Procreate® Pocket Handbook

Fonts

Explore the range of default Procreate Pocket fonts and iOS system fonts, or, use your own favorite typefaces.

Preinstalled Fonts

Get started right away using a wide range of pre-loaded fonts.

Procreate Fonts

Procreate Pocket ships with three default fonts.

The Procreate Pocket fonts are Eina, Impact, and Jack Armstrong BB.

Eina is a neutral sans-serif font. This clean and readable typeface is perfect for simple and serious use.

Impact is a bold, attention-getting font ideal for headers and signage.

Jack Armstrong BB is a playful comic inspired font. It's designed for comic letters and casual design.

iOS System Fonts

Procreate Pocket gives you access to every font in iOS.

Your iPhone comes with almost a hundred built-in fonts you can use in your art and design. These typefaces range from playful to professional. They include cursive, capitalized, handwritten and type-based. The number of fonts available varies depending on which version of iOS is on your device.

Browse Fonts

Preview every font available on your iPhone with a quick scroll through the Font list.

To view the fonts available, add some Text to your document. Go to the Font in your Edit Style Panel, and look through the Font list. The listed Fonts are in alphabetical order.

The name of each font in the list also displays the appearance of the font. You can see what each font looks like by scrolling through the list.

Alternately, tap any font in the Font list to see it applied to your selected Text.

Import Fonts

Discover the different ways to import your own fonts into Procreate Pocket.

You can import fonts through Procreate Pocket’s interface. You can also use AirDrop, the Files App, or bulk import your favorite fonts.

Procreate Pocket can import TTC, TTF, and OTF files.

Pro Tip

If your font downloads as a ZIP file, you must unzip it to import it into Procreate Pocket.

Edit Text Style interface

Import fonts from within Procreate Pocket.

Tap Modify > Actions > Add > Add Text. Once you’ve edited your text to your liking. Double tap you text and select Edit Style. This will open the Edit Text Style menu where you will see a + symbol next to the Typography Style title.

Tap + to browse through the Files app to the folder where you saved your font. Tap it to import it, and it will appear in the Fonts list in Procreate Pocket.

Files App

Download a font to Files and drag it into the Procreate Pocket Fonts folder.

Open the iOS Files app. Navigate to your fonts folder, then tap and hold your chosen font. With another finger, tap On My iPhone > Procreate Pocket > Fonts. This is where Procreate Pocket stores all imported fonts. Drop your font into this folder to install it.

Pro Tip

Delete fonts from Procreate Pocket by removing them from this folder.

AirDrop

AirDrop a font from your Apple computer to Procreate Pocket.

Make sure AirDrop is active on both your computer and iPhone.

On your computer, open Finder and navigate to your font files. Select one or more font files.

Control-click on them and select Share > AirDrop, then select your iPhone from the list.

A popup window will appear asking where to open the file. Select Procreate Pocket from the list.

Your font file will immediately appear in the Font section of the Edit Style Panel ready for use.