The new iOS 11 brings some important and new features which make things much easier. But iOS itself is restricted system, there is always some 3rd party app required to fulfill the new requirements. There’s no easy way to add your own custom fonts in apps like MS Word or Keynote. But of course, there’s a third party app that can help you out. Here you can check how to install custom fonts on iPhone or iPad.
All Fonts is a $0.99 app for iPhone and iPad that lets you install any font file in TTF and OTF format directly to the OS. This means that any third party app that can look up the font directory on the device can use the custom fonts. Apps like Microsoft Word, PowerPoint and Apple’s iWork suite already support this feature. So do smaller writing apps. Getting fonts installed is a bit tedious but once that’s done, you don’t need to do anything else on a per-app basis. In true Apple fashion, it just works.
Download: All Fonts
All Fonts has a feature that allow you to transfer font files from your computer to your iPhone, iPad wirelessly via the Wi-Fi. Here how to transfer fonts from your computer to your iOS device.
- On your iPhone or iPad, launch the All Fonts app. Make sure you’re on the Transferred Fonts tab. You’ll see that there’s nothing here. On the top, you’ll find the sharing URL.
- On your computer, open a browser like Safari and enter the URL that’s shown in the All Fonts app.
- You’ll see a transfer UI here. Drag and drop the font files from the folders to this window and they’ll be transferred directly. While you do this, make sure the iOS device is running and All Fonts app is open.
The font will show up in the Transferred Fonts section, at the top.
How to Install Custom Fonts on iPhone or iPad
- Once the font is transferred to your iOS device, you’ll see it in the Transferred Fonts list. Tap on a font and you’ll see a preview. At the bottom, there’s the Install Font button. Tap on it.
- You’ll be prompted to open the configuration profile in Settings. Confirm here.
- The Settings app will prompt you to install the profile. simply hit Install.
Tap on Install again.
Now the font has been installed. Repeat the same process for any other font you want to install.
I would love to be able to change the system font on my iPhone and iPad, but this the easiest way to install custom fonts on your iPhone, iPad