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How to change writing font on Samsung

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How to change writing font on Samsung: A friend of yours, who owns one Samsung smartphone same as yours, he told you he was able to change the Android default font. Intrigued by what and, above all, eager to further beautify the interface of your device in the same way, you rushed to the web in search of more information about it, ending here, on this tutorial of mine.

How do you say? This is exactly how things are and you would like to know if I can help you find out how to change writing character on samsung? Of course yes, God forbid! If you dedicate a few minutes of your free time to me, I can in fact provide you with all the information you need to succeed in your intent.

I will first show you how to change the font used on Android through the system settings, then I will tell you how to proceed in case you want to make more “profound” changes to the system, by contacting some external apps (which, to work , however, may require the device to be unlocked). Now, however, let’s not lose ourselves further in small talk and let’s get to work. I wish you, as usual, happy reading and I wish you a very big good luck for everything!

Change font on Samsung

If you want change writing character on Samsung, you can do this by acting on the settings of your smartphone or tablet, without having to download external applications and without having to root (i.e. unlock the system).

So, to begin with, take your device, unlock it, log into the drawer (the Android screen where the icons of all the apps are grouped) and press the icon of Settings (the one with the gear wheel).

Next, go on Screen> Zoom screen and font, locate the item Font style at the bottom of the new screen displayed and select the font you prefer from those listed.

At the top of the screen you will be able to preview the changes. If the chosen font is to your liking, tap on the item Apply for the changes to take effect.

If the pre-installed fonts don’t suit you, you can download new ones from Samsung store, tapping on the item Download fonts which is located at the bottom. Using the screen that will open later, you will be able to find new fonts. Characters are organized in categories (the ones you find at the top of the display) and there are both free that for a fee.

If you want, you can also search by keyword, by tapping on the symbol of magnifying glass placed at the top right and typing the keyword of your interest in the appropriate field.

When you find a font that you think might interest you, tap its first name, to display a preview: if the result convinces you, download the font by pressing the button with the down arrow or on the one with it written on it Install (if it is free content) or on the one with the price (in the case of paid content).

Please note that in order to proceed with the download, it is essential that you have a Samsung account and that this is connected to the device you are using. If you don’t have a Samsung account yet, you can find out how to create it and how to log in from your device by following my guide dedicated to how to create a Samsung account.

For completeness of information, I point out that from the same screen you can also change the font size: to do this, simply move the indicator on the bar attached to the section to the right or left Font size.

Should you have second thoughts, you can always restore the default font of your device by going back to the section Settings> Display> Zoom screen and font Android and selecting the item Default from the list attached to the section Font style.

Note: the information I have given you may differ slightly from what you see on the screen, depending on the exact model of Samsung smartphone or tablet in your possession. For your knowledge, I used a Samsung Galaxy S6 updated to Android 7.0.

App to change writing font on Samsung

As anticipated at the beginning of the post, if the changes you can make using the Android settings do not satisfy you, you can change the writing font on your Samsung device by resorting to the use of some external apps that allow you to apply more customizations.

To use them, however, depending on the exact model of Samsung smartphone or tablet you are using, the root. The root is a particular procedure that allows you to bypass the standard protections of the operating system and to modify some advanced settings of the same. Depending on the model of Samsung smartphone or tablet you are using, root permissions may be required to use third-party font editing apps.

To find out this, you need to consult the information relating to the various apps on the relevant pages of the Play Store. If the root is necessary, to understand how to do it (and what are the potential risks deriving from its application), read my tutorial focused specifically on how to root on Android.



Among the various apps to change the writing fonts on Android that I invite you to consider is iFont, which is completely free (with advertising banners), includes many ready-to-use fonts and also allows you to apply fonts in TTF format downloaded from the Internet. Note that the developer claims that root is not necessary on most Samsung Galaxy and Notes.

To download the app on your device, visit the related section of the Play Store and press the button Install. If necessary, authorize the download by also tapping the button I accept. Then start the app by pressing the button You open appeared on the screen or by tapping on his icon which was added in the home screen.

Now that you are viewing the main application screen, allow iFont to access photos, multimedia content and files on your device by tapping on the item Allow, then press on the item OK, to close the changelog screen.

At this point, start browsing the various writing characters available: on the tab Recom there are fonts recommended by the application staff, while in the tab Find you can view all available and latest fonts.

Once you have found the font you are interested in, click on his first name and tap the button Download (located at the bottom) to be able to download it locally. Then press the button Set and, subsequently, on that OK, to set it.

When the operation is completed, press the button Install, wait for the installation of the font to be performed and you will find yourself in front of the Android settings screen through which you can set the new font just installed, proceeding in the same way as I indicated in the step at the beginning of the guide.

As regards, however, the possibility of setting a font downloaded from the Internet as the default writing character, proceed as follows: copy it to the folder ifont on your smartphone or tablet using a file manager (ex. Google files), open the iFont app, go to the tab My placed at the top, tap on the item My Font in the new screen that appears and press on first name of the font you moved earlier to the application folder.

Finally, tap on the items Set And OK. You can then set the font using the Android settings as explained in step at the beginning of the guide.



As an alternative to the above app, you can consider using HiFont: This is another free resource (with advertisements) useful for changing fonts on Android. Also in this case, the developer declares that on the Samsung of the Galaxy range and on those part of the Note range it is not necessary to root to be able to use it.

To download the app, visit the related section of the Play Store and tap the button Install. If necessary, authorize the download by also tapping the button I accept. Next, start the application by pressing the button You open appeared on the screen or by pressing on its icon which was added in the home screen

Now that you see the main screen of the application, tap on the item Allow to allow HiFont to access photos, multimedia contents and files on the device, then start browsing the various sources available: in the Category you can view the writing characters organized according to their category, while in that Popular find us the most successful fonts. If you want to view all the fonts available, instead, go to the tab Annex.

When you find a font you like, tap on its first name and then on the buttons Download, Install, OK And Apply. So press on the item Install (to proceed with the download of the font chosen from the Play Store) and set the new writing character just added from the Android settings, proceeding as I indicated in the step at the beginning of the guide.

If you want, you can also install fonts downloaded from the Internet (in TTF format), copying them into the folder hifont present in the root directory of your device via a file manager, by going to the menu Settings of the app, by tapping on the wording My Font and selecting them from there.