How to change fonts on Android with or without root

How to change fonts on Android with or without root
If you've been following our How-to section, by now you'll be aware that there are quite a few things you can change up about the way your Android device looks and operates. For example, you can install a launcher that will change the look of your homescreen, app drawer, and notification bar, change icons, boot animations, and more.

Today, we thought we'd fill another blank -- system fonts. Indeed, changing the font of your device could be quite a big deal, especially if you're trying to get your UI to look exactly as you feel it should. In other words, your new dark-ish theme will probably look far snazzier with a Gladifilthefte font. Or something else entirely. 

In any case, we're here to help, and, thankfully, there's a way to change fonts even if you're not rooted, though there are obviously more limitations that way. Either way, we've prepared two guides, found in the two slideshows below, and they should both see to it that all your font needs are taken care of. Jump right in.


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6 Comments

1. Settings

Posts: 2943; Member since: Jul 02, 2014

Or you could just flash font zips in the recovery.

2. peace247 unregistered

Cool..!

3. StraightEdgeNexus

Posts: 3689; Member since: Feb 14, 2014

These small tweaks in Touchwiz make me like Galaxies sometimes. Anyways Roboto is my favourite all time, so no need really for stock android. :)

4. StraightEdgeNexus

Posts: 3689; Member since: Feb 14, 2014

Also Crispy, you should mention that changing fonts in the launcher only changes homescreen and drawer fonts. ;)

5. PhoneArenaUser

Posts: 5498; Member since: Aug 05, 2011

Advantages of Android OS.

6. AfterShock

Posts: 4146; Member since: Nov 02, 2012

Huge one at that, well for those that are aware of options and want them.

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