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iOS: Home screen icons are magnified or large

Symptoms

If the icons on your Home screen appear too large, the zoom feature may be enabled on your device. Follow the instructions in this article to disable this feature.

Resolution

You can turn zoom off at Settings > General > Accessibility > Zoom.

You can also use iTunes to turn off zoom:

  1. Connect the device to any computer with iTunes.
  2. Select the device when it appears.
  3. Select Configure Accessibility on the device summary page:
  4. Select Neither to disable zoom:
  5. Click OK.

Learn more

To learn about the accessibility features available on iOS, refer to the iPhone User Guide, iPad User Guide, or iPod touch User Guide

Last Modified: Aug 28, 2014
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