While the screens on smartphones have been getting better and better as display technology improves, you are still dealing with a fairly small screen that can display a lot of information.
The Google Pixel 4A has a good screen that is both clear and relatively large, but it’s possible that you would like the font on the screen to be larger.
Luckily Android 11 on your phone has an option that you can adjust if you would like to make the words and numbers larger.
You can increase text size on a Google Pixel 4A by going to Settings > Display > Advanced > Font size > then choosing a size at the bottom of the screen.
Now when you open an app, like Mail or Messages, you should be able to read the text on the screen a little more easily.
Our tutorial continues below with more information on the font size setting on the Google Pixel 4A.
How to Change Text Size on a Pixel 4A
- Swipe up on the Home screen.
- Choose Settings.
- Select Display.
- Touch Advanced.
- Tap Font size.
- Choose a font size.
Our guide continues below with additional information on increasing the Google Pixel 4A font size.
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How to Make Text Bigger or Smaller on a Google Pixel 4A (Guide with Pictures)
The steps in this article were performed on a Google Pixel 4A in the Android 11 operating system.
Step 1: Swipe up on your Home screen to open the app menu.
Step 2: Scroll down and tap on the Settings icon.
Step 3: Choose the Display option.
Step 4: Tap on Advanced to expand the menu.
Step 5: Select the Font size option.
Step 6: Tap on the slider at the bottom of the screen to choose the desired size.
As you select a size, the sample text will update to reflect that chosen size.
Our tutorial continues below with additional discussion about changing the Pixel 4A font size.
More Information on Adjusting the Size of Words on a Pixel 4A
Changing the size of the text will affect any app that uses the system font information to display its content on the screen.
However, some apps, especially games and other apps that deliver media, like streaming video apps, may not be affected by this change.
The font size options that you can choose from are:
Each time you choose a different size, the sample text will update to show you how big the text will be with that setting.
On the Advanced screen before the Font size menu, there is an option called Display size. if you choose that option you can also make the items on your screen smaller or larger.
Note that changing the size of screen items can affect the layout of the apps that you use as well. This can include moving around objects and buttons, which can cause you to tap the wrong things until you become accustomed to the updated layout.
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