Screen Orientation

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WCAG 2.1 - 1.3.4 AA Impact - Serious

Content within an application should not be restricted to one orientation.

Supported within:
XML Layouts


When someone has their device in a fixed or mounted orientation, an application in a different orientation becomes unusable.


  1. From portrait mode, rotate the device to landscape mode.
  2. One of the following will happen:
    • Inaccessible: App doesn't respond to rotation.
    • Accessible: App rotates to landscape mode.

How to Fix

Allow your application to support any orientation. Remove any restrictions such as the below examples: