Sometimes you turn on your computer and your screen is upside down without any reason. Well, that happens when you make changes on your computer or install a new software.
So, if you want to rotate your screen on your laptop or PC, follow these easy methods
Method #1: Rotate Screen using Display Settings
- Right click on your desktop and select Display Settings
- In the window that opens click on Orientation
- There you can choose different screen orientations such as Landscape, Portrait, Landscape (flipped), Portrait (flipped)
- Choose Landscape because is the common orientation for all computers.
Method #2: Rotate Screen using Graphic Options
Another option to rotate the screen in Windows is using the Graphic Options
Depending on the processor, Intel or AMD, the configuration may vary.
- Right click on the desktop and select Graphic Options > Rotation > (Display)
- There choose your orientation
Rotate screen with NVIDIA
If the previous option doesn’t appear directly, right-click on the desktop and select NVIDIA Control Panel
Inside the NVIDIA Control Panel, you can change the screen orientation under the Rotate Screen section
Rotate screen with Intel
For Intel, right-click on the desktop and select Graphics Properties
Click on Rotation to change screen orientation
Method #3: Rotate Screen using Hotkeys
One of the most practical and simple ways to rotate the screen is to use the keyboard shortcuts.
Rotate Screen to the default orientation
Ctrl + Alt + Arrow Up
Alt Gr + Arrow up
Rotate Screen 180°
Ctrl + Alt + Down Arrow
Alt Gr + Down Arrow
Rotate Screen 90°
Ctrl + Alt + Left Arrow
Alt Gr + Left Arrow
Rotate Screen 270°
Ctrl + Alt + Right Arrow
Alt Gr + Right Arrow
Method #4: Rotate Screen using Control Panel
Another option that you have to rotate your screen in Windows 10 is using the Control Panel.
If you want to know how to open the Control Panel, follow this tutorial.
- In the Control Panel click on Hardware and Sound
- Now, click on Display
- On the left click on Change display settings
- In the window that opens click on Orientation and rotate your screen
Method #5: Rotate Screen using Shortcut
You can create a shortcut to rotate your screen in Windows 10.
Download the “Display” tool from the following link.
For this tutorial the Display tool is located in the folder:
Now, right-click on your desktop and select New > Shortcut
Depending on the orientation type the following commands:
C:\Users\Solvetic\Desktop\Display\Display.exe /rotate:0 C:\Users\Solvetic\Desktop\Display\Display.exe /rotate:90 C:\Users\Solvetic\Desktop\Display\Display.exe /rotate:180 C:\Users\Solvetic\Desktop\Display\Display.exe /rotate:270
Enter the name for the shortcut and click on OK
Now, double-click on the shortcut to rotate your screen.
Using one of these simple alternatives you rotate your screen in Windows 10 easily, if you have any question about this tutorial comment below.