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How to rotate your Chromebook's screen
Rotating your Chromebook’s screen is easy, and highly convenient in numerous situations. There are a few ways to rotate your screen. The keyboard method is the fastest, but the other method offers more control. Tablets and 2-in-1 machines will handle this automatically. Here’s a short guide on how to rotate the screen on a Chromebook.
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The easiest way to rotate your Chromebook's screen is to press Ctrl + Shift + Refresh. This will rotate your screen by 90 degrees.
How to rotate the screen on a Chromebook
Luckily, this is an easy process and can be highly convenient for showcasing presentations or using your device in a different way. This process is automatic for most Chromebook tablets. There are two ways to go about rotating your screen.
Using the keyboard shortcuts
Press the Ctrl + Shift + Refresh buttons to rotate your Chromebook screen. A popup will confirm if you want to perform the action or not. If you’re here, you probably want to do it, so hit Continue. This will rotate the screen by 90 degrees each time you perform the shortcut.
Using the system settings
If you want more direct control over how your screen rotates follow these steps:
- Open your Settings.
- Go to Device, then Displays.
- Click the orientation dropdown menu.
- Choose your preferred orientation.
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How to rotate a second screen on a Chromebook
By moving your cursor to your other connected display, you can rotate that screen by using the keyboard shortcut— Shift + Ctrl + Refresh.
If you want to rotate an extra screen connected to your device to a specific orientation, just use the system settings method found above to turn your display around. Just be sure to select your external display as the one you’d like to rotate.
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Frequently asked questions
Use the Shift + Ctrl + Refresh button shortcut to turn your screen until it is back to normal.”