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Default [GUIDE] how to change system fonts in xperia m

Today i was doing some experiment on my device. i found a way to change system font in xperia m.

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INSTRUCTIONS
1.Download any fonts which you like

2.We need two font files, one for BOLD and another one for REGULAR.So if you download two different fonts for BOLD and REGULAR, that's fine.or if you need same font for both bold and regular, copy the downloaded font and paste it there(so it will be like "copy of *****.ttf)

3.Rename one file as "SoMABold" without quotes (if you downloaded different BOLD font then rename that BOLD file)

4.Rename other file as "SoMARegular" without quotes(if you downloaded different REGULAR font then rename that REGULAR file)

5.Now go to system/fonts and paste both files (SoMABold and SoMARegular) and set permission as rw- r-- r--

6.Reboot your device

done.

i used same font for both files
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Quote good.
Any source from where we can download fonts?
I mean i haven't saw bold /regular saperate download links where generally we get fonts.

Thanks for tut..

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Any source from where we can download fonts?
I mean i haven't saw bold /regular saperate download links where generally we get fonts.

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I just googled. N I got some bold fonts. But I didn't use separate fonts for bold n regular.

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These fonts can be from Windows? If yes, I can't wait for new look of phone
 
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All fonts have same format, .ttf, you can use any font.

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Any source from where we can download fonts?
I mean i haven't saw bold /regular saperate download links where generally we get fonts.

Thanks for tut..

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Hey is this way working on JB 4.3 to change system font?

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Hey is this way working on JB 4.3 to change system font?

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Download iFont app from playstore. It works.

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