Font Installer ★ Root ★

Font Installer ★ Root ★

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The best Font Installer on Android! Select from hundreds of custom fonts to install system wide! Preview, backup, install from SD card and share your fonts.

This app is for rooted devices only! If you don't know what root is then please do not download this app.

This app is also available in ROM Toolbox Pro along with many more features.

If you have any problems and/or questions feel free to email us at We will provide fast and friendly support.


Changing fonts modifies your system files. You should always have a current backup in recovery and know how to restore your device back to stock.


My fonts won't change.

Font Installer overwrites the font files in the /system/fonts directory. To install a font you must have root access and S-OFF (for HTC devices). Some apps use their own font and cannot be overwritten by Font Installer.

Before attempting to install any fonts please make sure you backup your fonts. You should also have a current nandroid backup.

Font Installer needs to overwrite the correct system files. Please make sure you have the correct fonts selected to be overwritten.

If you’re running Android 4.0 ICS or newer, make sure Roboto-Regular.ttf is selected.

If you’re running Android 3.X or earlier, make sure DroidSans.ttf is selected.

If you’re running MIUI, make sure Arial.ttf is selected.

To change which fonts get overwritten open Font Installer and click Menu >> Preferences >> Select Fonts.

How do I restore the original font?

To restore your font to the default system font press the menu button while inside Font Installer, click “Backup and Restore”, and restore the original fonts you had (assuming you made a font backup before changing fonts).
Alternatively, you can choose the accurate font for your Android OS version according to the list below:
If you’re running Android 4.0 ICS or 4.1 JellyBean, install the “Roboto” font.
If you’re running Android 3.X or earlier, install the “DroidSans” font.
If you’re running MIUI, install the “Arial” font.
If all else fails, a last resort would involve re-flashing your ROM or restoring a nandroid backup of the /system partition (a factory reset would not touch the system partition where fonts are stored).

Special characters aren't supported. What's the deal?

Unfortunately we cannot fix this issue. You can install a custom typeface that supports your language or other special characters. First, find the desired font and download it to your SD card. Then, using Font Installer, navigate to the “Local” tab to select the font file and install.

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Recently changed in this version

- Fix wrong permissions when restoring fonts.

Comments and ratings for Font Installer ★ Root ★
  • (62 stars)

    by RAVI KEER on 19/04/2014

    Instead of giving 5 stars i'd like to give 5 slape to the devloper for making this blunder........

  • (62 stars)

    by Henda Buchem on 19/04/2014

    Before installation this software i read out all the comments given by friends, i don't no whether it will satisfy me or become worse!

  • (62 stars)

    by Sutha Sutha on 19/04/2014


  • (62 stars)

    by Tylor Slade on 19/04/2014

    Nexus 4, CM11. Doesn't work. Force closed installing fonts, didn't request root until I tapped reboot on the preview tab. Still didn't work, but it caused every app to force close after an in app restore, reboot, and clearing app cache.

  • (62 stars)

    by Miloš Stojić on 18/04/2014

    Need more fonts that supports serbian:latin & cyrilic - both , 5th star when that happens!

  • (62 stars)

    by Mohit Sceptre on 18/04/2014

    Till Now No Prob!!!!!

  • (62 stars)

    by Rodolfo Peraza on 18/04/2014

    It is a great app I love to change the fonts