Early Lollipop Ports for Micromax A116 and A117

It feels like it was only yesterday when Google announced the mysterious Android L.After … more

Now Gesture Tweaks Replaces Google Now with Custom Action

On most modern Android devices with software navigation keys, swiping up from the … more

ToqAN Fixes Android 5.0 Notification Bug on Qualcomm Toq

The Qualcomm Toq is probably one of the lesser known smartwatches on the market … more

How to Root and Unlock the Google Nexus 6 on a Mac – XDA TV

In the past, XDA Developer TV Producer droidmodd3rx has shown you how to … more

Welcome to XDA

Search to go directly to your device's forum

Register an account

Unlock full posting privileges

Ask a question

No registration required
Post Reply

[Q] Screen density, ROM, app issue?

OP v0rtex

25th August 2014, 10:42 PM   |  #1  
OP Junior Member
Thanks Meter: 3
 
15 posts
Join Date:Joined: Dec 2008
More
I recently pulled out my Google Cardboard after not playing with it for awhile so I could show it to a friend and when I did so I at first thought nothing was on the screen until I realized the icons were shrunk really small and sat at the bottom of the screen. I'm on the latest CM11 nightly and I know the cardboard app has been updated since the last time I used it. Possibly related: I have noticed small text/icons in the Hangouts app in the popup menu where you select SMS/Hangouts to message a user. Does anyone know if this is fixable? I'll attach a screenshot in case it helps.

I have found only a single reference to someone complaining about the same problem online and they talked about changing their display density. I changed it from 480 to 445 and that made no difference so I reverted it.
Attached Thumbnails
Click image for larger version

Name:	Screenshot_2014-08-25-14-32-52.png
Views:	96
Size:	30.0 KB
ID:	2912145  
25th August 2014, 10:44 PM   |  #2  
rootSU's Avatar
Senior Member
Flag Oxenhope, West Yorkshire, UK
Thanks Meter: 13,845
 
25,043 posts
Join Date:Joined: Aug 2010
More
Making DPI smaller makes text and icons smaller. 480 is stock. 445 makes things smaller. If you're DPI is 480, this isn't the problem

Sent from my Nexus 5 using Tapatalk
25th August 2014, 11:09 PM   |  #3  
OP Junior Member
Thanks Meter: 3
 
15 posts
Join Date:Joined: Dec 2008
More
Yeah, given that it seemed to have little to no effect when changing the density I assumed that was least likely. I'm just not sure what I should try in attempting to make it work correctly.
27th August 2014, 01:38 PM   |  #4  
Junior Member
Thanks Meter: 1
 
18 posts
Join Date:Joined: Sep 2008
I can confirm I have the same problem on my Nexus 5 with the latest CM11.
It used to work fine.
27th August 2014, 05:00 PM   |  #5  
OP Junior Member
Thanks Meter: 3
 
15 posts
Join Date:Joined: Dec 2008
More
Quote:
Originally Posted by lokster

I can confirm I have the same problem on my Nexus 5 with the latest CM11.
It used to work fine.

I have confirmed one other CM11 user with the same issue - it seems to be a more recent issue because I looked at a phone running an older nightly from probably a month and a half ago and it does not have the issue.
29th August 2014, 05:21 PM   |  #6  
Junior Member
Thanks Meter: 0
 
3 posts
Join Date:Joined: Aug 2014
I finally built my Cardboard today, and I udpated my Nexus 5 to the latest Nightly build of CM11 last night. I can confirm that I have the same issue


Time to go back to the stable
29th August 2014, 06:51 PM   |  #7  
MrObvious's Avatar
Senior Member
Flag Wichita KS
Thanks Meter: 280
 
2,027 posts
Join Date:Joined: Mar 2008
More
File a CM bug report.

Sent from my Nexus 5 using XDA Free mobile app
14th November 2014, 12:37 AM   |  #8  
Junior Member
Thanks Meter: 0
 
1 posts
Join Date:Joined: Nov 2014
?
Any update on this? I still cant get mine to work

Post Reply Subscribe to Thread

Tags
cardboard, density, nexus 5
Previous Thread Next Thread
Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search
Display Modes