This Android 12 feature makes reading in bed a little easier – CNET

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There are many Android telephones in the marketplace, however the latest are Samsung’s Galaxy S22, S22 Plus and S22 Extremely. Introduced on the firm’s February Unpacked occasion (alongside the Galaxy Tab S8), the three telephones have completely different specs and value factors, however supply vital upgrades to final 12 months’s Galaxy S21. They even run on Android 12, and can probably supply a neat function to repair your display screen’s annoying autorotate perform whereas mendacity in mattress. 

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Android 12, which began rolling out following the Pixel 6 launch in 2021, makes use of face detection to see the place of your face relative to your cellphone and can preserve the orientation locked to no matter angle your face is in even when the cellphone flips on its facet. So for those who’re studying an online web page or a e-book in mattress and roll over, the cellphone ought to acknowledge that you just’re nonetheless it vertically and will not flip the display screen round. Here is flip it on.

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Be certain each toggles are over to the appropriate.


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First, head into your settings and scroll right down to Show. In there, scroll down and faucet on “Auto-rotate display screen.”

On this submenu you may see the choice to show autorotate off utterly, in addition to a brand new toggle to allow face detection. Be certain each toggles are turned on. 

Now your cellphone ought to nonetheless autorotate whenever you flip the cellphone on its facet, but when the cellphone turns since you’re mendacity down, it ought to acknowledge this and preserve issues the appropriate means up for you.

For extra, take a look at how the Galaxy S22 compares to the iPhone 13, Pixel 6, and Galaxy S21 FE.


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