Can I format content with bold, italics etc?

Pippa Updated by Pippa

Yes! WhatsApp allows you to format your text into bold, italics, strike-through and monospace. We've added easy-to-use icons to our reply boxes:

But you can also use these in-line options:

  • To italicise your message, place an underscore (_) on both sides of the text.
  • To bold your message, place an asterisk (*) on both sides of the text.
  • To strikethrough your message, place a tilde (~) on both sides of the text.
  • To monospace your message, place three backticks (```) on both sides of the text.
Tip: Make sure your brackets () are at least one space away from the formatted content, or else your text may format incorrectly.

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