Adjust your zoom level in Slack

There are two ways to adjust your zoom level (making the app display larger or smaller) so that the text in Slack is easier to read:

  • Using a keyboard shortcut
  • From your preferences (available on desktop apps only)

 

Keyboard shortcut

On our desktop app and web browsers, you can adjust your zoom level on the fly using the keyboard shortcuts below:

  Mac Windows/Linux
Zoom in + Ctrl+
Zoom out - Ctrl-

 

Preferences

On the desktop app, you can adjust your zoom level from your preferences.

  1. From your desktop, click your workspace name in the top left.
  2. Choose Preferences.
  3. Click Accessibility.
  4. Select your zoom level. Screen_Shot_2017-03-28_at_1.20.53_PM.png

Tip: If you're using Slack for iOS, you can adjust text size in your OS settings. You won't see this preference in your Slack settings from the iOS app. 

You can adjust your zoom level in Slack to make the app and text display larger or smaller using either of these options:

  • Using a keyboard shortcut
  • From your preferences (available on desktop apps only)

 

Keyboard shortcut

On the desktop app and browser, you can quickly adjust your zoom level using the keyboard shortcuts below:

  Mac Windows/Linux
Zoom in + Ctrl+
Zoom out - Ctrl-

 

Preferences

On the desktop app, you can adjust your zoom level from your preferences.

  1. From your desktop, click your workspace name in the top left.
  2. Choose Preferences.
  3. Click Accessibility.
  4. Select your zoom level.

Tip: While the zoom level preference isn’t available for the Slack mobile apps, you can adjust text size on iOS devices from your OS settings.