Change font size and appearance of email in Outlook.com

To change the size of your font when reading email, use your browser's zoom function or use the Immersive Reader. You can also customize your email and change the size of your font when composing messages in Outlook.com.

Change font size when reading email

When reading email, you can use your browser's zoom function to make the text on your screen larger or smaller.

Note: Some languages support an Immersive Reader to make it even easier to read email. Features include having the email read to you and improving text readability. Learn more about using the Immersive Reader.

Internet Explorer

Select Tools > Zoom.

A screenshot of the Tools menu in Internet Explorer

Microsoft Edge

Select Settings and more > Zoom.

A screenshot of the Settings and more menu in Microsoft Edge

Change font size when composing email

When composing email, you can change the font or make text larger or smaller.

Create a new message or reply to a message.

At the bottom of the compose pane, select The Font size icon .

A screenshot of the Font size button

If you don't see the formatting options menu at the bottom of the compose pane, select The Formatting options icon .

A screenshot of the Formatting options button

Customizing your email

As well as changing font size, you can also

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