How To Change Fonts On Android (With or Without Root)

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Written By Larious

Larious is the Executive Editor of LowkeyTech. He is a tech enthusiast and a content writer. 





Last Updated on May 27, 2021 by Larious

If you have been using Android for a while, you might know that the mobile operating system offers many customization options. However, there’s one thing that Android lacks – Font customization.

Unless you are using a rooted device, you can’t directly change fonts on Android. The font changing option is present on the latest Android version, but many users still use older Android versions like Android KitKat, Lollipop, etc.

So, if you are running an older version of Android and want to change fonts on your device, you are reading the right article.

3 Best methods to Change Fonts On Android 

Please note that we will use Launcher apps to change fonts on Android, and launcher apps change the overall skin of your Android. So, let’s check out the methods.

1. Using Apex Launcher

Apex Launcher is one of the best and top-rated Android launcher apps available on the Google Play Store. Guess what? With Apex Launcher, you can customize almost every corner of your Android device. Here’s how you can use Apex Launcher to change Fonts on Android without root.

Step 1. First of all, download & install Apex Launcher on your Android smartphone.

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Step 2. Once installed, open the launcher app and choose the drawer style.

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Step 3. In the next step, you will be asked to select the Rows and Columns. Select as per your requirement.

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Step 4. Now open Apex Settings from the home screen.

Step 5. Now tap on the ‘Home Screen.’

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Step 6. Under the Home Screen menu, select ‘Layout & Style.’

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Step 7. Scroll down and tap on the ‘Label Font.’ Select the font as per your wish.

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Step 8. Now press the home button, and you will now see the new font.

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That’s it; you are done! This is how you can change fonts on Android by using Apex Launcher.

2. Change Fonts on Android (For Rooted Devices)

If you have a rooted Android device, it’s easy to change system font using the iFont App. Check it out below and follow the steps.

Step 1. First of all, you need to root your android device.

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Step 2. Download and install an iFont application.

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Step 3. Open the iFont App, and you will get a list of available fonts for your device, select and install any font on your Android.

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Step 4. Now select any one of them and click on Set.

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Step 5. After clicking on the set, iFont application grants Superuser permission, then click on Allow permission. Now your device starts to reboot, and after that, the font style successfully changes. Enjoy !!

Note: If you have your own ‘TTF‘ font file, copy it and paste it on your SD card, then click on Custom > Select your ‘TTF‘ font file from your SD card.

3. Using HiFont

HiFont is the best flip font installer for Android. Hundreds of handpicked written fonts style like cute, darker, candy-colored fonts are all for you. And it is compatible with the font program on your phone.

Step 1. First of all, download and install HiFont on your Android device. Once installed, open the app.

Step 2. Open the settings panel and then change the Font changing mode to “Automatically,” which is recommended.

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Step 3. Now you need to choose the font that you want to install on your Android operating system. Choose and hit the “Download” button.

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Step 4. Once downloaded, you need to tap on the “Use” button.

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Step 5. Now you need to move to your Phone’s Settings> Display> Fonts. Here you need to select the downloaded font.

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That’s it! You are done. This is the easiest way to change your Android font style.

Note: Not all fonts will be supported because some of the fonts will only install on your device if it’s rooted.

So, these are the best methods to change fonts on an Android phone. I hope this guide helped you! Please share it with your friends also. If you have any doubts related to this, let us know in the comment box below.


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