Here’s the easiest way to change the font size on your iPhone.
While the iPhone’s standard font size will be fine for many people, some may find that the text is too small or even too large for them, making it much harder to read incoming messages or notifications.
That’s why it’s so convenient that Apple introduced a feature that allows users to easily change the font size on their iPhone. Read on to find out how you can change your phone’s font size in just a few simple steps.
What we used
The short version
- Open Settings
- Click Accessibility
- Tap Display & Text Size
- Tap Bigger text
- Click the Larger Sizes for Accessibility button
- Change the text as you see fit
Unlock your iPhone and click on the Settings app. It is gray and looks like a gear.
Once in Settings, find and click the Accessibility button, it has a little blue logo next to it.
Tap Display & Text Size
Click the Display and Text Size button. It has a blue logo next to it.
Tap Bigger text
Once in the Display & Text Size setting, click on the button that says Larger Text, it is located at the top of the screen.
Click the Larger Sizes for Accessibility button
Turn on the Larger sizes for accessibility button. This will ensure that apps that support dynamic type, such as the Notes, Messages, Calendar, and Contacts app, will adjust to your preferred reading size.
Change the text as you see fit
Then use the slider at the bottom of the screen to adjust the font size to your preferred size. You can toggle this as much as you like and you can always change it afterwards.
Frequently Asked Questions
Yes, you can toggle the font size as much as you want.
Clicking this button ensures that applications that support Dynamic Type will support your preferred text size. These apps include Messages, Notes, Calendar, Settings, and Notes, among others.