Lock screen orientation .net MAUI

Mielesplayz 281 Reputation points
2022-09-01T09:12:38.8+00:00

Is there a way for you to lock your screen orientation in your .net MAUI app?
I have been searching for a while, but I can't figure out how to do it.

.NET MAUI
.NET MAUI
A Microsoft open-source framework for building native device applications spanning mobile, tablet, and desktop.
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  1. Wenyan Zhang (Shanghai Wicresoft Co,.Ltd.) 26,071 Reputation points Microsoft Vendor
    2022-09-02T07:54:36.39+00:00

    Hello @Mielesplayz ,

    If you want to lock the screen orientation in your app, you can set it individually on each platform.

    On Android:
    You could open MainActivity.cs under Platforms/Android, then change the the orientation attribute.

    [Activity(... ConfigurationChanges = ConfigChanges.ScreenSize | ConfigChanges.Orientation, ScreenOrientation = ScreenOrientation.Landscape)] //This is what controls orientation, you could force the application orientation to be Landscape or Portrait   
    

    On iOS:
    You could double-click to open info.plist file under Platforms/iOS, then find Device Orientation option and set the screen orientation according to your needs.

    For more details, you can see Device Orientation - Xamarin | Microsoft Learn (These settings apply to Xamarin and MAUI, even though the documentation is about Xamarin)

    Best Regards,
    Wenyan Zhang


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