WhatsApp on iPhone: Format your text messages- Italic, bold and more; Know how

    WhatsApp users can now change the messaging format from normal to Italic, Bold, Strikethrough and more. Here is all you need to do.
    By HT TECH
    | Updated on Jun 24 2022, 12:34 PM IST
    Here is how WhatsApp users can change text message format to Italic, Bold, or more.
    Here is how WhatsApp users can change text message format to Italic, Bold, or more. (Asterfolio/Unsplash)
    Here is how WhatsApp users can change text message format to Italic, Bold, or more.
    Here is how WhatsApp users can change text message format to Italic, Bold, or more. (Asterfolio/Unsplash)

    WhatsApp on iPhone: Have you got bored of using the same old WhatsApp messaging format? Don't worry, you can make chatting interesting by changing the messaging format. WhatsApp allows you to format text inside your messages, however, what needs to be noted is that once you enable the feature, there is no option to disable it. You will be able to change the format of the text inside your messages to Italic, Bold, Strikethrough, and Monospace. Want to know how? Check the steps below:

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    How to format your WhatsApp text messages

    In order to change the text inside your messages to Italic, you will have to place an underscore on both sides of the text. For example: _text_.

    If you want your text to be Bold, you need to place an asterisk on both sides of the text.For example- *text*.

    To Strikethrough your message, you need to place a tilde on both sides of the text. Here is how- ~text~.

    Now in order to monospace your message, you will have to place three backticks on both sides of the text like this```text```.

    Though the steps are easy, if you require a shortcut as an alternate to the above mentioned steps, check the steps given below:

    Alternative shortcut you can use to change the format of the text inside WhatsApp message on Android and iPhone:

    How to change text format on Android and iPhone

    Step 1:

    Android users can change the format of WhatsApp text by tapping and holding the text they are entering in the text field, then choose Bold, Italic, or More. You need to tap More to choose Strikethrough or Monospace.

    Step 2:

    While, if you are an iPhone user then you need to tap the text you are entering in the text field, then Select or Select All then B_I_U. After this, you will have to choose Bold, Italic, Strikethrough, or Monospace.

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    First Published Date: 24 Jun, 12:34 PM IST
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