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All questions related to typefaces and language coverage in Android.

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How to install full Unicode fonts

The page http://de.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hammurapi contains several occurrences of the character Ḫ (1E2A;LATIN CAPITAL LETTER H WITH BREVE BELOW), http://codepoints.net/U+1E2A which does not display on ...
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How can I decrease the text size or button size in notifications area?

How can I decrease the text/button size in the notification area? As you see on this picture, there is a button "Reply" (Svara) and then a button "Mark as read" (Markera som L...). But the buttons are ...
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I can't see certain fonts in my device

So I hace noticed I can't see several fonts in my android device, instead I see squares and this issue has been annoying me for some time. For example, I can't see the following letters, I only see ...
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Gmail app - increase font size when sending

I'm not asking about how to increase font size of emails I have received or how to zoom in those emails. I am asking about how increase font size of emails that I compose and send in the Gmail ...
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Install many font on Android device

I want to read and write Thai and Tibetan languages and also see real symbols for many other fonts instead of squares. As you can see, replacing system fonts is not a good method, because in this ...
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Managing fonts in Android

I've been researching that but I still haven't found a solid answer, so here I am. Is there a way to manage fonts in Android system-wide, without root access? I'd like to install different fonts to ...
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I have a Kindle book with a deviating font, can I change it to normal?

Most of the books on my Kindle for Android app display with the same font, which I find good enough for reading. But I have just one book which uses different typography, and it is bad enough to ...
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What is the default chinese font in Android?

What is the default Chinese font in Android and where are they stored so that I can get the font files?
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How can I display as many Unicode blocks as possible in Android?

I study linguistics and ancient scripts, and this requires glyphs on high Unicode blocks which most fonts do not support. Unfortunately it seems like most apps in Android will only render the glyphs ...
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Adding fonts to S Note android app

I want to add some new fonts to samsung note 5 S Note app so that I can type texts using added ttf fonts. Is there any way to do this? The device is rooted. Thank you.
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Microsoft “web safe” fonts on Android?

I was testing various Android web browsers (but I think the stock one is fine) and noticed that the MS "web safe" fonts (Trebuchet, Verdana, Tahoma and the like) were displayed with substitute fonts. ...
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Replace the system font family on Nokia

Is possible to replace the system font (Roboto) to San Fransisco font without rooting my Nokia 6.1+? for example: Roboto-Regular.ttf to SF-Regular.ttf Roboto-Bold.ttf to SF-Bold.ttf Roboto-Heavy.ttf ...
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How to change font scale from Terminal

I know these two commands to change density and resolution via Terminal: wm density <dpi> wm size <resolution> But how do I change the scale of system-wide font via Terminal?
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How to change the font of only one application?

There's an app called JuiceSSH and it's running perfectly but whenever I change my phone's font it via themes app, JuiceSSH acts weirdly inside the terminal: weird spaces and letters show. My question ...
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Unicode chars not displaying despite font updates

Social media users are increasingly using unusual Unicode chars to stylize their display name. eg 𝔅, 𝓰 On my 7.1.1 device these display as ▯▯▯▯▯ which is a bit of an annoyance. I've installed ...
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Non-desired contoured font

Almost all apps in my tablet with Android 7.1 use beside "normal" fonts an hardly readable contoured font: Is there some way to substitute it with non-contoured font?
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How to change the font of Whatsapp

I was looking for a way to add custom emoticons to Whatsapp, and since this method simply replaces existing emoticons with new ones I thought about replacing characters from a language I won't use (...
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How can I open files that have Japanese filenames?

I organize my Japanese ebooks and manga using the respective Japanese titles as filenames. I then access this content from my Anrdoid device by mounting a cifs share with cifsmanager. However I ...
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How do I change the terminal font?

I notice a difference in the terminal font between two of my Android devices, specifically in terms of character coverage (in both cases it's the terminal shell of JuiceSSH). How do I set the font ...
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Is there some documentation on which character sets are definitely supported by Android version?

There is a lot of vague information such as "Android supports RTL since 4.1.1", from which I abduce that Android natively supports (some) Arabic, Hebrew, Persian and Urdu characters. Likewise some ...
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Device destroyed by BeTools flashing tool

To start from the beginning: I have an old device with Android 5.1 that I rooted, and attempted to install a new font, called Lovecraftimus. I added a entry to the fonts.xml file that directed font ...
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I have installed oxford advanced learner's dictionary ver 9 on bluestacks, but there are font problems

I have installed Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary ver 9 in Bluestacks, but I am having I guess some font issues in the display: as you can see in the above screenshot taken from Bluestacks ...
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Change system font

My phone has near stock Android Nougat 7.1.1 and it's rooted. I'm trying to figure out how change default font in system. There's no option to do this in system preferences. I know that fonts are kept ...
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Change lockscreen time and date font?

Starting from Android 6.0, Google altered how their lockscreen looks in AOSP, presumably to increase readability: Digital clock is smaller Digital clock uses a bolder font, presumably Roboto Medium ...
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Can I try the new font Google Sans from Android 8.1 on my phone?

Google has introduced Google Sans to the upcoming Android 8.1. It looks great and I want to try it on my OnePlus 5 running stock 7.1.1. Is it possible?
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How can I read OL Chiki characters on Android?

OL Chiki characters are not displaying on Android phone whose Unicode range is [1C50-1C7F] . I know of only two processes to display such characters: By installing OL Chiki Unicode font. But my ...
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How to extract icons/iconography from APKs

I just want to know if it's possible to break open an APK (say from Facebook, Twitter, Periscope, Instagram, YouTube) to get their unique iconography sets (for personal UX concept works and uses only, ...
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Custom font can't display properly

enter link description here I followed the the link and tried to add a new font on my phone on Word. The font displays properly on PC with Word 2007. However on my phone it just likes ordinary font, ...
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Is there a way to get the font on my phone onto my tablet?

I have a Galaxy S5, and it has a built in font called "UDRGothic". I think it's near perfect for mobile use, and so I want to also have it on my Galaxy Tab A 10.1 tablet. It doesn't seem to be ...
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Why I am seeing every letter capitalized while browsing in chrome?

I'm using android 5.1(Gionee p5 mini) and chrome 58.0.3029.83 While I am using chrome i am seeing every letter capitalized. Even i got the same thing on play store and also Mozilla Firefox.
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How To Change browser font in Chrome For Android?

I am a seasoned Linux developer, tinkering with Android. I want to modify Chrome so that it uses the font I want as default. So far I've found /data/data/com.android.chrome/shared_prefs/com.android....
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how do i change font style of any website on Android browser without rooting?

I want to know how can I change the font style of the webpage on any browser, it may be chrome, Mozilla, opera, or any other without rooting in android phone.
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Fonts on tablet looks a bit blurry

This is hard to explain in a technical manner as I do not know the proper terms, but it has something to do with cleartype / font anti alising. The font in my phone looks so much better than on my ...
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Installing fonts on android

I used to have cyanogen os and it had this theme thing that I could change and install fonts to. But I upgraded to Lineage OS and it's not there anymore. I have some font apks but I dunno how to apply ...
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Why are some emoji not displayed?

I am wondering, on what does it depend which emoji are available on which system? I was using an emoji from the Supplemental Symbols and Pictographs code page and it displays on OSX, but not on ...
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How to change font on CyanogenMod?

I am on CyanogenMod 10.1, and I installed a font from FlipFont. But, I could not find the option to change it on the display settings. If anyone has any idea about this, please let me know.
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Is it possible to add other font styles for default monospace font?

I've changed the default Droid Sans Mono to Roboto Mono by replacing the font file, keeping the filename. Can I add other font styles to it (bold, italic, bold-italic)? Will the OS detect and use them ...
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Why such outlined fonts appearing randomly in my phone?

See the OK Google thing in the screenshot?
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SMS message text absurdly large

My LG Optimus Fuel (running factory-installed, non-rooted KitKat) is displaying SMS and MMS message text in the Messaging app at a very large size, as seen below. I have looked through the app's ...
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How to change keyboard font?

I have changed the font of my Android jellybean 4.1.2 device. Everything got changed but not my keyboard. It appears same as i was formerly. Is there any way to change the font of keyboard?
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Installing default font from “Font Installer” app only changes partially. How to apply it globally?

I rooted my LG G2 D802 and changed font using Font Installer ★ Root ★. Then I changed my mind and changed the font with the one which came already in the phone. But the font hasn't changed in the ...
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How to install hindi font in kindle 6.4.5 without rooting it?

I have Kindle whose version # is 6.4.5. I have installed whatsapp in it. But the Hindi messages will not appear correctly , it will be shown in rectangle form. I have tried to install hindi font as ...
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How to Enable Android phone for full Tamil Indic Interface

I'd like to buy an Android phone to gift to somebody who only knows Tamil. From the little research I've done there are Android phones setup in Indic languages available readymade (like Robosoft), but ...
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How can I stop problems with the screen when I change the font size to “Large”?

When I change my phone font to "Large", the screen layout is messed up. The screenshots how that the right margin is increased. The left screenshot shows the normal margins. The right screenshot shows ...
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Which file type to use for these fonts, and how compatible each is for Android 4.1.2?

Just a few things... This question might perhaps have a poor title, but I couldn't figure out how to word it better, so bear with me. I originally asked where to ask this question on SE Meta, which ...
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How do I Change the Font Text Style in Sony Experia M without rooting phone?

I want to change the default font style on Sony xperia M without rooting my phone. How do I do this?
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Install fonts to Quickoffice?

I'm looking to get the standard Word fonts on QuickOffice for Android. Is it possible? All my searches on the internet have yielded nothing. If it isn't possible, are the fonts that QuickOffice does ...
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missing glyphs on web pages

I have a rooted Galaxy Note Pro. I'm annoyed at black blocks that appear instead of whatever symbol, when reading web pages. I copied Code2000, Symbola, and the BMP Fallback ttf files to /system/...
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iFont app caused a bootloop and I cannot see the data despite connecting to a computer

I have a rooted phone on which I installed the iFont app I selected a font and downloaded it. When I installed it, it asked me to restart the phone. I rebooted it and then my phone keeps restarting. ...
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Current Android font

Several months ago, I changed my base font using Font Installer. Now I can't remember the name of the font I changed to. Is there a simple way to find out?