1. Chris Sandiford's Avatar
    A weird thing happened to my Lumia 820 the other day.
    I had just finished my turn in Words By Post and carried my phone upstairs.
    When I looked at the screen again, the whole display was double sized.
    I thought I'd pinch zoomed in but then I hit the Windows key and the live tiles were all double size (one medium square spanned the screen).
    Every app I started was twice the size, it was as if the resolution had halved.
    The only way to cure tit was to switch off.
    I took some screen shots but they were all normal sized when I rebooted, indicating it wasn't a real display but some kind of resolution glitch.
    I don't know if was caused by the app or something just went bananas.

    Has anyone else had this one?
    07-15-2013 11:17 AM
  2. Robert Carpenter's Avatar
    You might have the magnifier/screen zoom turned on in settings.

    Go to "Settings > Ease of Access". There should be an option called "Screen magnifier". If that is turned on, then that is what was happening.
    07-15-2013 11:31 AM
  3. Chris Sandiford's Avatar
    Hi Robert. That was it. The magnifier has always been on as long as I've had the phone but I could never get it to work. I just reread the setting.. TWO fingered tap.

    What a **** I am.

    Cheers fella.

    PS I've since disabled it and the screen response time is massively improved! Glad I came here now, I was thinking the Lumia 820 was,really laggy.
    Robert Carpenter likes this.
    07-15-2013 02:49 PM
  4. Robert Carpenter's Avatar
    Hi Robert. That was it. The magnifier has always been on as long as I've had the phone but I could never get it to work. I just reread the setting.. TWO fingered tap.

    What a **** I am.

    Cheers fella.
    Glad I could help! I always found it messed up because even using it the proper way, with two fingers, I couldn't get it to work consistently.
    Chris Sandiford likes this.
    07-15-2013 02:59 PM

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