Quickly zoom in on images by hovering mouse over thumbnail

Updated: 06/16/2017 by Computer Hope
Thumbnail in Twitter zoomed with mouse hover

Many sites such as Twitter, Facebook, Amazon, eBay, and Wikipedia show a larger image of small thumbnail 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 add-on

Chrome users

Hover Zoom extension

Additional information

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