Make iOS’ Rotation Lock much less bulky with Oriental

The facility to change between panorama and portrait orientation at the iPhone can also be godsend in sure eventualities, however in sure eventualities, it may be an actual ache within the (redacted) — particularly when in mattress and your iPhone thinks laying for your facet implies that you wish to have panorama orientation.

Apple combats this drawback with iOS’ not obligatory Rotation Lock function, however this necessitates an extra step at the consumer’s phase. Because of this, iOS developer Ubik has made a brand new and loose jailbreak tweak known as Oriental, which goals to make show rotation smarter for the iOS platform normally.

As soon as put in, rotating your handset sideways nonetheless invokes panorama orientation, however Oriental takes issues a step additional by means of showing the Rotation Lock toggle button as depicted within the screenshot instance above. When tapped, this button returns you to portrait orientation, and allows Rotation Lock till the consumer disables it.

Oriental will get to paintings once you put in the tweak, and given its simplicity by means of nature, it doesn’t include any choices to configure. A video demo is to be had in this Tweet from the developer.

Should you’re in a position to enhance your iPhone’s orientation dealing with, then you’ll download Oriental completely free of cost from the Packix repository to your most well-liked bundle supervisor. The tweak simplest helps jailbroken iOS 13 gadgets on the time of this writing, and its supply code is available on the developer’s GitHub page for the ones thinking about studying about what makes the tweak tick.

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