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Make PowerApps Android App respect Device Auto-Rotation setting


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Thank you for your consideration.

On our Android devices (tested last with 3 different devices, 2x Android 8.1.0 (Aquaris X, Nexus 6P), 1x Android 9 (Galaxy S10+), PowerApps App Version 3.19081.19), the PowerApps App, since some versions ago, completely ignores the (Auto-)Rotation settings of the phone itself.
Even with Auto-Rotation turned off, the PowerApps App, and thus also all Apps with the force orientation option turned off, still rotates when the device is rotated.
This makes the PowerApps App, and in particular all dynamic layout (i.e. Orientation and Resolution are not fixed and adapt to phone) Apps, very tedious to use, and occasionally also causes random orientation changes, when the device is set on a flat surface that gets bumped into.
Please make the PowerApps Android App respect the device rotation settings.
See also:

We have not encountered the same problem with our iPhone devices.
Also, the Rotation Control App on Android with the two Sensor fooling modes can be used as a workaround.

Thank you,

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I will try to state the problem in layman's word. Let's say I take the photo from "add media control" in Android device such as Galaxy S9, then the powerapp will stupidly rotate the photo in a random erratic fashion by by 90 or 270 degrees. This makes a proper image look absurd.


The problem isn't present in Iphone devices. Something's wrong in powerapp implementation on android devices.