How to Increase Font Size on Your iPad Safari

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Are you struggling to read the small text on your iPad while using Safari? Don’t worry, you’re not alone! Luckily, it’s easy to increase the font size in Safari for iPad.

There are two ways to do this. The first is to use the text zoom feature. To do this, launch the app and navigate to a website, then tap the “aA” icon in the upper left corner of the screen. The text zoom options appear at the top of the Web View dropdown menu – tap the smaller A to reduce the zoom percentage and the bigger A to increase it.

The second way is to adjust your iPad’s display settings. Go to Settings > Accessibility, then select Display & Text Size. Tap Larger Text for larger font options. Drag the slider to select the font size you want. You can also choose from three preset sizes – Small, Medium, and Large – or set a custom size using an additional slider option.

Once you have increased your font size, navigating Safari will be much easier on your eyes! If you ever need to decrease or reset your font size, just go back into Settings > Accessibility > Display & Text Size and drag either of the sliders back down or tap one of the preset sizes.

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Increasing Font Size in Safari

To enlarge the font in Safari, you can press the Option-Command-Plus sign (+) to increase the font size. This will make the text on web pages appear larger and easier to read. You can also adjust the zoom level of a web page by clicking View in the menu bar, then selecting Zoom In or Zoom Out from the drop-down menu. If you need to reset the zoom level back to its original size, click View and then select Actual Size.

The Challenges of Text Size in Safari on iPad

The text size in Safari on iPad is usually small because the device’s default display settings are set to a smaller size. This makes it easier to fit more information on the screen at once but can make text difficult to read. Fortunately, you can easily adjust the text size by tapping the “aA” icon in the upper left corner of your web page. This will give you access to the Web View dropdown menu, where you can tap either the smaller A or bigger A to reduce or increase the zoom percentage.

Troubleshooting Small Text Size in Safari

The text size on your Safari browser may be small if you have the default settings enabled. You can easily change the font size by going to the ‘View’ menu and selecting ‘Zoom.’ You can then use the ‘Zoom In’ or ‘Zoom Out’ options to adjust the text size. Additionally, in some versions of Safari, you can also click on the page zoom icon in the address bar and select the large A on the right to make the text larger.

Adjusting Text Size on Safari

The text on Safari is generally set to a smaller size due to the limited screen space available on mobile devices. This helps to ensure that users can easily read the content on the page without needing to scroll too much. Additionally, if the text is too large, it could be difficult to fit all of the content onto one page. As such, Safari offers options in its View menu to adjust the font size so that it is comfortable for each individual user.

The Challenges of Working with Smaller Screens on iPads

The size of the text and other items on your iPad may appear small due to your device’s display settings. Your iPad’s default settings are optimized for maximum readability, but you can make adjustments to make everything appear larger. To adjust the size of the text and other items, go to Settings > Accessibility > Display & Text Size. Once there, you can turn on Larger Accessibility Sizes and then adjust the font size using the slider. You can also turn on Bold Text, which will display all text in boldface characters.

Getting Rid of Safari Small Screen on iPad

To get rid of the small Safari window on your iPad, you can close Split View. To do this, tap the Multitasking button in the Safari window that you want to keep, then tap the full-screen button. Alternatively, you can drag the app divider left or right over the Safari window that you want to close. Once both windows have been closed, Safari should appear in its full-screen mode. If not, tap and hold the bottom of the screen until an icon appears with two arrows pointing outward, and tap it to enter full-screen mode.


Safari for iPad is a powerful web browser that offers a great user experience. It is feature-rich and allows users to customize the browsing experience with font size adjustment, text zoom, and even custom settings. With its intuitive interface, secure browsing options, and compatibility with most websites, Safari for iPad makes it easy to stay connected while on the go. Whether you’re looking for a quick way to find information or just want to browse the web in comfort, Safari for iPad has you covered.

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James Walker

James Walker has a deep passion for technology and is our in-house enthusiastic editor. He graduated from the School of Journalism and Mass Communication, and loves to test the latest gadgets and play with older software (something we’re still trying to figure out about himself). Hailing from Iowa, United States, James loves cats and is an avid hiker in his free time.