Software & Apps Windows How to Install Fonts in Windows 10 How to remove fonts, as well by Coletta Teske Writer Coletta Teske is a Lifewire writer focusing on consumer electronics. She has 30 years' experience writing for Adobe, Boeing, Microsoft, and many others. our editorial process Twitter LinkedIn Coletta Teske Updated on July 12, 2020 Windows The Ultimate Laptop Buying Guide Tweet Share Email Windows 10 comes with an assortment of fonts installed with the operating system. But if you can't find a built-in font that suits a particular project, you can download a font from the web or the Microsoft Store and install the new font in Windows 10. Here's how to install fonts in Windows 10 and delete fonts you no longer need. How to Install a New Font to Windows 10 From the Microsoft Store When you can't find the perfect font for your documents, search the Microsoft Store. The Microsoft Store offers several free fonts along with others that cost a nominal price. Here's how to search the Microsoft Store and add a font to Windows 10: Go to the Start menu and select Settings. Your computer must be connected to the internet before you begin. In the Settings window, select Personalization. Go to Fonts. Select Get more fonts in Microsoft Store. Select a font. The Microsoft Store contains several free fonts and other fonts for a fee. Select Get. In the Use across your devices window, select either No thanks or Sign in to choose whether to use this font on all your devices. Wait while the font downloads and installs on your computer. When the download and installation are complete, a notification appears in the Windows Store. Close Windows Store. The new font appears at the top of the Available fonts list. How to Install a New Font from the Web If you can't find a font you like in the Microsoft Store, download fonts from the web and install those font files in Windows 10. Windows can use several types of font files, including the TrueType Font (TTF) and OpenType Font (OTF) file formats. Before downloading a free font file, check for any use restrictions. Some free fonts are only for personal use. Find the font file you want to use. Download the font file to the Windows desktop. If the font file is contained in a ZIP file, you must extract the files before installing the font in Windows. Select Start > Settings > Personalization > Fonts. Resize the Settings window to show the Settings window and the downloaded font file on the desktop. Drag the font file from the desktop to the Drag and drop to install section of the Fonts Settings screen. The new font appears in the Available fonts list. If the font doesn't work as expected or an app doesn't recognize the font, there are several things you can do to troubleshoot font installations. How to Uninstall Fonts in Windows 10 When your computer has too many windows fonts, you may need to delete fonts to free up space on the hard drive. Here's how to delete fonts you no longer need. Go to Start > Settings > Personalization > Fonts. Select the font you want to remove. If you know the name of the font and don't want to scroll through the Available fonts list, enter the font name in the search box. Select Uninstall. In the Uninstall this font family permanently dialog box, select Uninstall. Select the back arrow to return to the Fonts Settings window. The uninstalled font no longer appears in the Available fonts list.