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All questions related to typefaces and language coverage in Android.

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How to install new font on Android 10 and set it as default monospaced?

I'd like to change the default monospaced font on my rooted Android phone. This is because of things like this, where characters don't render correctly: The rectangle is supposed to be the "ɒ&...
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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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How can I add fonts to my Android phone to view characters that are appearing as X boxes?

I am frustrated with the apparent inability to figure out which charset or language I need to install to view characters that appear as "X"s on my Samsung GS6 phone. I am running Android 7....
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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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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 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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Samsung Galaxy S5 missing Sinhala fonts after Lollipop update

I have upgraded my Samsung Galaxy S5 to Lollipop recently. Now I am unable to see any Sinhala fonts. Any fix for this?
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Mathematical fonts in Android

I am reading the following (mathematical) website https://golem.ph.utexas.edu/category/ in android (using chrome webreader). The problem is that mathematical formulas and even simple symbols like ...
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How to turn off or disable text font anti aliasing or smoothing globally or just for one app?

How do I turn off font smoothing globally or just for one app like firefox? Can it be done with a mod like cyanogenmod or xposed framework?
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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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Indic font(Kannada) is not rendering properly in Android ICS

I am trying to get the kannada font support for Android ICS. I rooted my Xperia Neo L phone which is running Android ICS 4.0.4 and installed Kannada font (Lohit-Kannada.ttf). I have also included the ...
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Symbols become boxes after reset

I recently factory resetted my HTC Explorer, but all the special characters have become squares ([] for unrecognized symbols). Even the HTC Sense Calculator widget's decimal button has changed and ...
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Hebrew vowels not rendering correctly on web page.

Sample web page: http://hebrewresources.com/html5problems/buttonText.html The letters are okay but the vowels (niqudot) under them are not aligned properly at all. Happens in both Firefox and the ...
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Does Android 4.0 (ICS) support Kannada Font?

I am developing one regional language kannada news app,in which my problem is that,in 2.2 and 2.3 the app does not suppport kannada fonts whereas 3.0 supports kannada font. One month back I heard ...
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Question about spacing in .ttf fonts for android

I've been having trouble setting up a font to work well on my phone. I'm using an app that allows me to load ttf files into my system, the problem is spacing between lines/titles being too large (see ...
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Arrow keys are shown by some weird characters everywhere

In my Android device, arrow keys are shown by some weird characters everywhere. Example: I have tried changing system fonts. Also, this is independent of the keyboard because I have changed the ...
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How do fonts / fallback fonts work in Android 9+?

Short story I want to add a fallback font to my OP6t running Android 9 to support poorly updated / coded legacy apps (unlocked, and rooted with Magisk) - I am looking for a system wide solution I am ...
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Is the .ttf format on Android the standard ttf format?

I have an quite old smartwatch (LG W100) with only Android Wear 1.5.0 (Marshmallow) on it. Because my phone is a lot newer, I wanted to replace the NotoColorEmoji.ttf with a newer version from the ...
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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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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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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 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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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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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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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 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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Easiest way to add a font so Chrome will recognize it on a Nexus 10?

I want Chrome for Android to recognize the Verdana font on a Nexus 10. That's it. Currently, it only seems to recognize Arial, Open Sans, Times New Roman, and a couple of fixed width fonts. All of ...
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application for changing fonts in android 4.3

Is there any appication by which you can change the fonts of your android, which it also supports greek language? Unfortunatrlly, I don't own a well known brand, but somehow I managed to root it!
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How to show local language fonts in Chrome?

How to show Gujarati language font in Chrome for Android? I cannot read any Gujarati site like divyabhaskar.com, etc. By the way in Opera Mini for Android browser there is the ability to show bitmap ...
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Change system font on 4.2.2

On my GT-I9105P with 4.1.2 there was a section in the Settings where I could change the system font. But now I've done the 4.2.2 upgrade and the Settings have been redesigned I can't find any option ...
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nexus 10 tablet characters illegible

I've installed two apps on my Nexus 10 tablet and the characters show up as boxes with x's through them as shown below. i'be contacted the developers of the Rosetta Stone app to no avail. I'm in ...
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Japanese keyboard/fonts on Samsung Ace

can I add Japanese keyboard and font for e-mail input on Samsung ACE8android 2.Etc?
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can i prevent my device from displaying certain characters?

i want to block a range or individual Unicode characters from being displayed on my device, from my browser to my e-mail program. is it possible, without root? with root? if not for the whole OS/...
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Font Rendering Broken When It Comes To Small Slanted Fonts

I was using Discord on my AOKP 7.1 GM7102 and there was a message that looked like this. I copy-pasted one of the text in a text program -Xplore Text Editor- in the phone and the same boxes appear ...
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Android Font Deleted/Not Working

I was trying to change the font for BENGALI language in my phone. I have my phone rooted. Copied these six fonts to someplace else and then Deleted these six fonts from system/fonts. I could not ...
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Mathematical symbols issue in displaying

I'm having a strange issue on my android device. Oh, this is mathematical: On my android device, using Brave, Opera, or DDG browsers I cannot see many symbols in mathematical pages on wiki. The ...
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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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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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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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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 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 I can make the font size smaller on default messaging app of LG L70

I have a rooted LG L70 (D325) and I want to make the font size of default messaging app smaller. I changed the font size on the settings but it is quite large to me that the person beside my can read ...
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Font on my AMOLED display has white border

I noticed that text on my Galaxy S3 is bad looking. This is how it should look And this is how it is looking On the second image you can see white border around every letter.. But, when I change ...
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Changing font of Xperia SP stock Clock Widget

I rooted my Xperia SP and managed to change all fonts to Roboto Condensed. Only issue I am having is with the clock widget. I am not sure which font is used by the stock clock widget. I managed to ...
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Chess Glyphs in Logitech Revue

On my Logitech Revue, different glyphs are rendered for the chess symbols than on my computer. Computer: Revue: Using Panopticlick, I've ascertained that the fonts installed on the Revue are: ...
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How can I enlarge the fonts on Wikipedia in Chrome?

On most web sites, when I look at them with Chrome on my phone (a Nexus 4 running stock Android 4.2.2), I can adjust the font size by double-tapping a column of text to make it widen to fill the ...
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HTC One X SMS Font Size Keeps Changing

I use an HTC One X from Rogers (a Canadian telecom operator). I'd like to have my SMS displayed in small font, but my phone kept changing the font size back to medium, especially after I killed all ...