How to Change Default Font in Windows 11?

The default font in Windows 11 is Segoe UI Variable which is different from that on Windows 10. Microsoft leaves users several methods to customize the default font according individual preferences. In this article, we will show you  9-step method in detail about changing default font to another one in Windows 11.

How to Change Default to other Built-in Fonts in Windows 11

Step 1: Open Settings;

Step 2: Choose Personalization

Step 3: Scroll down the mouse to choose Font, where you can customize the font size and install other fonts;

Step 4: Preview and choose the font you like in the available font area; please remember which one you would like to use;

Preview Built-in Fonts in Windows 11

Step 5: Open Notepad; then Copy & paste the following codes to it:

Windows Registry Editor Version 5.00

[HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Fonts]

“Segoe UI (TrueType)”=””

“Segoe UI Bold (TrueType)”=””

“Segoe UI Bold Italic (TrueType)”=””

“Segoe UI Italic (TrueType)”=””

“Segoe UI Light (TrueType)”=””

“Segoe UI Semibold (TrueType)”=””

“Segoe UI Symbol (TrueType)”=””

[HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\FontSubstitutes]


Step 6: Replace the FONT-STYLE with the font name you chosen just now;

Step 7: Save the notepad document as with it ended as .reg on the desktop;

Step 8: Click to open the file you just saved, and choose Yes to confirm the modification in the pop-up window. Then Windows Registry entries will be changed.

Step 9: Restart your computer to check whether your font has been modified successfully or not.

If you didn’t get your favorite font in the built-in ones, you can also download other fonts to your computer, and drag & drop the font files from the File Explorer or your desktop to the Fonts setting interface to install it to your device. Of course, you can also get more fonts from Microsoft Store, where you could get numerous fonts style. Just browse it.

Add Non Built-in Font to Windows 11


One Comment

  1. In Windows 11 Home habe ich nach dieser Anleitung versucht die Schriftart in “Arial Black Standard” zu ändern. Nach dem Neustart hat sich leider nichts geändert.

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