Jun 242012

Android tips and tricks :How to see hindi fonts in android

Android is very much popular toady, even in india a lot of android mobile phones sold daily. But still there is one problem with android that it is not supports hindi fonts.

You are not able to see hindi sms, hindi coversation in facebook or hindi articles in many websites using android phone.

There is a trick to see the fonts but your mobile should be rooted , in Cyanogenmod there is no problem as it is already rooted android OS.

To see the hindi fonts just download this zip file DroidSansFallback.zip and extract it and copy droidsansfallback.ttf  file in your SD card, now install root explorer from play store, first take backup of your original droidsansfallback.ttf file inside system/fonts folder. Now copy the file you have downloaded by long pressing, now press back key to reach at system files now go to system/ fonts  folder, enable write / mount access and paste the file inside this system/fonts folder .

When ask to overwrite click yes, now check any hindi sms or facebook , if still not able to see then reboot your mobile .

Now you can able to see hindi fonts with some matra error but still you can read now hindi sms and other material on android.

If your mobile is not rooted you can see this thread on XDA – http://forum.xda-developers.com/showthread.php?t=1189668

Download Google Hindi Input for Android