How to Rotate Screen in Windows 10 [Laptop or PC]

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

  1. Right click on your desktop and select Display Settings
  2. In the window that opens click on Orientation
  3. There you can choose different screen orientations such as Landscape, Portrait, Landscape (flipped), Portrait (flipped)
  4. 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.

  1. Right click on the desktop and select Graphic Options > Rotation > (Display)
  2. 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 or Alt Gr + Arrow up

Rotate Screen 180°

Ctrl + Alt + Down Arrow or Alt Gr + Down Arrow

Rotate Screen 90°

Ctrl + Alt + Left Arrow or Alt Gr + Left Arrow

Rotate Screen 270°

Ctrl + Alt + Right Arrow or Alt Gr + Right Arrow

Note: If you use Intel and the hotkeys don’t work, go to the Desktop > Right click > Graphics Options > Hotkeys > Enable

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.

  1. In the Control Panel click on Hardware and Sound
  2. Now, click on Display
  3. On the left click on Change display settings
  4. In the window that opens click on Orientation and rotate your screen
    orientation display settings

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:

C:\Users\Caligula\Desktop\Display

Now, right-click on your desktop and select New > Shortcut
new shorcut windows 10Depending 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.

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