Change the size of the map and text
Zoom in to the map to see roads and landscapes better. You can also make the map easier to see and read by making the map and text bigger.
Zoom in and out of the map
Zoom just within the map without changing text size. Use the and buttons in the bottom right corner of the map. You can also double click to zoom in, or use your mouse scroll or trackpad to zoom in and out.
Change the map and text size
You can make the text and map larger or smaller.
- Open Google Maps.
- Press the following keys:
- Mac OS: Press ⌘ + to make it bigger or ⌘ + to make it smaller.
- Windows: Press CTRL + to make it bigger or CTRL + to make it smaller.
Here are examples of larger and smaller map and text:
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