Change the font in Office apps on a mobile device

You can change the font or font size for selected text in a Word document, Excel spreadsheet, or PowerPoint presentation.

Tip: Hold your device in landscape mode so that you can see more of the formatting options on the ribbon.

On your Android tablet or phone

  1. Use the handles to select the text that you want to format.

  2. On the Home tab, in the Font group, do the following:

    Note: On your Android phone, you need to expand the ribbon to see the Font group. To do this, tap the up arrow Up arrow at the bottom right corner of your screen.

    • To change the font, tap the Font box and then tap the font that you want to use.

      Fonts

    • To change the font size, tap the Font Size box and then tap the font size that you want to use.

      Font size

  1. Use the handles to select the cells that you want to format.

  2. On the Home tab, tap the Font icon Font icon to expand the Font group.

    Note: On your Android phone, you need to expand the ribbon to see the Font group. To do this, tap the Edit icon Edit icon at the top of your screen.

    • To change the font, tap the Font box and then tap the font that you want to use.

      Fonts

    • To change the font size, tap the Font Size box and then tap the font size that you want to use.

      Font size

  1. Tap the area that you want to format.

  2. On the Home tab, in the Font group, do the following:

    Note: On your Android phone, you need to expand the ribbon to see the Font group. To do this, tap the up arrow Up arrow at the bottom right corner of your screen.

    • To change the font, tap the Font box and then tap the font that you want to use.

      Fonts

    • To change the font size, tap the Font Size box and then tap the font size that you want to use.

      Font size

On your iPad or iPhone

  1. Use the handles to select the text that you want to format.

  2. On your iPad, select the Home tab (if it isn't already selected). In the Font group, do the following:

    • To change the font, tap the Font box and then tap the font that you want to use.,

      Fonts

    • To change the font size, tap the Font Size box and then tap the font size that you want to use.

      Font size

    On your iPhone, tap the Edit icon Edit icon at the top of your screen to expand the ribbon, and then tap the right arrow adjacent to the current font to see the Fonts group.

    Go to Fonts group

    • To change the font, scroll through the fonts and then tap the font you want to use.

      Select font size

    • To change the font size, use the slide control or tap the minus and plus signs until the size you want appears.

  1. Use the handles to select the cells that you want to format.

  2. On your iPad, select the Home tab (if it isn't already selected). In the Font group, do the following:

    • To change the font, tap the Font box and then tap the font that you want to use.,

      Fonts

    • To change the font size, tap the Font Size box and then tap the font size that you want to use.

      Font size

    On your iPhone, tap the Edit icon Edit icon at the top of your screen to expand the ribbon, and then tap the right arrow adjacent to the current font to see the Fonts group.

    Go to Fonts group

    • To change the font, scroll through the fonts and then tap the font you want to use.

      Change font size

    • To change the font size, use the slide control or tap the minus and plus signs until the size you want appears.

  1. Tap the area that you want to format.

  2. On your iPad, select the Home tab (if it isn't already selected). In the Font group, do the following:

    • To change the font, tap the Font box and then tap the font that you want to use.,

      Fonts

    • To change the font size, tap the Font Size box and then tap the font size that you want to use.

      Font size

    On your iPhone, tap the Edit icon Edit icon at the top of your screen to expand the ribbon, and then tap the right arrow adjacent to the current font to see the Fonts group.

    Go to Fonts group

    • To change the font, scroll through the fonts and then tap the font you want to use.

      Choose a font size

    • To change the font size, use the slide control or tap the minus and plus signs until the size you want appears.

On your Windows tablet or phone

  1. Use the handles to select the text that you want to format.

  2. On the Home tab, in the Font group, do the following:

    Note: On your Windows phone, you need to expand the ribbon to see the Font group. To do this, tap More More at the bottom right corner of your screen.

    • To change the font, tap the Font box and then tap the font that you want to use.

      Fonts

    • To change the font size, tap the Font Size box and then tap the font size that you want to use.

      Font size

  1. Use the handles to select the cells that you want to format.

  2. On the Home tab, tap the down arrow Down arrow to expand the Font group.

    Note: On your Windows phone, you need to expand the ribbon to see the Font group. To do this, tap More More at the bottom right corner of your screen.

    • To change the font, tap the Font box and then tap the font that you want to use.

      Fonts

    • To change the font size, tap the Font Size box and then tap the font size that you want to use.

      Font size

  1. Tap the area that you want to format.

  2. On the Home tab, in the Font group, do the following:

    Note: On your Windows phone, you need to choose to edit a slide (either by double tapping it or by tapping it and then tapping Edit), then expand the ribbon to see the Font group. To expand the ribbon, tap More More at the bottom right corner of your screen.

    • To change the font, tap the Font box and then tap the font that you want to use.

      Fonts

    • To change the font size, tap the Font Size box and then tap the font size that you want to use.

      Font size

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