Awesome UI launchers, creative icon packs, and millions of apps to go with – Android has got it all. We do all of these UI customizations to make the Android OS more pleasing to eyes, but the most important factor for visibility is baked right into the OS itself.

With just a few setting tweaks, you can easily change text and display size on Android Nougat and older versions. These tweaks can help you make the text on the screen appear larger or smaller, reducing the eye-strain if you spend hours on your phone reading or just texting.

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How to change text and display size on Android

Head over to the Settings app on your Android device by sliding down the notification window and tapping the gear icon. In the Settings menu, simply scroll down to find the “Display” menu, where the display size and text size options are present.

To change the text size of your Android device, scroll down to find “Font size” option and tap on it. The text size should be set to normal by default, and you can use the slider below the sample text to increase or decrease the font size easily.

Similarly, you can head back to the Display settings again and look for the “Display size” option to tweak the icon and design elements. Using the same preview window, you can move the slider left to right to increase or decrease the size of the display.

Although the preview option seen above is available only on Android Nougat, the ability to change the display and text size is built into Android 6.0 Marshmallow as well. Do share your thoughts on how much better visibility on Android becomes with these two cool options.

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