Need app to make everything larger on the screen


  1. guiri

    guiri Well-Known Member

    Guys, are there any apps that will make everything larger on the screen in Android?

    I have found something that makes the fonts bigger but what about the rest of the stuff including icons, address book and so on?

    Are there any options?

    My eyes have gone to hell and I need to be able to see the stuff on the
    screen.

    IF I have a choice, should I go android or windows and why should I chose one over the other?

    Thanks

    George

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  2. DarkTLRrider

    DarkTLRrider Well-Known Member

    Umm. ... couldn't you just zoom? That is pretty much what that does makes everything bigger on the screen.
  3. ricnar456

    ricnar456 Well-Known Member

    you can change the font of all apps including gmail, market?

    what app can do this?

    ricnar
  4. guiri

    guiri Well-Known Member

  5. guiri

    guiri Well-Known Member

    Will it zoom in on ANYTHING, any screen?

    So, android or windows?
  6. ricnar456

    ricnar456 Well-Known Member

    thanks
    I have one reason for root the phone now.

    ricnar
  7. guiri

    guiri Well-Known Member

    ricnar, let me know if it works for you and by all means, post some screen shots or put the phone on a scanner and take some pics. I'd really like to see what it looks like.

    George
  8. KlaymenDK

    KlaymenDK Well-Known Member

    Font Size seems to apply only to fonts (as per the name).

    I'm pretty certain there is no way to uniformly scale up everything. :(
    Although, with a custom rom, you probably could hack Android to report different DisplayMetrics and thereby trick the graphics to render bigger. It'd be a lot of work for that one feature/setting, and it'd probably break a lot of stuff, UI-wise. :eek:
  9. guiri

    guiri Well-Known Member

  10. Jshizzy

    Jshizzy Well-Known Member

    You can make icons double sized, for non-rooted phones by using bigger icons widget. In the market. It lags, but I guess it really depends on how much you really want it done if it's worth the trouble or not.
  11. guiri

    guiri Well-Known Member

    So, what the hell is a rooted phone?

    Would that be something bought from the souvenir shop at this place?

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    :D
  12. YPCandy

    YPCandy New Member

    George, i feel your pain, i have Macular Degeneration, and need Big...i bought the Incredible and cant see a thing...got to carry a magnifying glass around ! Will check out these 2 apps thanks
  13. guiri

    guiri Well-Known Member

    :(

    Keep me posted and let me know how it goes and I'll do the same 'cause my phone is finally on order from Negri Electronics and I chose this one..

    HTC Desire A8183 Android 2.1 850 US/NA 3G (Unlocked)

    Also, I plan on integrating it with google by putting my contacts on google and using google phone number (new thing they just started).

    George
  14. Beerkan

    Beerkan Well-Known Member

    Could this help?

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  15. guiri

    guiri Well-Known Member

    Sweet! Where can I download it from?

    Hey, I'm getting my new phone tomorrow! :D
  16. ylexot

    ylexot Well-Known Member

    That's only for the iPhone. :p
  17. guiri

    guiri Well-Known Member

    Dammit! I should have kept mine then... :confused:
  18. Poldie

    Poldie Well-Known Member

    Umm.. in the text message app? The menus? Games? Everything?
  19. guiri

    guiri Well-Known Member

    No idea Poldie, I don't have the phone yet. Was trying to figure out what my options were BEFORE I bought it but I guess I'll find out as it's coming tomorrow.
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