How To Change Font Style In Android – 3 Ways [With & Without Root]

Android Smartphones are very popular smartphones in the world right now. We all know about it and most of us use it too. You must know that Android smartphones come with a default font. These default fonts are just included to get a job done. Even though, they are pleasant and look good. But, there are some people amongst us who get bored by using the same font again and again. Android is a customizable operating system. It even allows us to change the default fonts. So, now you understand why Android is the most used OS in the world. But, sometimes it’s easy to change font style in android and sometimes it does not depend on device model & UI. We have made a proper guide just for you on change android font style.

Why Do We Need To Change The Android Font?

Fonts play an important part in the appearance of the phone. When we are reading something or going through some new application. Then, Font can be the reason if we will like it or not. Because a well-designed font can completely change the experience of a website or app. While an ugly or boring font can simply get us away from good content. Also, we always want our phones to look new and good. By using different types of fonts, we will be able to give our phone a new look. In this way, we can be able to get rid of the default and boring fonts on Android.

As I mentioned above that it’s not easy to change the fonts all the time. You have to see that if your phone allows you to change the font or not. If it allows you then it’s pretty good. But what if it doesn’t allow you to do it. Then, what will you do? You just don’t need to be tense and leave it upon us. There are certain ways which you can use to do it if you are not able to do it on your default phone settings. We have found a number of methods which you can try and see what works best for you.

How To Change Font Style In Android Smartphones.

Method 1:- Changing Font From Android Settings.

Stock Android doesn’t have a built-in feature to change the fonts. It is a highly requested feature and many users want this feature. Because of this, there are some manufacturers customize their phones in order to provide a feature to change the font in their smartphones. These are the companies like HTC, Samsung and LG.

If you are using the smartphone of some different company other than this, it’s still not a big deal. There is a possibility that your phone will still have this feature. You just need to find it in the settings of your smartphone. This process may differ depending upon the handset you use. But we have made steps which are most general and easily understandable. You can use these steps to change the font on your phone if there’s an option to do it.

Step I. First of all, you need to open the “Settings” of your smartphone.

Step II. Now, scroll down until you found an option of “Display” in the settings. If you can’t find it, then you can also look for an option of “Screen” in it.

Step III. Once you have found the option, just click on it and open it.

Default Settings


Step IV. After this, you will be able to see an option “Font” in it. Just open it.

Step V. You will see a lot of font options which you can use and just select any of the font options which you like and apply it. The fonts on your phone will be changed.

Here was the simplest way which you can use to change Font style on your android phones. It will help you in creating a pleasant look for your phone. Though, it may not work for some android phones. Then you may look into our other methods if any of them fits for you.

Method 2:- Using A Third Party Launcher To Change The Font.

In case, you didn’t find the settings to change the default font on your smartphone. Then, you must give try to this method. In this method, we are going to explain different types of launchers which you can install to change the font. We will not only tell you about those launchers but also how you can change the font in that launcher.

There are a lot of launchers available in the play store. Some of them offer to change the font while others don’t allow it. Here is the list of launchers which offer to change the font and with that, it also has a brief description on how to do it.

1. Apex Launcher:

Apex Launcher is one of the best and most popular launchers in the world right now. Also, it has a rating of 4.3 out of 5 stars on Google play store. This launcher has a lot to offer like security, efficiency, speed and much more. It provides a lot of personalized customizations in it. You will be able to change the font in it as well as pick theme or any icon pack in it. The steps to change the font in this launcher are as follows:

Step I. Install the Apex launcher from the play store. Here is the direct to install it:

PlayStore Download Button

Step II. After you have installed it, open the launcher. There will be an option as “Apex Settings”. Click on it. You will be now taken to the settings of the Apex Launcher.

Apex Launcher Setting

Step III. Here you will see a lot of options. Click on the “App Drawer” button. The next screen will appear as follows:

Apex Launcher Drawer Settings

Step IV. Now, click on the “Drawer, Layout & Icons” option which you can see on the screen.

Apex Launcher Settings

Step V. Just scroll down a little and you will then see an option as “Label Font” in there. Click on it.

Available Fonts in Go Launcher

Step VI. After this, you will be now able to see a lot of font names. Select that font out of them which you like the most. You can go back and see that the font will be changed.

Note:- Just keep in mind that the launcher doesn’t allow you to change the font within any of the installed applications. The change will only affect the home screen and the app menu.

2. Go Launcher:

Go Launcher is one of the most popular launchers on the play store and it has a rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars on the play store. This launcher provides you about thousands of themes in it and you can choose from a wide range of wallpapers too. You will be able to customize your home screen. The most important part is that it allows you to change the fonts in it. There some particular steps which you need to follow in order to do so. So, here they are:

Step 1. The first step is to install the Go launcher application from the play store. In case you didn’t find it, here is the link to download it:

PlayStore Download Button

Step 2. Once the launcher is installed, you need to open it. Now, you have to go to the “Go Settings” which are the settings of the launcher.

Font Settings of Go Launcher

Step 3. In the setting, you will see a lot of option. You need to scroll down to the “Font” option and click on it.

Go Launcher Font Settings

Step 4. Click on the “Select Font” option from where you can select a font from a number of available fonts. The following dialog box will appear on your screen.

Available Fonts in Go Launcher

Step 5. You can click on the “Scan Font” option if there’s not a lot of fonts available. Now, you can select any of the fonts which you would like to use and it will change the font.

You can now enjoy the changes font in your launcher. Also, the themes and wallpapers available in the launcher.

Method 3:- Install A Font Application On Your Android (Root Required)

This is the third method to change font style in an android phone. But, it is a quite complex method in terms of others. There are a number of apps available on the play store who can change the font for you. All of these apps require a rooted device. So, you have to root your phone first then you will be able to do it.

Rooting means a process in which users are allowed to attain the privileged control over various subsystems. It gives you administrative power over the system and you can change it as you like. Rooting is done by a few numbers of applications. SuperSu is an app which is the best among them. It is available free on the play store. You can download it from here.

PlayStore Download Button

First of all, you have to root your device. After the rooting process is done, you need to install some apps which will help you in changing the font. Here is the list of apps, you can download:

1. IFont:

Ifont is an application which can change the font on your android device and it is available for free on the play store. Also, it has a rating of 4 out of 5 stars on it. This app is specially designed to install fonts on a phone. But, the only condition of this app is that the device must be rooted. You need to follow the following steps to change the font:

Step i. You must make sure that your device is rooted and then install the Ifont app from the below link:

PlayStore Download Button

Step ii. Launch the app and there you will see a lot of themes available just for you.

iFont App

Step iii. Select any of the themes and click on it.

Download Selected Font

Step iv. You will then see a “Download” button. Click on it and it will download the font.

To Set Font from iFont

Step v. Once the font is downloaded, you will see an option as “Set”. Then, click on that and the font of your phone will be changed.

2. Font Fix:

FontFix can be a good option if you are looking to change the font in your rooted device. This is an app which allows rooted superusers change the system fonts and select from 4,300 fonts available in it. It has a rating of 3.9 out of 5 stars and is available for free on the play store. The steps to use this app are as follows:

Step i. You must have rooted your device and now you need to install the FontFix app in your device. You can install it from the below link:

PlayStore Download Button

Step ii. After the installation, open the app and you will see a lot of fonts available in it and you just need to select any font of your choice amongst them.

Fontfix App


Step iii. Click on the font which you selected before. And, there you will see an option to download it. Select that option.

Download Font from FontFix

Step iv. Click on the “Install” button. Then, it will first check if your device is rooted or not. If your device is rooted then the font will be installed successfully.

Step v. The font will be successfully installed now. Then, you just need to apply the font and it will be applied to your Android device.

Perhaps. you need to follow the above steps to change the font in your rooted android device. We don’t recommend to root your device as it can lead to the failure of the device. However, it’s totally upon you and you can use any of the above apps in your rooted device.


A lot of people don’t change font style in Android devices as they are not aware of it. So, we are happy that we are able to help you with this and provide several ways to do this.
Now, you don’t need to worry about the fonts because you can change it whenever you get bored or want something. It was our pleasure in helping you and we hope you have liked the methods.