How to rotate a computer screen in Windows 10 is a question that I am often asked, Rotating a screen by mistake by clicking on a set of keys will happen to you at some time or other. Knowing how to correct this, is what this article is all about. Fortunately, there are a couple of ways to rotate the screen in Windows 10; these methods work in Windows 7, 8 and 10
Rotate a Screen with a Keyboard Shortcut
Press CTRL + ALT + Up Arrow together, and your Windows desktop should return to landscape mode. You can rotate the screen to portrait or upside-down landscape, by selecting CTRL + ALT + Left Arrow, Right Arrow or Down arrow.
Rotate Screen with Display Settings Menu
If, for some reason, the shortcut keys don’t work (and they should), try this method to rotate the computer screen.
- Right-click on the desktop and select Display settings.
- Choose a screen to fix if you have multiple monitors attached. Skip this step if you have only one
- Select Landscape from the orientation menu
- Click Apply (or OK)
- Click Keep Changes when prompted
These nifty little tricks will help you rotate your screen back to the correct orientation in no time. If you have any questions, leave a note on our website, and we will get back to you.
Author: Ryan Danvers
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