How to Change the Default Font in Google Chrome

Just like other web browsers, Google Chrome allows you to use custom fonts, thus offering you a more personalized and satisfying experience. Although the process to do that is fairly simple, we’ve prepared a guide to walk those new to Chrome or even Windows 8.1 for that matter right through the whole thing.

Method 1

  1. Click on the three parallel lines present at the top-right corner of the Google Chrome interface. Select ‘Settings’ from the dropdown menu.

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  1. A window showing various options like appearance, search people etc. will open. Scroll down and click on ‘Show advanced settings’.

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  1. Locate the Web content section and then press the ‘Custom fonts’ button.

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  1. A pop up window will appear, displaying all the options related to font, e.g. font style, font size, etc. Use the drop down menu located right under each category to select your required font. Once you are done with customizing the font, click on the “Save” button. You have successfully changed your default font.

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Method 2

  1. There is another simpler way of changing the default font in Google Chrome. Just enter chrome://settings/fonts into the search bar of the browser. It will automatically display the fonts and encoding settings. Change the settings as per your need.

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Note: Certain websites do no support custom fonts and therefore may not open unless you revert to default font on Google Chrome.

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