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How to enable landscape home screen on Google Pixel

Do you know any trick to enable landscape home screen on Google Pixel XL 7.1.2? By default disable homescreen rotation on Pixel and Pixel XL phone. When turned on screen rotation on your pixel XL, you’re phone screen rotate horizontal (landscape) to vertical (Portrait) or vertical to horizontal simultaneously whenever rotate pixel screen.

You can customize your Google pixel phone as per your favorite. Most of all Pixel and Pixel XL user not aware of this landscape home screen feature. Pixel Launcher has an option to enable screen rotation in your device. If you are other android devices, use Google Now launcher to enable home screen rotation. There are two easy ways to enable landscape home screen on Google Pixel and Pixel XL 7.1.2.


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How to enable landscape home screen on Google Pixel and Pixel XL

Let see how to set up or turn on home screen rotation on your pixel devices.

1st Way: Enable home screen rotation using home screen

First of all unlock your Pixel and Pixel XL phone.

Step 1: Touch & hold the blank screen of the home screen in your pixel phone

You can view Wallpapers, Widgets and settings options.

Tap settings on home screen to open rotation settings in pixel

Step 2: Tap on Settings icon

By default disable home screen rotation in your pixel device.

enable home screen rotation on Pixel XL

Step 3: Turn on toggle button of Allow homescreen rotation

Enable landscape home screen on Google Pixel XL

Now change your pixel phone position vertical to horizontal, you can view below screen which is rotated.

2nd Way: Enable landscape home screen on Google Pixel 7.1.2 using Pixel Launcher

Step 1: Go to Settings in your Google pixel device

Step 2: Under device section, tap on Apps

Tap on Pixel launcher from app list on pixel

Step 3: Scroll down until Pixel Launcher and tap on it

Tap settings gear icon in Pixel launcher

Step 4: Tap on Settings gear icon

enable home screen rotation on Pixel XL phone

Step 5: Turn on radio button of Allow homescreen rotation

That’s it.

Enable landscape home screen on android 7.0 using Google App settings (Moto G4 plus):

Enable rotation on home screen android Nougat 7.0

Phone settings > Personal > Google > Services > Search > Home screen > Allow rotation

Different android device has slightly different settings to enable home screen rotation. You can easily enable / disable it in your devices.

I hope this little tip helps to enable landscape home screen on Google Pixel and Pixel XL devices. If you are facing any problem, don’t hesitate to let me know in below comment box. For read more android Smartphone tricks visit bestusefultips.com

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