How to Use New Windows 10 Font Settings

How to Use New Windows 10 Font Settings

Fonts in digital text are extremely popular and are used in everything, from school work, to poster, to business websites. They add value to everything and make boring text look more attractive meaningful.

But sometimes Windows user miss out on using different types of fonts. Because limited font family is offered to them. But with Windows 10 April Update 2018, this problem is resolved. Now, users will be able to use different new fonts once they update to the latest version of Windows 10 – 1803. New update offers new font family, gives an option to uninstall unwanted fonts and allows user to download all supported fonts and preview fonts. Thus, making user explore more things to enhance his creativity.

Here, we shall explain how to add, download and preview new fonts.

How to add a new font family

How to remove a font

How to download all supported fonts

How to preview fonts added to Windows 10

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How to add a new font family

It is very simple to add a new font family via Microsoft Store. To know how it works you need to simply, follow step by step instructions mentioned below:

1. Go to settings by typing it in the Windows search bar.

2. Now select, Personalization and click to open it.

font family3. Next, in the new window that opens from the left pane click on Fonts.

 font family 4. Here, under Fonts click on Get more fonts in the Microsoft Store link.

 font family 5. Here, in the new Microsoft Store window choose the font type you wish to add.

font family6. Next, in the new window that opens click on the Get button to download the font.

font family

Tip: If you wish to know more about the new font family read the description and see the screenshots for better understanding.

Once all the instructions are followed step by step, selected font family will be installed and will appear on the Fonts settings page.

See Also: Top 7 Font Managers For Windows 

How to delete an added font on Windows 10

There may come a situation when after downloading or using a font for long you decide to uninstall it. To handle such situation, follow steps mentioned below to uninstall the font:

1. Go to settings by typing it in the Windows search bar.

2. Now select, Personalization and click to open it.

 font family 3. Next, in the new window that opens from the left pane click on Fonts.

 font family4. Here, under Available fonts select the font family from the list you wish to delete.

font family5. Under “Metadata, you can see Uninstall button, click on it to start the process.

font family 6. To confirm the deletion a pop window will appear here click on Uninstall button to re-confirm the removal.

font family

Note: You may not be able to remove some font families as they are system-protected and Windows 10 doesn’t allow you to delete them.

How to download all supported fonts on Windows 10

The new April update of Windows 10 allows you to download and install various fonts, so that you can use the font of your choice. To download different Microsoft office fonts and font families follow the steps below:

1. Go to settings by typing it in the Windows search bar.

2. Now select, Personalization and click to open it.

font family3. Next, in the new window that opens from the left pane click on Fonts.

font family 4. Now, in the right pane under Related Settings, you will be able to see Download for all languages link click on it.

font family 5. Next, click OK to begin downloading the font.

font family

There’s a possibility you may not see downloading window, but you can see additional fonts on the same page.

font family

Tip: Download the necessary font family only as more you will download they will acquire space on your hard disk. Therefore, download only when required, as some font family list cannot be uninstalled.

See Also: 7 Best Font Editor Software For Mac

How to preview fonts on Windows 10

Besides these features and options, you can even see additional information and preview of fonts.

To see preview of Microsoft office fonts, follow the steps mentioned below:

1. Go to settings by typing it in the Windows search bar.

2. Now select, Personalization and click to open it.

font family3. Next, in the new window that opens from the left pane click on Fonts.

font family4. Now, select the font for which you want to see the preview and details.

 font family

Tip: Preview page is divided into two sections. First one allows you to type in the text and see how it will look into the selected font. You can even increase the text size using the slider. Second section is of “Metadata” here you can find details related to Microsoft office fonts like Full name, Font file, Version, Manufacturer, Copyright and other details.

These options will help user to bring new look and feel to the text by using different font styles. These add-ons are definitely worth trying. It seems like Microsoft have started paying to attention for users want. This new Windows 10 April Update is surely worth trying as the new options to add, preview and remove fonts, will help user to decide in advance what they want to use.

Preeti is a technical writer with Systweak. She covers new technology and troubleshooting. She loves gadgets and is an avid reader. In her free time, she likes to travel and explore new places solo.

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