How to Increase or Change Font Size in Google Chrome

If you have trouble reading text that appear to be too small for you on some webpages, then you have came to the right place. This post will show you 2 simple tricks on how you can force to change the font size of some web pages in Google Chrome. If you’re using a different browser than Google Chrome, here are some articles about how to change font size in other browsers respectively: how to change font size in Internet Explorer or how to increase font size in Mozilla Firefox.

Trick 1: 

  1. Click the wrench icon How to Increase or Change Font Size in Google Chrome on the chrome’s toolbar.
  2. Select Options.
  3. Click the Under the Hood tab.
  4. Scroll down until you see the Web Content section, click Change fonts and language settings button to open the “Fonts and Languages” dialog.
  5. From there, you can change the default font settings for your Google Chrome.

How to Increase or Change Font Size in Google Chrome

Trick 2: Change Increase Text Font Size in Google Chrome

If the above trick doesn’t work for you, it’s probably because of the particular website does not meet the proper design guidelines and their font sizes are “hard-coded”. This weblog, computertipsfree.com for some reason does not meet the accessibility guidelines. You can try to change the font size of this website and I’m pretty sure that it won’t work. In order to view the font at a size that can comfort you, you’ll have to force zoom the entire webpage. To do so, hold CTRL + press the plus sign (+) or the negative sign (-) to toggle the zooming. If you don’t like to press your keyboard, you can use your mouse for zooming too. To do so, hold down the CTRL key and spin the wheel of your wheel mouse up and down. As you do so the text will either increase or decrease depending on which way you move your wheel.
Another way to do this is by clicking the wrench icon How to Increase or Change Font Size in Google Chrome on the chrome’s toolbar, beside the Zoom option, click + to zoom the page or click – to make everything smaller.

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  • Eric

    Or use AutoZoom https://chrome.google.com/webstore/detail/ocdkpkoaonnchdakgkmmcmnihhhgbjch

  • Smackta

    Firefox can do it.

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