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Wednesday, September 22, 2021

Easily Change Font Size on Windows 11

 The Windows 11 text size slider on a blue background

First, open Windows Settings. To do so quickly, right-click the Start button on your taskbar and select “Settings” in the menu that appears. Or you can press Windows+i on your keyboard.

In Windows 11, right-click the Start button and select "Settings."

In Settings, click “Accessibility” in the sidebar, then select “Text Size.”

In Settings, click "Accessibility" in the sidebar, then click "Text Size."

In Text Size settings, locate the slider labeled “Text Size.” Click and drag the circle on the slider right and left to adjust the size of the system font.

Use the "Text Size" slider to change the system font size.

As you drag the slider, you’ll see a percentage number appear just above it that indicates the new size relative to the original size of 100%. So at “200%,” the system fonts appear twice is large as the default, for example. When you’re done, click “Apply.”

Once you set the text size you'd like, click "Apply."

Immediately, all open windows will visually refresh, and you’ll see the text size changes reflected in them. Some larger fonts might not fit perfectly in the interface. If that’s the case, you’ll sometimes—but not always—see ellipses (three dots) when words don’t fit in the space provided for them.

An example of Windows 11 text at 200%.

After that, close Settings, and the new text size you selected will always apply, even after you restart your system. If you need to adjust the system font size again, just revisit Settings > Accessibility > Text Size and use the “Text Size” slider. If you want to turn off the larger fonts completely, set the “Text Size” slider to “100%.”

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