Change the font size or zoom level of web pages in Safari

In Safari 10 on macOS Sierra, you can adjust the font size or zoom level to see web pages better.

Change the font size

You can increase or decrease just the font size of pages that you view in Safari on macOS Sierra. Safari will remember your settings until you clear your History. 

  • To increase the font size, press Option-Command-Plus sign (+)
  • To decrease the font size, press Option-Command-Minus sign (-)

Or you can go to the View menu and hold down the Option key while you select Make Text Bigger or Make Text Smaller.

Change the zoom level

You can increase or decrease the zoom level—both text and images—of pages that you view in Safari on macOS Sierra. Safari will remember your settings until you clear your History. 

  • To increase the zoom level, press Command-Plus sign (+)
  • To decrease the zoom level, press Command-Minus sign (-)

Or go to the View menu and select Zoom in or Zoom out.

Clear history to reset the font size and zoom level

If you clear your Safari history, websites will go back to their default font size or zoom level.

In the History menu, select Clear History. Then click Clear History again.

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Published Date: 2016-10-06