Make Windows easier to see

የሚተገበረው ለ፦ Windows 10

If you want to make your screen easier to see, Windows 10 offers a lot of features and options that can help you. Here are a few suggestions.

Adjust size and color


  • To adjust the size of text, apps, and other items, select the Start button, then select Settings > Ease of Access > Display . Use the slider under Make text bigger to make just the text on your screen larger. Or, select an option from the drop-down menu under Make everything bigger to change the size of everything on your screen.

Make things bigger

  • If there's not enough contrast between the elements on your screen, try using a high contrast theme. Select the Start button, then select Settings > Ease of Access > High contrast , and switch on the toggle under Turn on high contrast.

    Turn on high contrast in the Windows 10 Settings app.

Turn on high contrast

  • To make the apps in your Start menu appear larger, right-click (or tap and hold) the app tile you want to resize, select Resize, and then choose the size that you want.

Know where you're pointing


  • Make your mouse more visible by changing the color and size of the mouse pointer. Select the Start button, then select Settings > Ease of Access > Cursor & pointer , and choose the options that work best for you.

    Change pointer size and color in the Windows 10 Settings app

  • By adding pointer trails you can see where the mouse is moving on the screen. Select the Start button, then select Settings > Devices > Mouse > Additional mouse options. In the Mouse Properties window, select the Pointer Options tab, and then Display pointer trails.

  • Windows can also show visual feedback when you touch the screen. Select the Start button, then select Settings > Ease of Access > Cursor & pointer , and then select the toggle under Show visual feedback around the touch points when I touch the screen.

Change cursor & pointer

Magnify your screen


Magnifier enlarges part or all of your screen so you can see words and images better. To open Magnifier quickly, press the Windows logo key + Plus sign (+). When Magnifier is open, use Windows logo key + Plus sign (+) or Windows logo key + Minus sign (-) to zoom in or out. To close Magnifier, press Windows logo key + Esc

Open Magnifier quickly by pressing the Windows logo key + Plus sign (+).

Open Magnifier

To learn more about Magnifier, see Use Magnifier to see items on the screen.

Apply color filters


Make photos, text, and colors easier to see by applying a color filter to your screen. Color filters change the color palette on the screen and can help you distinguish between things that differ only by color.

  • To apply color filters, select the Start button, then select Settings > Ease of Access > Color filters , and choose the options that work best for you.
    Use color filters in the Windows 10 Settings app to make photos, text, and colors easier to see.
  • To turn on and turn off your color filters quickly, select the Start button, then select Settings > Ease of Access > Color filters , and select Allow the shortcut key to toggle filter on or off. Then press the Windows logo key  + Ctrl + C.

Open color filters

To learn more about color filters, read Use color filters in Windows 10.

Use Narrator to navigate your PC


Narrator is the built-in screen reader in Windows that reads aloud what's on your screen so you can use that information to navigate your PC. To start or stop Narrator, press the Windows logo key + Ctrl + Enter.

Open Narrator

For more info on how to use Narrator, check out the Complete guide to Narrator.