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How to Change Fonts on Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8 Plus

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In this tutorial you will learn how to install and change fonts on your Samsung Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8 Plus.

The Galaxy S8 is already having a flawless design. Not only the same look of the design, the interface itself is also amazing. Since Samsung decided to replace their physical home button with a virtual one, they also had some variations around the button itself, which occurred at the interface.

With their newest designs on their smartphones, the company wants to give as much freedom as they can on their users. They believe that if they give customization freedom to the users, they will be more and more pleased and satisfied with using their devices.

As an example, with the newest Galaxy S8, you can choose different fonts for you to use. Also, you can download new fonts for your Galaxy S8 from Samsung’s App Store and from the internet.

How to Change Fonts from Predefined Font Styles in Galaxy S8

In your Galaxy S8 under the General Settings, there is a special setting for system fonts in Display settings. There you can find all the pre-installed fonts on the phone. You can select the font you want to use and also can change the size.

Here is the step-by-step approach to change the fonts on your Galaxy S8.

  1. Go to the Home screen;
  2. Swipe down from the top of the screen to open the Notification shade;
  3. Tap on the Settings icon;
  4. Select the Display menu;
  5. Tap on Font;
  6. Under the Font menu, you will see a font size slider that you can drag to the right or to the left, to increase or to decrease font size, while getting to see a preview of how that change will look on your smartphone.
  7. Decide for a specific font size and hit the Done button when you’re ready.

How to Download and Install New Fonts from App Store

Many of the users started to write on different forums that they are facing some issues with changing their font style. The causes for such issues might be the reason because the device itself doesn’t have multiple fonts installed on it.

The good news is that you can download and install fonts directly from Samsung’s own App Store.

To install new fonts fowwl these steps:

  1. Go back to the Notification shade;
  2. Tap on Settings;
  3. Tap on Display;
  4. Select the Font menu;
  5. Select Download Fonts and you will be redirected to the Samsung App store;
  6. Select Free;
  7. Download and install all new fonts for free.

After installation you can use the fonts.

How to download and Install Fonts from Third-Party Websites

There is a way for you to download the font you want from some online websites. Have in mind that Samsung’s devices only accept fonts developed by Monotype Imaging Inc. You can find several fonts on the Google Play Store from them. As another place where you can get your fonts is the Samsung Galaxy Apps Store, but most of the fonts there are not in English.

Websites like XDA Developers offers tons pf free fonts. Download the fonts youllike and install it on your Galaxy S8.

The default path for your Galaxy S8 where you can change the fonts is the next:

  • Settings -> Display -> Screen Zoom and Font -> Fonts Style

By clicking the Font style which should be at the bottom, you can access the fonts that you have installed on your devices and choose the one you desire.

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