How to Use Zoom on Apple Watch in watchOS 3

Zoom feature on Apple Watch can be enormously helpfully for people with visual impairments. Here is the complete guide to enable and use Zoom on Apple Watch.

Apple Watch is rightly called the extension of iPhone. There are several iOS-style features like Control Center, Accessibility available on the watch.

If you have visual impairments or want to magnify the interface of your Apple Watch in order to make viewing more convenient, Zoom can be of immense help. Moreover, you can also adjust the magnification level as per your need. Find out how it works!

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How to Use Zoom on Apple Watch

How to Enable and Use Zoom on Apple Watch

How to Enable Zoom on Apple Watch

You can enable Zoom right from your Apple Watch.

Step #1. Launch Settings app on your smartwatch → Tap on General.

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Tap on Settings Then General on Apple Watch

Step #2. Tap on Accessibility.

Tap on Accessibility in Apple Watch Settings

Step #3. Tap on Zoom.

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Tap on Zoom in Apple Watch Settings

Step #4. Turn on the switch.

Enable Zoom on Apple Watch

How to Enable Zoom via Apple Watch App on iPhone

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There is an option to activate zoom from the Watch app as well.

Step #1. Launch Watch app on your iPhone → Tap on General.

Tap on My Watch Then General on iPhone

Step #2. Next, tap on Accessibility.

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Tap on Accessibility in Apple Watch App on iPhone

Step #3. Tap on Zoom.

Tap on Zoom in Apple Watch Accessibility on iPhone

Step #4. Toggle the switch.

Enable Zoom on Apple Watch Using iPhone

Step #5. Now, you need to adjust the zoom level. Drag the button towards the left to decrease the zoom level and drag it towards the right to increase the same. While 1.2 is the minimum zoom level, 15 is the maximum.

Adjust Zoom Level on Apple Watch

How to Use/Control Zoom on Apple Watch

If you have used Zoom on your iPhone or iPad, you will find it quite familiar on your wearable device.

Step #1. Simply double tap with two fingers to zoom on your smartwatch.

Step #2. Double tap and hold using two fingers then slide in order to adjust the zoom level.

Step #3. Drag with two fingers in order to move around the screen of your device.

How to Disable Zoom via Apple Watch App on iPhone

Don’t want to use the zoom on your watch anymore? You can quickly turn it off.

Step #1. Open Watch app → General → Accessibility → Zoom.

Step #2. Now, toggle the switch next to Zoom.

That’s it!

Do you like to customize your Apple Watch? You have the option to change the color and style of the watch face, add third party complications to the watch face as well.

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Dhvanesh Adhiya
Dhvanesh Adhiya is the founder and editor-in-chief who takes care of audio, visual, and textual contents uploaded on He is passionate about wonderful apps that change the way your iPhone interacts in your life.

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