How to Enable Forced Zooming in Samsung Internet?

Learn how to enable forced zoom on webpages on Samsung Internet. Along with page zoom, you can also magnify the text or font size for better reliability.

Have you ever come across a website where you won’t be able to read the text due to incompatibility with a mobile browser? When such a situation happens, the first thing you might do is try to zoom the webpage.

However, some websites have special code that prevents them from being zoomed. No matter how hard you try but won’t be able to zoom the website text. Thankfully, Samsung Internet allows you to enable force zooming in Samsung Internet.

A week ago, I was browsing a website on Samsung Internet to explore website functionalities. I have decided to switch the website to desktop view. Once the desktop view was enabled, I was not able to read a single text as it became tiny.

A have tried a lot but the website doesn’t allow me to zoom the text. So I enabled forced zooming on the Samsung Internet and surprisingly the text size increased to the desired level and I was able to read the text without any difficulties.

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The Samsung Internet also offers a feature to enlarge the text or font size. We can set a preset level for automatically loading the magnified text size.

Enable Force Zooming in Samsung Internet

The process of enabling force zooming in Samsung Internet is quite simple. The only thing that matters is that you have the most updated version of the Samsung Internet.

Here are the steps to enable the force zooming in Samsung Internet:

  1. Launch the Samsung Internet browser on your Android smartphone.
  2. Open a website that has disabled zooming.
  3. Tap on horizontal 3bar icon to open the menu list options.
  4. Select the Settings menu from the list.
    Samsung Settings menu
  5. Choose Appearance settings.
    Samsung Internet Appearance menu
  6. Turn ON Control the zoom on webpages toggle.
    Control the Zoom on webpage with forced zooming

This will allow and enable you to control the zoom on the webpages. Just pinch on the screen to zoom in or out per need.

How to Control Text Size in Samsung Internet?

Even after going through the above steps, you’re not able to zoom out the website texts then fret not. Samsung Internet another way as well to control the text size.

Here are the steps to control text size in Samsung Internet:

  1. Launch the Samsung Internet browser app.
  2. Open any web page that you need to increase font size.
  3. Tap on horizontal 3bar icon to open the menu list options.
  4. Choose the Text size menu button.
    Text Size menu option on Samsung InternetThis will lead you to a new window, where you will see a slider to control the text size.
  5. Set the slider to your required level of magnification.
    Text size magnification on Samsung Internet

That’s it. Just reload the web page and the font or text size with the page will be enlarged as per settings. You can also minimize the text size to compress the webpage.

Bottom Line: Enable Force Zooming in Samsung Internet

Force zooming can assist you better to read the small size text as well as images. Alternatively, if you increase the text size on Samsung Internet then the screen along with the content will open in a magnified view.

After I have enabled force zooming in Samsung Internet, I can easily read the small texts and view images. It reduces the strain on my eyes and improves my reading experience. I think this is a great accessibility feature to have on a web browser.

Related: How to Enable Force Zoom for Mobile site in Chrome Android?

What do you think about the force zoom feature on Samsung Internet? Have you tried using this option on any mobile site?

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