Android app orientation hangs (Xperia 10II, 4.4.0.68)

REPRODUCIBILITY: 100%
OS VERSION: 4.4.0.68
HARDWARE: Sony Xperia 10 II
UI LANGUAGE: Finnish
REGRESSION: ?

DESCRIPTION AND STEPS TO PRODUCE:

Open an Android app that works both portrait and landscape.
Turn to landscape (and the app turns to landscape).
Close the app.
Open Android app Aurora Store.
Aurora Store opens to landscape and won’t turn to portrait no matter.
Close Aurora Store.
Open the earlier app and turn that to portrait (wheter now closed or not does not matter).
Now Aurora Store opens to portrait.

EXPECTED RESULT:

Android apps use the phones actual orientation.

ACTUAL RESULT:

At least Aurora Store uses the orientation in which other Android app was closed.

MODIFICATIONS:

Tested while all disabled.

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It’s easy to reproduce with the application Play RTS.
Actually it overwrites the orientation set by the user.
Here are my steps:

  1. Set orientation to portrait
  2. Open Play RTS
  3. Choose Vidéos or Audio (at the bottom)
  4. Click on a video or audio
  5. Set your phone on landscape mode
  6. Close Play RTS
  7. Open an Android app

yep. sometimes it happens with me too

Thanks for sharing the bug @asavasa, for the nice reproduction steps @pherjung, and for the additional confirmation @sashikknox. I’ve recorded this bug internally and have tagged it as “tracked”. If there’s more info to share about it I’ll do my best to post it here.