On occasion, you may find your laptop stuck in a zoom mode where all icons and windows on the screen appear very large. This often happens if you have recently connected your laptop computer to a digital projector or an external monitor. Whether you are using a PC or a Mac computer, you can adjust the monitor resolution and return to a normal display viewing.
Close all programs or windows that are currently open.
Right-click on any blank space in the desktop and choose "Properties" from the contextual menu that appears.
Go to the "Settings" tab at the top of the pop-up window.
Move the "Screen resolution" bar further to the right to zoom out the display.
Click on the "Advanced" button on the right side of the window.
Open the "DPI" drop-down menu and select the "Normal size" option.
Press "OK" twice to save the display settings and exit from zoom mode.
Click on the "System Preferences" icon in the Dock.
Go to the "Displays" control panel in the "Hardware" section.
Select a higher resolution from the list of options on the left side of the window.
Wait for the laptop screen to adjust to the new resolution and exit zoom mode.
Close the System Preferences window.