How to Change a Font on Facebook

By Hilary Ferrand

Facebook doesn't let users change their font settings from the site, but you can use browser settings and add-ons to customize your Facebook experience.

Facebook settings don't allow users to change font size or style, but users can use browser settings and add-ons to create the viewing experience they want.

Tip

Simply want to make the font on Facebook larger? Click Ctrl-+ while using any browser.

Change a Font on Facebook Using Firefox Browser Options

Step 1

To change a font using the Firefox browser options, select the Tool menu, displayed as three horizontal lines in the top-right corner of the browser and select Options.

Access the Firefox Tool menu.

Step 2

Select Content and Advanced.

Select the Select Content tab.

Step 3

Select the desired font settings, deselect Allow pages to choose their own fonts, instead of my selections above and click OK.

Deselect, and click OK.

Change a Font on Facebook in Chrome Using Fabulous

Step 1

Select the Tool menu in the upper-right corner of the Google Chrome browser. Click on More Tools and Extensions.

Access the Tool menu in Chrome.

Step 2

Scroll to the bottom of the Extensions page and click Get more extensions.

Click this link to get more extensions

Step 3

Type Fabulous into the search form. Find Fabulous for Facebook in the results, and click the + FREE button. Then click Add.

Search for and select Fabulous for Facebook.

Step 4

Go to Facebook.com and select the Fabulous menu button, displayed as a blue circle containing a white, cursive F.

Select the Fabulous menu

Step 5

Use the slider menu to adjust font style and features.

Use the extension to change font features on Facebook.

Change a Font on Facebook Using Internet Explorer's Browser Options

Step 1

Select the Tool menu, displayed as a gear in the top-right corner of the browser. Click Internet Options and select the General tab.

Select the Tool menu.

Step 2

Near the bottom, click on Fonts.

Change fonts from the general settings menu.

Step 3

Select the desired font features and then click OK.

Select font settings.

Step 4

Back on the Generals tab, click Accessibility.

Ensure your fonts are displayed by using the Accessibility menu.

Step 5

Select the three options found under Formatting and click OK.

Enjoy customized fonts on Facebook.

Warning

Most methods of changing a font apply to every website you visit, not just to Facebook.