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Change an ebook's font size, color, & more

You can change the display color for most ebooks. For some ebooks, you can also change the font size, color, and line spacing.

Make the font bigger

  1. On your iPhone or iPad, open the Google Play Books app Play Books.
  2. Open a book.
  3. Depending on the book:
    • At the top, tap Display settings Display options and then Text and then Increase font size increase font size.
    • Pinch open to zoom in.

Change the font style, alignment, & spacing

Tip: Not all books offer these options.

  1. On your iPhone or iPad, open the Google Play Books app Play Books.
  2. Open a book.
  3. At the top, tap Display settings Display options and then Text.
  4. Change a setting:
    • Font style: Tap a typeface.
    • Line spacing: Tap Increase line space increase line space or Decrease line space decrease line space
    • Text alignment: Tap Default, Left, or Justify.

Change the color & brightness

  1. On your iPhone or iPad, open the Google Play Books app Play Books.
  2. Open a book.
  3. At the top, tap Display settings Display options and then Tone.
  4. Change the color or brightness:
    • To make the screen brighter, drag the brightness scale.
    • To change the color scheme, tap Light, Dark, or Sepia.

Make it easier to read at night

  1. On your iPhone or iPad, open the Google Play Books app Play Books.
  2. Open a book.
  3. At the top, tap Display settings Display options and then Tone.
  4. Turn on Night Light. The screen adjusts automatically at night.

Show your reading progress

  1. On your iPhone or iPad, open the Google Play Books app Play Books.
  2. Open a book.
  3. To show your reading stats, tap anywhere on the page.
    • To hide your stats, tap again.
    • To select a page number, use the slider.
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