How to Change Fonts on Android

Some Android devices (For instance: Samsung) has the inbuilt option to change fonts.

If your Android device doesn’t have this inbuilt option, then this guide is for you.

In this post, we will see 2 apps to change fonts on both rooted and non-rooted Android devices. You can pick the one you prefer. Let’s get started.​

Change Fonts on Android


Rooted and Non-Rooted Android Devices


Some launcher has the ability to change fonts on Android. In this instance, we will see the Go Launcher which helps us to do this task easily.


  • Install and open Go Launcher.
  • Go to the Settings of launcher.
  • Click on Font > Select Font.
  • Tap the "Scan font" and it will scan the fonts packages on your Android device.
Scan font option in Go Launcher
  • Select the desired font for your handset.

Here is the disadvantage of this method

  • This method will only change the fonts of the app labels. In a nutshell, it will not change the font of the entire device.

Rooted Android Devices Only



  • Open the app.
  • Navigate to the "Category" tab and select the category.
  • Tap your desired font and click on "Download" button.
  • Click on "Use" button and provide the root access permission.
  • In the prompt, Press "OK" to apply the font.
  • Reboot the device.
Changed fonts using HiFonts app

If you want to use your custom font, then here are the steps:

  • Copy the font file and paste it on the HiFont folder (You can see this folder on the SD card).
  • Open the HiFont app and click on Hamburger icon.
  • Select My font > Custom Font
  • Click on Green icon. Now you can see your custom font.
  • Tap it and click on "Use" button.
  • In the prompt, click "OK".
  • Reboot your device.

Final Thoughts

Changing font on non rooted device will make your device partially personalized.

But, you can entirely personalize your rooted Android device with your desired font. So if it is okay for you to root, then do it and use your desired font.

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