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Windows 10 Mobile tutorial: How to change DPI Scaling, Phablet UI & Text-Size?

Windows 10 Mobile tutorial: How to change DPI Scaling, Phablet UI & Text-Size

The new scaling slider in Windows 10 Mobile Build 10549, that lets you have Phablet like four medium size tiles on start-screen of devices with display size of even less than 5-inch like, Lumia 1020.

So, we explored more and as you can see in screenshots it is not limited to only four tiles on start screen but it also extends to Action Center, Settings landscape UI, Multitasking UI. Action Center has five action buttons in a row after scaling to zero on the slider.

Build 10549 Phablet

10549.4.landscape

10549.2.landscape

Though this is the first implementation of this feature and it has its own share of bugs.

  • Multitasking doesn’t work in portrait mode
  • Start Screen may flicker or get unresponsive at times
  • Settings may crash at times

Still it is good to see Microsoft adding features that lets one customize Windows 10 Mobile much more and regarding bugs, they can be taken care of in subsequent builds.

Windows 10 Mobile Tutorials Phablet UI

On Phablets if you move slider to maximum it reverts to UI of smaller devices and if you move slider to minimum then the apps scale to have “Windows 10 Tablet UI” and text size in apps becomes very small.

So, in our hands-on video tutorial we not only show you how to play with slider settings to change the UI on Windows 10 Mobile but you can also make “text size” larger if you want to live with Phablet UI on your smaller devices.

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