How to ☝️ Zoom In and Zoom Out in Google Sheets

To zoom in or zoom out in Google Sheets, you need to press Ctrl and – (to zoom out) or Ctrl and + (to zoom in). If you have Mac, use the following keyboard shortcuts: and (to zoom out) or and + (to zoom in).

Stick around to learn more about the zooming options in Google Sheets.

How to Zoom In in Google Sheets

The fastest way to zoom in is to use the following keyboard shortcuts:

  • Ctrl and + for PC
  • and + for Mac

An alternative way of achieving the same result is by using the View menu:

1. Go to the View tab.

2. Choose the Zoom option.

3. Choose either “150%,” “175%,” or “200%” to zoom in.

How to Zoom In in Google Sheets

Voila! You have done it!

Zoom In in Google Sheets

How to Zoom Out in Google Sheets

To zoom out, press Ctrl and for PC or and for Mac. Below, we’ll break down how you can do the same thing using the View tab.

1. Navigate to the View tab.

2. Select Zoom.

3. Choose either “90%,” “75%,” or “50%” to zoom out.

How to Zoom Out in Google Sheets

Piece of cake! You have done it!

Zoom Out in Google Sheets

Zoom In and Zoom Out in Google Sheets FAQs

Here are some of the most frequently asked questions when it comes to using the zoom option in Google Sheets.

How to return to 100% Zoom?

To return to 100% zoom in Google Sheets, press Ctrl + 0 (PC) and + 0 (Mac). 

Alternatively, go to the View tab, and in the Zoom group, click “100%.”

How to return to 100% Zoom

Can you change the default zoom in Google Sheets?

Yes, you can change the default zoom in Google Sheets. To do this, press on the three-dots menu and select the option that fits your needs.

How to change the default zoom in Google Sheets

What are the maximum and minimum zooming out and zooming in ranges?

The default zoom level in Google Sheets is set to 100%. The maximum zooming in range is 25% while the maximum zooming out range is 500%.

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Daniel Smith is automation consultant with a passion for technology, data, AI, and machine learning. Daniel loves to learn about new technologies and how they can be applied to solve complex problems. He is also a big fan of productivity hacks and enjoys finding ways to automate tasks to make organizations more efficient.