Article ID : 00204658 / Last Modified : 12/03/2019

Text magnification function of the TV

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    Text magnification is useful for people who have difficulty reading text on the TV screen because the text is too small.

    Enable text magnification

    1. On the supplied TV remote, press the HOME button.
    2. Select Settings, and press the Enter button
      • For Android 9 and Android 8.0, the Settings icon is located at the upper right corner of the Home menu.
      • For Android 7.0, it is located at the lower left corner of the Home menu.
    3. For Android 9 only: Press the Down arrow button to select Device Preferences, and press the Enter button.
    4. Press the Down arrow button to select Accessibility, and press the Enter button.
    5. Press the Down arrow button to select Text magnification, and press the Enter button.
    6. Select Enable and press the Enter button.
    7. Select OK and press the Enter button.
    8. Press the Home button to exit.

    Note: The availability of this function varies depending on the country, region, and language.

    Change the color of the text

    1. Press the HOME button.
    2. Select Settings, and press the Enter button
      • For Android 9 and Android 8.0, the Settings icon is located at the upper right corner of the Home menu.
      • For Android 7.0, it is located at the lower left corner of the Home menu.
    3. For Android 9 only: Press the Down arrow button to select Device Preferences, and press the Enter button.
    4. Press the Down arrow button to select Accessibility, and press the Enter button.
    5. Press the Down arrow button to select Text magnification, and press the Enter button.
    6. Press the Down arrow button to select Configuration, and press the Enter button.
    7. Select Color and press the Enter button.
    8. Press the Down arrow button to select your preferred combination of text and background color from White on black, Black on white, and Yellow on black, and then press the Enter button.
    9. Press the Home button to exit.

    Set the display duration of the text

    1. Press the HOME button.
    2. Select Settings, and press the Enter button
      • For Android 9 and Android 8.0, the Settings icon is located at the upper right corner of the Home menu.
      • For Android 7.0, it is located at the lower left corner of the Home menu.
    3. For Android 9 only: Press the Down arrow button to select Device Preferences, and press the Enter button.
    4. Press the Down arrow button to select Accessibility, and press the Enter button.
    5. Press the Down arrow button to select Accessibility, and press the Enter button.
    6. Press the Down arrow button to select Configuration, and press the Enter button.
    7. Press the Down arrow button to select Duration, and press the Enter button.
    8. Press the Up arrow or Down arrow button to select your preferred duration from Very short to Very long, and then press the Enter button.
    9. Press the Home button to exit.

    Note: Similar functions are also available in the INTERNET BROWSER. For TVs released in the United States, Canada, and Mexico, the INTERNET BROWSER app needs to be downloaded.

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

    *Android TV is a trademark of Google LLC.