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How to set a default zoom level in Microsoft Edge

How to set a default zoom level in Microsoft Edge

The latest version of the Microsoft Edge browser is based on Google Chromium software, and the two share many features, including the ability to set default zoom levels for a site or for each site. In this way.

How to set a default zoom level for all websites

Telling Edge to automatically make all websites bigger or smaller is just five clicks away. Launch the web browser and then click the three horizontal dots in the top right. From there, select the «Settings» button.

Now click on «Appearance». You can also type «Zoom» in the «Search Settings» box. However, click the «Zoom» drop-down menu and choose the desired zoom level. This zoom level will apply to all websites, except websites where you have already set an individual zoom level.

If you wish, you can scroll below and set a default font size for all Edge sites. Click «Customize Fonts» to access a menu with detailed settings for different font styles, as well as sliders for the default font size and minimum font size.

How to set an individual zoom level for a website

You can override Microsoft Edge’s default zoom settings for a single website with just two clicks. Click the three horizontal dots in the upper right corner, and then click the Minus (-) or Plus (+) icons to zoom in or out, respectively.

Edge settings menu

You can also use these useful shortcuts to quickly set a default zoom for a website. Press Ctrl on Windows and Cmd on Mac while doing any of the following:

  • Scroll in or out with the mouse.
  • Press the minus (-) or plus (+) key.
  • Press «0» to reset the zoom level to 100%.

Once you’ve set a default zoom level for a website, you can click the magnifying glass in the address bar to view or change these settings.

Address bar magnification settings

Changing the default and individual zoom levels in Microsoft Edge can helps you avoid eye fatigue, make Edge more efficient or help you resize different windows for better navigation.