1. tinman9898's Avatar
    I have an Alcatel 1B 2020 32GB phone. It came with Android 10 - 02 Go Edition. I was able to increase the font size (the native font is tiny even after selecting largest setting) with a big font app. However, after it updated to 10 - 03 I had to factory reset the phone due to it not being able to come out of Extreme power saving Mode. After doing so I could not increase the font size higher than 130%. The coder of the big font app says it is a limitation of the the Google update which was fixed in the next release. However, alcatel updated the phone to version 10 - 04 but this has made no difference to being able to increase the font size. As far as I can see this was only a security update. Can anyone suggest any fixes to increas the font size as Alcatel haven't been very helpful with this matter when I contacted them. The phone is very difficult to use with the tiny font. Thanks.
    09-27-2021 10:25 AM
  2. B. Diddy's Avatar
    How were you increasing the font size before? Was it an Accessibility setting, or a setting somewhere else in system settings?
    09-27-2021 12:04 PM
  3. Kizzy Catwoman's Avatar
    You said you used an app. What is it called?
    09-27-2021 01:29 PM
  4. mustang7757's Avatar
    In your settings under display which is most places on android devices can u show the font size you have available with a screenshot?
    09-27-2021 05:00 PM
  5. tinman9898's Avatar
    Font size is set to 'Largest' in System settings. I was using Big Font app from the Google Playstore. I have tried most of the other big font apps also, none will work after the 10 - 03 update and recently 10 - 04 update. Tried posting screen shot but not working in Opera mini.
    09-28-2021 06:06 AM
  6. mustang7757's Avatar
    Try chrome?

    Is this after a software update those apps dont work ?
    09-28-2021 09:22 AM
  7. tinman9898's Avatar
    Yes. After update from Android Go Edition 10 - 02 to 10 - 03. It is a known bug for that patch and was supposedly fixed in the following update. However my phone is now on Android Go 10 - 04 and still cannot increase the size above 130%.
    09-28-2021 11:00 AM
  8. tinman9898's Avatar
    I received an update to Android 10 Go edition version 10 - 06 and it appears this was again just a security update as the issue persists. Does anyone have any solutions to enable me to increase the font size above 130%?
    04-02-2022 07:12 AM

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