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Default [MOD] LCD Density on Desire // Bigger screen.

Hi all.
I thought i give you a little hint what you can do with your Desire.
Have you always wanted a bigger screen?
Now there is a way.
It's been known for a while but not many people done it on Desire what i've seen.
You do it by changing LCD Density.
The original is 240.
A good value is 200.
You cannot do this on the phone because we dont have full root
You can do it with 2 ways.
Either use ADB
Or just simple edit a ROM
I will add this feature soon to my kitchen so you all can do it easy.
If you want to do it in a ROM now this is how.
1. Unzip the rom
2. Go to the sytem folder and open build.prop in notepad.
3. Find lcd.density, the current value should be 240.
4. Change it to 200
5. zip the ROM
6 factory reset
7. flash the ROM
8 and you are now set to go with a bigger screen ^^ kind of

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adb pull /system/build.prop

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will this work with AMOLED?
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it works with any android device
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How does it work :eek:
Kinda confused...


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Hmmm .. So basically what will v c different ? Could someone explain a little more in detail with screens if possible.

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I guess it's like altering the "dpi" setting under WinMo...
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basically it makes your screen look a bit "zoomed out" i.e. smaller (so you get more on the screen.

Or alternative increase the number to make your phone more "zoomed in" i.e. everything is bigger, fit less on the screen.
I am some sort of dev and a writer for LandofDroid. I am also a member of HTC Elevate. Was a member of the now defunct "Team Villain" aka VillainRom.

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How to flash a firmware.zip? Thanks Makbil
How to find your product type i.e. M7_U or M7_UL?
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Sounds interesting....screenshots would be nice to compare the difference between 240 and 200
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i.imgur.com/DJ8gm.jpg
i.imgur.com/06Vt6.jpg
i.imgur.com/j62Ee.jpg

a few pictures.
might not show very well.
You fit a lot more on the screen.
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Hmmmm .. Not bad . Get around 2 lines extra visibility ... Its like increasing resolution of our phones . What would u recommend the real recommended resolution; 200 or the current 240, for our amoled Desire's ?


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