Turn Your iPhone Sideways: Mail

Mail gets a new look when you turn your iPhone sideways. You might get larger text or a different layout. Depends on the phone.

Second in a series of “Turn Your iPhone Sideways” posts.

Depending on the model of phone you have, and whether you have Display Zoom enabled, turning the iPhone sideways may show the list of messages alongside the message you’re reading. You can tap the two-headed arrow at top to go full-screen. 

Mail message, portrait view
Mail message, sideways view
Also depending on the model of iPhone you have, and whether you have Display Zoom enabled, rotating your iPhone may increase the size of the text.. The increased size can make the difference between squinting and reading comfortably. See below.
Mail, with iPhone vertical
Mail, iPhone turned sideways

Author: Christian Boyce

Christian Boyce is a Mac and iPhone expert specializing in teaching people how to use Apple devices better, to get more done with them, and to have more fun doing it. He bought his first Mac (a Mac Plus) in 1986 and his first iPhone in 2007. He's written books and magazine articles, and given seminars at Macworld Expo, MacFair/LA, and the California Computer Expo. Over 30 years in the business.

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