Change the brightness and text size on your Apple Watch

Learn how to set the screen's brightness, adjust the text size, or make the text bold.

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Set the brightness

Open Settings, scroll down, tap Brightness & Text Size, then tap Decrease or  Increase. You can also tap the slider, then turn the Digital Crown.

Change the text size

Open Settings, scroll down, tap Brightness & Text Size > Text Size, then tap Decrease or Increase . You can also tap the slider, then turn the Digital Crown.

 

Make the text bold

Open Settings, scroll down, tap Brightness & Text Size, then turn on Bold Text. After you turn bold text on or off, your Apple Watch restarts.

Change the settings from your iPhone

On your iPhone, open the Apple Watch app, go to the My Watch tab, then tap Brightness & Text Size.

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