How to Change Text Size

Learn how to change the size of the text you see on the screen.

Configure Your Browser

We've designed USA.gov to let you change its text size through your web browser's settings. Most browsers include functionality to let you increase or decrease the text on a web page. For example, to increase text size:

Chrome

In the Page menu, select Zoom. Zoom > Larger

Firefox

In the View menu, select Zoom. View > Zoom > Zoom In

Or, Click on the menu icon and select > - to make the text size smaller or + to make it larger

Internet Explorer

In the View menu, select Text Size. View > Text Size > Largest

Or, you can click on the IE settings icon > Zoom > Select a percentage or click “Zoom in”

Windows Shortcut: Alt +X

Opera

In the View menu, select Zoom. View > Zoom > %

Macintosh Shortcut: Command+

Windows Shortcut: + or 0

Safari

In the View menu, select Make Text Bigger. View > Make Text Bigger

Macintosh Shortcut: Command+

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We at USA.gov do not endorse specific web browsers and do not recommend one browser over another. While some common browsers are included in this page, mention of a specific browser does not imply endorsement or recommendation.

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