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  1. JaSauders

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    With either Go Launcher EX, Zeam or Launcher Pro, is there a way to change the font size with the text underneath app icons in the app drawer? Or on the home screen? Thanks!
     

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    nadda? at all??
     
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    GO Launcher "Advanced Settings" lets you change font (several after scanning for fonts), bold etc... I have bad eyes and I found a couple that look good. I haven't found an actual "size" change setting (but many are different size).
     
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    I see that now, thanks. Bottom line is it should not require the use of a launcher to change the text size. Definitely an area Google needs to focus on.
     
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    I find my reading glasses to be the best solution... ;)
     
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    Definitely a Google issue... I just bought an Acer A100 and am returning it because text is so small (and display sux). The 3" display on my Optimus is more readable to me.... and yes, reading glasses helps in either case!
     
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    I don't doubt that... but its still a problem that should be addressed on Google's end. Without a doubt.
     
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    A.)Mess around with different fonts and find the better font for visual.

    B.)A workaround will be to use LCD Density Changer(or edit build.prop file) to increase the LCD density which will in turn increase the size of whole screen (reducing resolution ) .You will be able to see the apps more clearly but some apps may crash or behave erratically .Some apps may not scale properly too .
     
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    Appreciate the answer. But again, this doesn't scream "suitable for the visually impaired business user who just needs his phone to work to his needs."

    Still definitely a Google issue...
     
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    For a non-rooting solution,download the app 'SPARE PARTS' It has a font size selection menu.This increases some,but,not 100%,of text size,depending upon which application you are using.
    If you are rooted,I'd suggest the app CUSTOM ANDROID FONT SWITCHER.
    It is extremely easy to use & has almost 200 different fonts to choose from.
     
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    follow these directions:
    press the menu button on your phone,
    press themes,
    press settings,
    press font,
    press app name size

    there is a picture tutorial for it here (well, most of it): tutorials - app tutorials and help
     
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    What font do you need BIG? If you scan fonts with GO, there are lots that are very large... but Launcher fonts are typically not where small text shows up. I don't use text on app icons, 99% of the time the icon is all you need.

    Now on browser pages, I found Xscope to be the best for bad eyes. You can zoom any page that shows up... all mobile pages, Facebook, whatever, you just pinch-zoom and text wraps and pages look great.

    Most other apps where font is important do let you set font to Large or Larger. Between GO and Xscope I do not have a small font on my device.
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