WhatsApp have text formatting from its version 2.12.535.
You can check your WhatsApp version by going to Settings > Help > App info. In case if you have the older version, then just click this link and update it.
The text formatting [bold, italics and 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 the steps 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:
Make WhatsApp Text Italic
To make italic text in WhatsApp, you need to add _ at the beginning and end of the word.
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 see how all these combinations will look like in the screenshot below:
Here are some important things to note:
- Only the text within the symbol will be formatted.
- You can use multiple or all combinations together. For instance, to get bold italicized text, you can use this combination:
- You can see the preview of the formatting (for any combination) before sending it.
To get all the text formatting, you need to type like this:
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