This post shows students and new users the steps to install or remove fonts when using Windows 11. Windows allows users to install and manage custom fonts to use when formatting text in their documents. You can download and install a new font in Windows, where it will be available for the Office system and applications.
Fonts come as files that can be installed on Windows, and there are many sites on the Internet where you can download free fonts, including Google fonts. Typically these fonts are packaged in a compressed file. If you download a .zip file, you must unzip it before installing.
All fonts are stored in the C: Windows Fonts folder. You can also add fonts by simply dragging font files from the extracted files folder to this folder. Windows will install them automatically.
Next, we will show you how to download custom fonts in Windows 11 from the Internet and install them for use in your applications or documents. It should only take a few clicks to do this in Windows 11.
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To get started installing fonts in Windows 11, follow the steps below.
How to install or uninstall fonts in Windows 11
As mentioned above, custom fonts can be downloaded and installed from the Internet in Windows 11. This process requires a few clicks.
To install a font, go online and download it. For this post, we got our custom font from fonts.google.com.
Once the font is downloaded, go to your downloads folder in File Explorer and select the compressed file. Then right click and select Extract from the context menu or use the toolbar menu to extract it as highlighted below.
After extracting the compressed file, go to the extracted folder and simply select all the font files. Then right click and select Show more options in the context menu as shown below.
In the next context menu, choose Install for yourself or for all users on the system. If you install it yourself, the fonts will only be available to you.
After the fonts are installed, they should be available for use in your applications and when you are formatting documents.
How to manage and delete fonts in Windows 11
Now that you have installed a custom font, you can always manage it by going into the system settings.
Windows 11 has a centralized location for most of its settings. From system settings to creating new users and updating Windows, everything can be done from the System settings crystal.
To access the System Settings, you can use the Windows key + i shortcut or click Start ==> Settings as shown in the following picture:
Alternatively, you can use the search box on the taskbar and find Settings. Then select to open it.
The Windows settings panel should look similar to the image below. In Windows settings, click System, then select Monitor on the right panel of the screen shown in the image below.
In the Fonts settings panel, you can browse the fonts that were installed and select.
There you can manage and uninstall the installed fonts.
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In this tutorial we have seen how to install or uninstall fonts when using Windows 11. If you find any errors above or have something to add, use our comment form below to do so.