By default, light San Francisco font is enabled on Apple TV. The folks who don’t have 20/20 vision (a term used to describe normal visual acuity measured at a distance of 20 feet.) may find this light typeface ineligible, particularly against darker backgrounds. Fortunately, there is an option to enable bold text on Apple TV.
As compared to San Francisco font, bold text is a bit easier to read as the font is heavier and a darker. Let me show you how you can activate it.
How to Enable Bold Text on Apple TV 4K or 4th Generation
Note: This feature works on fourth generation Apple TV and later.
Step #1. Launch Settings app on your Apple TV.
Step #2. Now, click General and then select Accessibility.
Step #3. Next, select the Bold Text option located under the Interface heading.
Then, press the Touch surface on your Siri Remote.
Step #4. Now, a message will appear on the screen, saying enabling the bold text will require a restart. Click Continue.
Once your Apple TV has restarted, bold text option will be in effect throughout the tvOS interface.
If you ever want to go back to the light typeface, just follow all the steps mentioned above then select the preferred font in the end. Your TV will reboot for the change to take effect.
How to Enable High-Contract Cursor on Apple TV
There is yet another useful feature which can enhance your viewing experience. You can enable-contract cursor to easily find out if a home screen icon is selected or not.
Step #1. Open Settings app on your Apple TV.
Step #2. Now, click on General and select Accessibility.
Step #3. Click Increase Contrast and then set Focus Style option to High Contrast.
That’s all, folks!
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