How to Enlarge Computer Fonts

By Kara Page

A particularly small font can be difficult or impossible for those with vision problems. Enlarge the font size on your web browser or within your operating system using a simple process.

Enlarge Internet Fonts

Step 1

Open your web browser and navigate to a website you want to read.

Step 2

Click "View" in your menu bar.

Step 3

Select "Increase Font," "Text Size," or "Zoom," then select the font size you prefer.

Enlarge OS Fonts in Windows

Step 1

Go to "Start" and select "Settings," followed by "Control Panel."

Step 2

Click "Display" in the window that opens, then click the "Settings" tab.

Step 3

Locate the lever beneath "Slide Area." Use your mouse to slide this lever to the left, which will enlarge the text on all of your applications and documents.