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Stew 08-01-2010 07:31 PM

BOLD 9650 Browsing
 
I have the 9650 bold and when I view webpages, the font is so small its hard to read. I have changed the font settings and its still not like it was with my 8330 curve. One site for example is mobile.pgatour.com. On my curve it was easy to read this site. On the bold I need a magnifying glass.

Also Ive noticed when I change my font, what used to be a 8 font on the 8330 curve, I have to make like a 12 font for the same size. I don't know if this has to do something with the resolution of the 2 devices, I always thought an 8 font is the same size on any device. Right now I have the default font size and minimum font size set to 12.

Any suggestions?

Motorcycle Mama 08-01-2010 07:37 PM

Try Browser > Menu > Options > General Properties > Default View > Column

Stew 08-01-2010 07:43 PM

When I change it to Column view, the formattiing is all off for that page.

akosnitzky 08-01-2010 09:55 PM

Yes. Leave in page view and see if zoom in works for you. I notice that from the browser, options-general settings did not help

Stew 08-01-2010 11:35 PM

That helps to a point but when I zoom, other fields move off the screen. There has to be a way to get it to look like the 8330, where I can see the whole screen in large enough font.

Motorcycle Mama 08-02-2010 05:48 AM

Is your Browser Identification set to "BlackBerry"?

akosnitzky 08-02-2010 06:57 AM

Mine is set to Blackberry Browser and i see what the OP sees

diffused 08-02-2010 07:35 AM

Try this:
Hit the Browser Icon,Options,
Browser Configuration:
Browser ID-BlackBerry

General:
Try the Global Serif
Default size-10
Minimum size-10
Minimum Style-Plain or BOLD
Column View

Stew 08-03-2010 08:34 PM

I tried your setting and just going to mobile.pgatour.com for example the formatting is all off. I know on my curve I had it set at column view but column view on the bold the formatting is all off.

My browser identification is blackberrry.

pianomanss87 08-20-2010 04:19 PM

sorry if this is out of context. I have the 9650 and mh home sceen layout is set on today. This shows messages phone and calander. the font is so small I have trouble reading it. Can the font be made larger.

Thanks

Piano Man

Henryy 01-06-2011 01:29 PM

Re: BOLD 9650 Browsing
 
Sprint: 9650 BOLD 6.0.0.415
Font size too small:
This is a known issue to RIM. They are working on it. The OS 6 has great improvements over the OS 5. Until then try another site or the zoom in the menu.

patrick 01-08-2011 09:29 AM

Re: BOLD 9650 Browsing
 
I have size issues with OS 6 as well .... cant seem to get a decent column view. That options cant be found

adamant118 02-08-2011 09:16 PM

Re: BOLD 9650 Browsing
 
Quote:

Originally Posted by patrick (Post 1692020)
I have size issues with OS 6 as well .... cant seem to get a decent column view. That options cant be found

i could not take 6.0 anymore. i had to reload 5.0.0.732.. i am happy now

lhhesscpa 08-04-2011 05:41 PM

Re: BOLD 9650 Browsing
 
I just got a 9750 Bold with OS 6 & I'm seeing the same tiny virtually unreadable fonts with no way to select column view and the zoom is very awkward. Terrible implementation.

I also don't like the icons that appear instead of just contact names when I type from the Home screen. The names are in such small fonts that they, too, are difficult to read.

I'm going back to my Curve.


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