Microsoft Word includes default fonts that are automatically installed when you get Word. However, sometimes you may want to install custom fonts that you’ve created, purchased, or downloaded from somewhere else. In this article, we’ll talk about how to install those fonts in Windows 11, so you can use them in Microsoft Office apps.
Installing Fonts From the Web
There are lots of places to get fonts online. The most popular ones include Google Fonts, DaFont, and FontSpace. Most of these websites offer these fonts for free. For example, we will show how to install fonts from Google Fonts.
- Open Google Fonts and scroll down to find your desired font.
- Select Download family to download the font pack to your computer.
- Locate the downloaded folder, right-click on it, and click Extract All.
- Right-click on the font file, then select Install.
- Following installation, your new font will be available in Word, and you can locate it by searching the fonts list.
Installing Fonts From the Microsoft Store
- Press the Win key and click the Settings icon.
- Find and click Personalization.
- Select Fonts from the options in the left sidebar.
- Click on Get more fonts in Microsoft Store.
- Pick the font you want to install, and then choose Get.
- Once the font is downloaded, click “Open”. You now have the new font installed on your PC and available in MS Office apps!
How to Remove a Downloaded Font From Microsoft Word
- Go to Settings > Personalization > Fonts.
- Under Available fonts, search for the font you want to uninstall.
- Click on the font and select Uninstall.
- In the popup menu, confirm that you want to uninstall.
The selected font will be permanently deleted from the system, including Microsoft Word.