Learn how to change the default zoom level in Google Chrome and make it permanent. When you download and install Google Chrome, the default zoom level might not be set at 100%. So, this is how you can change the default zoom level.
For example, every time you open any websites which the default zoom level is set at 125%. If you change it to 100% from the zoom setting, that is only effective for the current page as well as Google Chrome will remember the setting for future visits.
This means, when you re-visit the same page any time in the future, it will automatically be displayed at 100% even your default zoom level at 125%.
However, if you want your future visit to any websites to be 100% or any size you preferred, you can change the default zoom level on the settings page. Continue reading below to learn how to change the default zoom level.
How to change the default zoom level in Google Chrome
Make sure you are using the latest version of Google Chrome. To check your Google Chrome version, click on the 3-dots menu on the top right of the window. Select Help and click on About Google Chrome.
Your Chrome version will be displayed under the Get help with using Chrome button. If you are using the latest version, you will see Google Chrome is up to date. message under your current version.
Here’s how to change the default zoom level in Google Chrome in the advanced setting.
- Launch Google Chrome browser.
- Select Menu (the 3 vertical dots at the top right corner).
- Select Settings.
- Under Appearance, change the default zoom level next to Page zoom.
- Done, close the setting tab and the new setting will take effect immediately.
The next time you open a new tab or window, it will use the new default zoom level.