Get the ‘Font Style’ option back on EMUI 5.0 running Huawei devices [No root]

Huawei’s supported devices including Honor 8, Mate 9 and P9 have got Android 7.0 Nougat EMUI 5.0 update from their manufacturer. The update was all perfect, infact some users heard reporting about the Missing ‘Font Style’ feature under Display settings as well as theme customization option.

The previous version of Android lower then Nougat has this Font Style changing feature but the EMUI 5.0 Nougat update is lacking it. Even changing the custom theme, you could not change the font style on your Huawei device that’s because the option to change the ‘Font Style’ on EMUI 5.0 is missing.

If you are the one, searching for the ways to get the Font Style feature back on Huawei EMUI 5.0 ROM then you are at the right place. Today, in this brief tutorial we’ll let you know how to get the Font Style option on EMUI 5.0 Android 7.0 Nougat on Huawei devices without root.

Although the issue seems to be for a limited number of users, they can easily change background wallpapers, screen style and icons but the font style cannot be changed. Just go ahead and follow this easiest process to re-enable ‘Font Style’ option on Huawei devices running EMUI 5.0 Nougat firmware.

How to get the ‘Font Style’ option back on EMUI 5.0 on Huawei

This is a simple trick to enable the ‘Font Style’ option on EMUI 5.0 running Huawei devices. The process uses simple fastboot commands, thanks to an XDA developer for all this.

Before you begin:

Download and latest USB drivers for Huawei. Grab them here

Set up adb and fastboot drivers on PC. Click here to see the quickest process to install them.

Enable USB debugging on your device. Settings > Developer option > USB debugging.

Process to re-enable the ‘Font Style’ option on EMUI 5.0 running Huawei devices

Connect your device to PC.

Open Command Window on your PC. To do so, Press Right Shift + Right Mouse click any empty place on PC and then choose ‘Open Command Window here’ from the pop up.

Now in the command window type the following command.

adb shell settings put system hw_hide_font_style false

Once done with the above, then type,

adb reboot

That’s it! After reboot, go to device settings > you will see the font style option back on your device.