How to Make Text Bigger on Windows 11 (and Windows 10)

By | March 29, 2022
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How to Make Text Bigger on Windows 11 (and Windows 10)

OK, so this title may be just a bit misleading.

If you’re using Windows 10 hop over to this page to learn how to make your text bigger on Windows 10.

If you’re using Windows 11, you’ll be happy to know that Windows 11 simplifies the process of making the text larger on your screen without making everything else larger. And it’s very easy to do.

1.) Press and hold down the Windows key and tap the U key to open Accessibility settings.

2. When Accessibility settings opens click on Text size.

Windows 11 tips by Cloudeight

3.) In the Text size settings dialog, move the slider to the right to increase the text size on your Windows 11 device. When you have it as large as you want it then click “Apply”.  Your screen will go blank for a minute or two while Windows adjusts your settings. 

Windows 11 tips by Cloudeight

You’ll notice right away that your browser tabs and menu text are larger in your browser. You’ll find the text in the menus in almost every program is larger. But as for text in emails and text on websites, you might not see any or much difference. That’s when you need to use our tip here.

Bonus Tip!

Windows 11 Magnifier

And did you know you can turn on Windows built-in magnifier by using the Windows key plus the + (plus) key? And you can turn it off using the Windows key + the ESC key. Try it!

And you can change the Windows Magnifier views and settings by opening Accessibility settings (Windows key + u) and clicking on Magnifier…

Windows 11 Tips - Cloudeight

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