for and open Settings.
  2. In the Settings menu, click System.
  3. Click the drop-down menu under Orientation and select an option from the list.
    Selecting an option from the Orientation drop-down menu