1. Geophyte1234's Avatar
    My Galaxy s7 phone's battery ran all the way down, and when I restarted it after charging, all the text and icons were huge, and the icons spill off the edge of the screen and are hard to select. The phone is running slow and crashing, and it keeps telling me "Weather has stopped" but I can't find an app called Weather. I tried safe mode and it looks exactly the same with the same problems. Thanks in advance for any advice you can give!!
    Locker24 likes this.
    04-25-2017 01:49 AM
  2. Locker24's Avatar
    I'm having the exact same problem! It started about 30 minutes ago when I restarted my phone. It was at about 20% battery. When it came back on everything was insanely large and I got the same "Weather has stopped" notification. I uninstalled the weather channel, cancelled different processes, and even restarted my phone several more times to no avail. I've tried doing a hard reset(not factory), normal power on power off, and normal restart too. I wonder if its a larger issue with a default app that Samsung has to fix or we just happened to have the same terrible issue within 24 hours of each other.
    04-25-2017 08:50 PM
  3. Locker24's Avatar
    Removing my sim card didn't help either.
    04-25-2017 08:54 PM
  4. Locker24's Avatar
    I found a solution. Go to Developer Options and under Drawing find the option labeled "Minimum Width". Click on this and input the number 411. This will put things back to normal. You can obviously fiddle with this if you want it bigger or smaller but it will resolve your issue.
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    04-25-2017 11:15 PM
  5. Zarabell's Avatar
    So this happened to me too. the same day and about same time as it ahppened to the original poster. I did locker24's 411 fix. It worked. But now two days later, my phone on its own reverted back to that weird oversized screen and a pop up that says "weather has stopped". I again did the 411 thing and it went back to normal. Is this a system wide issue?
    04-27-2017 07:58 PM
  6. ProfJDB's Avatar
    Had the same problem...right when I turned on my phone to take pix/video at the U2 concert last night!

    Stumbled across a simply fix by accident: check your "performance mode". Goto Settings, then Performance Mode. It's the icon that looks like a speedometer. Mine had set itself to "High Performance" when it powered up, and that seems to have caused the battery burnout and giant icons. I chose "Optimized (recommended)" and everything immediately went back to normal. Just to check, I restarted and it rebooted in normal scale and response speed.
    05-21-2017 10:57 AM
  7. Slori410's Avatar
    Mine just did this tonight. My battery was fine at 15% and all of a sudden it died. When it restarted nothing fits the screen any more. My phone just did another update the day before yesterday. Not sure if that's related or not.
    06-08-2017 07:40 PM
  8. Nathalia Patricio's Avatar
    Had the same problem...right when I turned on my phone to take pix/video at the U2 concert last night!

    Stumbled across a simply fix by accident: check your "performance mode". Goto Settings, then Performance Mode. It's the icon that looks like a speedometer. Mine had set itself to "High Performance" when it powered up, and that seems to have caused the battery burnout and giant icons. I chose "Optimized (recommended)" and everything immediately went back to normal. Just to check, I restarted and it rebooted in normal scale and response speed.


    OMG! This totally worked! I was about to lose my mind over this huge *** screen. Thanks a lot! I really appreciate it!
    06-19-2017 07:46 AM
  9. monicakm's Avatar
    I'm not having this exact problem but my S7 is definitely not acting as spry as it used to and text and pictures (on the Internet) will get big and then snap back to the right size. But, looking in Settings, I don't have a Performance Mode so I'm guessing you guys aren't on Verizon.
    06-19-2017 01:05 PM
  10. CWinkler's Avatar
    I'm not having this exact problem but my S7 is definitely not acting as spry as it used to and text and pictures (on the Internet) will get big and then snap back to the right size. But, looking in Settings, I don't have a Performance Mode so I'm guessing you guys aren't on Verizon.
    Did you look under Settings / Device Maintenance?
    06-20-2017 07:10 AM
  11. Wonderlandbird's Avatar
    Same thing happened to my husbands phone. Select power saving. Then wait until it goes on power saving then remove it from power saving and it goes back to normal
    06-27-2017 02:42 AM
  12. Wonderlandbird's Avatar
    Select power saving wait until it goes on power saving. Then remove it from power saving and it goes back to normal.
    06-27-2017 02:44 AM
  13. Kayla Hough's Avatar
    I found a solution. Go to Developer Options and under Drawing find the option labeled "Minimum Width". Click on this and input the number 411. This will put things back to normal. You can obviously fiddle with this if you want it bigger or smaller but it will resolve your issue.

    I can't even find "Developer Options." Help!!!
    07-12-2017 10:18 AM
  14. Davyduke's Avatar
    It's just happened to my s8+
    Turn on and then off power saving solved it for me.. thanx all...
    07-12-2017 06:32 PM
  15. CWinkler's Avatar
    I can't even find "Developer Options." Help!!!
    to get the Developer Options setting to show up, you have to go into About Device and then tap on Build Number I think 7 times or something like that. Then it'll show up at the bottom of your Settings menu
    07-13-2017 07:04 AM
  16. pamelasm123's Avatar
    My Galaxy s7 phone's battery ran all the way down, and when I restarted it after charging, all the text and icons were huge, and the icons spill off the edge of the screen and are hard to select. The phone is running slow and crashing, and it keeps telling me "Weather has stopped" but I can't find an app called Weather. I tried safe mode and it looks exactly the same with the same problems. Thanks in advance for any advice you can give!!


    Same exact thing just happened to me. I have been trying to do this power mode changing trick but it keeps crashing and locking and i can't even get back to that screen
    07-19-2017 03:42 PM
  17. Teedge's Avatar
    Select power saving wait until it goes on power saving. Then remove it from power saving and it goes back to normal. ������
    YES! This worked for me. Thank you so much, it was driving me crazy!
    08-09-2017 07:40 PM
  18. Alan Ward's Avatar
    Similar issue happened to me. An app crashed and refused to let me choose to exit the application so I restarted the device. When it booted back up all the settings were reset and the themes I had were changed back to default. I also got the error, "weather app stopped" or "weather keeps stopping". The solution to end the stopping was to go settings>Applications>Show System Apps>weather>force stop>storage>Clear data & Clear cache. It is important that you are clearing the app "Weather" and not "Weather Forecast". To fix the screen scaling I just changed the performance options by going to settings>Device Maintenance>Performance Mode> Then I switched it from optimized to game then back to optimized.

    I also read somewhere that if clearing the cache doesnt work, make sure you don't have a weather widget on your home screen before you clear it.

    I am on a Galaxy S7 Edge running Android 7.0
    Hope this helps someone.
    09-12-2017 06:39 PM

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