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How To Change System Fonts On Samsung Galaxy S8 And Galaxy S8+ Plus

TouchWiz has been one of the reasons why Samsung Galaxy S8 and Samsung Galaxy S8+ Plus smartphones are so popular. More versatile and more intuitive for the average user – something that most Chinese OEMs skins don’t have – it lets you, among many other things, to customize the system fonts. Ever tried that so far?

If you didn’t, you’re about to find out an old but still popular trick of how to adjust your system fonts. Users of Galaxy devices, ever since S5 and continuing with S6, enjoyed this feature and you should be able to enjoy it too, on your Samsung Galaxy S8 or Samsung Galaxy S8+ Plus.


All you have to do is to:

  1. Access the font settings;
  2. Select one of the available fonts and customize its options;
  3. Or download new fonts and use them right away.


To access the font settings of Galaxy S8/S8 Plus…

  1. Swipe down the Notification shade;
  2. Tap on the gear icon on the upper right corner;
  3. Within the Settings menu, navigate to Display;
  4. Tap on Font.


To customize the font options…

  1. Select one of the fonts available on the Font’s menu list;
  2. Look at the preview of the current selection, from the top of the screen;
  3. Adjust the font size from the dedicated slider;
  4. Hit the Done button when you have found your favorite font and tweaked its size.


To add new fonts on Samsung Galaxy S8/S8 Plus…

  1. Use the Download Fonts option from the bottom of Fonts list within the Font submenu;
  2. You will be redirected to the Play Store where a search for downloadable fonts has already been initiated and you will see the results;
  3. Tap on the font(s) that you want to download and select it as the new system font by following the steps from the previous section.


The downloadable fonts were, most of them, paid fonts and, recently, Samsung blocked this option on all the Samsung Galaxy S8 or Samsung Galaxy S8 Plus smartphones running on the newest Android operating system.

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