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Detect Portrait or Landscape

  • Hi One More Admin,

    Currently we don't have a way to directly figure out whether the phone is in vertical or landscape mode. We'll investigate a future feature to make this more built in, such as an event callback. 

    In the meantime, however, you can get the rotation of the user's phone by adding a Device Tracking component to it and pressing the dropdown next to Tracking Mode and choosing Rotation. 

    Then, you can add a script to that same object, and get the object's rotation to figure out the phone's rotation.

    In the same object press Add New > Script. In the pop up, in the top left press Add New > Script.

    Finally set the script to run on Frame Updated so we check the device's rotation every frame. 

    Then select the newly added script in the Resources panel and double click it. It should open a new text editor where you can edit your script. There you can do something like the following to get the object's rotation. 

    var phoneRotation = script.getTransform().getLocalRotation();

    This function will return you a quaternion which you can use to figure out the orientation of the user's phone. Take a look at for additional information on what you can do with the result. 


    Can't wait to see what you come up with!


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