How to Flip Computer Screen [Solved]

Easy & quick methods for how to flip your computer screen

By April Cai  Technical Tips  screenWindows   0 Comment

Wanna view your screen from another different angle? Wanna fix your sideways computer screen? Wanna play a prank on your friends’ computer?… Whatever the reason, now you’d like to know how to flip a computer screen. Don’t worry. You’ll learn 3 methods to flip your Windows computer screen in this post. Read on to find how…

Try these methods…

  1. Adjust your screen orientation settings
  2. Flip your computer screen in NVIDIA Control Panel (only for NVIDIA graphics card users)
  3. Try these Hot Keys

Method 1: Adjust your screen orientation settings

You can easily flip your computer screen in the Orientation settings.

Here’s how you can do it:

  1. a) If you’re using Windows 10, one your keyboard, press the Windows logo key and I at the same time to open the Settings window; Then select System.

    b) If you’re using Windows 7 or 8, right-click on the blank area of your desktop, then select Screen resolution.

  2. Set Orientation to the option you want from the drop-down menu:

    Landscape — the normal screen you see

    Portrait — Rotate your screen 270°
    Landscape (flipped) — Rotate your screen 180°
    Portrait (flipped) — Rotate your screen 90°

    1) If you place your monitor vertically, you screen shows normally in Portrait.

    2) If you use dual or multiple monitors, select the monitor before changing the orientation.

  3. If you’re using Windows 10, click Keep changes to save your settings; Or if you’re using Windows 7 or 8, click Apply then OK to save your settings.


Method 2: Flip your computer screen in NVIDIA Control Panel

If you’re using NVIDIA graphics card, you can also flip your computer screen in NVIDIA Control Panel on your Windows computer.

Follow these steps to do it:

  1. Right-click on the blank area of your desktop, then you can select NVIDIA Control Panel.

  2. On your NVIDIA Control Panel, click Rotate display under the Display section. Then you can select the orientation you want to set:

    Landscape — the normal screen you see
    Portrait — Rotate your screen 270°
    Landscape (flipped) — Rotate your screen 180°
    Portrait (flipped) — Rotate your screen 90°

    1) If you place your monitor vertically, your screen displays normally in Portrait.

    2) If you use dual or multiple monitors, select the monitor before changing the orientation.


Method 3: Try these Hot Keys

If you’re using the 5th Generation Intel Processor or the previous, there’re Hot Keys you can use to flip your computer screen.

Here’s how you can check the Generation of Intel processor you’re using:

  1. On your keyboard, press the Windows logo key and R at the same time to invoke the Run box.

  2. Type control and press Enter.

  3. Click System when View by Large icons selected.

  4. You should then see the information of your Processor. The generation is the number right after the ix-. For example, my computer processor is:Then the generation of my computer processor is 4th.

If your Intel Processor is 5th or any previous, and you’re using Intel graphics card, then you can try the hotkeys below to flip your computer screen.

a) Press Ctrl + Alt + Up Arrow to set your screen upright, the normal mode.
b) Press Ctrl + Alt + Right Arrow to flip your screen 90°.
c) Press Ctrl + Alt + Down Arrow to flip your screen 180°.
d) Press Ctrl + Alt + Left Arrow to flip your screen 270°.

 


Tada! Hopefully this article helps. Feel free to comment below with your own experiences and share it with your friends and colleagues.

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