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iPhone 4 screen orientation just not working right

event3horizon

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Apps will not sense orientation correctly. Lock icon is off. Happens in all apps. The only way i can switch orientation is to close the app, and then open the app again while my desired orientation is being performed. Has anyone had this? Such a bizarre problem. Is the accelerometer screwed up? I've already done the hard reboot, closed all apps, but nothing. The only thing I haven't done is factory reset but I'm wondering if I shouldn't waste time with it.
 

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I'd think it's more software related than hardware related. If it works after you've shifted the orientation, then it's most likely not the accelerometer's problem since it works when you "pre-prep" the orientation. You can try a restore and see if that fixes the problem. Might just be a hiccup with the software end of things. Just make sure you perform a backup onto your computer or iCloud before doing so.
 
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Well.. hear this. The phone accidentally slipped off my hands today and it fell and slammed on its face. Fell about 5 inches. It's fixed after 3 weeks like this. Couldn't stop laughing. APPLE PRODUCTS. looool.
 
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