There are many occasions where you need to rotate your screen, especially if you are projecting your computer screen to an external screen with a different orientation.
It is very easy to rotate the screen on Windows 11. You can rotate the screen via the settings on Windows 11 or keyboard shortcuts.
Let’s take a look at the detailed steps to rotate the screen through settings and keyboard shortcuts.
Rotate the screen using the Settings app
Using the Settings app to rotate the screen is very convenient.
First, open the Start menu and click the Settings icon in the Pin Apps section.
Then, select the System tab in the left sidebar in the Settings window.
On the right side of the window, click the Display tile.
You can also right-click on the desktop to display the context menu and choose Display Settings to jump directly to the Display Settings menu.
Next, find the “Scale and Layout” section and click the drop-down menu on the “Landscape” tile.
Select the desired option from the menu to instantly change the orientation. For your better understanding, here are the gist of all options:
- Landscape refers to the normal screen orientation.
- Portrait refers to rotating the screen 90 degrees to the left.
- Landscape (flip) refers to rotating the screen 180 degrees.
- Portrait (flip) refers to rotating your screen 90 degrees to the right.
After changing the orientation, you will be prompted on the screen to click the “Keep Changes” button to apply the settings.
Rotate the screen using keyboard shortcuts
Using shortcuts is the fastest and most efficient way to rotate your screen. But the shortcuts described in this article tend to only work on machines with Intel graphics.
Press Ctrl+Alt+Left Arrow together to rotate the screen 90 degrees to the left.
Press Ctrl+Alt+Right Arrow together to rotate the screen 90 degrees to the right.
Press Ctrl+Alt+Down Arrow together to rotate the screen upside down.
Press Ctrl+Alt+Up Arrow together, the screen orientation will return to normal.
That’s all about rotating the screen through settings and keyboard shortcuts on Windows 11. If you have any other suggestions, welcome to comment.