How to Switch Between Standard and Zoomed on an iPhone 7

When you initially set up your iPhone 7, one of the options that you chose was whether you wished to use the Standard or Zoomed option on the device. You may have been unsure when you made your selection then but, now that you have used your iPhone for a while, you might be interested in trying the other option.

Fortunately this is a setting that you can adjust at any time, not just when performing the initial iPhone setup. Our guide below will show you where to find and change the Display Zoom setting on your iPhone 7 so that you can try out the other option.


How to Change the Display Zoom on an iPhone 7

The steps in this guide were performed on an iPhone 7 Plus in iOS 10.3.2. Note that completing these steps will require you to restart your iPhone at the end. You can change this setting whenever you wish so, if you find after making the change that you prefer the old option, you can return to the menu in the steps below and select the other option to revert to the previous setting.

Step 1: Open the Settings app.

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Step 2: Select the Display & Brightness option.

iphone display and brightness menu



Step 3: Touch the View button under Display Zoom at the bottom of the screen.

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Step 4: Select the Standard or Zoomed option at the top of the screen, then tap the Set button at the top-right of the screen.

how to change display zoom on iphone 7



Step 5: Tap the Use Zoomed or Use Standard button at the bottom of the screen to complete your selection. As indicated by this popup, your iPhone will then restart.

switch from standard to zoomed on iphone

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