Help Increasing the Text Size in Your Web Browser

Note: The text on this page is larger than on other pages.

Select your operating system

Windows

To determine which browser you have, open the "Help" menu and select the item that begins with "About."

Select your browser for instructions

Internet Explorer

To increase the size of everything (text and images) on a page:

Keyboard

  • Hold the "Ctrl" key and press the "+" key to zoom in (press "-" to zoom out) or

Mouse

  • Open the "View" menu, select "Zoom," and then select "Zoom In", or
  • If you have a mouse with a wheel, hold the "Ctrl" key on the keyboard and then scroll the wheel up to zoom in (scroll down to zoom out)

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Google Chrome

To increase the size of everything (text and images) on a page:

Keyboard

  • Hold the "Ctrl" key and press the "+" key to zoom in (press "-" to zoom out) or

Mouse

  • Open the "View" menu, select "Zoom," and then select "Zoom In", or
  • If you have a mouse with a wheel, hold the "Ctrl" key on the keyboard and then scroll the wheel up to zoom in (scroll down to zoom out)

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Mozilla Firefox

To increase the size of everything (text and images) on a page:

Keyboard

  • Hold the "Ctrl" key and press the "+" key to increase text size (press "-" to decrease text size)

Mouse

  • If you have a mouse with a wheel, hold the "Ctrl" key on the keyboard and then scroll the wheel down to increase text size (scroll up to decrease text size) or
  • Open the "View" menu, select "Text Size," and then select "Increase"

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Mac OS

To determine which browser you have, open the "Help" menu and select the item that begins with "About."

Select your browser for instructions

Safari

Keyboard

  • Hold "" key and press the "+" key

Mouse

  • Open the "View" menu in the menu bar and select "Make Text Bigger"

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Google Chrome

To increase the size of everything (text and images) on a page:

Keyboard

  • Hold the "" key and press the "+" key to zoom in (press "-" to zoom out) or

Mouse

  • Open the "View" menu, select "Zoom," and then select "Zoom In", or
  • If you have a mouse with a wheel, hold the "" key on the keyboard and then scroll the wheel up to zoom in (scroll down to zoom out)

More Information

Mozilla Firefox

To increase the size of everything (text and images) on a page:

Keyboard

  • Hold the "" key and press the "+" key to zoom in (press "-" to zoom out)

Mouse

  • If you have a mouse with a wheel, hold the "" key on the keyboard and then scroll the wheel up to zoom in (scroll down to zoom out) or
  • Open the "View" menu, select "Zoom," and then select "Zoom In"

More Information

Source https://www.health.ny.gov/help/text_size.htm