How to Unzoom Your Macbook Screen?

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Are you having trouble with your Macbook's Zoom function? If so, you're not alone. Many people have experienced this problem and it can be incredibly frustrating. Fortunately, there is a way to unzoom your Macbook and get back to normal. Here's what you need to do:

1. Check Your Settings: The first step is to make sure that the zoom settings on your Macbook are correct. To do this, open System Preferences and click on Accessibility. Then, select Zoom and make sure that all of the boxes are unchecked. Once this is done, restart your Macbook and the problem should be resolved.

2. Use Keyboard Shortcuts: If you want to quickly zoom in or out on your Macbook, you can use keyboard shortcuts. To toggle the zoom function on or off, press Option + Command + 8. To zoom in, press Option + Command + =; to zoom out press Option + Command + -.

3. Resize Windows With Shift Key: Another way to unzoom your Macbook is by resizing Windows with the shift key held down. Move the cursor to any of the corners of the window and press and hold the Shift key while dragging it up or down to adjust the size of the window while keeping its original aspect ratio intact.

With these simple steps, you should now be able to unzoom your Macbook and get back to working as normal! If none of these methods work for you then it may be time to contact Apple Support for further help with resolving this issue.

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Resetting Mac Screen Zoom to Normal

To get your Mac screen back to its normal zoom level, press and hold the Option key and Command key together, then press ‘8'. This will toggle your Mac's zoom level to 100%, restoring it to its normal size. If you need to further adjust the zoom level, you can use the Option + Command + ‘=' key combination to zoom in and the Option + Command + ‘-‘ key combination to zoom out.

Troubleshooting Mac Zoom Issues

Your Mac may be stuck zoomed in if you have accidentally enabled the Zoom feature in Accessibility settings. A zoom feature is an accessibility option that allows users to magnify their screen to make items easier to see. This can sometimes be enabled accidentally by pressing certain key combinations on the keyboard. To fix this issue, go to System Preferences and open the Accessibility settings. In the Zoom window, make sure all of the boxes are unchecked. After that, restart your Mac and it should no longer be stuck zoomed in.

Unzooming Google on a Mac

On your Mac, open Chrome. At the top right, click More. Click Zoom, then choose either Reset or Actual Size. The page will now return to its default zoom level. If you want to further adjust the zoom level of your page, next to “Zoom,” choose the zoom options you want: Make everything larger: Click Zoom in. Make everything smaller: Click Zoom out. Use full-screen mode: Click Full screen.

Resizing a Window That is Too Big on a Mac

To resize a window that is too big on your Mac, you'll need to first locate the bottom-right corner of the window. Once you have located this corner, click and drag it downwards and to the left until the window has reached your desired size. You can also hold down the Shift key while dragging this corner to maintain the window's aspect ratio. To make sure that the window has been properly resized, check that all of its contents are visible on your screen.

Unzooming a Mac Screen Using a Mouse

To unzoom your Mac screen with a mouse, press the [Ctrl] key and scroll down with the mouse wheel. This will reduce the zoom level of your screen, allowing you to view more content on the display. You can also use the [Ctrl] + [-] shortcut to quickly reduce the zoom level. If you want to reset your zoom level back to its original size, press [Ctrl] + 0 (zero).

Troubleshooting Zoomed-In Display on Mac Laptops

Your laptop may be zoomed in because you have enabled the Zoom feature in your Accessibility settings. To adjust the zoom level, go to System Preferences > Accessibility > Zoom, and check the box that says “Use scroll gesture with modifier keys to zoom”. You can then choose which modifier keys you'd like to use for zooming, and then use that key plus a scroll gesture on your mouse or trackpad to adjust the zoom level.

Resetting Window Size on a Mac

To reset the window size on Mac, you can hold down the Command (?) and Option keys while double-clicking the title bar of the window. This will reset the window to its default size, which is usually full-screen. If you want to resize the window manually, click and drag any corner or side of the window until it reaches your desired size.


In conclusion, unzooming a MacBook is a straightforward process that involves changing the settings in System Preferences. The most efficient way to unzoom your Mac is by pressing the keyboard shortcut Option + Command + 8. Additionally, you can manually adjust the zoom level by going to Accessibility settings and clicking on Zoom. It's important to make sure all of the boxes in the Zoom window are unchecked before restarting your Mac. Lastly, it's also possible to adjust the window size while keeping its original aspect ratio by holding down the Shift key while resizing it from one of its corners. With these steps, you should now be able to successfully unzoom your MacBook.

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Sanjeev Singh

Sanjeev is the tech editor at DeviceMAG. He has a keen interest in all things technology, and loves to write about the latest developments in the industry. He has a passion for quality-focused journalism and believes in using technology to make people's lives better. He has worked in the tech industry for over 15 years, and has written for some of the biggest tech blogs in the world. Sanjeev is also an avid photographer and loves spending time with his family.