Quickly zoom in on images by hovering mouse over thumbnail

Updated: 04/26/2017 by Computer Hope

Thumbnail in Twitter zoomed with mouse hoverMany sites such as Twitter, Facebook, Amazon, eBay, and Wikipedia shows a larger image of small thumbnails images when you click them. Save yourself the time of having to click the image to view it by installing a browser extension that shows you the larger image by hovering the mouse over the image. The picture to the right shows a Twitter profile icon that is enlarged when hovering over the small icon in the Following section. Click the link below for your browser to open the extension that will add this feature.

Firefox users

Thumbnail Zoom

Chrome users

Install the Hover Zoom extension

Additional information

  • See our thumbnail and zoom definitions for further information and related links on these terms.