1. mdmogren's Avatar
    Hey everyone.
    I am a former Moto X 2013 user and just got my new Moto X 2014 today.
    From the start I was skeptical about the bigger screen, but I was willing to give it a chance, there must be some reason everyone wants these massive things, right?

    The form factor is a little awkward but I'm getting used to it, but I am completely baffled and honestly pissed off at the way the DPI/screen scaling works. If I pull up a website on my old Moto X it shows EXACTLY the same amount of content as my new one, same with gmail, the launcher (which I replaced as a work around) and many other apps. This makes absolutely no sense to me, I'm not elderly or vision impaired, why blow everything up to comical proportions? Show me more content on a bigger, higher resolution screen, or what's the point?

    I know there's no root yet for this phone so might be screwed as far as hacks or workarounds.

    Any tricks, this drive anyone else crazy?
    10-23-2014 11:44 PM
  2. rob342's Avatar
    it's interesting that it drives you crazy. when i build a website, i purposely design it using percents instead of pixels, just so that my sites will show the same content regardless of what type of device they're viewing it on.
    10-26-2014 02:11 PM
  3. TofuTwit's Avatar
    If you can, changing the system text size to small will increase the information on screen.
    10-26-2014 09:16 PM
  4. dwhitman's Avatar
    Older user here with failing eyes. I buy bigger phones specifically because it lets me comfortably read stuff without increasing font size (which often messes up app and website layouts).

    I'd recommend getting a smaller phone, but I know the market has moved so that all the flagship phones are big. Works great for me, but sucks for you.
    10-27-2014 09:55 AM
  5. StutterStep's Avatar
    You can change dpi without root. You just need to enable usb debugging in the developer options and open adb after downloading the android sdk and run the command Adb shell wm density xyz where xyz is the dpi number
    01-28-2015 05:16 PM

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