How to change the text size in Zoom and Teams chat conversations?

Here’s a question from a reader:

I am unable to change the text size in my collaboration tool, Zoom. I have been going around the options provided in the chat settings. But I do not find the way out. Can you guide me on how I can change my text size to make it a bit more legible.

Thanks for your question. In this post, we will learn how to quickly increase the text size in Zoom Rooms and Microsoft Teams Chats. 

Change fonts in your Zoom screen

Increase display size:

  • Open your Zoom application.
  • Click on the profile picture icon at the top right and select Settings.
  • On the new window, click on Accessibility.
  • You can increase the percentage of Chat Display Size from the drop-down provided.
  • The alternative option is to press Ctrl and + icon to increment the display size.

Increase text size:

  • Open your Zoom application.
  • Click on the profile picture icon at the top right and select Settings.
  • On the new window, click on Accessibility.
  • Increase the Font Size from small to whichever size you prefer to increase the text size.

Change Teams size fonts

Increase display size:

  • Open your Microsoft Teams application.
  • Click on your profile picture icon, and you can see the option Zoom in it.
  • Click on the button to increase the text size in your Teams screen.

Increase text size:

  • Open your Microsoft Teams application.
  • Enter a text in the your Chat message box
  • Select the text and then click on the Font Size icon under the formatting options provided.
  • Click on Large.

Looking to change your Teams font type and style? You might also want to take a look at our Teams fonts tutorial.