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Magnified screen on my iphone

I was on a app and my iphone screen seemed to magnify itself now its sooooooooooooooooooooooo annoying to use!!!!dont know how to get it back to normal

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Doesn't work, what an idiot. Just tap twice with your 3 fingers & your zoomed screen'll get back 2 normal

Posted on Dec 13, 2009

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  • fisherwi Dec 31, 2010

    This person is correct. I tried everything and then felt like a fool when I read the above comment and the phone unzoomed instantly. Thank you Karen, DC

  • cheryl02038 May 13, 2011

    Same thing happened to me. The 3 finger thing WORKS! I was ready to find an ATT store nearby. I'd have felt like such an idiot!

  • jaaznz
    jaaznz Jul 23, 2012

    Me too! Thanks Karen!

  • vslayton705
    vslayton705 Aug 04, 2012

    thank you for your help!



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This might help....

ZoomMany iPhone applications let you zoom in and out specific elements. For example, you can double-tap or use the pinch gesture to expand webpage columns in Safari. Zoom is a special accessibility feature that lets you magnify the entire screen of any application you’re using to help you see what’s on the display.
Turn Zoom on or off: In Settings, choose General > Accessibility > Zoom and tap the Zoom On/Off switch.
NOTE: You cannot use VoiceOver and Zoom at the same time.
Zoom in or out: Double-tap the screen with three fingers. By default, the screen is magnified by 200 percent. If you manually change the magnification (by using the tap-and-drag gesture, described below), iPhone automatically returns to that magnification when you zoom in by double-tapping with three fingers.
Increase magnification: With three fingers, tap and drag toward the top of the screen (to increase magnification) or toward the bottom of the screen (to decrease magnification). The tap-and-drag gesture is similar to a double-tap, except you don’t lift your fingers on the second tap—instead, drag your fingers on the screen. Once you start dragging, you can drag with a single finger.
For best results using three-finger gestures, relax and let your fingers touch the screen naturally.
Move around the screen: When zoomed in, drag or flick the screen with three fingers. Once you start dragging, you can drag with a single finger so that you can see more of the screen. Hold a single finger near the edge of the display to pan to that side of the screen image. Move your finger closer to the edge to pan more quickly. When you open a new screen, Zoom always goes to the top-middle of the screen.

Posted on Jul 11, 2009

  • roxanne303 Oct 17, 2010

    This is brilliant! My screen somehow got stuck on Zoom. It was hard to operate the phone at all. I was going to have to PAY for apple support. But I found this, and followed the instructions, and voila! Problems solved! Thank you!



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