1. Android Central Question's Avatar
    it is like everything is squeezed together and smaller, but only 7/8th of my screen is used. I am using Launcher3 as my home screen app. It wasn't like this until after the update.
    06-21-2018 02:02 PM
  2. djrakowski's Avatar
    Welcome to Android Central!

    Which phone are you using?

    It sounds like you've triggered your phone's reachability mode (where it shrinks the display to make things easier to reach without having to use two hands).

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    06-21-2018 02:10 PM
  3. ksusisco's Avatar
    Moto Z Force
    06-21-2018 05:00 PM
  4. Javier P's Avatar
    Moto Z Force
    Welcome to the forums. See if the one handed mode is enabled, open the Moto app - select Moto Actions and make sure that 'swipe to shrink screen' is disabled.
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    06-21-2018 05:16 PM
  5. ksusisco's Avatar
    it is off
    06-22-2018 07:57 AM
  6. Javier P's Avatar
    it is off
    Is Launcher3 the stock launcher that came preinstalled or did you download it? Have you already confirmed if swiping up to the left gets you the full screen back?
    06-22-2018 09:27 AM
  7. ksusisco's Avatar
    it must be what came on it because i have tried to find an icon to delete it and it is no where to be found. i tried swiping left and it switches screens.
    06-22-2018 11:28 AM
  8. Javier P's Avatar
    Moto Z Force
    I moved your thread to the Z Force forum where it'll be easier getting help from other owners.
    06-22-2018 11:37 AM
  9. Ry's Avatar
    Sounds like you've hit the "Swipe to shrink screen" Moto Action.

    Tap outside of usable area to return to full screen.

    Screenshot?
    06-22-2018 12:00 PM
  10. ksusisco's Avatar
    i have looked at the swipe to shrink screen and it is off.i did my systems update, when it finished my screen shrunk & moved to the side of the phone?-screenshot_20180622-125457-002-.jpg
    06-22-2018 03:10 PM
  11. Javier P's Avatar
    i have looked at the swipe to shrink screen and it is off.
    Oh, I see what you mean. I've read that after the Oreo update the grid on the stock launcher changed to 5x5, so there's an extra column. Try rearranging your icons (including the dock) to have 5 icons on each row and see if you prefer it that way.
    Ry likes this.
    06-22-2018 03:48 PM
  12. Javier P's Avatar
    Also, I think the command center (widget) doesn't work properly after that update.
    Ry likes this.
    06-22-2018 03:52 PM
  13. Ry's Avatar
    Oh, I see what you mean. I've read that after the Oreo update the grid on the stock launcher changed to 5x5, so there's an extra column. Try rearranging your icons (including the dock) to have 5 icons on each row and see if you prefer it that way.
    Yep. Grid is 5 wide now on the default launcher.
    Javier P likes this.
    06-22-2018 04:00 PM
  14. Ry's Avatar
    Also, I think the command center (widget) doesn't work properly after that update.
    And that's not the stock one.
    06-22-2018 04:00 PM
  15. ksusisco's Avatar
    so what should i use instead of Launcher3 and also how do i get rid of it?
    06-22-2018 04:41 PM
  16. Javier P's Avatar
    so what should i use instead of Launcher3 and also how do i get rid of it?
    Well, you can rearrange the icons to make them fit the new 5x5 grid or you can use a custom launcher and define the grid as you wish. One of the most popular launchers is Nova.

    You don't need to get rid of the stock launcher, just set the new one as default and switch between them whenever you want.
    benjamminh likes this.
    06-22-2018 04:50 PM
  17. anon(6142785)'s Avatar
    Get Nova launcher and pay for the upgrade. Mucho customizing options and it works Gr8 on my Moto Z force with Oreo.
    06-22-2018 05:24 PM

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