How to Adjust Display Scale Settings on Windows 11?

Windows 11, by default, has its settings, i.e., text, icons, and navigation to a size. However, users can configure their System according to how they want it to look. For example, if the icons aren’t justifying your sense of style, you can permanently enlarge them or make them smaller. The same goes for personalizing your desktop while viewing or showing a PowerPoint presentation.

If you want to configure your System but cannot figure out how to do it, the following instructions might help you:

How to adjust the Display Scale Settings according to the recommended settings on Windows 11?

Follow through the following steps to adjust your System according to the Display Settings recommended:

Step 1: Go to the Taskbar at the bottom of your screen and open Windows 11 Settings.

You can also use the shortcut Windows + I as an alternative.

Step 2: After the Settings window opens, click on the System  category you see on your left. Step 3: Then, click on the Display category on the right side of your screen. Step 4: Now, go to the Scale and Layout section, click on the Scale drop-down menu and choose the suitable size, i.e., 100%, 125%, 150%, etc. Once you are done with the above steps, your computer will automatically shift to the new settings, and you can skip restarting your System.

How to change the Display Scale Settings with Custom Settings on Windows 11?

It is not recommended to custom change the Display settings unless you are sure it may affect your viewing experience. You can always use the following steps if you want to do it anyway:

Step 1: Go to the Taskbar at the bottom of your screen and open Windows 11 Settings.

You can also use the shortcut Windows + I as an alternative here.

Step 2: After opening the Settings menu, go to the System category on the left side of your screen. Step 3: Now, click on the Display category on the right side. Step 4: Once the Display category is open, use the Scale drop-down menu and click on Scale Settings. Now, Double click on the Scale to open Custom Scaling.

Step 5: You can enter the desired value between 100% to 500% in the Custom Scaling box. Step 6: Click on the Check button.

Step 7: Lastly, click on Sign Out Now button. You can sign in again to your computer and see the changes.

How to make text bigger without changing Scale Settings on Windows 11?

There is a third way to make the text more readable without wanting to adjust the scale settings. We can use the following steps:

Step 1: Go to the Taskbar at the bottom of your screen and open Windows 11 Settings.

Step 2: You’ll find the Accessibility category on the left pane in the Settings window. Click on it. Step 3: Click on the Text Size on the right size in the Accessibility window. Step 4: You can move the slider to increase the percentage of theText size. You can see the preview of the changes side by side. Click on the Apply button when you see the desired size. You don’t need to reboot your System.

There you have it.

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