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How to Zoom on Mac


How to make Mac screen zoom is found difficult by some people.

 However, with lots of tips on this tokoHow article you can zoom Mac screen with ease.

Wether you are using an enhanced keyboard or standard keyboard with the mouse plug on the side, it will be very easy for you to make Mac screen zoom to view if you just follow these steps;







Method One:


STEP 1
ZOOM IN MAC SCREEN

When you zoom in anything it implies magnifying the size outlook of the object, so as Mac screen, when it is zoom in the screen will appear larger. Let’s do it by this method;
  1. Press down the (Ctrl) key on your keyboard
  2. Look on your mouse to see the wheel on it
  3. Scroll the wheel up gently

As you are scrolling, the Mac screen will be magnifying. This magnification is called “Zoom In”. After that, you have made your Mac screen zoom in.





STEP 2
ZOOM OUT MAC SCREEN

To zoom out is the opposite of to zoom in and it is performed exactly the way but different direction and dimension. Now this is how to zoom out Mac screen;
1.      Press down the (Ctrl) key on your keyboard
2.      Look on your mouse to see the wheel on it
3.      Scroll the wheel downwards.

Immediately you start scrolling the wheel down, the extra large screen will be reduced to a very small screen.
 If this particular method doesn't work for you by default, follow method two.





Method Two:

STEP 1
FIRST LOCATE THE APPLE MENU

You can also use the apple menu on your screen to zoom in and out on a Mac screen. By understanding this method you can use the apple menu to zoom on your Mac screen effectively.

It is good to know where the apple menu is before any other procedure. The apple menu is at the left side corner on a Mac screen.



STEP2
POINT ON THE APPLE MENU

You have to shift the cursor to the apple menu of your Mac screen. While the cursor on the apple menu, kindly select system preferences.



STEP 3

CLICK ON ACCESSIBILITIES

Accessibility on the system preferences while clicked will take you to a pop up menu with options. Directly go to zoom and click on it.



STEP 4

LOOK AT THE COLUMN

Once you click on the “zoom” there will be column located at the left hand side. On the column there are zoom options. It depends on your either to zoom in nor zoom out the Mac screen.

If it’s Mac OS X10.7, Mac OS X 10.8, or Mac OS X 10.9, it’s easiest to search for the word “zoom” inside of the System Preferences dialog, and then go to the Accessibility options where you will see options to be clicked.





Method Three:

STEP 1
ZOOM IN
Some will find it difficult to adapt the previous methods depending on their capability of understanding and choice of method or the Mac screen version.

This particular method will be use to make Mac Pro and iMac zoom in/out because it operates using commands.
You can start zooming by ordinary keyboard shortcut.
First Turn on zooming by Hold down the COMMAND + OPTION + 8 to start zooming.



To zoom in using these methods just follow the pattern;
  1. Press the “Command key” on your Mac keyboard.
  2. Followed by holding down the “Option key” on your keyboard.
  3. Then look for the “Equal sign key”(=) on your keyboard as well
Mathematically press like this,
COMMAND + OPTION + (=)




STEP 2
ZOOM OUT

Reverse is the case, to zoom out is exactly the same as the procedure to zoom in just few differences as far as COMMAND + OPTION is applicable.
To zoom out using command key method follow the procedure is not difficult;

  1. Press the “Command key” on your Mac keyboard.
  2. Followed by holding down the “Option key” on your keyboard.
  3. Then look for the “Minus sign key”(-) on your keyboard as well
Press like this,
COMMAND + OPTION + (-)

Once you are set to stop zooming Turn off Zooming by Hold down the COMMAND + OPTION + 8 to stop zooming.





Method Four

Despite the knowing the above methods, you can still use trackpad to zoom in an image on your Mac screen. To zoom in or out with an adapting trackpad, it demands for apps that allow for zooming. Your two fingers will be placed on the trackpad, and then you expand it to the left and to the right to start zooming.


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