The “zoom” command can be tricky to find in Outlook. Just follow the instructions for your version:

Outlook 2010

  1. Click somewhere in the message body
  2. Select the “Message” tab (if it isn’t already selected)
  3. Click “Zoom”
  4. Select 100% (or your desired zoom level)
  5. Click OK

Outlook 2007

When reading email

  1. Click somewhere in the message body
  2. Select the “Message” tab (if it isn’t already selected)
  3. Click the “Other Actions” dropdown button in the “Actions” section
  4. Click “Zoom”
  5. Select 100% (or your desired zoom level)
  6. Click OK

When writing email

  1. Click somewhere in the message body
  2. Select the “Format Text” tab
  3. Click “Zoom”
  4. Select 100% (or your desired zoom level)
  5. Click OK

Outlook 2003

When reading email

  1. Click the “View” menu
  2. Point to “Text Size”
  3. Click “Medium” (or your desired zoom level)

When writing email

  1. Click somewhere in the message body
  2. Click the “View” menu
  3. Click “Zoom”
  4. Select 100% (or your desired zoom level)
  5. Click OK