[MOD] Gingerbread 2.3 Keyboard w/ working Predictions


Does your keyboard look like the screenshot?

  1. Yes, it is the correct size.

    36.9%
  2. No, it's noticeably smaller.

    63.1%
Last Updated: 2010-12-26 22:35:40
  1. mikeydooodie

    mikeydooodie Well-Known Member

    whats up with the midget keyboard it types nice but i want it bigger :(

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  2. Xeneize480

    Xeneize480 Well-Known Member

    droid-life.com said its a known issue with the tiny KB

    *Droid X and 2 users, see note after instructions. (Some DX users are seeing miniature versions. Again, MAKE A BACKUP.)
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  3. Fabolous

    Fabolous Superuser VIP Member

    I'm quite interested in the statistics here, so I'm gonna start a poll, please vote.

    Is your keyboard small or the same as the screenshots?
  4. mikeydooodie

    mikeydooodie Well-Known Member

    small im gonna change my density ill get back to you in a minute
  5. mikeydooodie

    mikeydooodie Well-Known Member

    ahh i dont have stock fonts installed
  6. akdoyle

    akdoyle Active Member

    I am running rubiX 1.9, I dont use LCD Density Changer, and I have a small keyboard!!
  7. Xeneize480

    Xeneize480 Well-Known Member


    Could be that, bc I am running 2.3.15 :D
  8. mikeydooodie

    mikeydooodie Well-Known Member

    ok heres a trick im doing a write up right now to fix it
  9. mikeydooodie

    mikeydooodie Well-Known Member

    is you have a small keyboard do this

    -download the free lcd density app from the market for root users.
    -set the density to 300 apply/restart
    -set the density to 260 apply/restart
    set the density to 240 apply/restart

    voila its back to normal
  10. Fabolous

    Fabolous Superuser VIP Member

    cool, please share!
  11. ECFfighter7232

    ECFfighter7232 Well-Known Member

    Hey fab 2 things. Wanted to say thanks for putting this in a zip for us and also thanks for putting a back to stock zip up there for those of us that it doesn't work for. I tried it and really like the look its just not functional for mine cause it was the small one. Back to stock for me until the kinks are figured out. Thanks again for putting the back to stock zip up on the op
  12. C0n57an71n3

    C0n57an71n3 Well-Known Member

    I can confirm that fix works, although I don't have the "Settings" button on mine.
  13. Steven58

    Steven58 Reformed PH VIP Member

    Mine's the correct size... of course I'm running the world renown ApeX 1.2.1 rom. :D
  14. mikeydooodie

    mikeydooodie Well-Known Member

    fab maybe add those directions to your original post? did anyone else do it?
  15. mikeydooodie

    mikeydooodie Well-Known Member

    hold down the microphone then cliock settings then show setting key then always show
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  16. C0n57an71n3

    C0n57an71n3 Well-Known Member

    I figured that out like before you said it, haha.
  17. Fabolous

    Fabolous Superuser VIP Member

    I'll update the first post with the fix as soon as I get home. Even I need to eat :)
  18. mikeydooodie

    mikeydooodie Well-Known Member

    fab i can has gingerbread theme?? lol
  19. k0smo86

    k0smo86 Well-Known Member

    fix confirmed!
  20. ECFfighter7232

    ECFfighter7232 Well-Known Member

    Yeah this fix worked for me as well.
    I tried changing the build props by hand (in root explorer) first and rebooted the phone after each change but that didn't take for me.
    Downloaded a free density changer that "soft reboots" (no m logo just straight to boot animation) after each apply and that worked like a champ
  21. Trooper

    Trooper Well-Known Member

    So how is this compared to the MT kb?
  22. Fabolous

    Fabolous Superuser VIP Member

    Does this fix survive a reboot...?
  23. JrzDroid

    JrzDroid Well-Known Member

    fix worked! now someone create a gingerbread theme for roms!
  24. Kevmueller

    Kevmueller Well-Known Member

    I think mine installed with the keyboard size correct, however the keys just seem smaller than the ones that come with the default Apex ROM, is that correct? The keyboard on Apex is IMO the best keyboard I have ever used. So I guess it is just not for me.
  25. thepolishguy

    thepolishguy Member

    The fix worked for me. Very cool.

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