How to Change Font Size on iPhone and iPad

The overall dynamics of fonts on the iPhone and iPad are crisp, clear, and readable. But if you are facing difficulty while reading, you can easily increase or decrease the font size on iOS device from the Settings app.

This is usually an accessibility-related feature. If you find that text size is smaller in most of the apps that you are using, you should not strain your eyes. Instead, simply change the text size. Besides just increasing the font size, you can also make them bold. If you aren’t sure how to do it, head over to the steps mentioned below and follow them.

How to Increase or Decrease Font Size on iOS Device

Step #1. Open the Settings on your iPhone.

Step #2. Next, Tap on GeneralAccessibility.

Tap on Settings then General then Accessibility on iPhone

Step #3. Now, tap on Larger Text.

Tap on Larger Text in iPhone Settings

Step #4. Drag the slider “A” to increase or decrease the text size. The font-size of the description represents (approximately) the way fonts will look on other apps and elsewhere on the iPhone/iPad.

Increase Font Size on iPhone or iPad

Step #5. If you still need larger font sizes, toggle ON “Larger Accessibility Sizes” in the same window. You’ll notice that the slider can now offer a larger font size option. Slide it again to reach your comfortable font size.

Make Text Size Much Larger on iPhone or iPad

Besides increasing the font size, you can also make it bold for better readability. In order to do so, go to Settings → General → Accessibility → Bold Text. When you turn this on, the iPad or iPhone needs to restart for the changes to take effect. (You will be asked if you wish to continue or cancel with the change.)

Enable Bold text on iPhone or iPad

Wrapping up…

As the iPhone and iPad have become an integral part of our lives, we do a lot of work on it, and not just making or receiving calls. In such cases, our eyes are exposed to the screen for many hours daily. Having an accessibility feature like the one above, is surely comforting to the eyes. If you know of any other accessibility feature, make sure to let us know in the comments.

That’s all, guys!

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