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View Full Version : Quick Tip: How to Change the Default Zoom in Your Android Browser

Craig Horlacher
09-06-2011, 06:30 PM
<div class='os_post_top_link'><a href='http://lifehacker.com/5834312/change-how-far-a-double-tap-zooms-in-android' target='_blank'>http://lifehacker.com/5834312/chang...ooms-in-android</a><br /><br /></div><p><em>"You probably know you can double tap on the screen to zoom in on some text, but if you want to change how <em>far</em> you zoom in, you can tweak the zoom level in your browser's settings."</em></p><p><img src="http://images.thoughtsmedia.com/resizer/thumbs/size/600/adt/auto/1315327291.usr309.jpg" style="border: 1px solid #d2d2bb;" /></p><p>The default never bothered me but I didn't know it could be changed.&nbsp; If you hit your &lt;Menu&gt; button and then go to "More" and then "Settings" you'll see an option for "Default Zoom".&nbsp; This will control how far your browser will zoom in when you double tap on a web page.&nbsp; The default is "Medium".&nbsp; You can make it "Far" if think the default zooms in too much or "Close" if you don't think it's goes in enough.&nbsp; This works using the built-in browser on my Droid X with Gingerbread (Android 2.3.3).&nbsp; After trying the other two options I think I'm going to go with "Far" for now.&nbsp; Text is still legible but it does fit a lot more of the page on my screen at one time.&nbsp; Let us know what you think!</p><p>&nbsp;</p>