How to make the text larger in web browsers for Mac

These pages explain step-by-step how to increase the size of text, or make the entire web page larger, in web browsers running on Mac systems. (If you want instructions for a different operating system, choose a different setup.) You can change the settings temporarily, or for every time you surf the internet.

If you are not certain which version of your web browser you are using, take a look at the guide: How can I check which web browser version I am using?

How do I check which version of my web browser I am using in Mac OS X?

Firefox

Open Firefox.

Click on 'Firefox' in the menu bar, or press Ctrl + F2 to highlight the menu bar and then press the right arrow to open the 'Firefox' drop-down menu.

In the drop-down menu, click on 'About Mozilla Firefox', or press the down arrow to highlight 'About Mozilla Firefox' and then press Enter, to open the window shown in Fig 1.

Fig 1'About Firefox' window

Opera

Open Opera.

Click on 'Opera' in the menu bar, or press Ctrl + F2 to highlight the menu bar and then press the right arrow to open the 'Opera' drop-down menu.

In the drop-down menu, click on 'About Opera', or press the down arrow to highlight 'About Opera' and then press Enter, to open the window shown in Fig 2.

Fig 2'About Opera' window

Safari

Open Safari.

Click on 'Safari' in the menu bar, or press Ctrl + F2 to highlight the menu bar and then press the right arrow to open the 'Safari' drop-down menu.

In the drop-down menu, click on 'About Safari', or press the down arrow to highlight 'About Safari' and then press Enter, to open the window shown in Fig 3.

Fig 3'About Safari' window

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