WhatsApp Font Styles: How to Send Italic, Bold, Strikethrough, or Monospaced Text Messages on WhatsApp Web and mobile?

Here is how you can send Italic, Bold, Strikethrough, or Monospaced text messages on WhatsApp Web and mobile

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WhatsApp is among the most popular apps in India and other international markets. The reason for the popularity of the Facebook-owned instant messaging app is due to a ton of features it offers to enhance the user experience while keeping it simple. One such feature on WhatsApp is letting users format texts or change font styles inside messages. You can either format texts in a message to bold, italics, or strike it through altogether. The steps to format text or change font styles on WhatsApp are quite simple and can be done within seconds.

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How to Send Italic, Bold, Strikethrough, or Monospaced Font Styles as Text Messages on WhatsApp?

As mentioned earlier, WhatsApp provides four ways to format text or change font style within the app or the web app- Bold, Italics, Strikethrough, Monospace.

How to make text bold on WhatsApp

To make a text bold, you need to place an asterisk (*) on both sides of the text. For example, *This is a sample text to make text bold on WhatsApp*.

Once you enter the asterisk at the end of the text you want to make bold, WhatsApp will automatically format the selected text. The output will look like: This is a sample text to make text bold on WhatsApp.

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How to send italicise text on WhatsApp

To italicise your message on WhatsApp, place an underscore (_) on both sides of the text. For example, “_This is a sample text to italicise a message on WhatsApp_”.

Once you enter the underscore at the end of the text you want to italicise, WhatsApp will automatically format the selected text. The output will look like: This is a sample text italicise a message on WhatsApp.

How to send strikethrough text on WhatsApp

To strikethrough a text or message on WhatsApp, place a tilde (~) at the start and end of the text/message. For example: ~This is a sample text to strikethrough text on WhatsApp~.

Once you enter the tilde at the end of the text you want to strikethrough, WhatsApp will automatically format the selected text. The output will look like: T̶h̶i̶s̶ ̶i̶s̶ ̶a̶ ̶s̶a̶m̶p̶l̶e̶ ̶t̶e̶x̶t̶ ̶t̶o̶ ̶s̶t̶r̶i̶k̶e̶t̶h̶r̶o̶u̶g̶h̶ ̶t̶e̶x̶t̶ ̶o̶n̶ ̶W̶h̶a̶t̶s̶A̶p̶p̶

How to send monospace text font style on WhatsApp 

To monospace a text or message on WhatsApp, place three backticks (“`) at the start and end of the text/message. For example: “`This is a sample text to monospace text on WhatsApp“`.

Once you enter three backticks at the end of the text you want to monospace, WhatsApp will format the selected text and the output will look like: 𝚃𝚑𝚒𝚜 𝚒𝚜 𝚊 𝚜𝚊𝚖𝚙𝚕𝚎 𝚝𝚎𝚡𝚝 𝚝𝚘 𝚖𝚘𝚗𝚘𝚜𝚙𝚊𝚌𝚎 𝚝𝚎𝚡𝚝 𝚘𝚗 𝚆𝚑𝚊𝚝𝚜𝙰𝚙𝚙.

Alternatively, you can also tap and hold the text you are entering in the message field. On Android smartphones, tap and hold the text, then choose Bold, Italic, or More. Tap More to choose Strikethrough or Monospace.

On iPhone, tap the text > Select or Select All > B_I_U. Then, choose Bold, Italic, Strikethrough, or Monospace.

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