If you have trouble reading fine print on a computer screen or want a closer look at pictures or videos, Windows and Mac computers offer features that make it easy to zoom in or magnify parts of your screen. Created for users with impaired vision, these features can be found under accessibility options. The steps to activate them depend on what operating system you use.

Mac Users

  1. Open System Preferences
  2. Click on Accessibility
  3. Select Zoom
  4. Customize the settings for how you would like to activate the Zoom feature.

Windows Users

  1. Open Settings
  2. Click on Ease of Access
  3. Select Magnifier
  4. Turn on the toggle button to activate the feature
  5. Hit the Windows key and the plus (+) symbol to turn on Magnifier and hit the Windows key and Esc to deactivate it.