How To Install a Font in Windows 10

By | September 26, 2018

Computer fonts come in different sizes and styles, and there are a lot to choose from.
To add a new font to your computer you can easily download the font online from several websites.
These are some example fonts websites:
www.fontsquirrel.com
fonts.google.com
www.dafont.com
www.fontspace.com
www.1001fonts.com

This tutorial will show you how to install a font in Windows 10.

A video tutorial is available at the bottom of the post.

Step 1

Download the font you want to install.
This will mostly be a TrueType Font (.ttf).
If you don’t know where to download free and paid fonts you can view the links I posted above in the intro of the article.
I will be using 1001fonts.com.
Most of the time the font will be located in the archive you downloaded.

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Step 2

Open the folder or archive of the font and then double click on the font file (.ttf).

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Step 3

A window will pop-up showing a preview of the font you are going to install.
Then click on the blue Install button with the shield at the top of the window.

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Step 4

The font is now installing.
This should only take a few seconds per font.

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Step 5

The font is now installed.
The font ready for use, to test it you can open WordPad, type some text, hightlight it and select the font you have installed.

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You now know how to install a font in Windows 10.

Video tutorial:

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