If your Home screen icons are magnified on your iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch

If the icons on your Home screen appear too large or are magnified to fit the screen, your device may have the Zoom feature turned on. Learn how to turn off Zoom.

Turn off Zoom in Settings on your device


Magnified screen icons

If you can't access Settings because your Home screen icons are magnified, double tap with three fingers on the display to zoom out.

Turn off Zoom on iPhone

To turn off Zoom, go to Settings > General > Accessibility > Zoom, then tap to turn Zoom off.


Turn off Zoom in iTunes

You can also use iTunes to turn off Zoom:

  1. Connect your iPhone, iPad, or iPod Touch to a computer and open iTunes.
  2. Select your device when it appears in iTunes.
  3. Select Configure Accessibility on the device summary page.
    Turn off Zoom in iTunes
  4. To turn off Zoom, deselect the Zoom checkbox.
  5. Click OK.

Learn more

Learn more about the accessibility features available on iOS in the iPhone User Guide, iPad User Guide, or iPod touch User Guide

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