There are plenty of display settings free on your Windows PC. You can change the resolution, colour settings, and orientation on your Windows using the display settings. Like a tablet or smartphone, you can change the direction of your Windows PC. If you want to rotate screen on Windows, then you can change the orientation as per your wish. Here are the other methods to rotate screen on your Windows PC.
How to Rotate screen on Windows?
There are three other methods to rotate screen on your Windows PC.
- Shortcut Keys
- Display Settings
- Graphics Options
This is one of the best methods to rotate the screen is using the shortcut key. With the support of your keyboard, you can change the orientation in just a second. Here are the shortcut keys to rotate your screen:
- Ctrl + Alt + Upward Arrow – Default position (Landscape).
- Ctrl + Alt + Downward Arrow – Rotate the screen in Upside-down (180 degrees). (Flips screen to the opposite direction)
- Ctrl + Alt + Left Arrow – Rotate the screen 90 degrees (Right).
- Ctrl + Alt + Right Arrow – Rotate the screen 90 degrees (Left).
On some Windows PCs, these shortcut keys might not work. These commands depend on the graphics card you are using. If these shortcuts don’t work, then use the different methods to rotate the screen.
This method will work on all Windows desktops and laptops:
1. Continue to the Desktop on your PC and right-click on the screen. Select the Display Settings option from the right-click menu.
(You can additionally open Settings -> System -> Display Settings)
2. In this Display Settings, you will find an option Display Orientation. By default, it will be chosen as Landscape. Click on the drop-down arrow.
You will get four options:
- Landscape (Flipped)
- Portrait (Flipped)
3. Select the orientation you want and click on it.
4. The screen will today change its orientation. It will ask the user whether to Keep Changes or Revert. If you are OK with this orientation, then click on the Keep Changes button. Else select the Revert option to set to the default position.
A different method to change the orientation is by utilising the Graphics option. This method might vary depending on your Graphics card manufacturer.
If you are utilising Intel Integrated Graphics, you can rotate the screen from your desktop screen.
1. Right-click on your Desktop.
2. Hover over the Graphics Options button and then hover over to the Rotation option.
3. You will get four options. Select the option which you want and rotate the screen in that direction.
4. You will get a pop-up on whether to keep the changes or revert them. Select Keep Changes to continue utilising the Desktop in that orientation.
This method works on an Integrated Graphics card. If you are utilising Nvidia or a different graphics card, then follow the steps below:
1. Right-click on the Desktop and click on your Graphics card manufacturer name to start the control panel.
2. The Graphics control panel will open. Continue to the Display Option and select the Rotate Display option.
3. Select the orientation and set the screen to that orientation.
The above screen might vary for different Graphics card manufacturers. However, you will find this option in the control panel.
The above are other methods to rotate screen on Windows. You can use any one of the above ways and change the orientation as you wish. After setting the screen in a particular direction, you can revert it to the same position with the above steps.
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