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Root problem installing swype on xtrROM 4.2, "does not match screen size"

Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by APCharlie, Oct 3, 2010.

  1. APCharlie

    APCharlie Member
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    is anyone else having problems installing swype? I am running xtrROM 4.2.1, and I can successfully install 1.60, but when I try to use it, I get this message:

    "The Swype package you installed does not match the screen size of the device. Please contact Swype about this issue. Screen size: 320x480)"

    I was able to use 1.56 fine on xtrROM 4.2.1, just installing 1.60 seems to be giving me issues.

    Thanks
     

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  2. GrdLock

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    Are you sure you got the correct version of Swype? For the Eris, you need the HVGA version. There's also a WVGA copy available for higher resolution phones. If you downloaded that one by accident it would give you the problem you're describing.
     
  3. Shakes The AssClown

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    I had this problem....i tried disabling all the widgets and then reinstalled it...that worked for me...then I re-enabled them after it installed ok.
     
  4. Rossco_Pee

    Rossco_Pee Well-Known Member
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    Every single problem with Swype that has been encountered and solved:

    Troubleshooting
     
  5. APCharlie

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    Yeah, that was my problem, I had downloaded the WVGA version. Got some help from jsuh and now swype is up and running, oh how i've missed it =D Thanks
     

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