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Do you miss automatic screen rotation to landscape?

Yes - a lot
17 (51.5%)
Some
8 (24.2%)
Not really
4 (12.1%)
No
4 (12.1%)

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Offline hardindp

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Screen rotation
« on: July 25, 2012, 04:59:11 AM »
I find it odd that this is missing when it woks on all other Android and tablet devices! I know there are hacks, but come on Google!



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Re: Screen rotation
« Reply #1 on: July 25, 2012, 05:17:32 AM »
I would hope that Google gives us home screen rotation in a future update.
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Re: Screen rotation
« Reply #2 on: July 25, 2012, 06:44:19 AM »
Don't have ever to miss it. Just download Ultimate Rotate app from Google Play. Little laggy at times but gets the job done.
« Last Edit: July 25, 2012, 06:46:04 AM by coolbreeze »
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Re: Screen rotation
« Reply #3 on: July 25, 2012, 08:49:13 AM »
Ya, I voted 'a lot' but I went with Ultimate Rotate as my first app.  So actually I *would* miss it 'a lot'...

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Re: Screen rotation
« Reply #4 on: July 25, 2012, 09:16:00 AM »
I tried Ultimate Rotate and I didn't care for the overhead, plus isn't it like $3 to use after 7 days?  Honestly it's not a huge deal for me, but if I ever find a good landscape dock that uses the Pogo pins I'll probably look again so the home screen isn't sideways when docked.

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Re: Screen rotation
« Reply #5 on: August 07, 2012, 07:23:17 PM »
There is a setting that allows auto rotation for apps that permit it (some do not, usually games). User Guide P. 14. Sincere question: Am I missing the point?
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Re: Screen rotation
« Reply #6 on: August 07, 2012, 10:54:30 PM »
I must be missing the point too then because apps that autorotate usually need to be that at and I prefer a free customizable launcher that can rotate my homescreen rather than me paying for an app that doesn't good any interest to me. 
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Re: Screen rotation
« Reply #7 on: August 11, 2012, 12:53:58 PM »
With you on this JayJ. Things that need to rotate do, can live with locked portrait mode on Home. I don't spend a lot of time on that screen.  ;)
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Re: Screen rotation
« Reply #8 on: August 11, 2012, 02:53:31 PM »
Nova launcher was one of the first apps I installed and haven't looked back.

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Re: Screen rotation
« Reply #9 on: August 18, 2012, 10:28:54 PM »
Thanks, Frank. I hadn't seen that app. Might give it a try.
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Re: Screen rotation
« Reply #10 on: August 19, 2012, 04:26:05 AM »
If your Nexus 7 is rooted, you can safely edit your build.prop file to fix your home screen rotation and eliminate overhead and cost of a rotation app. I will try to find time to post a tutorial later today.  ;)
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Re: Screen rotation
« Reply #11 on: August 19, 2012, 08:51:07 AM »
That would be very cool, S. Prime.
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Re: Screen rotation
« Reply #12 on: August 19, 2012, 09:03:17 AM »
Yes!  8)
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