While most of what you see on the web is the correct format, you can come across a single site you want to see larger. You may also face aging eyes and need a size increase for everything. Whatever your situation, it's easy to make content bigger on your Chromebook!
To zoom in and out on a page
If there is only one page you want to zoom in, you can zoom in by placing two fingers together on the touchpad, then move your fingers apart. You can also press the Ctrl and + (plus) keys at the same time to zoom in.
Zoom out by placing two fingers spaced on the trackpad and then bringing them together. You can also press the Ctrl and – (minus) keys while zooming out.
To restore a page to the default size, press Ctrl + 0.
How to make almost bigger
You can also make the default size larger for each site you visit. If you click on the time in the lower right corner of your Chromebook and then s select the "Settings" icon.
On the Settings page, scroll down to Appearance and then on the "Sidebar" drop-down menu. . Choose a percentage greater than 100% to make it bigger.
This makes each site, setting menu and Android apps zoom in as default. Unfortunately, this change does not affect Linux and Chrome Web Store apps. For example, here is the How-To Geek homepage with 100% zoom setting:
And here's 150% zoom:
If you need to change this to the default size, return to the Appearance section in Settings and set the page zoom to 100%.
Changing this setting on a Chromebook will be the same if you ever log in to another Chromebook or Chromebook. Now you do not have to tense your eyes to read your favorite sites!