Rotating the Screen Orientation on Mobile Devices

Applies to CrossBrowserTesting SaaS, last modified on November 26, 2020

During Live Tests, the method to rotate the screen depends on the device you are testing and if it is a real device or a simulator.

Physical iOS devices

The iOS devices can be rotated by changing the resolution, either before launching a Live Test or during one, using one of the resolution dropdown boxes:

Changing resolution

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Changing resolution

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Physical Android devices

Physical Android Devices will have a rotate icon at the bottom of the display during Live Tests:

Rotating a device

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iOS simulators

iOS Simulators can be rotated using the Hardware menu at the top of the display:

Rotating an iOS simulator

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Android simulator

Android Simulators can be rotated using the following hotkeys:

  • Linux – Ctrl + F12

  • Mac – Fn + Left Ctrl + F12

  • Windows – Left Ctrl + F11 or Left Ctrl + FF12

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