The best ways to Make Icons and Fonts Bigger on Apple Watch

The Apple Watch screen is small. So little that it can be challenging for some people to read messages and other text on the device. Likewise, although the Home screen icons get bigger when they are focused on the screen, you might find yourself inadvertently tapping the wrong one more often than you ‘d such as.

Apple has included a number of ease of access functions that make vibrant text bigger on the screen, and there are alternatives to make all the icons stay big on the Home screen instead of diminishing and growing when they are not centered. We have a tutorial to show you how to enable these features.

Apple Watch Home Screen

Decrease Motion

The same function that assists keep people from getting nausea in iOS 8 makes app icons larger on the Home screen on Apple Watch. It makes it a little bit much easier to tap those tiny icons.

  1. On Apple Watch, browse to the Home screen and then open the Settings app.

 

  • Select General. Then scroll down to Accessibility.

 

 

  • Tap Minimize Motion and toggle the switch to the on position.

 

 

Or

  1. Open the Apple Watch app on your iPhone and go to My Watch.

 

  • Select General, and afterwards Accessibility.

 

 

  • Tap Decrease Movement and toggle the switch to the on position.

 

 

Now, the icons on your Home screen will remain at their max size instead of reducing down as they move far from the center of the screen, as seen in the image at the top of this post.

Pointer: If an app is focused on the screen, you don’t even have to tap it to open it. Instead, turn the Digital Crown to open the app. The hard part is being able to tell which app is focused.

Larger Font

You can maximize the size of the font for apps that work with dynamic text. Apple’s stock Mail, Messages, and Settings apps all have dynamic text.

Apple Watch Larger Font

  1. On Apple Watch, browse to the Home screen and open the Settings app.

 

  • Select Brightness & Text Size. Then select Text Size.

 

 

  • Turn the Digital Crown up or down to increase or decrease the font size.

 

 

Or

  1. Open the Apple Watch app on your iPhone and go to My Watch.

 

  • Select Brightness & Text.

 

 

  • Drag the slider bar to the left or right to enhance or decrease the font size.

 

 

You can also turn on Vibrant Text in the Brightness and Text areas in the Apple Watch Settings app or the Apple Watch app on iPhone to make text just a bit easier to see.

Reduce Openness

The iOS 8-style background openness used in apps like Siri and Glances may likewise influence your capability to see things plainly on the Apple Watch. You can decrease the openness to up the contrast and make text and graphics crisper versus a solid black background, which may make it easier on your eyes.

Apple Watch Glances

  1. Open the Apple Watch app on your iPhone and go to My Watch

 

  • Select General. Then choose Accessibility.

 

 

  • Tap Reduce Transparency and toggle the switch to the on position.

 

 

With all of the above-mentioned alternatives, it should make it a bit simpler for you to read emails and messages, in addition to browse the Home screen icons.

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