Picture becomes darker when set up as face

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  1. Bey

    Bey New Member

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    Hi all

    When I put a picture from my photos as a watch face, the upper part of the pic becomes dark
    Do you know what to do to resolve this case?
    And am looking for a KITT knightnrider app, do you advice any ?

    Thanks for your replies!
     
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    I have several watch faces that use my photos. None of them show the darkening you describe. I did a search for knight rider in the App Store and saw two such apps.
     
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    The watch does this if the background is likely to make reading the time difficult. White/light backbrounds with some dark elements are most likely to cause this. A pure white/light backbround may result in a dark time display (instead of the usual white display).

    You can try moving the date/time display to the bottom of the watch face by customizing the face, and see if you like that better.

    The only way to stop the auto darkening is to change the picture itself, so that the watch doesn’t decide it needs the shading to keep the time display clear.
     
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