How To Type In Bold, Italics and Strikethrough in Android and iOS Whatsapp

WhatsApp has been a most widely used messenger across the whole world. This is request from one of our visitors asking about how they can write in WhatsApp in Bold, Italics or Strikethrough. So, here is a post regarding this.

Step #1

Start WhatsApp messenger in your mobile

Step #2

Open the chat of your friend or group and in text box area follow step #3

Step #3

Now to add Bold formatting, just add (asterisk) “*” before and after the text.
For example, *Techno Geek Network*. Hit the Send button, and WhatsApp will automatically make it bold.


In order to type in Italics, you’ll need to add (underscore) “_” before and after the text. Same like Bold formatting, WhatsApp will now convert the text to Italics.

Step #5

The last and the final is Strikethrough. In order to use that, you’ll need to add (tilde) “~” before and after the text.

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Satyendra is a Biotechnologist from the city of Nawabs, Lucknow. Apart from blogging, his other interests are Indian rap knowledge, affiliate marketing, poetry, and basically anything nerdy.

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