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How to Change Font on Windows 10 Desktop/Laptop

Transform the way you view the font style on Windows 10 by simply tweaking its settings.

Windows 10 is the latest version of Microsoft Windows PC. It has lots of advanced features and options. But few of the customization options were made complicated with Windows 10. Changing the font style is one of those options. While the previous Windows versions had let users change it quickly, it isn’t the same on Windows 10. However, you can change it if you are bored with the standard default font style. Know how to change the font on Windows 10 to customize it with your preferred font style.


How to Change Font on Windows 10?

Here is the procedure to update the fond style on your Windows 10 PC.

(1). Press the Windows key to click on the Settings (gear) icon.

Choose Settings to Change Font on Windows 10
Choose Settings

(2). Click Personalization.

Click on Personalization
Click on Personalization

(3). Select Font among the list of options.

Click on Fonts to Change Font on Windows 10
Click on Fonts

(4). Make a note of the Font name you want to choose. For instance, Britannic.

Choose a Font
Choose a Font

(5). Open Notepad and copy the following

Windows Registry Editor Version 5.00
[HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Fonts]
"Segoe UI (TrueType)"=""
"Segoe UI Bold (TrueType)"=""
"Segoe UI Bold Italic (TrueType)"=""
"Segoe UI Italic (TrueType)"=""
"Segoe UI Light (TrueType)"=""
"Segoe UI Semibold (TrueType)"=""
"Segoe UI Symbol (TrueType)"=""
[HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\FontSubstitutes]
"Segoe UI"="NewFont"

(6). On the last line, replace NewFont with the font name of your choice. In our case, it is Britannic.

(7). Click on the File menu and select Save.

(8). Change the Save As type to .reg extension.

(9). Now, double-click the registry file to run it. On the prompt, click OK.

(10). Just restart your Windows 10 PC, and you will get the font style you have chosen.

Note: If in case you want to go back to default, then follow the same procedure. Double click on the .reg file to Merge the file in the Registry once again. Click on Yes, followed by OK, and it will get back your default font.

Alternative Way!

You shall change the font on Windows PC with slight changes on the above steps. Just skip Steps (1) to (4) with the below steps and follow the remaining as such. This will let you change the font on Windows 10 PC.

  1. (1). Press Win+R to open the Run command.
  2. (2). Type in as regedit and tap on the Enter key.
  3. (3). Navigate to the File menu to select Export and save the registry file on the hard drive.

Our Opinion

You can change the font on Windows 10 with above steps. Be cautious as this involves changing the system registry. As a safety measure, you shall create a system restore point to revert back changes when in unfortunate situations.

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