Windows 10 ships with many built-in fonts. Like its predecessors, Windows 10 also allows you to view, install, and uninstall fonts with ease.
Although Windows 10 doesn’t let you change the display font via the Settings or Control Panel, the same can be changed via the Registry. Tools like System Font Changer help you change the default display fonts in Windows 10.
While using Windows 10, you might want to access the fonts, font settings to view, install, and uninstall fonts. In this guide, we will know the location of fonts and how to install and uninstall them in Windows 10.
Access fonts and font settings in Windows 10
You can view all available fonts and install and uninstall fonts by navigating to Settings > Personalization > Fonts. One can also access font settings from the same page. Use the search box to quickly search for the font you are looking to access.
Installed fonts are saved in the C:\Windows\Fonts folder (where “C” is the Windows 10 drive).
Preview a font in Windows 10
Step 1: Open the Fonts page by navigating to Settings > Personalization > Fonts.
Step 2: Click on a font to open its details. In the Type here to preview font field, type anything to see how the font looks like.
Install a new font from the Store in Windows 10
Windows 10 now has a provision to install fonts from the official Store. Although the Store has a limited number of fonts, the font collection is expected to increase in the future.
To install a font from the Store:
Step 1: Navigate to Settings > Personalization > Fonts page.
Step 2: Click the Get more fonts in Microsoft Store link to open the fonts page in the Store app. Alternatively, you can directly open the Store app and search for fonts.
Step 3: In the fonts gallery, double-click on a font icon to open its page.
Step 4: Finally, click the Install button to download and install the font.
The installed font will appear in the Fonts page (Settings > Personalization > Fonts).
Manually install third-party fonts
To install a third-party font:
Step 1: Download the font on to your PC. Extract the same if it came in a ZIP file.
Step 2: Navigate to Settings > Personalization > Fonts page. Drag and drop the new font file to the Add fonts area to install the font.
Alternatively, you can right-click on the font file in the File Explorer and then click the Install option.
Uninstall a font in Windows 10
Step 1: First of all, navigate to Settings > Personalization > Fonts page.
Step 2: Click on the font that you want to uninstall to open its details page.
Step 3: Scroll down the page to see the Uninstall button. Click on the Uninstall button. When you get the confirmation dialog, click the Uninstall button to delete the font from your PC.
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