How to Change the Screen Orientation in Windows 10

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edited June 2021 in Software

If you're using a monitor vertically and you need to get it changed, or just want to experiment with how your screen can be set up, we will show you how to adjust the orientation of your display in Windows 10. The orientation of the screen can be changed between options for landscape, portrait, landscape (flipped), or portrait (flipped) in Windows 10.

Here is how to adjust those settings:

  1. On your keyboard, hold the Windows key down and the letter D at the same time to go to the Desktop. Next, Right click on the desktop background and select Display Settings from the pop-up menu:

    desktop menu settings
  2. Select a display and then open the dropdown box for Orientation to view the available choices. Choices include landscape, portrait, landscape flipped, and portrait flipped. Once you select an orientation, it will ask you to Keep Changes or Revert.

    display settings menu

  3. If you are happy with the orientation, select Keep Changes. If you are not happy with the change, select Revert. If Keep Changes is not selected within 15 seconds, the display will automatically revert to the original orientation.

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