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In Gmail, there is no built-in way to add more fonts. To use additional fonts in Gmail you will need to craft your email using a custom font in a word processor like Google Docs or Microsoft Word and then copy and paste it into the Gmail compose window.
In this article, we will provide step-by-step instructions on using additional fonts in your Gmail emails and present you with an extensive list of compatible fonts for Gmail.
Step 1 – Choose a Compatible Font for Gmail.
When copying and pasting text into Gmail, only certain fonts will display correctly for you and your recipients across various devices. To ensure optimal compatibility, consider using one of the following tested fonts that can be copied from Microsoft Word:
- Angsana New
- Arial Rounded MT
- Avenir Next
- Avenir Next Condensed
- Bangla Sangam MN
- Baskerville Old Face
- Bell MT
- Big Caslon
Step 2 – Compose your Email in a Word Processor
1 – Open your preferred word processor.
2 – Open a blank document and begin typing out your email message.
3 – Once you have written the email, highlight the text you want to format.
4 – Locate the font option in the toolbar of your word processor.
5 – Click on the font selector and select one of the fonts mentioned in Step 1.
Step 3 – Copy & Paste Your Email into The Gmail Compose Box and Send It
1 – While the text is highlighted Right-click on it and select “Copy” from the quick menu or use the keyboard shortcut “Command + V” (Mac) or “Ctrl + V” (Windows).
2 – Go to your Gmail inbox and click on “Compose” to start a new email.
3 – Enter the recipient’s email address in the “To” field and add a subject to your email.
4 – Now, use the keyboard shortcut “Command + V” (Mac) or “Ctrl + V” (Windows) to paste the content formatted with the custom font into the Gmail compose box.