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Nexus 6 font extremely small in plaintext Exchange email

Posted on 2015-01-16
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Just got the Nexus 6.  Font in my work email on the phone is so small I cant read it.  Anyone know how to fix that?  (Setting the phone's font to larger does not change anything)
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Question by:Mark O'Brien
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by:James H
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I have a Nexus 6 and tested mine and when I adjust the font, it also changes the font in the Mail app as well. Can you reboot your phone and verify the font setting?
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by:Mark O'Brien
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Restarted many times.
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by:Mark O'Brien
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You say, "in the mail app" as well.  What is that?  This question is addressing plaintext in Exchange only
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Well if you are talking about the "Exchange" email on your Nexus 6, it uses the Gmail app as the Mail app is obsolete on that OS. I have an Exchange account on my phone and I receive plain text emails and when I adjust the font in the settings>display it also adjusts the size of the font for those emails as well. Since your post, I have tested and adjusted the font size and it adjusts them globally. Confirm what size font you have the phone set to currently.
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by:Mark O'Brien
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I have phone font set to the larger setting.
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by:Mark O'Brien
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My Samsung used to auto-resize ALL email to a legible level.  This phone is not doing that.  My coworker's Nexus 6 is behaving the same way and he just ignores it but I have to read all those emails in .5 font so I need to make a change.
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by:Mark O'Brien
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Thanks Spartan.  I went back to Samsung.  The Nexus 6 is missing quite a lot of functionality that I need.  The text resize setting did not work on this phone.
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