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


Home screen when magnified

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

Settings for Zoom feature

To turn off Zoom, go to Settings > General > Accessibility > Zoom > tap the slider to turn 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.
  4. Select Neither to turn off Zoom.
    iTunes preferences for turning off Zoom
  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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