iOS devices has variety of accessibility features so that everyone, especially users with disabilities, can use them without any problems. One of them is the Zoom feature. This feature magnifies the screen of your iPhone no matter what you are doing so that you can see better especially if you have a poor vision. You can turn on this feature easily by going to Settings > General > Accessibility > Zoom. You can either zoom your entire screen (Full Screen Zoom) or part of your screen (Window Zoom).
I recently bough an iPhone for my father. He has a very low vision so I thought that turning this Zoom feature may really help him use this device immensely. So that he can fully use his new iPhone. So I turned it on. I chose the full screen zoom. But then I realized that the screen became too large that it was magnified too much to fit the screen. A big part of the screen was not accessible. So, immediately, I wanted to turn it off. But it seemed to be really difficult to turn it off as toggle on/off section of the screen was not even visible and accessable since the screen was too big:
So I decided to write this short article. In this article, I explain how you can disable Zoom (magnifier). You may find this article useful. You may want to turn on Zoom and now you may want to turn off. You may have turned on Zoom accidentally and now you may want to get rid of it. Here is how:
- Ideally, you can turn off this by going to Settings > General > Accessibility > Zoom > toggle it off. However you may unable to do so, as you may not see the on/off slider. If this is the case, then read #2.
- You can zoom out easily by double tapping with three fingers. If you double tap with you three fingers, you screen will zoom out and then you will be able to see and access the on/off slider so that you can disable it.
- If you are still unable to turn off Zoom, don’t worry there is a one more way to do this via iTunes. But you need a computer. Here is how: