How to Add Fonts to Figma

Are you tired of using the same old fonts in your Figma designs? Adding custom fonts to Figma can breathe new life into your projects, offering a fresh and unique look. In this straightforward guide, we’ll walk you through the steps for adding fonts to Figma, so you can elevate your designs in just a few minutes.

Why Add Custom Fonts to Figma?

Custom fonts can make your designs stand out, offering a unique touch that sets your work apart from others. Whether you’re working on a branding project or a UI/UX design, the right font can make all the difference. Learn how to add custom fonts to Figma and unlock a world of design possibilities.

How to Add Fonts to Figma: Step-by-Step Guide

Step 1: Download the Font File

Firstly, you’ll need to download the font file you wish to add to Figma. These files are usually in .ttf or .otf format. You can download fonts from various online sources, but make sure they are safe and free from malware.

Step 2: Install the Font on Your Computer

Once downloaded, double-click the font file to install it. A pop-up window will appear; click “Install” to proceed. For more details, you can refer to this official guide.

Step 3: Refresh Figma

After installing the font, you’ll need to refresh Figma to sync the new font with the software. Simply reload all tabs in Figma, and your newly installed font should be available for use.

Step 4: Access the Font in Figma

Open Figma and navigate to the text toolbar. Here, you’ll find a dropdown list of fonts. Select your newly installed font from the list, and you’re good to go!

Step 5: For Organization and Team Admins

If you’re an organization or team admin, you can upload fonts that will be available to all team members. Navigate to the ‘Settings’ tab in your team panel and click the ‘+’ icon to upload the font files.


How do I import fonts into Figma?

You can import fonts into Figma by downloading and installing them on your computer. Once installed, refresh Figma to sync the fonts.

Can I use my own fonts in Figma?

Yes, you can use your own fonts in Figma. Simply download and install the font files on your computer and refresh Figma.

How do I install missing fonts in Figma?

If Figma is not finding your fonts, make sure they are correctly installed on your computer. Refresh Figma to sync the fonts.

Why is Figma not finding my fonts?

If Figma is not finding your fonts, ensure that they are correctly installed and that you have refreshed Figma after installation.


Adding fonts to Figma is a straightforward process that can significantly enhance your design projects. With these simple steps, you can easily add a variety of fonts and elevate your designs to the next level.

For more design basics and tips, check out the Figma Resource Library.

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