+ 0 Votes Here are a few things you can try out,, see which one suites you.. Peconet Tietokoneet-217038187993258194678069903632 6 years ago Fortunately, Outlook lets you increase the font size in most emails swiftly. Unfortunately, there are some emails that specify the font in a way that is remarkably resistant to being adapted for your needs. If you encounter such a difficult case you can still resort to the use of a display lens such as the free Virtual Magnifying Glass:http://magnifier.sourceforge.net/Increase the Font Size While Reading Mail in OutlookTo read mail in a larger font in Outlook: * Hold down Ctrl while turning the scroll wheel on your mouse down. In Outlook 2007 and later, alternatively * Open the message in its own window. * Click Other Actions. * Select Zoom... from the menu. * Choose the desired zoom level. * Click OK. Outlook will not remember the zoom level.As an alternative to the mouse in Outlook 2000-2003, you can also * open the message in its own window and * select View | Text Size and the desired size from the menu. Since this does not work with plain text emails (the mouse wheel does), also select Tools | Options... from the menu, go to the Mail Format tab, click Fonts... and use the Choose Font... button under When composing and reading plain text: to choose a bigger font. Outlook's Fonts Make You Reach for a Magnifier?If you need a magnifying glass to read your emails, something must be wrong ? and it must be righted. Increasing the font size inside messages is easy, but you seem stuck with the tiny font in the message list of Outlook.Or are you?Change the Font Size of the Outlook Message ListTo use a custom font and font size in the message list of Outlook: * Select View | Current View | Customize Current View... from the menu in Outlook. o In Outlook 2003, choose View | Arrange By | Current View | Customize Current View.... * Click Other Settings.... * Click on Row Font.... * Choose the desired font, font style and size. * Click OK. o Optionally, change the font for the column headings as well by clicking Column Font.... * Click OK again. * Click OK once more. Please post back if you have any more problems or questions. + 0 Votes Or maybe this is what you are looking for.... Peconet Tietokoneet-217038187993258194678069903632 6 years ago When you installed Outlook, it set the font for composing (as for reading) mail to "Calibri" or "Arial" ? and "tiny". If this is not your typesetting dream team, you can adjust the font settings to suit your needs better. Recipients of your emails will be happier, too.Of course, you can change the default mail font in Outlook to anything you want. Smaller, fancier, bigger, or more conventional ? Outlook accepts them all.Change the Default Font Face and Colour in OutlookTo customize the fonts used by default for reading and composing messages as well as replies in Outlook: * ?? Step by Step Screenshot Walk through * Select Tools | Options... from the menu. * Go to the Mail Format tab. * Click Fonts... under Stationery and Fonts. * Use the Font... buttons under New mail messages, Replying or forwarding messages and Composing and reading plain text messages to choose the desired font faces, sizes and styles. o In Outlook 2003, use Choose Font... for When composing a new message:, When replying and forwarding: and When composing and reading plain text:. * Click OK. o In Outlook 2003, if stationery is defined to be used by default under Use this stationery by default:, the font specified in it may override the font you have just specified. You can either choose "<None>" as the default stationery, adapt the stationery to include your favourite font, or make Outlook ignore font specified in stationery altogether. * Click OK again. Please post back if you have any more problems or questions.