Rotating your computer screen can prove to be very beneficial especially when you are watching a video or reading something. This can be achieved by making changes in the display configuration in the settings application in windows operating system without any third-party software. In Windows 11, there are 4 options available for display orientation i.e. Landscape, Portrait, Landscape(flipped), Portrait(flipped). You can choose any orientation as per your requirement that changes your screen orientation. We have listed out the two methods by which you can rotate your screen in this article. Please continue reading to find out.
Method 1: Rotate your Screen using Display Settings
Step 1: Open the Display settings page
Right-Click on the Desktop and select Display settings from the context menu as shown below.
Press Win + I keys together to open Settings app.
Then, Click on System > Display.
Step 2: In the Display page
Scroll down the page and look for Display orientation.
Click on Landscape to see other orientation options from the list.
Step 4: Now you can see there are 4 options available.
As an example, we have selected Portrait mode in screenshot given below. You can select any one among them.
Then, it will prompt to select either Keep changes to apply changes or Revert to cancel the selection.
This way you can change the display orientation which rotates the screen very easily.
Method 2: Using Keyboard Shortcuts
There are few of the keyboard shortcuts to change the display orientation directly from the keyboard.
We have listed all the keyboard shortcuts below :
- Press CTRL + ALT + UP ARROW key together to set screen on landscape mode.
- Press CTRL + ALT + DOWN ARROW key together to set screen on landscape (flipped) mode.
- Press CTRL + ALT + LEFT ARROW key together to set screen on Portrait mode.
- Press CTRL + ALT + RIGHT ARROW key together to set screen on Portrait (flipped) mode.
NOTE:- The above keyboard shortcuts will work on most of the computers. But If they are not working on your system, then probably you need to enable the shortcut keys in the Intel Graphics Command Center application. You can download and install it on your system from Microsoft Store for free if this application is missing on your laptop.
- Press Win key on your keyboard and type intel graphics command center.
- Hit Enter key.
- After the application opens, Click System > HotKeys.
- Then, Click on Enable System HotKeys toggle button to turn it ON.
- Close the application.
This method is most easiest one to rotate the screen of your computer.
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