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App Store in Iphone5 Displays over-size font size

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aegis1688 Calculating status...
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May 1, 2013 5:03 AM

Started from a few days ago, when I connect to App Store for my iphone5, I see over-size font size and everything is in super-large font for all tabs, including "Featured", "Top Charts", "Search" and "Updates". This overrides the regular display screen for all the tabs. The bad thing is that when I search a new app, it won't shows me the "install" button as the screen was largely covered by the super-large app icon instead.  I tried to kill the app store and restart and even restart the ios 6, but neigher resolves the problem.


Everything was fine a few days ago. Suddenly things gets ugly like this and I had no idea what I can do to recover this.  This looks a bug of ios 6. Did anybody has similar issue before?

iPhone 5, iOS 6.1.3
  • judysings Community Specialists Community Specialists (2,330 points)

    Hi aegis1688,


    Is this only happening in the App Store? 

    Perhaps a reset of the Accessibility settings on the iPhone would help.

    Settings > General > Assessibility > Large Text

    Set to OFF or desired size.





  • GaelinCRP Calculating status...

    I am having the same issue, but do not have to be in the App Store. For me, this is happening when entering a message or email .


    Also, the problem gets worse - the phone starts to type on its own!   It started a few days back - literally, the phone sitting on the desk began to type.  When looking, it was huge font, so unable to navigate on the device.


    Tried to turn it off, but swipe area larger than screeen, so cannot. 

  • Lawrence Finch Level 7 Level 7 (24,555 points)

    Double-tap with THREE fingers to turn off zoom. Then go to Settings/General/Accessibility and turn it off for good.


    Alternatively, connect the phone using the USB cord to your computer, tap on the phone's name in iTunes, then tap the "Configure Accessibility" button at the bottom of the Summary screen.


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