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Formatting text in WhatsApp, i.e. writing it in bold, italic and strikethrough, is not that difficult. In this little guide I will show you how to format your short messages. I tested this with the WhatsApp app on iOS on the iPhone X. It should work similarly on the Android smartphone;)
You cannot preset a formatting for a WhatsApp message, so you cannot really write in the formatting mentioned. On the other hand, you first have to enter your text, then select it and then select the desired processing. These are the steps described at a glance:
If marking text in the input field is too awkward for you or if you just want to keep typing without having to pause for formatting in between, then you can also use the traditional characters for bold, italic, strikethrough and text written in monospace. These characters are used for this in WhatsApp:
I think bold or italic text in particular is probably used by some to emphasize certain words or parts of sentences in WhatsApp messages. How do you use the formatting options? Which statements do you particularly emphasize; and how do you go about it? Feel free to leave a comment about your usage experience with the text options in the app;)
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After graduating from high school, Johannes completed an apprenticeship as a business assistant specializing in foreign languages. But then he decided to research and write, which resulted in his independence. For several years he has been working for Sir Apfelot, among others. His articles include product introductions, news, manuals, video games, consoles, and more. He follows Apple keynotes live via stream.