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How to increase the size of icons in Android

Greetings friends! Although most Android devices have features that improve accessibility. Especially when you have some kind of visual impairment. Not all of them allow you to increase the size of the icons on the main system launcher screen. Luckily depending on your device there are several options you can try to solve this problem. There is also a free and easy-to-use application. That adds a function to increase the size of the icons considerably. If you are interested in knowing what it is, as well as how to use it, keep reading this article!

Increase the size of icons in Android 14 Stock

In case you have a device like a Google Pixel or a Motorola that usually includes a version of Android with very few modifications. You can increase the size of the elements on the screen and in turn the icons. It is not as effective but if you have one of these devices you can try it.

Follow the steps below to increase the size of the icons in Android 14 Stock:

First step

Go to the Settings of your Android device

Settings increase the size of icons
Settings

Second step

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Then go to the Display settings

Display settings increase the size of icons
Display settings

Third step

After that, select the “Display size and text” option. Lastly, slide the screen size bar until you get the desired size. And that’s it.

How to increase screen size in Xiaomi

To increase the size of the icons on Xiaomi devices, in the case of the MIUI launcher. This does include a feature that allows you to increase the size of the icons. You will notice that it is similar to the option included in the Google Pixel, but in this case, dedicated to increasing only the size of the icons. Ignoring other elements of the interface.

Follow the steps below to increase the size of icons on Xiaomi devices:

First step

From the home screen leave pressed on a space to open the launcher options You can also make the gesture of pinching the screen. Then tap the settings icon.

settings icon increase the size of icons
settings icon

Second step

Then tap the “More” button. To display a menu with more options.

tap the "More" button increase the size of icons
tap the “More” button

Third step

After that, tap the “icon size” option. Finally, slide the icon size bar until you get the desired size. And that’s it.

How to increase icon size with Giga Icon

Giga Icon is an app that will allow you to create Widgets for the apps you use the most. Which you can resize to your liking. It is worth mentioning that it will not make any changes to the device’s interface, since it is not a launcher for Android.

Follow the steps below to increase the size of the icons using Giga Icon:

First step

Download and install the Giga Icon app by following the link below:

Google Play | Giga Icon

Second step

Then open the Giga Icon app.

Third step

After that, select the icon you want to make it look bigger. Next, tap on “Add to home screen”.

select the icon you want

Fourth step

The icon will look bigger, but you will be able to increase its size even more.

Giga Icon

When you return to the app, you will need to select the other icons you want to appear on the main screen. We recommend choosing the ones you use the most.

Last but not least, it should be noted that, for the moment, the icons do not show the name of any app, a shortcoming that could be solved in future updates. Thanks for reading. Goodbye!

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