How to Zoom In on a PC

Windows 7 has come up with whole lot of helpful tools and exciting new features. It has not only introduced many latest applications and tools but also brought Windows classic application with upgrades. Windows 7 Magnifier is one of its useful applications. It helps people who have a poor vision to view certain areas of the screen by zooming in. Here we will show you how to zoom in a on a PC using magnifier tool.


Step # 1 – Open up the Control Panel

In the first step of learning how to zoom in on a pc, go to the “Start Menu” by clicking on the “Windows” icon at the bottom left corner of the screen. Once done, move over to the “Control Panel” option from the menu and click on it to open.

Go to the Control Panel

Step # 2 – Open up the Ease of Access

Once you have clicked on the Control Panel option, a new window will open in front of your screen. This is the Control Panel window where you can access various option and settings. In this window, click on the “Ease of Access” option.

Go to the Ease of Access

Step # 3 – Optimize the Visual Display

In the next step when the Ease of Access settings panel will open, click on the “Optimize Visual Display” option from it. This will open up more ‘Advanced Settings’ panel to adjust the Visual Display Settings of your computer.

Open the Visual Display settings

Step # 4 – Turn on the Magnifier

Once you have clicked on the “Customize Visual Display” option, you will be redirected to a new window. In this window you will find different option from you can improve your computer’s performance and display experience. Now click on the check box next to the “Turn on Magnifier” option to enable it. This will activate the Magnifier option. Once done, click on the “OK” button to save these settings and exit from this window.

Enable the Magnifier

Step # 5 – Zoom in using the Magnifier

In the next step, open the Windows 7 magnifier application to use it for zooming in. Now click on the “Plus” sign button from the magnifier window to zoom in. You can also do this by pressing the “+” sign on the keyboard.

Using the zoom in function

Step # 6 – Adjust the Zoom Style

The “Views” button in the Magnifier Panel will allow you to change the view and style of the Zoom in function. Click on the “View” button and select your preferred style of Zoom according to your requirements.

Change the zoom style

Step # 7 – Adjust the Magnifier Options

In the last step, click on the “Option” button next to the “Views” button to adjust Magnifier Settings. Here you can adjust the change of view while zooming in. You can also turn on or off the color inversion option from this panel. Other options allow you to change and adjust the zooming display according to your choice and requirements.

Change the magnifier options