How to Rotate Screen on Chromebook

Many Chromebook users are still afraid of how to rotate screen on Chromebook?

In the past, the answer to this question was that you can’t rotate the screen on a Chromebook. However, in recent years, this fact has changed and we can rotate the screen on Chromebooks.

This post will discuss how to rotate the screen on a Chromebook and show you the different ways to rotate the screen on a Chromebook.

What Is a Chromebook?

A Chromebook is a computer that can do almost everything that a regular laptop can do. But in order to do that, it needs to have an internet connection. Chromebook is fast and easy to use with a simple user interface.

It seems like every other day a new Chromebook is announced, from different companies and with different specs. People love the idea of a laptop that is affordable and has long battery life.

Whether you’re using a Chromebook or a regular computer, you probably want to be able to rotate the screen when you operate it in different orientations. The good news is that with a Chromebook, you can do that. Here’s how.

The purpose of this blog is to walk you through all the different ways you can rotate the screen, or remap the keyboard in your Chromebook.

How to Rotate Screen on Chromebook?

Unlike a computer running Windows or Mac OS, a Chromebook runs Chrome OS. The main difference between Windows and Chrome OS is that Windows is a multitasking operating system, which means you can run more than one app at the same time. Chrome OS, on the other hand, is a single-tasking operating system, which means you can only run one app at a time.

With the rise of the multi-tasking smartphone, many users have adopted the habit of switching between multiple apps. Sometimes, they may switch between apps while using other apps. For example, some people read an article in a web browser while chatting on WhatsApp or Facebook Messenger. Also, they may get distracted by a notification from other apps while using another app. To help people switch between multiple apps, Google has added a handy feature to the latest version of Chrome OS, which lets you rotate the screen on a Chromebook.

Although there are many other ways to do this, in this article we will talk specifically about using the settings and the keyboard to rotate the screen on a Chromebook.

Using Keyboard to Rotate Screen on Chromebook

This process is quite simple. You only have to press and hold CTRL+Shift key and the Refresh key on your keyboard at the same time. In response to this action, your Chromebook screen will rotate to 90 degrees angle clockwise.

Using Settings to Rotate Screen on Chromebook

  1. Click the clock and select Settings.
  2. From the left side, click on Device and then click Displays.
  3. you will see the orientation option. A drop-down menu will appear after clicking on it.
  4. Choose your desired orientation and you are done with it.


A Chromebook is a fantastic and affordable computer that doesn’t require you to install additional software or have a large hard drive. With the advent of 2-in-1 touchscreen computers, there are some additional quirks that you may have to deal with. For example, if you’re using your Chromebook in tablet mode, you may find that you want to rotate the screen to better fit your viewing angle. This can be done easily with a few steps. Please share this blog if you think it can help someone else.

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