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XDA Basics: How to Change the Font on Android smartphones

Smartphone owners don’t normally think about fonts. But if you’re really into customizing and personalizing your Android phone, fonts can help a lot. A simple font change can make your whole Android system look fresh and different. While on computers, installing a new font can be as easy as clicking a button or just pasting...

OxygenOS 11’s new OnePlus Sans font now available to sideload via Magisk Module

Last week, OnePlus gave us a sneak peek of OxygenOS 11 as they released the third (and final) Developer Preview build of Android 11 for the OnePlus 8 series. The latest iteration of the Chinese OEM's custom skin comes with a plethora of design language changes, including a brand new font named OnePlus Sans. OnePlus Sans...

The fall and rise of Roboto, Android’s default font

It’s easy to overlook the importance of typefaces in software design, especially when it comes to designing graphical user interfaces. Sadly though, even the best typefaces ever created, including Helvetica (arguably the most popular no-frills typeface ever created), would turn to mush if they were scanned and used on computers as-is, the way they were...

MIUI 9.8.19 adds new Screen Cast features, dark mode scheduling, and a new font

Xiaomi has had a busy year so far, in their home market of China, in their key markets like India and even internationally. Devices like the Xiaomi Redmi Note 7 series have sold more than 20 Million units worldwide, attesting to the popularity of one of Xiaomi's most value-oriented smartphones ever. Xiaomi is gearing up...

Wings lets you set custom fonts on the Samsung Galaxy S10 and other unrooted One UI devices

With the release of One UI for devices in Samsung's flagship lineup like the Galaxy S8 and Galaxy Note 8, Samsung quietly disabled the use of overlays through Substratum and Swift Installer. This change went on to affect other devices which were receiving their One UI based on Android Pie update or were launched with...

GxFonts is a custom font manager for Samsung Galaxy devices on Android 7.0+

Being able to customize the various aspects of Android is what drew me away from iOS so many years ago. Every OEM does things differently, so not all mods are compatible with every device on the market. The community is passionate enough that they usually offer something for every device out there. Samsung's Galaxy devices...

[Update: Live in Chrome OS 70] Google Sans font is coming to Chrome OS

Google developed the Roboto font in an attempt to create one style that can be read easily on desktops, laptops, smartphones, and smartwatches. To me, seeing Roboto on a website or some marketing material makes me think back to the work Google put into creating it. Although, lately we have been seeing a new font...

Android P Emojis and Fonts now available via Magisk Module

Android P emojis and fonts are now available via a Magisk module that you can install on your Android device, thanks to the work of XDA Senior Members joeyhuab and Shooting Star Max. Shooting Star Max ripped them from the latest Android P developer preview, and joeyhuab packed them into a Magisk module that you...

How to Change the Font Style on EMUI 5.0 [No Root]

One of the key features of Huawei's Emotion UI (EMUI) is the ability to install custom themes onto the device. Themers can package their work into .hwt files that can then be applied by EMUI's theme manager application. Users can customize the lock screen style, wallpapers, icons, background colors, and finally the font. However, some users who...