Geek 2.0 - April 14, 2020
Read this article to find out how you can fix Windows Mail or Outlook when it doesn't change the text size.
When certain accessibility options are activated, certain Microsoft Edge or Internet Explorer settings may be activated and there you may find it difficult to change the size of the text that you enter in Outlook or Windows Mail e-mail messages. This article will show you how to deactivate these settings so that you can change the size of the text.
The instructions in this article apply to Outlook 2019, 2016, 2013, 2010, Outlook for office 365, and Windows Mail.
How to fix Windows Mail or Outlook when it doesn't change text size
Follow these steps to turn off Windows accessibility settings that may affect the font size in your emails:
Close the email program if it is running;
Open the control panel. In the Windows taskbar, go to Cortana / Search, enter the control panel, then select it from the list. To access the control panel in Windows 8, 7, Vista or XP, press the Windows + X keys to open the Power User menu;
In the Control Panel, go to the Search text box in the Control Panel and enter Internet Options;
Select Internet Options from the list. Open the Run dialog box (press Windows and R keys simultaneously) and enter the command inetcpl.cpl in case you cannot find the control panel;
In the Internet Properties dialog box, go to the General tab and select accessibility;
In the Accessibility dialog box, uncheck the Ignore specified colors on web pages box, uncheck the Ignore specified font styles on web pages box and uncheck the Ignore specified font sizes on web pages box;
Select OK to close the Accessibility dialog box;
In the Internet Properties dialog box, select OK;
Close the control panel.
After all, if you still see that the text size doesn't change, restart your computer.
It can happen to you that you have changed the font size of a text and that it does not change, this clearly shows that there is a problem. This article shows you how you can fix Windows Mail or Outlook when it doesn't change the text size. Follow the instructions in this article to get there.