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I apparently damaged something in the third screen replacement that caused this issue. Double tap Home button, swipe the multitask-bar that appears to the right till you see the music icon. they worked for a while and stopped working. Open it back up and loosen them, don't unscrew them completely, turn it on and see if they work again. I just received a new iPhone 4 and the Photos application appears to ignore the accelerometer and is always stuck in portrait mode. I made a space game where you use the accelerometer to move a spaceship, When I try the game on my devices (iPad, iPhone) it work well with no errors or incorrect behavior.

Repair of this device is similar to the previous models, and requires screwdrivers and prying tools. To start the conversation again, simply ask a new question.

If you are still having this issue, it is possible that you are having a hardware failure. Thank you! We certainly want to assist you further with this matter. they worked for a while and stopped working. Works great now! I also have the same problem… i replaced my power button and volume rockers ribbon and after that my volume down was not working. Other iPhone models (iPhone 6, iPhone 6s, iPhone 5, iPhone 5s etc): Press and hold the side (on/off) and the home buttons together until the Apple logo appears. In response to Fahad123. If the gyroscope were the issue you need the MP67B and it should be in the $15-20 range here in the U.S. 08/30/2015 by Israel Use the compass app of a roller ball maze game as a test. Hard reset didn't help. Safe mode and back didn't help. Is that true? My iPad accelerometer is not working, as I cannot play labyrinth 2 and the screen rotation also does not work. I replaced my screen myself (I've done it twice before) and on the third replacement the accelerometer no longer works. I have project where under accelerometer events (waving iPhone) animation change on two different pictures and switch them between. If you in NZ buy a replacement sensor here Synced Repairs. Plz help me. The iPhone comes with a few motion sensors: the gyro, the accelerometer, the magnetometer, etc. It is true that the cable responsible for the volume buttons is different from the one responsible for the proximity sensor.

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You may want to reach out to the place of purchase to check if they can help, or even the carrier. Accelerometer Problem Dear iPhone 4 users, I experienced this problem too, my photos wouldn't rotate 90 degrees after taking a photo landscape: Turn your phone off and turn it back on and everything works as it should! This is a new phone setup, not … The iPhone comes with a few motion sensors: the gyro, the accelerometer, the magnetometer, etc. Sensor tests failed.

Q: The screws for the plate holding down the connectors are too tight. They stopped working after marshmallow update. I took my phone to a repair company to fix my cracked screen. The direction of the tap was onto the edge of the unit (towards the power button).

Sensor tests failed. Other iPhone models (iPhone 6, iPhone 6s, iPhone 5, iPhone 5s etc): Press and hold the side (on/off) and the home buttons together until the Apple logo appears. The usual, Then I gave the unit a smart tap on the speaker grill while the unit was in landscape with the home button on the right hand side. May 19, 2013 9:38 PM in response to Fahad123 What should be the error?

I don't know if this will be the case for everyone ( obviously if your accelerometer is really dead, it will not work for you), but even if it does not work, you will be able to manually change orientation. Open it back up and loosen them, don't unscrew them completely, turn it on and see if they work again. Pls assist.

It is possible that either the connector for the volume button controls was accidentally partially unseated when removing the screen, or that the cable or connector was damaged.

The screws for the plate holding down the connectors are too tight. All postings and use of the content on this site are subject to the. I don't know if this will be the case for everyone ( obviously if your accelerometer is really dead, it will not work for you), but even if it does not work, you will be able to …

any help here? Hard reset didn't help. Now when you triple click a little dot will appear on screen. To my surprise (who would have thought 'givi'n it a thump' would work...) the screen promptly rotated out of portrate into landscape. I have a iPhone 7+ and since doing the update 11.1.2(15B202) the accelerometer has stopped working when i turn the iPhone to landscape mode the screen doesn't move, also i have to change the brightness every time i wake the phone. Safe mode and back didn't help. As this was too expensive to have fixed, I looked to a way to switch the orientation in software, so here's how to do this: Go into Settings --> Accessibility --> Triple click --> and enable AssistiveTouch. The Apple iPhone 5s was announced on September 10, 2013.

Currently replacing my screen for the fourth time (I'm not very good with technology), I'll update if it magically works again. Then, the screen rotation feature would not work. I contacted them again and they say it can't be them because the proximity sensor they fixed is not close to the accelerometer device and volume buttons. Hello there, @usersJXdCBaoou.

Tap that, then tap Device, the Rotate Screen and you can change orientation even though the accelerometer is dead.

You may want to contact Apple support. At that time,that was the only problem i had with my phone. Now to the most surprising part: after doing this, my accelerometer has started working again, hurrah. © 2020 iFixit — Licensed under Creative Commons — Privacy — My 'down' volume button still works fine though. Beating and knocking  phone didn't help. In response to Fahad123.

If you've tried all of that, you can either contact apple (You should have 90 days free telephone support) or take it to a Genius Bar if you live near a store.

I have the same problem. Apple may provide or recommend responses as a possible solution based on the information provided; every potential issue may involve several factors not detailed in the conversations captured in an electronic forum and Apple can therefore provide no guarantee as to the efficacy of any proposed solutions on the community forums. It worked for me.

Use the compass app of a roller ball maze game as a test. :-))) Anyway, that was the problem. However, the connectors on the motherboard for these two cables, as well as the other display related cable are in fact very close to each other. Auto-suggest helps you quickly narrow down your search results by suggesting possible matches as you type. Swebbie Jr, May 7, 2011 1:50 PM in response to Fahad123, Jun 28, 2011 9:19 AM in response to Fahad123, May 19, 2013 8:49 PM in response to Fahad123, May 19, 2013 9:38 PM in response to Fahad123. If so, try restoring from a backup on iTiunes.

I made a space game where you use the accelerometer to move a spaceship, When I try the game on my devices (iPad, iPhone) it work well with no errors or incorrect behavior. Nick Kane - posted in iOS: Hi there, Im kind a newbie here but I have a problem with accelerometer on iPhone device and I will really appreciate your support. I read your answer and my wife said, “Overtightening the screws is certainly something you would do.” For 50 years I’ve had this kinda support! regarding the volume button issue check the cable and the LB to see if the repairer has damaged any of the IC around the cable. Tilting the phone sideways does not switch the orientation, portrait lock is off, and nothing I do will make the accelerometer work again. iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus: Press and hold the volume down and side (on/off) buttons together until you see the Apple logo. Had this problem as well. Now to the most surprising part: after doing this, my accelerometer has started working again, hurrah. Since you've done Safe Mode and a hard reset, you may need to have a formal repair. Basically the iPad stopps detecting subsequent changes in orientation. iOS 4.3.2, May 7, 2011 1:50 PM in response to Fahad123