How to Format WhatsApp Text Messages in Bold, Italics, Strikethrough, and Monospace?

Here are some quick WhatsApp text formatting tips that can make your text stand out in the individual and group conversation. Sometimes, you want to emphasize something but do not know how to make the text bold or italic or even strike-through.

Good news, WhatsApp allows you to format selected text inside your messages. Here is all you need to learn about formatting your text on WhatsApp and stand out in the conversation.

Italic

To italicize your message, place an underscore on both sides of the text, like:

_text_

Bold

To bold your message, place an asterisk on both sides of the text, like:

*text*

Strikethrough

To strikethrough your message, place a tilde on both sides of the text, like:

~text~

Monospace

To monospace your message, place three backticks on both sides of the text, like:

“`text“`