2 Easiest Ways To Rotate Laptop Screen

Highlights

  • You can rotate the laptop screen with keyboard shortcuts. For instance, for windows 7,8,10 you can rotate the laptop screen by pressing Ctrl + Alt + any arrow key to rotate your laptop’s screen.
  • You can also rotate the screen from the Display settings menu.

Has your laptop struck in vertical (portrait) mode, and you don’t know how to return it to horizontal (landscape) mode? Don’t worry. We all have been in this situation at some point somehow. This article will share how to rotate the laptop screen in the 2 easiest ways so that the next time you don’t panic, you get in this type of situation.

Rotating a laptop screen also comes in handy when you’ve plugged in an outer display, and your primary screen has run haywire as a result, or possibly you’re trying to look at a vertical infographic holistically rather than a chunk by chunk.

In this article, I will explain how to rotate laptop screen in windows 10. But these ways are also applicable for Windows 7 and 8. I have a dell laptop, and I will use these ways to rotate my dell PC.

How To Rotate Laptop Screen With A Keyboard Shorcut?

You can rotate the screen of your laptop with just a few clicks on your keyboard.

The keyboard shortcut for rotating laptop screen in windows 7,8,10 is CTRL + ALT + Left ArrowRight Arrow, or Down arrow.

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To shift it back to the horizontal mode, click Ctrl + Alt + ⬆.

How To Rotate Laptop Screen With Display Settings Menu?

If the shortcut keys method didn’t work for you, you could adopt the following procedure to rotate your Pc screen.

Right-click on your desktop and click on ‘Display Settings.’

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Here under the ‘Size and layout’ option, you can see ‘Display orientation’ which is landscape (horizontal) by default.

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When you click on this, you will see the orientation options such as portrait, flipped. Select whichever you want.

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Click on ‘Keep changes’ if you want to keep this orientation.

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People Also Ask About How To Rotate Laptop Screen

You can rotate the screen 90 degrees in windows 10 by clicking

  • Ctrl + Alt + ➡ (Rotate the screen 90 degress right)
  • Ctrl + Alt + ⬅ (Rotate the screen 90 degress left)

You can rotate your windows screen by using keyboard shortcuts or from the display settings menu.

To change the screen from vertical to horizontal simultaneously click Ctrl + Alt + ⬆.

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