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Default [Q] Blurred contact pictures

When I receive a notification of SMS/email, a picture of the contact appears behind the card, which is a nice feature. However, these pictures are always horribly blurred, whereas they appear clear on my phone. Is this a common behaviour or is it just my set-up? I do recall previously having issues on android with contact pics being blurred due to the way they synced between android phone/facebook/google so I am wondering if this is related.

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This is because it uses the picture that is in the notification. This picture is low resolution on the phone, hence it is low resolution on the watch.

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This is because it uses the picture that is in the notification. This picture is low resolution on the phone, hence it is low resolution on the watch.

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Thanks - but the pictures are not low resolution on the phone as they look fine when there is a call etc and that is on a 1080p display. I think it is maybe because the watch is pulling the picture from the gmail contact (i.e. on google's cloud as opposed to my phone) which is why it is happening?
 
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It's pulling the photo from the notification. Not the contact information.

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It's pulling the photo from the notification. Not the contact information.

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Ah OK - so there is no fix then - that's just the way it is?
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