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Slimport Resolution/Density Question

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By jerkyxi3, Member on 5th March 2014, 01:19 AM
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I connected my phone to an older monitor via slimport->hdmi->dvi. works great except the native resolution for the monitor is 1680x1050. so the image is scaled small on screen. I was able to change resolution via console "wm size" command so that it now fills the screen and changed the density so text is the appropriate size, but the notification bar, nav bar, and mouse pointer are huge taking up tons of real estate.

Wanted to know if anyone has a suggestion of an app that will make things fit better when i connect to the monitor and easily revert once I disconnect. I really like being able to use my phone as a mini computer that I can connect whenever I want.

Thanks in advance.

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6th March 2014, 05:04 PM |#2  
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You can change the density of apps individually using xposed + "app settings" module. So you could lower the density further on systemui for example.

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I bought the official SlimPort a couple months ago and it works great. As far as the picture fitting better, I use MX Player for all video. It has a ton of options for display size and other tweaks. Using a monitor is probably why you are having issues with display size. I have 1 newer HDTV and a 5 year old HDTV. I get 1080p with my SlimPort & MX Player. Does it have the same display issues on a TV?

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Yeah works great on my TV but I have it connected to a monitor because I use it for homework and random emailing with a Bluetooth most and keyboard.

My ideal situation would be that when I connect it to the slimport it would automatically switch resolution and DPI to kind of a desktop mode.

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10th March 2014, 08:56 PM |#6  
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Any other suggestions?

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I agree, using the Nexus as a substitute for a computer like you describe is something I definitely would like to do too. Any advice regarding automatic switch of resolution and DPI would be greatly appreciated.
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Still nothing. 😥

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Dpi system wide is controlled via the build prop so a reboot is required to apply it.

With root, i could easily write a Tasker task that will edit the build prop and reboot the device. Anything above that wouldn't be possible

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