How to get Sinhala & Tamil fonts on your Android Smartphones

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One of the most common question that  I get asked is how to get Sinhala fonts displayed on Android phones, specially for Dialog i45 & Dialog i35.

SETT Sinhala Tamil web Browser

But most of this phones doesn’t com with root access. So what I’m gonna show is two methods to get Sinhala Tamil Unicode supported web browser.


Method 1

SETT Sinhala Tamil web Browser

This is SETT Sinhala Tamil web Browser.



This browser  uses it own algorithm (text rendering engine)  to place Unicode font characters in the text on web pages loaded by the browser.

Method 2

Opera Mini web browser
Yes Opera Mini web browser, Did you know that your Opera Mini browser support Unicode fonts?

Actually it supports any Unicode font. All you have to do is enable it from the configurations page.

Use bitmap fonts for complex scripts

  1. Open Opera Mini.
  2. Select the address bar and type the following without quotations, (depending on your browser version  it can be one of the following two.)
    • “about:config”
    • “opera:config”
  3. Scroll to the bottom.
  4. Select “Yes” for “Use bitmap fonts for complex scripts”.
  5. Scroll down to the bottom and click on “Save”.



“Please let us know what option that you use for your smartphone…”

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Sameera Mallawaarachchi A Photographer • Tech Enthusiastic • Android Lover • True believer in Google • Founder of KathaBuzz.com and SamSeen.com


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