Zoom: Increase caption and chat font size

If you are have difficulty viewing the chat messages or captions when using Zoom on a computer, you can increase the font size. To do this:

  1. Open the Zoom desktop app on your computer.
  2. Click on your profile picture or initials and choose Settings from the drop-down menu.

A screenshot of a profile picture drop-down menu.

  1. Click Accessibility in the left sidebar.
  2. Adjust the size of Closed Captions by dragging the slider bar.
  3. Adjust the Chat Display Size by entering a percentage. During a meeting you can also adjust the Chat font size by pressing Ctrl+ and Ctrl- (PC) or Command+ and Command- (Mac) on your keyboard.

A screenshot of the chat display.

These options aren’t available in the Zoom mobile app, but you can use your device’s font and accessibility settings to control the size instead.


If you have any additional questions or problems, don't hesitate to reach out to the Help Desk!

Phone: 610-526-7440 | Library and Help Desk hours
Email: help@brynmawr.eduService catalog
Location: Canaday Library 1st floor