Add a Custom Font to a React Native Application
iOS and Android come with several built in fonts, but if you want to use a custom font in your react native application, you'll need to add it first.
You can add a custom font by copying the font files to your project, telling react native where to find those files by adding an
rnpm entry to your
package.json file, and then linking them with
Then, you can use that new font by specify it as the
fontFamily style for a
Text component, and you can change the
fontStyle component if you've added additional style and weight font files.