On iOS devices
- double-tap three fingers on the screen anytime you want to turn on zoom
- drag three fingers together to move around the screen.
- Double-tap 3 fingers and drag to change the zoom level.
- Or Triple-tap to open the zoom controller. You can choose whether to show the zoom control on your screen all the time ('Show Controller').
On Android devices
Magnification gestures is a service for Android which allows users to zoom in and pan the whole screen to get a closer look at screen content. Users can triple-tap the screen to enter full-screen magnification and still interact with their device while zoomed in.
This page explains how you can setup your Android phone or tablet for magnification gestures, to make using the magnification feature easier.
- To activate the Accessibility features on your android device select ‘Settings’ under 'System' and then select ‘Accessibility’
- Turning on Magnification gestures allows you to zoom in and out of the screen:
- Triple tap the screen to zoom in and out. However, the triple tap does not work well on the keyboard or on the navigation bar.
- Dragging two or more fingers across the screen while zoomed in allows you to pan across the screen.
- To adjust the zoom level pinch two fingers together or move them.
These instructions apply to the standard version of Android. They also apply to other devices, but please be aware that there may be minor differences. This is due to the customisation some companies apply to their mobile devices instead of the stock Android theme.