Larger notifications for the visually impaired
Notifications are essential on our mobile phones. They inform us of everything and allow us that, without being attentive, we do not miss anything. However, for the elderly or visually impaired, they may be too small to read. In Android Help We have already told you on previous occasions how to make the elements of your mobile look bigger, and this goes along the same lines.
As we say, notifications are essential on smartphones. What do we do then to adapt them to older people? In these cases, it is necessary to increase them, so that they are much easier to read and that they do not affect the view more. We teach you to get bigger notifications on your Android mobile.
Get bigger notifications with BIG Notifications
BIG Notifications is an application available for free on the Play Store BIG Alarm, the perfect alarm for grandparents and is from the same developers as. As you may have already guessed, its main task is to make notifications look much larger than their usual size. How? Once installed, BIG Notifications offers a huge button in the notification panel. If pressed, it takes you to a new window that shows those notifications in a big way. You can see it in the following image: on the left the button, on the right the large notifications:
Also, you can enter each notification to perform their particular functions. For example, if it’s the music player notification, you have the Pause, Next and Previous buttons at your fingertips. You can also reply to messages and ultimately do everything that you can normally do with notifications. There is an option to automatically enable larger notifications so as not to depend on the button.
There is also a paid version which costs € 3.50. With this Pro version you can Modify the size of the text to make it even larger. You can also protect the Settings with a password so they are not changed by mistake. You can set vibration for notifications and it also has the possibility of deactivate temporarily BIG Notifications if necessary.
Using BIG Notifications, you can configure the perfect smartphone for your grandparents. If you combine it with a simple launcher like KISS Launcher and simple apps like Simple Mobile Tools, you will greatly facilitate using a smartphone. If you want to try BIG Notifications, you can download it for free from the Play Store: