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Three Methods:How to enable keyboard shortcuts for Accessibility zoomHow to enable the scroll gesture with modifier keys for Accessibility zoomHow to change the zoom style

For the the trackpad with your Mac laptop or actions on the Magic Mouse, however with the Zoom accessibility feature, you are able to zoom in overall screen, not merely portion of an app. You're able to do it with key-board shortcuts or through the use of your mouse's scroll function together with modifier keys.Here's how!

Method 1 of 3: How to enable keyboard shortcuts for Accessibility zoom

  1. 1
    Click the Apple menu button () on the top left of your screen.
  2. 2
    Click System Preferences.
  3. 3
    Click Accessibility.
  4. 4
    Click Zoom in the menu on the left.
  5. 5
    Click thecheckbox next toUse keyboard shortcuts to zoom to enable the feature. The shortcuts are:
    • Toggle zoom: Alt-Command-8
    • Zoom in: Alt-Command-=
    • Zoom out: Alt-Command- -
    • Toggle smooth images: Alt-Command-\

Method 2 of 3: How to enable the scroll gesture with modifier keys for Accessibility zoom

  1. 1
    Click the Apple menu button () on the top left of your screen.
  2. 2
    Click System Preferences.
  3. 3
    Click Accessibility.
  4. 4
    Click Zoom in the menu on the left.
  5. 5
    Click the checkbox next to Use scroll gesture with modifier keys to zoom.
  6. 6
    Click the dropdown menu to select a modifier key.
  7. 7
    Click a modifier key. You can use Control, Alt, or Command.

Method 3 of 3: How to change the zoom style

  1. 1
    Click the Apple menu button () on the top left of your screen.
  2. 2
    Click System Preferences.
  3. 3
    Click Accessibility.
  4. 4
    Click Zoom in the menu on the left.
  5. 5
    Click the dropdown menu next to Zoom style.
  6. 6
    Click Picture-in-picture to enable the magnifying glass style zoom window.

Tips

  • When in Fullscreen, just shift your mouse around your screen to shift the zoom capability around. When using picture-in-picture, just shift your window around with your mouse or track pad.

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