Last updated on October 15th, 2019 at 12:51 pm
Your laptop screen rotated in the wrong way (upside down or sideways) is an annoying problem to have. You might think your display is faulty or there is something wrong. But, rest assured there is nothing wrong with your laptop display.
And fixing this problem is very easy to do. And wouldn’t take more than five minutes of your time. Here’s how to fix a laptop screen that’s upside down or sideways.
How To Fix Upside Down Laptop Screen on HP, Dell, Acer, etc.
Here’s how to return your laptop display to normal on any laptop. Just follow the methods outlined below and you are good to go.
Method 1 – Do It Through The Display Settings
- Right Click on your display.
- Click on Display Settings.
- In the Display Settings. Look for Orientation.
- Under Orientation. Click the arrow and a drop-down menu will appear.
- Choose Landscape Orientation and select Keep Changes.
- Your display will be back to normal.
Here’s another way to access the Display Settings.
- Press the Windows button
- Type in Orientation into the search box
- Click on Change the Orientation of The Display
- Look For Orientation in the Display Settings
- Choose Landscape and select Keep Changes.
Method 2 – Using Shortcut Keys
You can also use shortcut keys to change the orientation of your laptop display back to normal.
Press CTRL + ALT + Up Arrow Key. This will change your upside-down laptop display back to normal.
How To Fix Laptop Display Sideways
So what if your display is not upside down but has turned sideways? You can use the same methods to solve this problem.
Method 1 – Display Settings
Follow the instructions outlined before and select the Landscape orientation under Display Settings.
Method 2 – Shortcut Keys
The shortcut keys are still the same. Press CTRL + ALT + UP Arrow Key for your display to rotate back to normal.
What If Screen Rotate Shortcut Keys Don’t Work
Rest assured this can be easily fixed.
- Press CTRL + ALT + F12
- Intel HD Graphics box will open. Select Options and Support.
- Under Manage Hot Keys click Enable.
- Save Profile
- You can now use the shortcut keys to rotate the display once again.
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