If you discover Google Messages makes use of a font that’s too small, now you possibly can pinch-to-zoom to make your conversations bigger.
The characteristic seems to be rolling out as a part of Messages model 8.3.026, however some Reddit customers declare to have obtained the characteristic on model 8.1.051. Regardless, for those who don’t have pinch-to-zoom but, it looks like it’s going to arrive quickly.
Pinch-to-zoom for conversations might not seem to be a major change, however there was no technique to modify the textual content dimension in Messages prior to now. Of course, there’s the system-level textual content dimension choice, however that impacted all of Android. This new choice offers customers a bit extra management — in the event that they just like the default Android textual content dimension, however really feel Messages is simply too small, now they will simply improve the scale of simply Messages.
One odd word about pinch-to-zoom in Messages is it solely works when viewing a dialog. If you’re taking a look at your listing of ongoing chats, you possibly can’t pinch-to-zoom. However, it’s not an enormous deal — zooming one dialog applies the identical setting throughout all different conversations.
Anyway, pinch-to-zoom on conversations is a welcome addition and the most recent in a long-running line of enhancements. Most not too long ago, Google additionally began rolling out the skill to pin conversations, in addition to lastly making end-to-end encryption extensively out there for RCS customers.