The app’s most recent update now includes the ability to add text formatting, which includes bold, italics and strikethrough. This means users will be able to stress the fact that their message is going too long unanswered by using italics, or use strikethrough to change their thought.

And learning how to write the format options is easy and all you have to do is remember the keyboard commands.

Now you can use bolditalics and  in your WhatsApp messages with friends and family.

These tricks, a rarely update that might actually (slightly) change how people use WhatsApp, and you can update your WhatsApp are manually. Click Here alternate link to Download Latest Version (2.16.4) of WhatsApp Messenger.

If you want to add Italic text in your chat, then add underscore (_) at the start and add underscore (_) at the end of the texts.

  • For bold: Just put a asterisk (*) from the beginning and end position of your message, it’ll be converted into bold texts: e.g. *APC Tips*
  • For italics: If you want to add Italic text in your chat, then add underscore (_) at the start and add underscore (_) at the end of the texts: e.g. _APC Tips_
  • For : In case you want to send Strikethrough texts in your message, you have to add tilde (~) at the start and the end position of the text: e.g. ~APC Tips~

These new styling can also be entered in the WhatsApp web client — which launched last year — but the formatting will only show up in the app-based version of chats.

As long as you have the latest version (2.16.4) of WhatsApp running on your smartphone, the chosen word or phrase will bold, italicise or strikethrough after it has sent.


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