user3089184 user3089184 - 1 year ago 141
Android Question

PhoneGap/Android - Locking orientation to portrait

I have tried every method to lock the screen to portrait orientation but they simply do not work after testing the app via Adobe PhoneGap Build.

Firstly, I have modified the file to include at onCreate


Secondly, I have modified the config.xml file to include

<preference name="orientation" value="portrait" />

Thirdly, I have modified the Manifest file to include


None of the above are working.

Answer Source

If you're using Cordova 3.4.1 <preference name="orientation" value="portrait" /> should work.

Also, don't forget to add: android:configChanges="orientation" in the activity tag.

Else, you can try using this plugin: