How to send Bold, Underline and Strikethrough text on WhatsApp

Billions of users are using WhatsApp worldwide. Like many other users, if you don’t know the special features in this wonderful instant messaging app I will explain them to you in this article. One of that amazing features is many people don’t know How to send Bold, Underline and Strikethrough text on WhatsApp. Applying these special features can make your message more appealing and amaze your contacts.

How to send Bold, Underline and Strikethrough text on WhatsApp

If you are thinking these modifications are tough or very complex, you are wrong. You can easily create Bold, Strikethrough, and underlined text without having any specialist knowledge and make your message stand out.

Bold, Underline and Strikethrough text on WhatsApp

No matter whether you are an android or iPhone user, text formatting on WhatsApp is available for all formats. It means if you prepare a formatted text on iPhone and send to an android user, the format will remain the same. Moreover, it will appear the same in the WhatsApp desktop version.

Furthermore, if you are using mod versions like WhatsApp Plus or GB WhatsApp etc, the method is the same to change the text style.

To send bold, underlined, and strikethrough text on WhatsApp, you can do it in two ways.

  • Converting Text by Holding 
  • Converting text by using symbols

Converting Text by Holding

If you are an android or iPhone user, follow the below steps to make your text more appealing by applying useful features.

  • First of all, open WhatsApp on your Android or iPhone device
  • Now, open the conversation where you want to apply Bold, Underline, and strikethrough.
  • Type the text that you want to send to your contact
  • Now, tap on the text and hold. Make your selection on which part of your message you want to apply the bold, italic, or strikethrough feature.
  • Select the option Bold, italic, Strikethrough, or Monospace.
  • Your desired option will be applied to text and you can see that before sending the message.
  • Tap on the “send” button and that’s all to send the message in bold, italic, and strikethrough on WhatsApp.


Converting Text By Using Symbols

This is another way to implement different text styles on the text by applying some specific symbols. First of all, follow the below steps to send an underlined text by using symbols.

  • Start writing your text with an underscore(_)
  • Make sure the underscore is connected with your text
  • Add one more underscore at the end of the text when your desired sentence is completed.
  • After this, you can see the changing in your text
  • Hit the “send” button and send the text to your desired contact

Similarly, you can send the bold text to your contact. For this purpose, you have to put the asterisk symbol (*) instead of the underscore (_). Put the asterisk symbol at the beginning and end of the text and you will get Bold text.

Furthermore, if you want to use strikethrough, you can use the sim(~) symbol at the start and end of your text.

Frequently Asked Questions

Writing messages in cursive is very simple. Just put an underscore ( _ ) symbol before and after the text. For example _your message_

Putting a line through the line on WhatsApp on mobile is simple. Just hit the enter button and you will be on new line. In WhatsApp web, you need to press the Shift+Enter keys to write on the new line. 

For this purpose, Go to WhatsApp>>settings>>chats>>font size. You can choose the font size you prefer most. 


Converting text to bold and using underlining and strikethrough make your text easier to understand. It clears the intent of what you want to say through text. At the end of this article, you are now able to perform all these operations on your mobile and PC WhatsApp. That’s all about formatting the text.

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