How to Bold Text on the iPhone 7

The iPhones have been getting bigger and their screens have been getting clearer and clearer, but there are still many iPhone users that have difficulty reading the information on their screen. There are a couple of ways that you can improve the readability of information on your screen, and one of the best ways to do so is to make the text bolder.

Using the bold text setting on your iPhone 7 will allow you to make your screen text easier to read without significantly reducing the amount of characters that fit on the screen. Our article below will help you to find and enable the bold text setting on your device.

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How to Make the Text Bolder on the iPhone 7

This article was written using an iPhone 7 Plus in iOS 10.3.2. You can follow these same steps on other iPhone models that are using the same version of iOS. Note that you will need to restart your iPhone after making this change.

Step 1: Open the iPhone’s Settings app.

open the iphone's settings menu

Step 2: Select the Display & Brightness option.

open the iphone's display and brightness menu

Step 3: Tap the button to the right of Bold Text to turn it on.

can i make text bolder on my iphone 7

Step 4: Touch the Continue button to restart your iPhone. Once the iPhone turns back on, the text will be bold. Note that the bold text will only be used in locations where the text boldness is controlled by the iPhone. This includes default apps, settings menus, tc. You may not see bold text in third-party apps.

how to bold text on the iphone 7

Did you know that there is a Contacts app on your iPhone? Learn how to put the Contacts icon on your Home screen and make it a little easier to access your contacts. By default that icon is typically hidden in a folder on a secondary Home screen, so you will need to drag it to your primary Home screen to make it a little easier to access.