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Old February 8th, 2013, 03:44 AM   #1 (permalink)
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Default Why does android not have better accessibility features?

I have low vision and I noticed on the iPhone and Windows Phone, you can magnify the entire screen not matter what you're doing, even works on apps, does Google not care?

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Old February 8th, 2013, 07:29 AM   #2 (permalink)
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In ICS there is an system option that seems to help many people ...

Try setting ... Settings | Display | Font size ... to Huge.

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Old February 8th, 2013, 08:34 AM   #3 (permalink)
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What Thom said works well

Also if you are looking to magnify things with your camera to read labels and such better, as I know my Grandfather utilizes this: Magnify
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In ICS there is an system option that seems to help many people ...

Try setting ... Settings | Display | Font size ... to Huge.

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I don't have JB (yet) ... does it have a font setting in the display settings?

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I'm using JB.
I have that option running 4.2.1. It is a custom ROM so I can't confirm it's there for everyone on JB.
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Might have something to do with most comparable android devices screens being much larger than the iphones tiny screen.
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Might have something to do with most comparable android devices screens being much larger than the iphones tiny screen.
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