How to: Change Fonts in S60 3rd

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100 Responses to “How to: Change Fonts in S60 3rd”

  1. Be aware that doing this will disable the phone’s ability to connect via USB as a mass storage device.

  2. so thats a no no no for n95 8gb and n81 8gb and any other devices with inbuilt memory because we have no memory cards to remove.

  3. Thanks for the information, dani2xll! I haven´t thought of that, I will add this information to my tutorial.

  4. The only way to connect your phone as a mass storage device after changing the font is to restart it without memory card. This doesn’t always work though but it worked for me a few times when I really needed the mass storage function.

  5. Nice Tutorial, just a shame about the Mass Storage bug. I use it a lot, so this is a no go for me until it gets sorted out.

  6. Hey without reading the mass storage Bug, I did this for my N95 8GB…Is there a way to get rid of this now….am not able to connect as mass storage :((

  7. Nice tutorial… But, anybody have a good set of fonts to use with my Nokia? (E61 currently :))

  8. Thanks a lot for the tutorial. I am now *finally* able to view Japanese characters on my Nokia6120c :) On my phone though, there’s a bug that makes the phone crash and restart by itself when I go to Settings -> Language. Maybe it’s because of the nature of the font I used? I don’t need to change the language anyway, so this bug is a minor inconvenience to me.

  9. You van change back and allow data transfer mode
    1. turnoff phone
    2.take mmc out
    3.whait until phone boot again and than put your mmc inside
    4.allow data transfer mode and rename folder or just tranfer what you meant to

  10. please help me to change font in nokia 6120 classic..
    i can use thisa turorial…
    ’cause in my z:\resource\Fonts just 2 file
    That S60SC.ccc and S60ZDIGI.ttf
    Please help me….

  11. please help me to change font in nokia 6120 classic..
    i can’t use this turorial…
    ’cause in my z:\resource\Fonts just 2 file
    That S60SC.ccc and S60ZDIGI.ttf
    Please help me….

  12. Well, it might not work this way on 6120. I did all the steps mentioned but the fonts did not change. Maybe only some fonts work.
    Ghita

  13. So, it is true, not all fonts will be accepted to be used. On nokia 6120 I tried more than one and some are shown some not. And on this phone model is enough to copy the fonts to the card (resource/fonts) and not change the names and it installed them. I used them with mobireader and works ok even if they are romanian caracters. Well, you need to find the FONTS which work and which not, but with 6120 from 15 fonts 10 worked after copying them on the phone card with their original names.
    I’m so glad, and thank to all who contributed this page.
    Ghita

  14. help! how to remove this!!! i did this on my nokia n91. now i can;t use the mass storage

  15. Jay just delete the “fonts” folder you made and reboot the phone.

  16. dON’T WORK ON e65

  17. i did all these steps on my nokia n95 but nothing happened… any idea y?

  18. how can this step be made on n92? i tried, but no effect..

  19. It definately does work on the N95.

  20. @mike: Maybe you made a typing mistake in the files.

    @jay: The N91 has a built-in memory. You have to reset your phone by tiping in: *#7370#
    –> Important: All data on the phone will be deleted!

  21. Good day. I seem to got lost on the 4th instruction. kindly please help me out. I really need to have the fonts of my e61 bigger.

  22. i got lost on the 4th instruction. can you assist me please. need to have my fonts bigger using my e61 phone.

    Thanks,

  23. How to do stap 4?

  24. nokia 6120 update to version 04.21

  25. Tryed it on my N95 and it doesnt work there was not a folder called fonts in resources to start with like in youre instruction any ideas.

  26. I have Nokia N95. And I did what you said. And it worked

  27. To all those who don´t understand step 4:

    You have different files in the folder fonts. Now you show them on your display and write them down to a piece of paper. Later you rename the new font to these names.

  28. hi can u help me with my N93. i’ve tried to create a folder name resource on my mmc, but it kept saying file name already exists.

  29. hi mac,

    I think that on your mmc there already is the folder resource. You have to activate that you want to see all folders (the hidden ones too) in the explorer of your computer. Because normally it´s a hidden folder.

  30. I tried this with a few different fonts. I never touched the z drive, only copied the names. I have removed the fonts from my memory card, but one of the previous fonts I used is still used and is the only font left in the z drive. Would there be any way to fix this or does anyone have the original fonts for the N75?

  31. So, does this mean, on E90, I can use only 4 fonts at a time?

  32. You don’t need to rename the font file names, and also you can put as many fonts you need, not only 4. At least this worked on my E90, now I can read Bengali characters.

  33. @ Brian:

    Have you turned your phone off and on again? This should fix the problem. If it won´t fix the problem leave a comment.

  34. That didn’t work. I left it that changed for a few weeks and recently wanted to switch back, then realized it wouldn’t be so easy. Somehow the files on my memory card replaced those on the phone.

  35. Hi,
    I am having problem with my Nokia 6120c cursor. It is not automaticaly adjusting to the colors of the background.If the background is dark or black the cursor cannot be seen,thus it must be flashing in white depending on the color of the background.I have tried resetting the factory settings but still..Is there a way to adjust or fix this?Please mail me at perci_dqmla@yahoo.com

    Thanks Very Much

  36. pleace help me to change fonts in nokia 5700. Help help help plz email to me..

  37. please dont help rain he is dudul ..blegedeeeeeeessss

  38. on point 6 – where do you make the new folder? i have gotten to that step and am not sure where the fonts folder should be located. please advise.
    thanks

  39. how to change font of m phone because it appears on my
    z: resource/fonts/
    S60SC.ccc
    S60TCHK.ccc
    S60ZDIGI.ttf

    thats all, please help me i want to change my fonts

  40. how to change font of m phone because it appears on my
    z: resource/fonts/
    S60SC.ccc
    S60TCHK.ccc
    S60ZDIGI.ttf

    thats all, please help me i want to change my fonts

  41. I tried the same way and it works well.

    Just 1 more time:

    1. Use F-Explorer or Y-Explorer, go to Z:\Resource\Fonts, see what are the fonts you have (different region got different fonts). in Asian Pacific: it is:
    S60SC.ccc
    S60TCHK.ccc
    S60ZDIGI.ttf

    2. So just create a folder, copy any TRUE TYPE FONT from your C:\Windows\Fonts to that folder (remember: TTF) . I recommend Tahoma, Arial or Verdana.

    3. Make 2 copies of that fonts, then rename all 3 files to what you see in Z:\Resource\Fonts

    4. Connect your mobile to PC using USB-data mode.

    5. Copy the fonts you changed to E:\Resource\Fonts (E: is your memory card). If the folder not exist, just create it.

    Reboot and enjoy.
    PS: You can use Font Magnifier to adjust the size ^^ ! I’m now reading Vietnamese on my N95 comfortably

    • i follow your instructions and it worked well , i install 4 diff. fonts , but how can i use the others ? please help .. my phone is N81 .

  42. Do u know how to rename a theme? I just soo tired to find themes that the name just like Winter Moon, Pinky, Days To Come, etc. But all I found is like these, WinterMoon_by_babi, pinky, Days_To_Come and so on.
    If I aksed the creator of the theme to rename it just as I wanted, they don’t want it coz they afraid I want to sell it, it’s rubish, it’s only to my personal N80, N73 & E70

  43. As far as I know you can’t rename themes, maybe with Carbide.UI, but I don’t know because I don’t work with themes – I only use them ;)

  44. which font should I use to read Japanese?

  45. I have renamed all 4 font names and put into created font folder then pasted to mem card in resourses restarted my phone and nothing has happened. nohindisnr60.ttf, nohindissb60.ttf, nohinditsb60.ttf, S60ZDIGI.ttf

  46. the font has changed in the web browser but nowhere else.

  47. Please give me an answer.This folder who is in E:/Resource namely “Fonts” don’t delete.Why?How can i delete this folder?

  48. @ Clau:
    Just take out the memory card and delete it with your computer.

  49. Hey….How to Resize the Fonts wat i Applied?….plz rply me? , lots of windows font are not correctly applying to my s60 3rd device(some fonts are too big or too small)…what should i do? , plz mail me….????

    rockyzlife@yahoo.com

    ThnX…

  50. IT worked! thanks! =)

  51. I’ve tried on my Nokia N81 8GB i don’t believe it won’t work with built-in memory like N95 8GB or N81 8GB! But i always try and it works…
    Thank you anyway..

  52. I did this for my N95 8GB…Is there a way to get rid of this now….am not able to connect as mass storage Nor am i able to delete the fonts folder in resources

  53. I’ve Installed HelloWorldBasic On my n71 phonememory , and now i cannot delete it (when i try to delete , says “Unable To Delete File”)..is there any way to delete it ??helppppppp….!!!

  54. i wanna try it.
    but can i change the original font after installing the other font?

  55. I have Nokia E71. How can I change the font?
    Help please !!!

  56. HELP PLEASE !!!!
    How to change the fonts on Nokia E71??

  57. You can change the font on the E71 as it is described in the tutorial.

  58. can someone tell me is there any way to remove custom font on nokia n95 8gb because i want to change fonts but im afraid that i will have troubles to remove them later? thanks

  59. Better don’t change it on the N95 8GB, if you want to change back to the original font you will have troubles and you will need to reset the whole phone.

  60. okay, thanks dude

  61. I can’t instal on my E71 Y-browser explorer.
    “Certificate error ! Contact the application supplier.” That is writing every time when i’m trying to instal something on my E71.

    Help Please !!! Thank you !!!

  62. The same is writing when i’m trying to change the theme…. :(

  63. I think you need to activate that all applications getting installed. (I don’t know the exactly path on Eseries but on my Nseries it is: menu > applications > application manager > options > settings > software istallation > all)

  64. h3lp plz … ive installed font on my phone memory , now i cannot change that …heeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeelp …….

  65. Reset the phone and the default font should be there again.

  66. Hi ! please help ! I have a Nokia N73 modified( it was n73 then n73 MusicEdition and now it’s Internet edition ). The phone has only two languages English and Chinese (Traditional), the problem in that when i change the fonts some characters are not shown when i try to ad to a note some symbols. For example in stead of a SPACE it shows a square :) . What can i do ? By the way, in the Fonts folder i have s60sc.ccc, S60TCHK.ccc and S60ZDIGI.ttf files.

  67. I have found some of the characters not shown they are the currency (pound, euro, dollar,yenn), the space character and the enter character . I’m not sure if those are the only ones not shown. But i tryed the Tahoma(in has 1 mega) font from my WinXP fonts and it worked without the space and enter chars. sorry for the double post.

  68. Hey zander,
    You can try out another font. Or if you know how, try to modify the font and add the symbols you want (I don’t know if it’s possible or not to modify fonts, but maybe you can find something)

  69. Uhhh….I’ve Restored My Phone To The Original settings , But , yet i have my problem , that I’ve Installed Fonts on My Phone memory and now , that font , replaced itself , whit the Original Phone font ….

  70. i did the instruction above but the fonts my phone doesn’t change and the fonts i made cant delete why?what is the other way to change it,please reply

  71. Have you installed the font on the internal memory of your phone?

  72. There’s nothing usefull in it cuz it’s not working with N-series

  73. How it work

  74. I followed that trick exactly but now my mobile was dead who says you for giving a trick to kill a mobile

  75. y is it that the fonts folder is not located on my resource folder on Z: IT IS LOCATED ON MY Z: System. how can i change my font? my cp is n70. tnx i wl w8 for ur reply/ godbless

  76. Hi genna,

    This tutorial is for S60 3rd Edition devices only, the N70 is 2nd Edition.

  77. I did this on my N95 8gb. After that I couldn’t use it as a mass storage device even in Nokia PC Suite. I didn’t have to return the phone to factory settings to fix it. I just reformatted the mass storage device using the built in memory utility. I guess the 8gb has this problem because you can’t remove the memory card. What a pain.

  78. I have n73 and upgrade to n73me. Tried to change font and follow the steps but still not worked. Pls. help! I have fonts on phone memory s60sc.ccc s60tchk.ccc s60zdigi.ttf

  79. Does this also change the font in messaging?

  80. Does this also change the font in messaging?

    I need to change the Font SIZE in messaging ..

    Any help appreciated ..

  81. DOES NOT WORK ON E71 it just says “Untrusted Software found in memory to install use Application Manager”

  82. i only got 2 files on my Z
    S60SC.ccc
    S60ZDIGI.ttf
    what should i do????

  83. how to change from ttf to .ccc

  84. i only got 2 files on my Z
    S60SC.ccc
    S60ZDIGI.ttf
    what should i do????

  85. it doesnt work on my n78 i dont know why

  86. I did change the font on my N81 8Gb
    But can’t restore the original font without formated

  87. I did change the font on my N81 8Gb
    But can’t restore the original font without formated

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  89. how to change fonts for my E66? Pls

  90. i want to new install font in my nokia E71 mobile phone. how i can do? plz advise me…. Thank for ur help..

  91. help !! i cant use mass storage on my 6120c !! i tried to delete the “FONTS” folder but it wont delete !! what other way can i bring my phone back to its original one ??!

  92. plz help me change fonts on my n81 plz….

  93. I cannot install bangla font. How it is possible for Nokia N73 Music Edition.

  94. hello there! im a newbie here.. i want to change my font on my phone and i’ve tried this trick:

    Just 1 more time:

    1. Use F-Explorer or Y-Explorer, go to Z:\Resource\Fonts, see what are the fonts you have (different region got different fonts). in Asian Pacific: it is:
    S60SC.ccc
    S60TCHK.ccc
    S60ZDIGI.ttf

    2. So just create a folder, copy any TRUE TYPE FONT from your C:\Windows\Fonts to that folder (remember: TTF) . I recommend Tahoma, Arial or Verdana.

    3. Make 2 copies of that fonts, then rename all 3 files to what you see in Z:\Resource\Fonts

    4. Connect your mobile to PC using USB-data mode.

    5. Copy the fonts you changed to E:\Resource\Fonts (E: is your memory card). If the folder not exist, just create it.

    Reboot and enjoy.
    PS: You can use Font Magnifier to adjust the size ^^ ! I’m now reading Vietnamese on my N95 comfortably

    it did’nt work.. my phone model is 6120c.. i’ll wait for your reply… thanks in advance ^^~

  95. i have so much difficulty in viewing messages,ie with nokia 6120c,you therefore requeted please,how can i change font size on my mobile

  96. oh my… i spent hours trying to search and change fonts to my n73 but it didnt worrk. i want it badly :( pls help :(

  97. what i doing for understand bengali font and hindi font also in my nokia 701?plz help me friends;

  98. how to my mobile nokia6120c .is not set bangla language.its time

  99. I was suggested this web site by my cousin. I’m now not sure whether or not this put up is written by him as nobody else realize such detailed about my difficulty. You are amazing! Thank you!|

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