1. Nas Hari's Avatar
    I love the whole idea about having the tiles as 'windows' (See through) but as soon as I put a high resolution wallpaper as a background it turns in to this ugly low quality image. I mean, It just doesn't look right but I can't find any thread about this issue. Am I really the only one noticing this?? Can I do anything about this??
    03-01-2015 08:43 AM
  2. burgerkill's Avatar
    Can I see the screenshot so I can judge it?
    Likwidz and xandros9 like this.
    03-01-2015 08:51 AM
  3. Nas Hari's Avatar
    Sure,
    It looks like **** when I use it as a background. It looks bigger and the resolution just looks very, very low. I don't know why it does that.
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    03-01-2015 09:02 AM
  4. F3rzz's Avatar
    Windows phone puts a black overlay on the wallpapers so it doesn't make reading harder.

    I guess that's what you are referring to, I didn't like it at first, especially cuz I considered some images would not worsen readability, but got kinda used to it.

    That picture that you posted have white shine wood texture that would probably make reading very hard, so I guess in this case is needed.

    There is no way too disable it, sadly.
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    03-01-2015 09:28 AM
  5. nguyenkien's Avatar
    You need longer picture
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    03-01-2015 09:30 AM
  6. Nas Hari's Avatar
    No, I'm not referring to the black overlay, it's the resolution. The image shown above looks worse on my phone.
    I don't know what it does, but the image looks 'bigger/blown' when u use it as a background, it just looks very weird. Do you guys know any app with high resolution wallpapers?( im using a lumia 1520)
    03-01-2015 09:31 AM
  7. F3rzz's Avatar
    You need longer picture
    THIS!

    If your phone is (example) 200*500 you have to use at least 200*700

    Since you said high resolution picture, I didn't though that would be your problem.
    03-01-2015 09:48 AM
  8. Grimlock's Avatar
    I noticed this as well, so I started searching for higher resolution wallpapers but it seems as though it's downsampled when used as a background. They probably did this to maintain smooth scrolling, so I don't blame them. But it doesn't matter how high of a resolution you have, it will end up not looking too sharp (try astronomy photos with a lot of detail).
    03-02-2015 05:39 PM
  9. accursedvenom's Avatar
    I use the zedge app for wallpapers. Most of the images look great on my 925, but I find the abstract category to look the best and still maintain smooth scrolling.
    03-02-2015 05:42 PM
  10. EspHack's Avatar
    problem is, it will always crop your image unless it fits the screen perfectly, lets say you got a 2560x1600 pic, when you select it it will ask you to move it around to your liking since it wont show the entire picture, only the first 1080 horizontally and 1920 vertically, then you see there is a lot of wasted horizontal res and missing vertical res

    also if im not mistaken, all wallpaper pictures are converted to PNG, this may lead to unwanted changes in the image
    03-03-2015 01:26 AM

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