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[Q] alternative ways to trick app into identifying phone as tablet?

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By dylansmith, Senior Member on 13th July 2014, 02:55 AM
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This vendor has 2 different apps - one optimised for phone and one for tablet. the former is basically a crippled version of the tablet app. as I am using a Note 3, i see no advantage in using the phone app and would like to use the tablet app instead.

i understand there are currently 2 ways to trick the app into thinking my note 3 is a tablet:

1. changing DPI
i tried changing the dpi through Xposed but it was still identified by the tablet app.

2. changing build.prop
i could change this, but it would affect all apps, system-wide.

is there a solution which is applicable to that single tablet app only?

Thank you.
 
 
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13th July 2014, 03:39 AM |#2  
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Originally Posted by dylansmith

This vendor has 2 different apps - one optimised for phone and one for tablet. the former is basically a crippled version of the tablet app. as I am using a Note 3, i see no advantage in using the phone app and would like to use the tablet app instead.

i understand there are currently 2 ways to trick the app into thinking my note 3 is a tablet:

1. changing DPI
i tried changing the dpi through Xposed but it was still identified by the tablet app.

2. changing build.prop
i could change this, but it would affect all apps, system-wide.

is there a solution which is applicable to that single tablet app only?

Thank you.

Per-App DPI module by Xposed. Or you can flash PA and use the Per App settings.
17th July 2014, 09:35 AM |#3  
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Per-App DPI module by Xposed. Or you can flash PA and use the Per App settings.

I have already mentioned that in point 1.

it doesn't work.
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