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The YEI team would like to introduce you to Tech Tim,
who  will be showcasing YEI’s Tech Tips for SA seniors

Tech Tim’s first tip is all about font size


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A YEI member, Lucy Centlivres, asked YEI to increase its font size

“PLEASE…………your print size is too small for us oldies…………”



YEI’s Tech Tips

Solutions:  How to make the font size
bigger on your computer or tablet


Easy solution:


Hold down the Ctrl key on your keyboard, and then press the plus (+) key to make on-screen text larger or the minus/hyphen (-) key to make on-screen text smaller. You can continue to press either of the two keys to adjust the text size to your liking


Advanced solution:


To change your display in Windows 10, select Start > Settings > Ease of Access > Display.To make only the text on your screen larger, adjust the slider under Make text bigger. To make everything larger, including images and apps, choose an option from the drop-down menu under Make everything bigger


How to make the font size bigger on your android device:


We have found this tutorial on You Tube which is very helpful for setting the text size on your android device




If you have a question for Tech Tim, please complete the form below.


Please note that “Tech Tim” cannot supply immediate or 24/7 assistance.
If you are urgently needing assistance,
please contact an IT company in your area
or contact your children or grandchildren who may be able to assist




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