How to Personalize/Change Font on Android Device without Root

This Android tutorial gives you information on how to change font on Android without root. Change your device font style/settings and bring life to your smartphone screen by following the tips and apps mentioned here.

Change Font on Android without rooting

Backgrounds, Icons, and Home screens, these things and much more are susceptible to change. The reason you change these things is because you want your Android device to reflect your taste and personality. So, you change everything you possibly can. But, What about the fonts?

Change Font on Android without Root

You probably think that you’re stuck with the font style you Android device came with, but you’re not! You can give the fonts on your device your personal touch as well. The good news is that it’s not something difficult and there are various tools to choose from.

Use The Settings Your Android Device Comes With

If the last thing you want to do is to download another app to take up space, simply use the settings your device offers. Go to your Android’s Settings and tap on Display.  The font option should be right under Outdoor mode.

How to Change Font on Android Using System Settings

In The Font option, you can change the size of the font using the slider. Below, you have different font style options. You can choose between Default, Choco Cooky, Cool Jazz, Gothic Bold, Rosemary and an option to download fonts.

Go Launcher

Launchers are an excellent way to personalize your Android’s fonts. Besides all the other features each launcher comes with each one adds their own particular fonts styles.

Go Launcher has some font style that I think you might like. To access the font option swipe left from the main screen and tap on the tools app (bottom right-hand corner).

Select the Preferences App with the tool icon on it and scroll down just a tad. Choose the font option, but if it only shows you few options select Scan font and the options will get longer. Now, it’s up to you what font style you want to use.

How To Customize Fonts on Any Android Device

If you go back one and choose App labels color, you can choose what color you want to give the fonts. The launcher offers 16 colors to choose from.

Nova Launcher

Another popular launcher that will not only allow you change the color of the font under your icons, but it also lets you increase the size. If you just can´t stand how small the text under the icons is, then you need to install Nova Launcher.

How to Add a Different Style Font in Android Nova

To modify the text color and size go to the launchers settings that can be found in the App drawer. Once you’re in Nova Settings tap on Desktop  > Icon Layout. At the bottom, you will see a slider that let you set the size of the font if you want to add shadow or add some space between the icon and the font.


Would you rather use an app than a launcher? How about iFont? It’s a free app you can get on Google play, and it has over 10 million downloads. This app used only to work for Samsung devices, but the good news is that the developer added more devices such as Huawei, Xiaomi, HTC, Sony, and Motorola Rooted devices.

In the apps main page, you can choose from a large variety of font styles. The colored circles are the colors you can add to the font you use. Do you want to know what fonts are the most popular? The styles that have the word HOT on it are the ones that are being used the most.

iFont - How to Change Android Font

When you find a font you like and want to use it, you will need to do the following:

  1. Turn on Unknown Sources by going to Settings > Lock screen and security
  2. Open the app and head on over to the Online tab
  3. Select the font you want to use and tap on the Download button at the bottom
  4. The Download button will turn into the Set button. If you prefer, you can go to your device’s Settings > Display >Font style and the style you downloaded from the app should be on the list.

To enjoy your new font, you won´t have to reboot your device. Now, all you need to do is look at how great your font looks now.

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There are various ways you can add some style to your fonts on your Android device. You don´t have to settle for the color or style your device came with.These apps and tips will definitely give you the changes you have been looking for. How do you change your fonts on your Android device? Let me know in the comments.


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