How to Zoom in Word 2010

Computer monitors vary a lot in resolution, and the strength of an individual’s eyesight can lead them to want larger text on their screen.

This is especially true when you are reading on your computer screen, such as when you are viewing or editing a document in Word 2010.

So if you are finding that the text size is too small for comfortable reading, or if you want to zoom way back and see how your document page looks in its entirety, then you can follow the tutorial below to zoom in or out in Word 2010. is a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for sites to earn advertising fees by advertising and linking to

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If things in Word seem to look different than they typically do, then our how do I get my Word document back to normal view tutorial can show you how to fix it.

Zoom In or Out on a Document in Word 2010

You can always return to the default 100% zoom level by pressing the 100% button in the Zoom section of the ribbon that we will be navigating to below. This can save you some time as you try and return to normal after zooming in or out on your document.

Step 1: Open Word 2010.

Step 2: Click the View tab at the top of the window.

click the view tab at the top of the window

Step 3: Click the Zoom button in the Zoom section of the ribbon at the top of the window.

click the zoom button in the zoom section of the ribbon

Step 4: Click the zoom level that you want to use from the options at the top of the screen, or manually enter it into the box to the right of Percent. Note that the minimum value that you can enter for the zoom percentage is 10 and the maximum value is 500.

how to zoom in word 2010

Step 5: Click the OK button to close the Zoom window.

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We previously covered how to zoom in Print Preview in Word 2010.

Many other applications and devices have zoom features, including the Apple Watch. In the next section, we discuss how to unzoom on an Apple Watch if the screen is currently zoomed in and you can’t fix it.

How to Fix a Zoomed in Apple Watch

While the screen on the Apple Watch is generally pretty crisp and easy to read, despite its small size, you can sometimes benefit from zooming in on an image or text that is a little too small to read easily.

This article about why does my Apple Watch keep zooming in explains more about using the zoom feature on the Apple smartwatch.

Whether you intentionally zoomed in your Apple Watch, or you did it by accident, the device can be pretty difficult to use until you undo that zoom.

You can either double-tap on the watch face with two fingers to unzoom it, or you can use the following steps to unzoom your Apple Watch from your phone.

  1. Open the Watch app.
  2. Select the My Watch tab.
  3. Choose Accessibility.
  4. Touch Zoom.
  5. Turn off the Zoom option.

Now that you know how to undo zoom on the Apple Watch, you will be able to use that feature and get out of it, whenever it would benefit your Apple Watch experience.