How to Change Font Size in iOS 8 on iPhone/iPad

You can change the text size of your iPhone/iPad as desired if you feel the need to do so for any reason. What’s more, Apple has empowered you to change the text of any apps that support Dynamic Type. Though most of the steps are same as it was before in iOS 7, Apple has made a slight change in the way you did the same earlier in iOS 7.

How to Change Text Size in iOS 8 on iPhone and iPad

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The need to change the font size could be for many reasons. Such as,

  • You prefer only a particular font size.
  • You have visual impairments.
  • If you don’t like the font size of any app, it is too small or too big.

There are two ways; you can customize font size as wished by you.

How to Change Font Size in iOS 8 on iPhone/iPad

Step #1. Launch Settings.

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Settings in iOS 8

Step #2. Tap on Display and Brightness.

Tap on Display and Brightness in iOS 8

Step #3. Here, you have two options to customize the font size of the text as you wish.

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Text Size and Bold Options in iPhone

  • Text Size: To let you have the preferred text size
  • Bold Text: To have the text in Bold letter

If you want to change the text size, tap on Text Size. Then, Adjust the text size as desired by dragging the slider. Drag right to increase and left to decrease.

Step #4. If you want the text to be in the Bold letter, tap on Bold Text. A menu will popup telling you that “Applying this setting will restart your iPhone/iPad,” tap on Continue. Your iDevice will restart to implement the changes effectively.

Enable Bold Text in iOS 8 on iPhone and iPad

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That’s it!

How To Change Font Size Into Dynamic Type on iPhone and iPad Running iOS 8

You can change the text into Dynamic Type to take the utmost advantage of this unique feature. It makes it ultra easy for you to read any text. However, it is not supported by all apps. Here is how you can enable it.

Step #1. Launch Settings.

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Step #2. Tap on General.

Step #3. Tap on Accessibility.

Tap on Accessibility on iPhone

Step #4. Tap on Larger Text.

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Tap on Larger Text on iPhone

Step #5. Switch on Larger Accessibility Sizes.

Enable Larger Text in iOS 8 on iDevice

Step #6. Drag the slider to adjust the preferred size you want.

You are done!

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