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How to add new fonts on an iPhone

If you’re looking to change the way the text looks on your iPhone but aren’t sure how to, then just follow the steps of this guide.

The font of your phone seems almost ever-present, but what if you want to change it around to something different? While most people leave this setting untouched, it’s not too difficult to change your phone’s font, though you may have to spend a bit of money to get the exact look you’d like from a third-party app.

What you’ll need: 

  • We used an iPhone 13, but you can use any iPhone

The Short Version 

  • Download an app containing fonts from the App Store
  • Open the Settings app
  • Tap on General
  • Select Fonts
  • Make your changes to the font

How to add new fonts on an iPhone: Step-by-step

  1. Step

    Download an app containing fonts from the App Store

    First of all, download an app which cant give you new fonts to use on the iPhone. There are a few to choose from, but most will come at a cost – and do take care to check that the app comes from a reputable source and does not demand your personal data.

  2. Step

    Open the Settings app

    After installing a new font, you’ll need to open your phone’s Settings app to change the fonts.

  3. Step

    Tap on General

    In the Settings menu, tap on General.

  4. Step

    Select Fonts

    From the General Settings menu, tap on Fonts.

  5. Step

    Make your changes to the font

    If you have installed fonts from an app on the first step, now you’ll be able to select them for use from this menu.


How can I change the font back again?

To change the font back to what it was previously, simply follow steps 2-5 and select your previous font from the menu.

Why would I want to change the font on my phone?

You might want to change the font in order to freshen up the look or your phone, or to better express yourself.

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