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Google Chrome - Change text, image, and video sizes (zoom)

On your computer, you can change the size of text, images, and videos for one webpages or for all webpages.

To change the font size on a mobile device, update your display options in your device's settings app.

Zoom in or out on your current page

Use the zoom options to make everything on a webpage larger or smaller.

  1. On your computer, open Chrome.
  2. At the top right, click More More icon.
  3. Next to "Zoom," choose the zoom options you want:
    • Make everything larger: Click Zoom in Zoom in icon.
    • Make everything smaller: Click Zoom out Zoom out icon.
    • Use full-screen mode: Click Full screen Full screen icon.

You can also use the keyboard shortcuts to zoom in or out:
  • Make everything larger:
    • Windows, Linux, and Chrome OS: Press Ctrl and +.
    • Mac: Press ⌘ and +.

  • Make everything smaller:
    • Windows, Linux, and Chrome OS: Press Ctrl and -.
    • Mac: Press ⌘ and -.

  • Use full-screen mode:
    • Windows and Linux: Press F11
    • Mac: Press ⌘ + Ctrl + f. 
    • Chrome OS: At the top of your keyboard, press the full-screen key Full screen icon. This key is also called F4.

Set page or font size for all webpages

You can change the size of everything on the webpages you visit, including text, images, and videos, or you can change only the size of the font. 

Note: Some websites don't let browsers change only the text size. For those sites, Chrome won't be able to adjust the font size.  
  1. On your computer, open Chrome.
  2. At the top right, click More More icon and then icon Settings.
  3. At the bottom, click Show advanced settings. 
  4. Under "Web Content," make the changes you want:
    • Change everything: Next to "Page zoom," click the Down arrow Down Arrow. Then select the zoom option you want.
    • Change font size:  Next to "Font size," click the Down arrow Down Arrow icon. Then select the font size you want. You can also change more font options by clicking Customize fonts. 

For more information, please visit the Google Support website. 

If you have any questions, come by the Help Desk at Hardman & Jacobs Undergraduate Learning Center Room 105, call 646-1840, or email us at

Keywords:google chrome change text image video sizes zoom windows mac   Doc ID:72882
Owner:John B.Group:New Mexico State University
Created:2017-04-25 11:53 MSTUpdated:2017-11-28 13:03 MST
Sites:New Mexico State University
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