Change Zoom settings for accessibility on Mac
On your Mac, use Zoom settings for accessibility to make the entire screen larger or to enlarge just the area where the pointer is located.
To change these settings, choose Apple menu > System Settings, click Accessibility in the sidebar, then click Zoom on the right. (You may need to scroll down.)
Open Zoom settings for accessibility for me
Use keyboard shortcuts to zoom
Use the listed shortcuts to zoom in or out. For example, to zoom in, press Option-Command-Equal Sign.
Use trackpad gesture to zoom
Zoom using the indicated trackpad gestures. For example, to zoom in, tap the trackpad twice with three fingers.
Use scroll gesture with modifier keys to zoom
Press and hold the selected modifier key while scrolling with your trackpad or the scroll wheel on your mouse.
For example, with the default trackpad settings, press and hold the Control key and drag two fingers up (to zoom in) or down (to zoom out).
Modifier key for scroll gesture
Choose the modifier key to press and hold to zoom while scrolling: Control, Option or Command.
When you zoom using a keyboard shortcut, trackpad gesture or scroll gesture with a modifier key, choose to zoom the entire screen (Full Screen), a custom area of the screen (Split Screen) or just the area where the pointer is located (Picture-in-Picture).
When you use full-screen zoom, you can zoom the screen of an available second display (sometimes called Zoom Display). Click Choose Display, then choose a display.
While using the Split Screen or Picture-in-Picture zoom style, click Size and Location to change the size and position of the zoom area or window.
Specify options for the selected zoom style.
Display a high-resolution zoom of text, text fields, menu items, buttons and more in a dedicated window. See Use Hover Text.
To customise Hover Text, click the Info button , then set any of the following options:
Touch Bar zoom
If your Mac has a Touch Bar, display a larger version of it on the screen. See Zoom in on the Touch Bar.
To quickly enable or disable Zoom using the Accessibility Shortcuts panel, press Option-Command-F5 (or if your Mac or Magic Keyboard has Touch ID, quickly press Touch ID three times).
To specify which options are available in the panel, choose Apple menu > System Settings, click Accessibility in the sidebar, then click Shortcut on the right. (You may need to scroll down.)