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Text Magnification for an Android TV

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Text magnification is useful for people who have difficulty reading text on their Android TV™ device because the text is too small.

Note: The availability of this function varies depending on your country, region, or language.

Enable Text Magnification

  1. On the supplied TV remote, press the HOME button.
  2. Select Settings or theGear icon icon.
  3. Select Accessibility.
  4. Select Text magnification.
  5. Select Enable.
  6. Select OK.

Change the Text Color

  1. Press the HOME button.
  2. Select Settings or theGear icon icon.
  3. Select Accessibility.
  4. Select Text magnification.
  5. Select Configuration.
  6. select Color.
  7. Select White on black, Black on white, or Yellow on black, depending on your text color and background preference.

Change the Text Duration

  1. Press the HOME button.
  2. Select Settings or theGear icon icon.
  3. Select Accessibility.
  4. Select Text magnification.
  5. Select Configuration.
  6. Select Duration.
  7. Select your preferred duration from Very short to Very long.

Increase the Text Size of the Internet Browser

Similar functions are also available on the built-in internet browser app.

Note: Not available on TVs released in the United States, Canada, and Mexico.

  • Zoom: Magnifies the text and all other elements.
  • Text Size: Allows you to select a Normal or Large text size.

*Android TV is a trademark of Google LLC.