How to bold WhatsApp Text, Italics and more

How to bold WhatsApp Text

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Looking for how to bold Whatsapp text? Then read on. WhatsApp is one of the most popular messaging apps available on iPhone, Android, and now a desktop version has been released too.

One of the keys to its success is that It offers a lot of features that aren’t available in a lot of the WhatsApp alternatives such as Signal. One of these features is the large number of formatting options such as having bold text, italic text, and strikethrough text.

How to bold WhatsApp Text (and other formatting)

On Android devices, the text will format to bold before being sent but on iOS you will have to send the WhatsApp message first.

How to type bold In WhatsApp

To type in bold in WhatsApp you need to firstly open WhatsApp and start typing a message. Then in the text field you will need to put an asterisk (*) before the first word and after the last word that you want to bold.

How to type with Italics in WhatsApp

Very similar to typing in bold however this time around you will have to tap the underscore button (_) on either side of the text you want to put into Italics.

How to type with a Strikethrough in WhatsApp

To type with a strike-through do the same as the other two methods but this time use the tilde key (~)

How to type with Monospace in WhatsApp

To type with monospace all that is required is to put three backticks (“`) at the beginning and end of the text.

How Do I Change WhatsApp Font?

WhatsApp only comes with Monospace font by default as an alternative. If you want to use different font styles you will have to download a third-party app.

How Do I Underline On WhatsApp?

Unfortunately as of the time of writing users are not able to underline their messages. However, certain text such as numbers and dates can be automatically underlined.

How Do I Change the Font Size on WhatsApp?

On the WhatsApp main page press the three dots in the top right-hand corner and choose chat settings. then select font size and you can choose from small, medium, and large.

Final Thoughts

Hopefully with the above-mentioned steps showing these tricks and shortcuts your text messages will stand out more, and take your WhatsApp chats to the next level. Now you know how to bold WhatsApp text and more! In the future, we hope for updates with even more options to edit our messages. If you are having trouble sending messages in the first place then check out our guide on fixing WhatsApp Cannot Send Messages.

Also, read our handy guide on WhatsApp being temporarily unavailable when you are unable to access the messaging app.