Why does my Apple Watch keep Zooming in? Here’s how to fix it

Troubleshoot and fix the issue of an Apple Watch that keeps zooming in to restore normal functionality.

Apple Watch is one of the great smartwatches available for iPhone users, optimized perfectly with the watchOS operating system. watchOS has a flurry of useful features to track your fitness, listening music on the watch, control the iPhone camera, make payments, and more. Apart from these features, watchOS comes with some accessibility tools, including the zoom feature which is a must needed for a small-screen device. However, it can be difficult to know how to unzoom the Apple Watch if you accidentally zoom in too far or want to return to the normal view. In this guide, you can check different ways to fix Apple Watch keep zooming in issue.

As I said earlier, the Zoom accessibility feature is a must needed tool for Apple Watch or any smartwatch to zoom-in on any photo or text easily. But as the feature gets activated with a quick double-tap gesture, sometimes it gets activated automatically when detected random touches. So, if you want to turn off or disable the zoom feature on your Apple Watch, you are at the right place. Here are several ways to easily unzoom the Apple Watch so you can get back to using it as normal.

How to Quickly Turn off Apple Watch Zoom feature using Double Tap

Zoom feature on Apple Watch works with different gesture controls. Yes, the feature can be enabled or disabled with a double-tap two fingers gesture. If you want to turn it off, simply double-tap with two fingers. If you want to move around the screen, then drag two fingers on the Apple Watch display. If you want to zoom in further, then double-tap two fingers and drag to change zoom.

How to Disable Apple Watch Zoom feature from iPhone

Zoom feature can easily be disabled directly from the iPhone, thanks to the Apple Watch app. Although, you can also turn it off from your Apple Watch, but if you want to do it quickly then you can follow below steps on your iPhone. Here are the steps.

Why does my Apple Watch keep Zooming in
  1. Open the Apple Watch app on your iPhone, if the app is not available on your device, you can install it by visiting the App Store.
  2. Tap on Accessibility, then select Zoom.
  3. Turn the toggle off for the Zoom feature.
  4. That’s it.

How to Disable Apple Watch Zoom feature from Apple Watch

If you are away from your iPhone and want to disable it on your watch, then you can easily do it. But before doing it, you need to zoom-out by tapping twice on the screen with two fingers. Once done, you can follow the below steps to disable the Apple Watch Zoom feature. Here are the steps.

Why does my Apple Watch keep Zooming in
  1. Tap the Digital Crown to open the Apps List.
  2. Now scroll down and select Settings.
  3. Again scroll down with Digital Crown and tap on Accessibility.
  4. Tap on Zoom.
  5. Turn the toggle off for Zoom.
  6. That’s it.

How to Disable Apple Watch Zoom feature using Siri

Siri is one of the best features on the Apple Watch and you can use it to turn off or disable the Zoom feature on your watch. If you want to turn it off, then all you need to do is activate the Siri with the Hey Siri command or Digital Crown, then say “Turn off zoom” or “Zoom out” and Siri will adjust the screen accordingly.

Whether you accidentally zoomed in on your Apple Watch or just want to know how to turn the Zoom feature on or off on the Apple Watch, you can follow any of these four ways to resolve the issue.

You can follow the same steps again if you want to use the zoom feature in the future. If you still have any query in your mind, then let us know in the comment box.

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By Haneet Singh

Haneet is a passionate tech writer and a consumer. He loves tinkering with new wearable devices. Haneet is covering smartphones at YTECHB. For tips, you can connect Haneet at haneetsingh@outlook.com

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