Kindle Fire: Enable or Disable Screen Rotation

Sometimes the screen on the Amazon Kindle Fire will rotate annoyingly when you’re trying to read. Fortunately you can lock the screen in place and disable the screen rotation.

  1. On the Kindle Fire HD and HDX models, access the quick menu from the Home screen by sliding down the bar at the top of the screen. On the original Fire, tap the gear in the upper-right corner of the screen.
  2. Tap the Locked/Unlocked option to toggle the setting. When it says “Unlocked“, screen rotation is enabled.
    Kindle Fire screen rotation unlockedWhen it says “Locked“, screen rotation is disabled.
    Kindle Fire screen rotation locked



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