Android Screen Orientation

The Android Screen Orientation is the attribute of activity element. The orientation of android activity can be portrait, landscape, sensor, unspecified etc. You need to define it in the AndroidManifest.xml file. For example:

The common values for screenOrientation attribute are as follows:

Value Description
unspecified It is the default value. In such case, system chooses the orientation.
portrait taller not wider
landscape wider not taller
sensor orientation is determined by the device orientation sensor.

Android landscape mode screen orientation example

activity_main.xml

File: activity_main.xml

Activity class

File: MainActivity.java

AndroidManifest.xml

File: AndroidManifest.xml

Output:

Android Screen Orientation

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