Internet Explorer Zoom lets you enlarge or reduce the view of a webpage. Unlike changing font size, zoom enlarges or reduces everything on the page, including text and images. You can zoom from 10% to 1000%.

Watch this video to learn how to Zoom in on a webpage (1:02)
  1. Open Internet Explorer by clicking the Start button Picture of the Start button. In the search box, type Internet Explorer, and then, in the list of results, click Internet Explorer.

  2. On the bottom right of the Internet Explorer screen, click the arrow next to the Change Zoom Level button Picture of the Change Zoom Level button.
  3. To go to a predefined zoom level, click the percentage of enlargement or reduction you want.
    - or -
    To specify a custom level, click Custom. In the Percentage zoom box, type a zoom value, and then click OK.

Notes

  • If you have a mouse with a wheel, hold down the Ctrl key, and then scroll the wheel to zoom in or out.

  • If you keep clicking the Change Zoom Level button Picture of the Change Zoom Level button, it will cycle through 100%, 125%, and 150%, giving you a quick enlargement of the webpage.
  • From the keyboard, you can increase or decrease the zoom value in 10% increments. To zoom in, press Ctrl+(+). To zoom out, press Ctrl+(-). To restore the zoom to 100%, press Ctrl+0.