How to Change Text Size in Windows 11

This post shows students and new users how to increase or decrease the size of text when using Windows 11.

If you’re having hard time reading the text on the screen when using Windows 11, the post is going to show you how to change it by increasing the text size so you can enjoy reading again.

In some cases, text sizes are too small to ready on your desktop. You can increase the size of text on the screen so you can read without straining your eyes

The just released preview of Windows 11 comes many new features such as redesigned user desktop centered Start menu and taskbar, rounded corners windows, themes and colors and many more. One legacy feature that is still available in Windows 11 is the accessibility feature that allows users to increase or decrease the size of text on the screen.

Also, when you’re a student and new user and you want to learn how to use Windows, the easiest place to start is Windows 11. Windows 11 is a major release of the Windows NT operating system developed by Microsoft. Windows 11 is the successor to Windows 10 and it’s expected to be released later this year.

To get started with changing the text size in Windows 11, follow the steps below.

How to increase the size of text in Windows 11

Here’s how to change the size of text, images, and apps in Windows 11.

Windows 11 has a centralized location for majority of its settings. From system configurations to creating new users and updating Windows, all can be done from its System Settings pane.

To get to System Settings, you can use the Windows key + i shortcut or click on Start ==> Settings as shown in the image below:

windows 11 start settings

Alternatively, you can use the search box on the taskbar and search for Settings. Then select to open it.

Windows Settings pane should look similar to the image below. In Windows Settings, click Accessibility, select Text size on the right pane of your screen shown in the image below.

windows 11 accessibility text size

On the Text size adjustments pane use the slider from left to right to increase the size of text on Windows screen. Under preview, the size of words will change as you adjust the slider.

Changes you make here will apply to most of the text on your device.

windows 11 increase text size

Below is a previous of the size of text when increased 167%. To apply your changes, click the Apply button to the right or the slider.

windows increase text size on screen

Changes are apply instantly to many of the text in Windows as you can see below.

windows size of text increased on display

How to decrease size of text in Windows 11

To decrease the size of text in Windows, reverse the steps above.

To go Start ==> Settings ==> System ==> Accessibility ==> Text size and move the slider to the left. Move it far to the left and set the default text size.

The click apply to save your changes.

That should do it!


This post showed you how to adjust Windows 11 text size to make the text on the screen a bit bigger to you can see without straining you eyes. If you find any error above, please use the comment form below to report.

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