How to Change Default Font Size in Windows® Mail
Windows Mail comes with many new features. One among the important feature of the Windows Mail is its default settings. The default settings of the application make it ready to install and use. There are many settings added as default in the Windows Mail. One among these default settings includes the default font features. The default font feature of the Windows Mail includes the Arial as the default font with a size of 10. You may be getting difficulties in working with the font. It will be difficult to read and recognize e-mails in this format. You need to change the settings to make the Windows Mail more comfortable for your e-mailing needs. You can use 'Control Panel' and 'Registry Editor' for this purpose. You can also use the 'Font Settings' option included in the Windows Mail to do the same.
Here are some tips to change the default font features in Windows Mail:
- Using the Control Panel
- Using registry editor
- Using Font Settings
Using the Control Panel
You can use 'Control Panel' of the system to change the default font settings of the Windows Mail. To do this, you need the access the 'Control Panel' from the 'Start' menu of the system and select the 'Display' icon. Then select the 'Appearance' tab in the 'Display Properties' box. You can then click the 'Advanced' button and select 'Icon' from drop-down menu. After that select the desired Font, Size and attributes. You can see the Windows Mail font settings changed.
Using Registry Editor
If you are an expert user and you have much technical knowledge, then you can try changing the font size of messages in Windows Mail using the registry editor. You need to make some changes in the registry editor to get this done. To do this, you need to navigate to the Start Menu of the system and then click the Run icon. It will open up the Run prompt in which you need to type 'regedit' and get the Registry Editor opened. Now open the 'HKEY_CURRENT_USER' folder and under the Windows Mail folder navigate to Font Size sub key. Just change the value of this sub key and get the font size of Windows Mail changed.
Using Font Settings
You can change the font size of messages in Windows Mail as you done in other Windows applications like Microsoft Word and Excel etc. To do this, you need to access the Windows Mail menu first. This can be done by simply pressing 'Alt' and 'M' keys together. Then select the 'Options' and then select the 'Compose' tab. Click the 'Font Settings' button located near to the 'Mail' or 'News'. It will display the 'Font' dialog box in which you can select any font size.
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