Status Bar

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  1. douglashh

    douglashh iPF Noob

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    Is their any way to increase the font/icon size in the Status Bar so that my poor old eyes can read it better?

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    Have you tried to increase the Font Size? Perhaps even Bold the Text? Or even add a contrast to your settings? You can do this through your iPad settings/general/accessibility ....

    Maybe that may help?


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    Unfortunately, larger type does not affect the status bar, only some of the text in some apps.

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    Well if it's not the text size, then it must be the contrast turned on that is helping me see the print in the status bar. I'm also viewing this on my iPad 2--bigger screen makes a difference.
     
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    The Bold Text options affects all the system fonts. That's why the iPad reboots. It's not a huge difference, but it's there.

    Larger Text is limited to some of the native apps. It won't affect anything on the Home Screen or slide out panels, or status bar.

    The best I've been able to figure out so far for Increase Contrast is that it affect the Notification and Control Panels. They will go opaque (or nearly so) with the option turned on. Doesn't seem to affect transparency anywhere else. At least no where that I've checked to date.
     
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    Thanks for this. I tried the Increase Contrast option and it made the Notification Center and the Control Center look much better.
     
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    You're welcome. I've decided to leave Increase Contrast off. It looks good with my current wallpaper. In my experience it looks poor with light wallpapers, but that may just be my taste.
     
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    No, you're right, it looks bad with light wallpapers.
     

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