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How to Change Text Size for Tooltips in Windows 10


A tooltip is a small pop-up that displays the label of an unlabeled control or glyph in Windows.

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

If you change your DPI scaling level, it will also change the text size of tooltips to scale with the DPI setting.


 CONTENTS:

  • Option One: To Change Text Size for Tooltips using "System Font Size Changer" by WinTools
  • Option Two: To Change Text Size for Tooltips using a REG file


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Change Tooltips Text Size in Windows 10 OPTION ONE Change Tooltips Text Size in Windows 10
To Change Text Size for Tooltips using "System Font Size Changer" by WinTools

1. If you haven't already, download the latest version of System Font Size Changer from WinTools.

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2. Run the downloaded changesize.exe file.

This is a standalone .exe file (program) that does not install anything on your system.

3. If you like, you can click/tap on Export to export your current font text size settings to a .reg file to make restoring them easy if needed.

4. Perform the following actions: (see screenshot below)
  • Select (dot) Tooltip.
  • Check or uncheck Bold if you want bold text or not.
  • Adjust the slider for the font size you want.
  • When finished, click/tap on Apply.

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5. Click/tap on OK when you are ready to sign out of Windows 10 to apply, and sign in again. (see screenshot below)

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Change Tooltips Text Size in Windows 10 OPTION TWO Change Tooltips Text Size in Windows 10
To Change Text Size for Tooltips using a REG file

1. Click/tap on the Download button in the table below for the tooltips text size you want, and if you want the text to be bold or not.

2. Save the .reg file to your desktop.

3. Double click/tap on the downloaded .reg file to merge it.

4. If prompted, click on Run, Yes (UAC), Yes, and OK to approve the merge.

5. Sign out and sign in to apply.

6. You can now delete the downloaded .reg file if you like.

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That's it,
Shawn