How to Install and Use Custom Fonts in on iPhone

For creative fraternity across the world, Apple adds a remarkable feature allowing users to install fonts in iOS 13 and iPadOS. On their iPhone and iPad, people can now use third-party fonts. While chatting with your contacts, you can easily change fonts as per your mood and the respondents’ frame of mind. The process of installation is a bit tricky, but with this guide, you can easily install custom fonts on your iPhone and iPad, and use them quickly.

But why should anyone change fonts? Basically, your selection of fonts reflects your personality and your disposition in a day. When you are in a cheerful temperament, you may like to use a particular set of fonts; when dejected, another. For this reason, iPhone users love to download fonts from the App Store and use them in their everyday conversations.

How to Install Custom Fonts in iOS 13 and iPadOS 13

There are different fonts apps on the App Store; you need to find an app first. To find an app, use ‘Fonts for iPhone’ phrase in the App Store.

Step #1. Once you find a fonts app, tap on the GET button.

Download Fonts in App Store in iOS 13 device

Step #2. If you have enabled Touch ID, Face ID, or Passcode on iTunes & App Store for app installation, Apple may ask you to register one of the three options before you can install the fonts.

I have installed Fonteer on my iPhone; it’s a free app, you know!

Step #3. When the fonts app is installed, tap on OPEN. After giving necessary permissions to the app, tap on ‘+’ icon from the top left.

Open Fonteer App and Tap on Plus Icon on iPhone

Step #4. Give ‘Collection Name’ and tap the OK button.

Give Collection Name in Fonteer App

Step #5. Next, tap on ‘+’ icon from the top left. Two options will swipe up from the bottom: Google Fonts and Font Squirrel. You should choose ‘Google Fonts.’

Tap on Plus and Select Google Fonts in Fonteer App

Step #6. Now, select the fonts you want to add. Note that you can choose multiple fonts; however, it is advisable to limit your selection to less than 10 fonts. After selecting the fonts, tap on ‘Add to collection.’ On your device screen, a pop-up. Tap on OK.

Select the Fonts you wish to Install and Tap on Add to collection in iOS Fonteer App

Step #7. Then Go Back and tap on the ‘Install fonts’ option from the bottom.

Tap on Install fonts in iOS Fonteer App

Step #8. You are now on Safari app, where a dialog box asks you to allow this configuration profile. Tap on ‘Allow.’ When the profile is downloaded, a pop-up says ‘Profile Downloaded.’ Close this pop-up and exit the app.

Tap on Allow to Download Profile on iPhone

Step #9. Now launch Settings app on your iPhone or iPad → GeneralProfile.

Tap on General and Profile in iOS 13 Settings

Step #10. Tap on Font and collection name (here, Fonteer – Fontabulous).

Tap on Font Profile in iOS 13 Settings

Step #11. Tap on Install from the top right corner. Your device may ask you to enter the passcode; enter the code and tap on Install button again. Once Profile Installed, tap on Done.

Install the Font Profile on iPhone or iPad

Now, you can use the downloaded fonts on the stock iPhone apps. For example, I will use Fonts for iPhone in the Mail app on my device.

Step #12. Open the Mail app on your iPhone and tap on the Compose button. If you have any mail in Draft, you can open it from the Draft folder.

Step #13. When you tap on the compose area of the Mail, you can see a side arrow on the right side above the keyboard, tap on it.

Tap on Side Arrow icon in iPhone Keyboard

Step #14. Now, Tap on the Fonts icon and then tap on the Default Font option.

Tap on Font Icon and Default Font in iPhone Keyboard

Step #15. Here, you can see all your downloaded and default fonts arranged in alphabetical order. Select your custom fonts and start typing the mail.

Use Custom Fonts in iOS 13 on iPhone or iPad

Apart from the Mail app, you can also use the custom fonts in Apple apps like Pages, Numbers, and Keynote.

When you open any one of the three apps, you can find a brush icon; tap on this brush and start using your custom fonts.

How to Use Custom Fonts on any App on iPhone or iPad

Some fonts may not work on third-party apps you have downloaded on your iPhone. In this situation, you can download a paid app – Fonts. Once you purchase this app, you can use custom fonts on any chat clients like WhatsApp, Messenger, Snapchat, and others.

Use Custom Fonts on any App in iOS 13 and iPadOS

When you start using the chat clients, you need to tap on the Globe icon to access the custom fonts. Now surprise your friends by using funny fonts on your iPhone!

Tap on Globe and Select Fonts in iOS 13 Keyboard

That’s all, friends!

Installing fonts on your iOS device is a tedious task as different fonts apps require different methods to follow. Moreover, not all fonts are available free; some apps can burn a hole in your pockets. If you are a professional content creator, you can pay or subscribe to the fonts; otherwise, check the in-app purchases of fonts and then go ahead.

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Jignesh Padhiyar is the co-founder of who has a keen eye for news, rumors and all the unusual stuff that happens around Apple products. During his tight schedule, Jignesh finds some moments of respite to share side-splitting contents on social media.