Make Your Android Look Like Your Own Handwriting

Did you know that you can use your own handwriting for all Android menus, app names and even WhatsApp conversations? Find a printer and a black marker pen and get ready to make your Android even more personal. This is the reason I love Android.

This article is very important for those people who want to make their own Android Smartphone very attractive by their own design. Yes you can make change your own smartphone fonts as you want. Before we begin, you should know that changing every individual character on your Android device isn’t something that people do every day and, in order to do so, some privileges are required. The system font is stored within the device’s system files and to modify these, you must have root permissions.

Further, to make use of the particular module that lets you achieve this awesome trick, you must have Xposed Framework installed on your handset .

Change Android System Fonts
Change Android System Fonts

Digitize Your Handwriting

You must first give it a reference point for Android to use your own handwriting as a font. To do this you can use an online tool called My Script Font. Go to the website and download the template – it’s available in PDF or PNG formats. Carefully fill in the template but avoid following the guidelines shown in each box. Instead, try to write each letter true to how you normally would in your everyday life.

If you want a great finish, try using a pencil first and then go over it again with pen. It’s best to use a fine-tipped black marker pen because it offers both visibility and versatility (the boxes are quite small, so thicker pens can be unwieldy).

You need to be more careful to do the next step. Make sure you do not leave the box or your letters won’t appear correctly when they later arrive on your Android phone.

Scan the document at a decent resolution (between 300 and 600 dpi should be fine) when you have all of your beautifully shaped letters filled out. You can even scan with your smartphone using an app like Tiny Scanner.

Navigate back to My Script Font after you’ve saved the image file to upload it. Hit start after give it a suitable name. You will see a sample of the text when it’s finished processing ; below will be a link to the download file which looks like .ttf. Download it to your smartphone in a memorable location.

Change Your Smartphone Font

You need to first install the iFont (Expert of Fonts) module with the Xposed Installer app. When you install it you may be asked for a number of permissions, but if you want to make use of this feature, you’ll have to accept them.

You may wish to make a backup copy of the original system typeface before changing your Android font. Do this in the iFont module at My > Factory Font > Backup font section.

Now, enter the iFont module and navigate to My > My Font. As indicated in the image above right, tap the red click this area on the following page. Now navigate to the location of the .ttf file you saved earlier. Select it, and when it’s loaded, tap Set.

Your smartphone will show text in your own handwriting after restart your android phone.

And now for the final step you need to go to Settings and then Display then Font Size and increase or decrease it to suit your personal taste.

To customize your Android font you can also use other .ttf files, they don’t have to be your own. Just follow the same steps above with a font.

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