Pogo Screen Size Problem


Pogo screen size problem

How to resolve Pogo games Screen Resolution problem and adjust Browser Zoom settings?


Fix Pogo Screen Resolution Problem


Screen resolution may impact your pogo game display, players may face challenge with pogo games being displayed a bit big or a bit small to fit the screen.

Follow the instruction below to rectify the problem:

For Windows XP

  1. Right-click on the free space in Desktop and select Properties.
  2. Go to Settings tab on the tab
  3. Find the Screen Resolution bar at the center and adjust the slider
    • For Club Pogo recommended resolution is 1024 by 768 or higher and for Free Pogo games recommended solution is 1152 by 864.

Pogo screen size problem in Windows XP

  1. After choosing apply you will get a prompt, Keep the Changes, and click OK.


For Windows Vista

  1. Click the Start/Windows button in the bottom-left of the screen or press Windows keys
  2. Go to Control Panel, then choose Appearance and Personalization.
  3. Go to Personalization and then choose Display Settings.
  4. Find the Screen Resolution bar at the center and adjust the slider
    • For Club Pogo recommended resolution is 1024 by 768 or higher and for Free Pogo games recommended solution is 1152 by 864.
Pogo screen size problem in Windows Vista

  1. After choosing apply you will get a prompt, Keep the Changes, and click OK.


INSTRUCTIONS FOR WINDOWS 7/8/8.1/10 USERS

  1. Right-click on the free space in Desktop and select Screen Resolution
Pogo screen size problem in Windows 7 and higher

  1. In the Resolution scroll-down menu, choose the resolution
    • For Club Pogo recommended resolution is 1024 by 768 or higher and for Free Pogo games recommended solution is 1152 by 864
Pogo screen too small in Windows 7 and higher

  1. After choosing apply you will get a prompt, Keep the Changes, and click OK.


INSTRUCTIONS FOR APPLE/MAC USERS

  1. Go to Apple icon in the upper-left of your screen and choose System Preferences.
  2. Select Displays and choose the resolution.
    • For Club Pogo recommended resolution is 1024 by 768 or higher and for Free Pogo games recommended solution is 1152 by 864.
  3. Changes will be accepted automatically.
  4. Close System Preferences.


Fix Browser Settings


Apart from Screen Resolution, users may also need to check Windows Custom DPI settings that adjusts size of screen elements in Windows to fix pogo screen size problem. Browsers usually share the same settings. Pogo recommends to adjust both Windows Display Custom DPI Settings and Browser Zoom to 100%. Follow the instruction below for optimal gaming experience.

Windows Custom DPI settings:

  1. Go to Start button and choose “Control Panel”. Find and click “Display”, Display Control Panel window will open up.
  2. Choose “Smaller – 100% (default)”
  3. Click Apply
  4. Logoff and Login to windows again
Also, ensure that browser zoom is set to 100% by using Ctrl+0 or from the “Zoom” menu option of the browser.
Pogo screen too small

Play Pogo games even with DPI Settings higher than 100%


Pogo only recommends 100% DPI settings to avoid pogo screen resolution problem. For computers and users, who want to use higher DPI settings, follow the instruction below to rectify the problem:

For Internet Explorer 10+ in Windows 7 or higher:

  1. Login to Pogo account
  2. Choose the game you want to play
  3. Click the Gear Icon on the top right corner of the browser
  4. Select Zoom 100%

Note: Pressing Ctrl+0 will update IE with your Custom DPI Setting. You must select 100% manually. For some flash games, IE’s built in flash plugin will zoom the game in and make it larger. If a Pogo game is not responding well, changing the zoom level to 100% will fix the problem

For Windows 7 Google Chrome:

  1. Login to Pogo account
  2. Choose the game you want to play and go to its landing page
  3. Press Ctrl+0
  4. Launch the game.
Note: On Windows 7, the default zoom level for Chrome is 100% and matches true 100% without the Custom DPI Setting. Chrome on Windows 8 doesn’t follow the same rule.


For Mozilla Firefox in Windows 7 or higher, Google Chrome in Windows 8 or higher:

  1. Login to Pogo account
  2. Choose the game you want to play and go to its landing page
  3. Adjust the zoom level to 100% from the menu or settings option
  4. Load the game
  5. If the game doesn’t fit well, grab and adjust the lower right corner to increase the window size
  6. Click inside the window within the lower right corner
  7. Use Ctrl+Minus or Ctrl+Plus to adjust further


Note: In Windows 8 and higher, Firefox and Chrome browsers Zoom settings are regardless of your Windows Custom DPI Setting. For example, If Custom DPI is set to 125%, then the browser should be set to 80%. If Custom DPI is 150%, then browser Zoom level should be set to 67%.