How to Enable Force Zoom in Edge Android for Accessibility?

Learn how to enable forced zooming in the Microsoft Edge for Android. The zooming allows the mobile screen pinching action which is blocked by webmasters.

If you access websites like Facebook, Twitter, etc. and try to zoom the screen, you won’t be to zoom it. These websites restrict screen zooming in a mobile browser and often time block zooming the content.

However, the browser like Microsoft Edge for Android has a built-in accessibility option to override this zooming block.

Related: How to Enable Force Zoom in Edge Browser on Any Computer?

The option is known as force zoom and it’s also available in Chrome for Android. Once the option is enabled, you will no longer be blocked by site settings to zoom the screen.

How to Enable Force Zoom in Edge Android?

When the screen font or the picture is very small we often try to zoom to have a better view. But, what if the websites try to block this zooming feature? The good news is that we can enable the force zooming which will override this block.

Here are quick steps to enable forced zooming actions for websites blocking zooming in Edge for Android:

  1. Launch Microsoft Edge for Android browser.
  2. Tap on horizontal 3dots icon menu for options
  3. Select the Settings menu from the options list.
  4. Scroll down to the Accessibility option, and tap on it.
  5. Enable the checkbox against the Force Zoom option.

Enable Force zoom in Microsoft Edge for Android

Once the force zoom is enabled, just refresh the website or page that you want to zoom. The website will now allow the zooming with a screen pinch-out action which was blocked earlier.

Bottom Line — Edge Computer Page Zooming

The force zoom will enable the zooming feature within the website that is blocked by website webmasters. Screen zooming has been a basic accessibility feature that’s available on all the major browsers on mobile.

Similarly, you can also zoom a page in the Edge computer browser. It will magnify the screen elements and text within the page just like in mobile.

How often do you use the force zooming? What do you think about this feature?

Lastly, here are the recommended web browsers for your computer and mobile phone that you should give a try.

WindowsMacOSiOSAndroidLinux
Chrome WindowsChrome MacChrome iOSChrome AndroidFirefox Linux
Firefox WindowsSafari MacSafari iOSEdge AndroidChrome Linux
Edge WindowsFirefox MacEdge iOSSamsung InternetEdge Linux

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