How to Enlarge the Screen Size on a Laptop Monitor

by Lindsay Howell

The text size on a laptop monitor in adjustable. This allows people who have a hard time reading small computer text to make text larger, making it easier to read. To adjust the text size, it is done through the computer's Control Panel as this is the place where the computer's is customized to the user's liking.

Click "Start" and choose "Control Panel".

Click "Appearance and Personalization" then "Adjust screen resolution".

Select from one of the three sizes: Small, Medium or Large. Small does not change the size of any text or item. Medium increases text and items by 25 percent. Large increases the text and items by 50 percent.

Click "Apply".

About the Author

Lindsay Howell has been writing since 2003. Her works have been featured in "Bittersweet," her campus literary magazine. Howell has a Bachelor of Arts in English literature from Frostburg State University.