Be the WhatsApp expert – playing with text | Change Font | Bold | Italics | Strikethrough

All these tricks doesn’t need a 3rd party app to be installed at all.

If you are calling yourself as WhatsApp expert and you claimed to have been using WhatsApp long enough, by right you should know these tricks already – but then probably you are not that expert as what you think you are, not before reading this especially the last one.


If you are looking for other WhatsApp tips and tricks, do check them here.


Trick #1: Making WhatsApp text to be bold.

To send any text as bold, do use asterisk/star (*) character both in front of the text and at the end of text.

Sample: This text is *bold*

Copy and paste the sample above or rewrite it to WhatsApp to see the trick.

Trick #2: Making WhatsApp text to be italics.

To send any texts as italics, do use underscore (_) character both in front of the text and at the end of the text.

Sample: This text is _italics_

Copy and paste the sample above or rewrite it to WhatsApp to see the trick.

Trick #3: Making WhatsApp text to be strikethrough.

To send any texts as strikethrough, do use tilde (~) character both in front of the text and at the end of the text.

Sample: This text is ~strikethrough~

Copy and paste the sample above or rewrite it to WhatsApp to see the trick.

Trick #4: Changing WhatsApp font to a different one.

To change WhatsApp font to a different one, use 3 backtick (`) characters both in front of the text and at the end of the text.

Sample: This font and this ` ` `font` ` ` are different.

Copy and paste the sample above or rewrite it to WhatsApp to see the trick.

On trick #4, if you are using iPhone with default iOS keyboard, unfortunately you won’t be able to find this backtick character, but not to worry, there are few workarounds:

1) To copy the backtick character from this website or;

2) To use Text Replacement to save it. Refer to this article here for detail. On Phrase box, copy and paste this ` ` `replace` ` `. Then on Shortcut box, write as whatsappfont.

Bring it all together

So before reading this article, did you know all the tricks mentioned above?

Do you know other WhatsApp text tricks that I don’t mention above?

Do give your comments down below on the comment section. Cheers!


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