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[Q] How to disable Auto-Orientation-ON on magnetic charging cable

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By Wurstwarenfachverkäuferin, Member on 18th May 2014, 07:07 PM
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Sorry if that has already been answered but I didn't find an answer.

When I connect a magnetic charging cable to my z1c, the phone ignores the orientation setting and always auto-rotates the screen. Is there a way to disable that and have the phone strictly stick to the settings (in my case, fixed portrait mode most of the time)?

Thanks for your time. Best regards.
 
 
18th May 2014, 09:23 PM |#2  
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If you are rooted, use the xposed module Disable Desk Dock.
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21st May 2014, 10:56 PM |#3  
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Check ur smart connect settings maybe it is changing orientation when it detects ur magnetic charger.

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23rd May 2014, 08:33 PM |#4  
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Thx for the suggestions. I might try to install Xposed in the nearer future, I guess. In Smart Connect, there no active events.

Can anybody confirm my device acts the same as all do (or not)?
On connecting the magnetic charger, the screen will auto-rotate depending on the orientation of the phone, even with orientation fixed in settings.
7th December 2014, 03:57 PM |#5  
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Thumbs up Thank you for the solution.
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Originally Posted by Wurstwarenfachverkäuferin

Can anybody confirm my device acts the same as all do (or not)?
On connecting the magnetic charger, the screen will auto-rotate depending on the orientation of the phone, even with orientation fixed in settings.

I had the same problem - at first I thought there was something broken in Carbon Rom for the Xperia Z1 Compact which caused this crazy auto-rotation behaviour. Whenever I had connected the magnetic charging cable all my rotation-settings were overwritten and full 360° rotation was happening on every screen - even on the lockscreen. Very annoying.

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If you are rooted, use the xposed module Disable Desk Dock.

This fixed it. Thank you very much.

I guess this was originally thought as a feature not a bug. It makes sense if you use the phone in the magnetic dock and its position is thus fixed. But it's definitely a bug when using a magnetic charging cable and trying to unlock a freely rotating lockscreen.
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13th December 2014, 10:07 AM |#6  
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I confirm Disable Desk dock module works well on this, but...
May I ask you (the ones who have this module on Z1C) if you found any side effect?
For me is: if I have magnetic charged, when I switch off I get in a "boot" loop (sony on display coming and going).
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