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How To Install Fonts in Windows 11 (4 Ways)


Installing fonts on Windows may be a time consuming process as you might get confused between different sorts of typefaces, each with its own set of installation requirements.

Windows support different font formats such as OpenType (.otf), SVG, Embedded Open Type (.eot), TrueType (.ttf), WOFF, WOFF2, which are accessible using Microsoft Windows Font Viewer. It seems that you want to add some fonts in some software for which you first need to install them on your local computer.

Let’s breakdown what we’re going to cover in this article:


1. Install Fonts using Font File (Default Installer)

Step 1: Download the desired font.

Step 2: Extract the font file (Zip Format) to the desired location on your computer using software such as 7-Zip and WinRAR.

extract font file in zip format
Extract Font File

Step 3: To install fonts in Windows, double-click the font file and click the “Install” button.

click the install button to install font in windows
“Install” Button
installing font in windows 11
Installing Font

2. Install Fonts using Windows Settings

Step 1: Download the desired font.

Step 2: Open the Windows Settings from the Start menu or press the “Windows key + I” key combination on the keyboard.

windows setting app in windows 11
Windows Settings App

Step 3: Select the “Personalization” tab from the left sidebar and click the “Fonts” button on the right pane.

click the fonts button in personalization tab in windows settings
Personalization Tab > Fonts

Step 4: To add fonts in Windows, simply drag and drop the font from any directory on your computer to the Fonts section in Windows Settings.

drag and drop the font file in windows settings to install it
Drag and Drop the Font File
font installed using windows settings
Font Installed using Windows Settings

3. Install Fonts using Microsoft Store

Step 1: Open the Microsoft Store from the Start menu.

microsoft store app icon in windows 11
Microsoft Store App Icon

Step 2: In the search bar, type “Fonts” and click the “Explore New Fonts” option.

click the explore new fonts option
Search for “Fonts” > Explore New Fonts

Step 3: Select the font that you want to install.

select the font that you want to install
Select the Font

Step 4: Click the “Get” button to download and install the font on Windows.

click the get button to download and install font in windows store
Click the “Get” button
installed font using Microsoft store
Installed Font using Microsoft Store

Note: A limited variety of fonts are available in the Windows Store out of which some are free, while some are paid.

4. Install Multiple Fonts at Once

Step 1: Download the Font Bundle.

Step 2: Extract the Font Bundle to the desired location.

extract fonts bundle to any location in windows
Extract Fonts Pack

Step 3: In the font folder, press the “Ctrl + A” key combination to select all fonts in the folder, right-click and click the “Install for All Users” option.

"install for all users" option in context menu
“Install For All Users”
installing multiple fonts at once in windows
Installing Multiple Fonts at once

1. Uninstall Fonts using Control Panel

Step 1: Open the Control Panel from the Start menu and click the “Appearance and Personalization” option.

click the appearance and personalization button in control panel
“Appearance and Personalization” Button

Step 2: Click the “Fonts” button and you’ll see all the fonts installed on your computer.

click the fonts button in personalization tab in control panel
“Fonts” Button

Step 3: Single-click the font that you want to delete and click the “Delete” button.

select the font and click delete button
Select Font and Delete

Step 4: To delete the font permanently, click the “Yes” button in the popup menu.

click yes button to uninstall font permanently using control panel
Uninstall Fonts using Control Panel

2. Uninstall Fonts using Windows Settings

Step 1: Open the Windows Settings from the Start menu.

Step 2: Select the “Personalization” tab from the left sidebar and click the “Fonts” button on the right pane.

click the fonts button in personalization tab in windows settings
Personalization Tab > Fonts

Step 3: Single-click the font that you want to delete.

select the font to be deleted using windows settings
Font Selection

Step 4: From the drop-down menu, select the font face that you want to delete. In some cases you will not be required to select font face, so, skip to the next step.

select the font face to be deleted in the metadata section
Select the Font Face

Step 5: Click the “Uninstall” button.

click the uninstall button
“Uninstall” Button

Step 6: Click the “Uninstall” button to uninstall the selected font permanently.

click the uninstall button to delete font from windows permanenelty
Uninstall Font using Windows Settings


Next Steps

We’ve covered how to install fonts in Windows 11. You can use any one of the methods listed above. Now, if you’re looking to manage various fonts at a single place, you can use external programs such as fonts manager.

To install or uninstall fonts in Windows. you can follow any one of the methods listed above.

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