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How to Re-Enable Font Style Option on EMUI 5.0 [No Root]

One of the main features in Huawei EMUI (Emotion UI) is it has the option to enable custom themes on your devices. Theme developers can save their themes into .hwt files, where those themes can be easily applied by EMUI’s theme manager app. Users can able to customize lock screen style, background colors, wallpapers, icons and font.

Many users like to customise their phone to look more interesting. But many of the users upgraded to EMUI 5.0 based on Android 7.0 Nougat, found that “Font Style” option is missing. Users cannot even change the font by installing the custom theme which have their own font package.

We have good news for all EMUI 5.0 users, which there is an easy way to re-enable Font Style option, it does not require any root. If you own Huawei device that updated to EMUI 5.0 just follow the below steps to re-enable Font Style option in your device.


ADB Drivers for Windows |  Mac

Note: If ADB dosen’t recognize your device, install HiSuite driver via download link below.

Steps to Re-Enable Font Style Option

Re-Enable Font Style Option

  1. Download and install ADB drivers
  2. Go to ADB folder (C:\ADB), Then open the command prompt by pressing SHIFT + Right Mouse Click keys and choose Open Command Window Here. Execute the following command to re-enable Font Style Option.
    adb shell settings put system hw_hide_font_style false
  3. Reboot you device
  4. Done

Now you should see the font style option under Settings > Display or in the customization menu of the theme manager in your huawei device running EMUI 5.0.

Hope you found this trick helpful. Let us know in the comment section below.


Teja Pagidimarri

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