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General Taking A Picture For Wall Paper What Am I Doing Wrong??

Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by BetterMost, May 1, 2010.

  1. BetterMost

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    Why is it When I take a picture with the phone camera it wont put the picture up as wall paper in its original size format. It blows it up really big or wants me to re size it what am I doing wrong. All I want is the picture to look like I took it on the home screen.
     

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  2. Reddog80p

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    Just put the resize box over as much of the picture as you can. It should be pretty similar.
     
  3. jfunk

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    Not even close. I'm having the same problem. The max size of the forced crop is like 1/3 of the pic, and even that is not what you get. You get a tiny portion of the area you cropped zoomed WAY in. You're looking at like 10% of the original photo. Something is weird here.
     
  4. Scincidae

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    Resizing it should work but you could try taking a picture with a lower mega-pixel so that the image isn't so huge.
     
  5. Reddog80p

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    GO to your camera app. Drag your tool bar out. Select the settings option (gears) change resolution to one of the smaller size settings (m1 should work well) take a picture and retry making it your wally.
     
  6. nstallion

    nstallion Well-Known Member
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    Does your crop screen not look something like this?

    [​IMG]
     
  7. jfunk

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    Already done this. It doesn't change the behavior of setting the wallpaper at all.

    Edit: NM, I must have been too drunk last night or something, I'm getting acceptable results now.
     
  8. paynomind

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    OK... I'm not drunk at all and i'm having the same issue. WTH. Why do I need to crop it? just make it the wallpaper. I dont get it.
     
  9. jfunk

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    I'm guessing it just can't handle scaling the desktop image down much so it makes you crop it to a size closer to the actual screen resolution.

    The area you crop is wider than one screen too, so keep that in mind (you see it slide a little to either side as you move left and right on your home screens).
     
  10. greenrolaids

    greenrolaids Well-Known Member
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    Could you crop out the infinity g35 and put that sweet Oldsmobile to the left and apply that bad ass car as your background.


    ;)
     
  11. neverender

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    No. The car would take up the whole screen and the largest I could crop would be one tire and it would be worthless.
     

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