On mobile phone, dashboard is constantly resizing

When loading a particular dashboard on a mobile phone, this happens:
resizing

  • What Grafana version and what operating system are you using?
    Cloud, latest version

  • What are you trying to achieve?
    View dashboards on a mobile phone

  • How are you trying to achieve it?
    Navigate to dashboard URL using Chrome on a Samsung Galaxy S9

  • What happened?
    It constantly resizes as per attached GIF.

  • What did you expect to happen?
    It resizes once to adapt to the size of the mobile phone screen

  • Can you copy/paste the configuration(s) that you are having problems with?
    See end of this post

  • Did you receive any errors in the Grafana UI or in related logs? If so, please tell us exactly what they were.
    No

  • Did you follow any online instructions? If so, what is the URL?
    Couldn’t find any

Configuration:

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I found the problem. There was a table with five columns:

The minimum column width was the default (150). I surmise that this limit was being hit triggering a re-size, but with the display settings of the phone, it triggered an endless loop.

By setting a minimum column width of 50, the problem went away:
image

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With the above solution I had to delete all the override size values I had entered manually.