Increase Font Size in Safari
You can easily increase the font size of text displayed on webpages within Safari by hitting Command and + keys together. This increases the font size on a per-page basis, and you can reduce the font size with the opposite, Command and -. You’ll notice that if you close the browser window, the font size is changed back to its default size though. We can adjust that by going into Safari’s preferences.
Increase the font size in Safari permanently
This sets a minimum font size within Safari, making all web pages display at least a font of the specified size or larger.
- Click on the Safari menu, and navigate down to Preferences
- Click on the “Advanced” tab
- Next to “Universal Access” check the box next to “Never use font sizes smaller than” and specify the minimum font size you want to use in Safari
- Close Preferences and enjoy the increased font size in Safari
I’ve found that 10 is a good minimum size for my eyes, but try a few different options to see the best fit for you. The changes take effect immediately so you can see how various text sizes looks without closing the preference window.
Check out some more Safari tips while you’re at it.