How To Rotate Laptop Screen Dell Windows 10?

How to Rotate Your Laptop Screen on Dell Windows 10

Your laptop screen can be rotated in either direction, making it easy to view content in different orientations. This can be useful for presentations, watching movies, or just working on your laptop in a different position.

Rotating your laptop screen is a simple process that can be done in just a few steps. In this article, we’ll show you how to rotate your laptop screen on Dell Windows 10.

Step 1: Open the Action Center

The Action Center is a central location where you can access quick settings and notifications on your Windows 10 device. To open the Action Center, click the Windows key + A on your keyboard.

Step 2: Click the Expand button

The Action Center will open on the right side of your screen. If you don’t see the Expand button, click the Show more button at the bottom of the Action Center.

Step 3: Click the Rotation button

The Rotation button is located at the bottom of the Action Center. Click the Rotation button to open the Rotation menu.

Step 4: Select the desired rotation

The Rotation menu allows you to rotate your laptop screen in either direction. To rotate your screen clockwise, select Rotate 90 degrees clockwise. To rotate your screen counterclockwise, select Rotate 90 degrees counterclockwise.

Step 5: Close the Action Center

Once you have selected the desired rotation, you can close the Action Center. Your laptop screen will rotate to the selected orientation.

| Steps | Description | Notes |
|—|—|—|
| 1. **Open the **Settings** app.** | Click the **Start** button, then select the **Settings** gear icon. | |
| 2. **Go to **System** > Display. | Under Display, select Rotation**. | |
| 3. Select the desired rotation. | You can choose from Portrait, Landscape, or Reversed Landscape. | |

This tutorial will show you how to rotate the screen on your Dell laptop running Windows 10. You can rotate the screen clockwise or counterclockwise, and you can also lock the screen rotation so that it does not change when you change the orientation of your laptop.

What is Rotation Lock and How to Enable/Disable It

Rotation Lock is a feature that prevents the screen from rotating when you change the orientation of your laptop. This can be useful if you want to keep the screen in a specific orientation, such as when you are watching a movie or using a presentation.

To enable Rotation Lock, click on the Action Center icon in the taskbar.

Action Center icon

In the Action Center, click on the Rotation Lock button to toggle it on or off.

Rotation Lock button

When Rotation Lock is enabled, the Rotation Lock button will be blue.

How to Rotate the Screen Manually

You can rotate the screen manually by using the following steps:

1. Press and hold the Fn key on your keyboard.
2. While holding the Fn key, press the Up Arrow or Down Arrow key to rotate the screen clockwise or counterclockwise, respectively.

The screen will rotate in 90-degree increments.

To lock the screen rotation in place, press and hold the Fn key and press the Enter key. The Rotation Lock button will turn blue, indicating that the screen rotation is locked.

To unlock the screen rotation, press and hold the Fn key and press the Enter key again. The Rotation Lock button will turn gray, indicating that the screen rotation is unlocked.

This tutorial has shown you how to rotate the screen on your Dell laptop running Windows 10. You can rotate the screen clockwise or counterclockwise, and you can also lock the screen rotation so that it does not change when you change the orientation of your laptop.

Additional Resources

  • [How to Rotate the Screen on a Dell Laptop](https://www.dell.com/support/article/us/en/04/sln285437/how-to-rotate-the-screen-on-a-dell-laptop?lang=en)
  • [How to Lock the Screen Rotation on a Dell Laptop](https://www.dell.com/support/article/us/en/04/sln285439/how-to-lock-the-screen-rotation-on-a-dell-laptop?lang=en)

3. How to Rotate the Screen Using the Keyboard Shortcut

You can also rotate the screen using the following keyboard shortcut:

  • Windows Key + Ctrl + Left Arrow to rotate the screen 90 degrees clockwise.
  • Windows Key + Ctrl + Right Arrow to rotate the screen 90 degrees counterclockwise.

To rotate the screen using the keyboard shortcut, follow these steps:

1. Press the Windows Key and the Ctrl key at the same time.
2. While holding down the Windows and Ctrl keys, press the Left Arrow or Right Arrow key to rotate the screen.

The screen will rotate 90 degrees each time you press the Left Arrow or Right Arrow key. To rotate the screen back to its original orientation, press the Windows and Ctrl keys at the same time and then press the Up Arrow key.

4. How to Rotate the Screen Using the Touch Screen

You can also rotate the screen using the touch screen by following these steps:

1. Swipe in from the right edge of the screen and tap Settings.
2. Tap System.
3. Tap Display.
4. Under Rotation, tap the drop-down menu and select the desired rotation angle.

The screen will rotate to the selected rotation angle. To rotate the screen back to its original orientation, tap the drop-down menu again and select 0 degrees.

5. How to Rotate the Screen Using the Command Prompt

You can also rotate the screen using the Command Prompt by following these steps:

1. Open the Command Prompt by pressing Windows Key + R and typing cmd.
2. Type the following command and press Enter:

“`
rundll32.exe display.dll,ChangeDisplayRotation 90
“`

The screen will rotate 90 degrees clockwise. To rotate the screen back to its original orientation, type the following command and press Enter:

“`
rundll32.exe display.dll,ChangeDisplayRotation 0
“`

6. How to Rotate the Screen Using a Third-Party App

If you don’t want to use the built-in methods to rotate the screen, you can also use a third-party app. There are many different apps available, but some of the most popular ones include:

  • Rotation Lock
  • Screen Rotation
  • Display Rotation Manager

These apps allow you to rotate the screen in different ways, such as 90 degrees, 180 degrees, and 270 degrees. They also allow you to lock the screen in a specific rotation angle.

7.

These are just a few of the ways to rotate the screen on your Dell laptop running Windows 10. You can choose the method that works best for you.

How do I rotate my laptop screen on Dell Windows 10?

1. Press the Fn key and the F11 key at the same time. This will rotate the screen 90 degrees clockwise.
2. Press the Fn key and the F12 key at the same time. This will rotate the screen 90 degrees counterclockwise.
3. Press the Fn key and the F10 key at the same time. This will rotate the screen 180 degrees.

How do I lock the rotation of my laptop screen on Dell Windows 10?

1. Open the **Settings** app.
2. Go to **System** > Display.
3. Under Rotation lock, toggle the Rotation lock switch to On.

How do I change the screen orientation on Dell Windows 10?

1. Open the **Settings** app.
2. Go to **System** > Display.
3. Under Orientation, select the desired orientation.

How do I change the screen resolution on Dell Windows 10?

1. Open the **Settings** app.
2. Go to **System** > Display.
3. Under Resolution, select the desired resolution.

How do I change the color depth on Dell Windows 10?

1. Open the **Settings** app.
2. Go to **System** > Display.
3. Under Color, select the desired color depth.

How do I change the refresh rate on Dell Windows 10?

1. Open the **Settings** app.
2. Go to **System** > Display.
3. Under Advanced display settings, click Display adapter properties.
4. In the Display adapter properties window, go to the Monitor tab.
5. Under Screen refresh rate, select the desired refresh rate.

How do I troubleshoot display problems on Dell Windows 10?

1. **Make sure that your laptop is connected to a power source.** If your laptop is running on battery power, the screen may not rotate or the display may be dim.
2. **Check the display settings.** Make sure that the correct display resolution and color depth are selected.
3. **Update your graphics drivers.** Outdated graphics drivers can cause display problems. You can update your graphics drivers from the **Device Manager**.
4. **Run the Windows 10 troubleshooter.** The Windows 10 troubleshooter can help you identify and resolve display problems. To run the troubleshooter, open the **Settings** app and go to **System** > Troubleshoot. Under Find and fix other problems, click Display and then click Run the troubleshooter.

rotating your laptop screen on Windows 10 is a simple process that can be done in just a few steps. By following the steps in this guide, you can easily rotate your screen to the desired orientation, whether you’re working on a presentation, watching a movie, or just browsing the web.

Here are the key takeaways from this guide:

  • To rotate your laptop screen, press the Windows key + P.
  • Select the desired orientation from the list of options.
  • Your screen will rotate to the selected orientation.
  • To rotate your screen back to its original orientation, repeat the steps above and select “PC Screen Only.”

By following these steps, you can easily rotate your laptop screen on Windows 10 and enjoy a more comfortable viewing experience.

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