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Android screen orientation is wrong

RasperkRasperk Posts: 6

Hi everyone, 

I use teamviewer for remote control generally controlling android tablet from a windows 10 pc. I got a new tablet, Teclast M16, and configured it for being controlled installing Quick Support, Host and the specific add-on.

When I connect for remote control I get the screen misoriented, like in the picture. Only the display is wrongly flipped by 90 degrees, while I could give commands as it was correctly landscaped, also acting on the black zone, and viceversa.

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  • VatsilidisVatsilidis Posts: 659 Star


    Have you tried to disable the autorotate setting in the phone's screen settings?

    Slide down of the top when you are in the monitor size you want to hold unchanged and then disable it.

    I hope this helps. Best regards.

  • RasperkRasperk Posts: 6

    Thanks for your answer.

    I've tried to hold the monitor either portrait or landscape but it didn't solve the issue.

    When I change the orientation of the tablet, I see it changing on the controlling device and setting in corresponding mode, but after just one second it flips over in the wrong way...

  • VatsilidisVatsilidis Posts: 659 Star


    This is what I was speaking for in the previous post. All android devices have the option to disable and lock the screen in the orientation the user wants, just by disabling the autorotate feature when the tablet or phone is showing the orientation they want.

    Have you tried this option? It is inside the screen settings.


  • RasperkRasperk Posts: 6

    Thanks for the clarification but yes, this is what I actually have done: I locked the screen in both position, one at time, with no effect. Maybe I didn't explain well in the previous message, but I locked the screen by disabling the autorotate feature.

    I recorded a video of what occurs, here

    It didn't solve the issue.




  • RasperkRasperk Posts: 6

    I foud that turning On the 'Disable HW OVerlay' in developers options solves the issue.

    It is just temporary beacuase once I rebbot the tablet it comes back again and it is not a permanent solution also because by this way I overcharge the GPU with the job destinated to the CPU.

    Hope this hint could be a good starting point for finding a solution.


  • RasperkRasperk Posts: 6

    Any idea?



  • RasperkRasperk Posts: 6

    Hi, is there anybody understanding why disabling HW overlays It magically works perfectly?





  • Same here.  It's impossible to use teamviewer quicksupport in landscape.  The mouse is not activating the areas that you are clicking. As if there was a calibration issue. Very annoying. I tried to test this with other applications too with my supplier and ... same issue.  Working with Samsung tab a (android 10).  That shouldn't be an issue at all.  :-(

    Please teamviewer support contact me ASAP at +**Please do not post TeamViewer IDs**0 so that I could show you.

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