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How to Change Text Size for Menus in Windows 10

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You can make the text for menus on your screen easier to see by making them larger while keeping your display set to its recommended resolution and default DPI.

This will affect the following menus:
  • context menus
  • drop menus
  • menu bars
  • ribbon in File Explorer
  • Win+X menu

This tutorial will show you how to change the font size of text for menus to what you want for your account in Windows 10.

Note   Note
If you changed the DPI scaling level settings to anything other than the default 96 DPI (100%), you will not be able to change the text size for items.
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EXAMPLE: Affected menus
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Here's How:

1. Open the Control Panel (icons view), and click/tap on the Display icon.

2. Under Change only the text size, select Menus. (see screenshot below)

3. Select a font size (6 to 24) you want for icon text.
NOTE: The default size is 9.

4. Check or uncheck Bold for what you want.

5. When finished, click/tap on Apply.

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6. You will now see a Please wait screen until your text size settings are applied.
Note   Note
If your settings do not get applied within a few minutes afterwards, then you can sign out and sign in to manually apply them.




That's it,
Shawn