WhatsApp older version doesn't have text formatting option. But, it have the text formatting option from its version 2.12.535.
You can check your WhatsApp version by going to Settings > About and help > About. In case if you have the older version, then just click this link and update it.
The text formatting [bold, italics, strikethrough] makes your conversation fun and interactive. You need to add specific symbols at the beginning and end of the text for text formatting. Let's check it out all in detail.
Make WhatsApp Text Bold, Italic, and Strikethrough
Make WhatsApp Text Bold
To make bold text in WhatsApp, you need to add * at the beginning and end of the text. For instance, if you want to send “Hi” in bold, you need to type like this:
That's all. You can see the bold text before sending it.
Make WhatsApp Text Italic
To make bold text in WhatsApp, you need to add _ at the beginning and end of the word.
Remember, only the text between the underscore will be converted into italic.
Make WhatsApp Text Strikethrough
If you want to send strikethrough text, you need to add ~ at the beginning and end of the word.
You can use multiple or all combinations together. For instance, to get bold italicized text:
To get all the text formatting, you can type like this:
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