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Text having stroke/outline on Android Lollipop

You've (accidentally) turned on "high contrast text" accessibility option, an experimental feature on Lollipop. From Google official support, High contrast text This information applies ...
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How to change font scale from Terminal

This answer from StackOverflow (How to change font size by adb command) provides a solution. The command used to set the font size is: adb shell settings put system font_scale {...
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How to show Math formulas on a website?

I just tried opening "n-category cafe" using Chrome in my Nexus 5, and it works normally. So it's probably just a problem with your browser settings. Check if you are allowing sites to run Javascript ...
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Why has Android made it impossible to install system fonts?

Fonts can be considered an attack surface so system level fonts are restricted. The Android Open Source Project documentation has a section on Custom Fonts Fallback which allows for Android 12+ OEMs ...
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How to install full Unicode fonts

If you've rooted your device, the quick and easy way I found was to get Font Installer and search the internet for Arial Unicode MS.ttf -Make sure to do a Nandroid backup before screwing with the ...
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Current Android font

If you merely changed the font, then you can simply look at /etc/system_fonts.xml to see which font it's set to use. If you have a good file manager and a good text editor, then you can just browse to ...
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How to Enable Android phone for full Tamil Indic Interface

Buy Redmi phones. It has pre installed Tamil language. I am using that phone only.Or else Flash phone with Cyanogen or MiUi mod. But it will tamper your phone warranty. Do it at your own risk. The ...
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What is the default chinese font in Android?

On Android 9 it's Noto CJK, e. g. "Noto Sans CJK JP" font family (located in /system/fonts/NotoSansCJK-Regular.ttc). There is no DroidSansFallback.ttf anymore.
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How to install Regional fonts in Sony Xperia Dual M

Disclaimer: You have to root your phone. I'm not responsible for any damage done to your phone. Step 1: Root your phone Step 2: Download SansFallBack.zip Step 3: Install any Root File manager. ...
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missing glyphs on web pages

Android keeps track of fallback fonts via a file at /etc/fallback_fonts.xml. After adding your fonts to /system/fonts, you can add a new family node to the XML file like this. <familyset> &...
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Installing default font from "Font Installer" app only changes partially. How to apply it globally?

You will have to find someone with the same phone as you (rooted) and find the font files and send them to yourself and copy them into the location of your font files and do a reboot. Worked for me. ...
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Why are some emoji not displayed?

It depends on the NotoColorEmoji.ttf font file you have installed. If that file doesn't include a glyph for the Unicode code point you want, it can't show it. Here's an SO post about fonts and glyphs: ...
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Non-desired contoured font

Go to Settings > Accessibility > Display and then turn off High Contrast Text
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Is there a way to get the font on my phone onto my tablet?

A pre-answer note, I'm typing in the mobile Stack Exchange app, so please excuse any spelling errors. Yes, there is a way, but it requires your tablet to be rooted. As with most things, go ahead and ...
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Installing fonts on android

Cyanogen OS stops at Marshmallow and is deprecated; LineageOS 14.1 (along with CM14.1 before it), being fresh on Nougat, has yet to implement a theme engine, so you need to rely on 3rd-party solutions,...
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Why such outlined fonts appearing randomly in my phone?

This is caused by a accessibility option. To turn this off, go to: settings > accessibility > high contrast text
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iFont app caused a bootloop and I cannot see the data despite connecting to a computer

I had the same problem today with manually installing a new font by replacing the default fonts (Roboto-Regular.ttf and Roboto-Bold.ttf on my CyanogenMod 10.1/Android 4.2 Jellybean phone, but probably ...
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Install many font on Android device

Caveat: The exact files and format vary between Android versions. In both Android O and P (at least on LineageOS), the correct file is /etc/fonts.xml, and it has a warning not to use it. As of writing,...
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Why are characters turning into blocks?

It looks like a glitch in the font rendering process. If it is an in memory glitch, you may be able to resolve it by restarting the device. If it persists across restarts, then it is possibly either a ...
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SMS message text absurdly large

I've found the solution. I was easily able to fix it by using pinch gestures on the screen. It works the same as viewing a webpage. Pinch apart to zoom in, pinch together to zoom out.
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How do I change the terminal font?

I found two ways for changing font size in JuiceSSH. Use Volume keys The very first time you would've used JuiceSSH, you might have come across this brief tutorial: (Click image to enlarge) Use the ...
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Add fonts to Hancom office, Samsung Galaxy Note Pro

Font directory is /storage/emulated/0/.Hnc/HOffice9/Shared/Fonts. To add additional user fonts, put the fonts in this folder.
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How to install Noto font on Android?

As Per this site Install gujarati fonts in Android Google has finally added Gujarati fonts to Android 5.0 (Lollipop) in the Nexus line of phones. The fonts are called Noto Sans Gujarati and Noto ...
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How to view a website containing Indic fonts in Android browser?

Can someone please explain all the steps involved in the process of displaying the Indic font by Firefox browser (in the particular scenario explained above)? The indicfont.ttf was placed in the /...
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How to view a website containing Indic fonts in Android browser?

To answer the second part of your question first: 'Why does the previous solution only work on Firefox browser and not on other mobile browsers?' You are using TTF file. This type of font file is ...
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Is it possible to change Android font in all apps?

Not sure about keyboard font but maybe you can change the font in apps. Check out this link - Custom fonts in apps. And also this link - Custom fonts in apps 2. Link 2 is from external site.
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What is the default chinese font in Android?

I believe the font is called Droid. A few variations (sans, sans mono, serif, condensed) are available from DroidFonts.com, though it should be noted that Droid Sans may be the only to contain Chinese ...
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What is the default chinese font in Android?

Fonts are always stored at /system/fonts. By changing the system font to Chinese, and looking in that directory, you may be able to find the font. Hope this helps.
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How do I import a downloaded font into the Phonto app?

You should follow the developer's step-by-step instructions. To summarise, if you downloaded a zip file, first unzip it (using any zip file app) to get to the .ttf or .otf file, then click that file ...
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Set font size in Opera

I have not seen any setting to change the font size. However, you can pinch-in and pinch-out to zoom.
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