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How to Type Bold, Italics, and Strikethrough in WhatsApp on iPhone

How to Type Bold in WhatsApp on iPhone

How to Type Bold, Italics on WhatsApp: WhatsApp is the most popular messaging app around the world. However, despite its popularity, there are numerous features in the application that are not known by its everyday users. These are exciting features that let you format your texts into interesting fonts. While many would think that such a thing is only available for Android users, it is not true. In fact, WhatsApp has offered three major text formatting options for every user, be it Android or iOS. These three features are:

  • Bold
  • Italics
  • Strikethrough

How to Use Bold, Italic and Strikethrough Text on WhatsApp

How to Get WhatsApp Bold Text?

Getting bold letters in WhatsApp is super easy. To embolden the text in WhatsApp, all you have to do is put an asterisk (*) on both sides of the word. For example, if you want to bolden the word “Hungry”, place an asterisk on the right and left of the words in the following fashion:



On WhatsApp, the word will appear like this – *Hungry*

Press space and you are done.

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How to Add Italics in WhatsApp Texts?

To get Italic font in WhatsApp, place an underscore (_) on both sides of the text, which is before and after writing it. For example, if you want to italicize “Birthday”, then type it as _Birthday_. As soon as you place the second underscore the text will appear as _Birthday_. Press space and you are done.

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How to Put a Strikethrough on a Word in WhatsApp?

WhatsApp strikethrough formatting may seem complicated but is as easy as the rest two. To strike through the text on WhatsApp, just place a tilde (~) once before the text and after it. For example, if you wish to strike through “Not”, then type it as ~Not ~. When you press the space after placing the second tilde, the text will appear as Not

Strikethrough on a Word in WhatsApp


Adding bold, Italics, and strikethrough fonts in WhatsApp are very easy. In this article, we have covered all three formatting styles. After the read, you will be able to format the text in WhatsApp in any of these ways you like. 

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