How to Change Font Size on Kindle: A Step-by-Step Guide

Get easier-to-read Kindle content by changing the size of your text. Open a book on your Kindle. Tap the top of the screen to bring up the reading toolbar. Select the Aa icon. Choose the text size appropriate for your reading comfort level.

If you’re having difficulty reading on your Kindle device, you might want to change the font size. Fortunately, there are two easy ways to do it. In this article, we’ll walk you through both methods so you can find the right one for you.

Method 1: Zoom In and Out

The first and easiest way to change the font size is to zoom in and out on your book. To do this, simply open your book and pinch the screen to increase or decrease the font size. Using this method, you can quickly adjust the font size to your desired level.

Method 2: Change Font Type and Size

If you want to be more precise about your font size and also change the font type, you can do so by following these steps:

1. Open your book.

2. Press on the top right side of the screen.

3. Press the font icon.

4. Select your preferred font and font size.

5. Check the top of the screen to see how your changes look.

Please note that this method only applies to books in certain formats such as mobi and doc. If you open a pdf, you won’t be able to change the font size. However, you can still read it more comfortably by zooming in or converting it to mobi using a free application like calibre.

If you’d like to change the orientation of your pdf book for easier reading, you can also choose the landscape mode. To do this, go to the font icon and then change orientation.

We hope this guide has helped you learn how to change font size on your Kindle device. If you have any comments or questions, feel free to leave them below.


Why can't I change font size in Kindle?
What to Know. Open a book, tap top of screen >, Aa >, Font, and use (-) and (+) buttons to adjust font size. On older Kindle devices, push physical Aa button or menu button then select Change Font Size. You can only change the font size when reading a book.
How do I change font size on Kindle 8?
Open a book on your Kindle and tap the top area of the screen to reveal the options menu.Tap the Aa button located on the left side of the menu.This will open a pop-up menu where you can make adjustments to the font size. You can choose between eight different sizes.
What size font do you use for Kindle?
To ensure your book's text is legible, we require a minimum font size of 7 points.