How to Make Icons Bigger on iPhone 12,11, Pro Max, XS Max, XR, 8 Plus

Last Updated on Oct 24, 2020

Apple iOS developers are build-up every App icon along with memorable and beautiful design. Therefore, the iPhone retina display is looking more attractive with some Apps on the home screen. These apps icons, graphics, and text can larger quickly on iOS running 4.7’’ to up iPhone models. By the way, for those guys, who have eye trouble to view, then this post on make icons bigger on iPhone 11, 11 Pro, 11 Pro Max, XS Max, XR, 8 Plus, 7 Plus/ iPhone 6s plus and Other Supported models.

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in iPadOS 13, Apple brought a new feature called App icon Size, you can get a video at the end of this post.

Models that support Display Zoom

  1. iPhone 11
  2. iPhone 11 Pro Max
  3. iPhone XR
  4. iPhone XS Max
  5. iPhone 8
  6. iPhone 8 Plus
  7. iPhone 7
  8. iPhone 7 Plus
  9. iPhone 6s
  10. iPhone 6s Plus
  11. iPad

Important notes for iPhone X and XS users: Apple Dropped this feature in Edge to Edge Display iPhone (iPhone X, iPhone XS). They can use the Change Text size feature – This increase App name on the home screen that helps you to find the App and more visible then Earlier.

Make icons bigger on Your Apple iPhone, iPad: Increase Text Size and Apps icons

small or enlarge apps icon on your iPhone

  • Step 1. Open up Settings App (look like a Gear icon) on your iPhone Home screen.
  • Step 2. Select Display & brightness, you can see between General and Wallpaper settings.
  • Step 3. Now scroll down the screen and tap on View under the Display Zoom label.
  • Now, you want to enlarge App icons on iPhone, right? But here, by default, Standard will be selected. To check out preview, swipe screen back and forward to see the variance between both, then tap on the Zoomed tab and go with a Set button to save.

Tap on view and tap on zoomed on iPhone 7 Plus settings app iOS 10 Make icons bigger on iPhone 7 Plus

So you’ll get an action sheet to ask you, ‘’changing Display Zoom will restart iPhone.’’

  • So tap on Use Zoomed. Wait for few seconds until you get to wake up the iPhone automatically. Now click on the Home button to view Apps icons bigger on the iPhone.

tap on Zoomed tab and go with Set button to save

Finally, enjoy Zoom images on the big size retina display of the iPhone. Now you might be feeling easy to navigate the app and quite handy to touch and open an app. also, you get large size text in all apps, for instance, a big font in iMessage, Mail, Whatsapp, FB messenger and remain apps.

Also Know & Useful: Change the text size on the iPhone.

→ Drawbacks of Display Zoom: One-Handed Keyboard Doesn’t work on my Test.

Turn off Display zoom/ Unzoom Apps icon in iOS

Follow-up the same steps given above and then tap on Standard.

Now select on Set, right-top side.

That’s it.

In the end, you will get the factory default Apps icon, text size, and visual graphics on your Apple iPhone.

How to Make App Icon Bigger on iPad (Home screen layout)

Just like iPhones, Apple allows you to change the app icon size on your iPad real quick so that on the big screen you can have huge app icons. Here’s how to increase the App icon size on the iPad.

Note: Since you want Bigger App Icons on iPad, the iPad will automatically turn off (greyed out) the Today View on Home Screen. This Today View on Home Screen only works on select “More” option, next to Bigger.

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  • Go to the “Settings” app.
  • Scroll to “Home Screen & Dock”, On the Right Side see the Option for Change the App icon size. “More Show up 30 icons on each page with the option to keep the today view on the home screen”, Bigger shows up to 20 app icons“.  Earlier iPadOS Users will check the next steps.
    Change App icon size on iPad home screen- Bigger App icon on iPad Screen

    Change App icon size on iPad home screen- Bigger App icon on iPad Screen

    • iOS 12.2.1 and Earlier
    • Settings app > Tap “Display & Brightness”.
    • Tap on “Bigger”, under Home Screen Layout.

      Change App Icon Size on iPad

      Change App Icon Size on iPad

Watch video on how to make the App icon bigger on iPadOS 13

To make your App icon size bigger than you are using right now, then click on here to watch a full video guide on our youtube channel.

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  1. iPhone X

    Display and brightness
    View, selection does not exist
    And there is no,
    Display room option
    Now what
    We need
    11.4.2 maybe
    There are more bugs than a behive

  2. Just bought a iPhone XS and I can’t zoom in for the icons to be bigger so am going back to th 8

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