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Why does android not have better accessibility features?

Discussion in 'Android Lounge' started by Codec, Feb 8, 2013.

  1. Codec

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    I have low vision and I noticed on the iPhone and Windows Phone, you can magnify the entire screen not matter what you're doing, even works on apps, does Google not care?
     

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    In ICS there is an system option that seems to help many people ...

    Try setting ... Settings | Display | Font size ... to Huge.

    ... Thom
     
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    What Thom said works well :)

    Also if you are looking to magnify things with your camera to read labels and such better, as I know my Grandfather utilizes this: Magnify
     
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    I'm using JB.
     
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    I don't have JB (yet) ... does it have a font setting in the display settings?

    ... Thom
     
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    Yeah, you can do that in ICS.
     
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    I have that option running 4.2.1. It is a custom ROM so I can't confirm it's there for everyone on JB.
     
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    Might have something to do with most comparable android devices screens being much larger than the iphones tiny screen.
     
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    ding ding ding.. you win!

    :smokingsomb:


    ... yeah.. try upping the font size
     

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