How To Change iOS 7 Font Using BytaFont 2

One of the best things we can do after the iOS device jailbreak is to change the system font. BytaFont 2 is one of the free jailbreak tweak which enables us to change system font of our jailbroken device, so you definitely think about how to change iOS 7 font using BytaFont 2, so just go through this article to do this.

BytaFont 2

As the developers declared recently that BytaFont 2 is available now on Cydia with iOS 7 along with A7 devices support. This is excellent news for all those who really like to modify the User interface of their own iPhone or iPad, as the BytaFont makes it possible for to change the default iOS font with ease.

Allow me to share few of the answers to probably the most FAQ through the BytaFont blog:

– Does BytaFont 2 works with iPhone 5S? Yes, we had positive feedback about that
– Are fonts in “Fonts (BytaFont 2)” section compatible with iOS 7.1? Not yet, we are working on it
– Can I use the fonts in old Cydia “Fonts” section? Nope, they won’t work with BytaFont 2. iOS 7 compatible fonts are only in “Fonts (BytaFont 2)” section
– Dialer is not skinned, why? The dialer cannot be skinned via BytaFont: it is an image
– The lock clock and notes are not available in the advanced tab, why? iOS 7 uses the same font for lock clock, notes and system, so when you change the system font the lock clock and notes change too
– Why does the new Cydia section, Fonts (BytaFont 2), contains few fonts? Porting takes a lot of time, please be patient: we’ll add new fonts almost every day
– After installing BytaFont 2 there is no icon in the springboard, what can I do? Just restart your device
– I get a black screen when I start BytaFont 2 for the first time, what should I do? If your device is quite slow (e.g. iPad 2, iPhone 4) it is normal, just wait some time and let BytaFont finish the back up of your original files

How To Install BytaFont 2:

  • Open the Cydia
  • Tap on Search tab, and try to find BytaFont 2
  • Tap on the BytaFont 2 from search results (not the BytaFont as which is not compatible with iOS 7)
  • Tap the Install button, then hit the Confirm button.

Installing new Font:

As the BytaFont does not provide any fonts, you should download the font from Cydia.

  • Start Cydia, and tap the Sections tab
  • Scroll down the package list Fonts -BytaFont 2
  • Now install any font which is available on this sub section not others
  • For this tutorial, I pick the Font Neuropol from sub section, and that is one of my preferred font.
  • Tap the Install button, then Confirm button.

How To Change iOS 7 Font Using BytaFont 2

That’s all, as the font is installed. All you have to to do is to select the font you have installed utilizing BytaFont 2.

  • So launch the BytaFont 2 from device’s Home screen
  • Tap the Basic tab here

BytaFont 2

  • Here you will see the Neuropol as among the options
  • Select this. It’ll ask you if Are you sure to proceed
  • Tap the Yes option. It will respring the device.

After the device reboot, you will see the new font out there on your device as shown below.

BytaFont 2 Before                                                    After 

 BytaFont 2

Before                                                    After 

You’ve the option to modify the font for few stock apps for instance Camera, keyboard and  iBooks through Advanced tab.

BytaFont 2

If you would like to return back to the iOS default font, you should select the BytaFont Backup from BytaFont 2 app or just uninstall this tweak. The “More” tab makes it possible for you to use Arabic, Korean, Chinese, Japanese, Thai and Hebrew fonts. If you are using iOS 6, then just install the BytaFont (v1.7.1) to change the iOS system font.

Steven Mark

Steven Mark has been writing technology news stories for iPho9.com for the last 2 years. As a tech enthusiast, he has been writing consumer tech stories, rumours, covering news, Apps updates, unlocking and jailbreaking.

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