Apple® iPad® - Lock / Unlock Screen Portrait Orientation Mode. This helps if you can't get the screen/display on your device to flip or rotate. Turn Portrait. Make sure that Portrait Orientation Lock is turned off. To check, open Control Center. If you see, tap it to turn Portrait Orientation Lock off. You can use the side switch on iPad to either lock the screen rotation or mute some iPad sounds. Tap Settings > General and find “Use Side.
When rotating your iPad, such as from portrait view to landscape, the image on the screen rotates in order to remain right side up. This feature comes in handy. Learn what to do if your iPad screen won't rotate when you tilt it one way through such a drastic measure just to get the orientation unlocked. Learn how to turn the iPad's screen rotation orientation feature on and off. Find out how to troubleshoot a screen that won't flip even when it is unlocked.
And just in case your screen won't rotate, we'll also tell you how to unlock screen rotation on iPhone and iPad. Here's how to lock your iPhone. This will ensure that you can rotate your iPad's screen orientation You can unlock the orientation at any time by re-opening the Control.