How to Increase Text Size on the Apple Watch

Having trouble reading some of the text on your Apple Watch? You aren’t alone. While the screen itself is fairly crisp and bright, it’s simply a small screen, and the text needs to be fairly small, too, if it’s going to display more than a couple of letters.

But if you find that the Apple Watch text is too small, then it is something that you can change from the Watch app on your iPhone. Our guide below will show you where to find this menu and adjust the text size setting.

How to Make Text Bigger or Smaller on the Apple Watch

The steps in this article were performed on an iPhone 7 Plus in iOS 12.3.1. The Watch that I am adjusting is an Apple Watch 2 using the 5.3 version of WatchOS.

Step 1: Open the Watch app.

open the Watch app

Step 2: Choose the My Watch tab at the bottom of the screen.

select the My Watch tab

Step 3: Scroll down and choose the Brightness & Text Size option.

open the Brightness and Text Size menu

Step 4: Drag the slider under Text Size to the left to make it smaller, or to the right to make it larger.

how to change text size on the Apple Watch

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