• December 11, 2021 •

How to Change font, color, style in WhatsApp

WhatsApp is one of the platforms owned by Meta and is a well-known messenger application. The basic functionality of WhatsApp Messenger is to send text messages, but you can do more to enhance the texting experience. You can send custom stickers, emojis, media files like audio and video and you can even add stories to let other people know how was your day today.

Besides this, WhatsApp allows providing different types of accounts which consist of business accounts, verified accounts, and standard accounts for its users. Also, there are different tips, tricks, and hacks available to use WhatsApp messenger on the optimum level or to enhance the texting experience.

They say that you cannot emphasize words while texting, this is something I personally don’t agree with. We can emphasize words or text to express the motive of the text message. For example, we already know that we can make a strong message by adding correct emojis to make text messages effective to read.

But you can make text messages more effective by changing the text font in WhatsApp. And this article is exactly based on that, by the end of this article, you will get to know how to change text font in WhatsApp to make your text message look more effective.

Steps to Change Text Font in WhatsApp

Good thing is that we don’t need to use any third-party apps to change the text font in WhatsApp. In fact, there are different built-in fonts present in WhatsApp, just follow the methods to know more.

Make your Text Font appear in Bold in WhatsApp

To make your text font look bold, you can do that by using the asterisk symbol ‘*‘. We have to add an asterisk symbol before and after a particular word to make the selected font appear in bold. The following table will give you a brief idea.

Font type: Bold (Use Asterisk (*), before and after a word or a sentence.Effect
I like to *draw* picturesI like to draw pictures
*I like to draw pictures*I like to draw pictures
Change Your Text Font In Whatsapp

Alternate Method:

The alternate method to make your text font appear in bold is to select the word and make it appear in bold.

  • For Android: Just select the text, and tap on the thee dots to open popup menu and select Bold.
Change Your Text Font In Whatsapp
  • Fo iPhone: Select the text word and tap select [U] option from pop-up menu, and select Bold.

Make your Text Font appear in Italic in WhatsApp

To make your text font appear in italic, you can do that by using the underscore symbol ‘_’. We have to add an underscore symbol before and after a particular word to make the selected font appear in italic. The following table will give you a brief idea.

Font type: Italic (Use underscore ( _ ), before and after a word or a sentence.Effect
I like to _draw_ picturesI like to draw pictures
_I like to draw pictures_I like to draw pictures
Change Your Text Font In Whatsapp

Alternate Method:

The alternate method to make your text font appear in italic is to select the word and make it appear in italic.

  • For Android: Just select the text, and tap on the thee dots to open popup menu and select italic.
  • Fo iPhone: Select the text word and tap select [U] option from pop-up menu, and select italic.

Make your Text Font appear in Strikethrough in WhatsApp

To make your text font appear in Strikethrough, you can do that by using the tilde symbol ‘~’. We have to add a tilde symbol before and after a particular word to make the selected font appear in Strikethrough. The following table will give you a brief idea.

Font type: Italic (Use underscore ( ~ ), before and after a word or a sentence.Effect
I like to ~draw~ pictures I like to d̶̶̶r̶̶̶a̶̶̶w̶̶̶ pictures
~I like to draw pictures~I̶ ̶l̶i̶k̶e̶ ̶t̶o̶ ̶d̶r̶a̶w̶ ̶p̶i̶c̶t̶u̶r̶e̶s̶
Change Your Text Font In Whatsapp

Alternate Method:

The alternate method to make your text font appear in the strikethrough is to select the word and make it appear in strikethrough font.

  • For Android: Just select the text, and tap on the thee dots to open popup menu and select strikethrough .
  • Fo iPhone: Select the text word and tap select [U] option from pop-up menu, and select strikethrough .

Make your Text Font appear in Monospace in WhatsApp

To make your text font appear in Monospace, you can do that by using the tilde backticks symbol ( ` ). We have to add a three backticks symbol before and after a particular word to make the selected font appear in Monospace. The following table will give you a brief idea.

Font type: Monospace (Use three backticks ( ` ), before and after a word or a sentence.Effect
I like to “` draw“` pictures I like to 𝚍𝚛𝚊𝚠 pictures
“`I like to draw pictures“`𝙸 𝚕𝚒𝚔𝚎 𝚝𝚘 𝚍𝚛𝚊𝚠 𝚙𝚒𝚌𝚝𝚞𝚛𝚎𝚜
Change Your Text Font In Whatsapp

Alternate Method:

The alternate method to make your text font appear in the Monospace is to select the word and make it appear in Monospace font.

  • For Android: Just select the text, and tap on the thee dots to open popup menu and select Monospace.
  • Fo iPhone: Select the text word and tap select [U] option from pop-up menu, and select Monospace.

Combine Bold, Italic, and Strikethrough fonts in WhatsApp

Now that you know how to use bold, italic, and strikethrough fonts in WhatsApp, you can combine them to use in single text font. The symbols that we are going to use here are (~_*).

For example:

~_*This is a sample multi-formatted text*_~

Change Your Text Font In Whatsapp

Alternate Method:

To make the font appear in a combination of bold, italic, and strikethrough:

  • For Android: Just select the text, and tap on the thee dots to open popup menu and select bold, italic, and strikethrough.
  • Fo iPhone: Select the text word and tap select [U] option from pop-up menu, and select bold, italic, and strikethrough.

Monisspace font is not supported in the combination of fonts, we can only use bold, italic, and strikethrough fonts to combine as mentioned above.

Fonts Apps for Android and iPhone

There are applications available that change font inside the app, and we can copy-paste the font anywhere for Android and iPhone. Here are some apps for Android and iPhone:

For AndroidFor iPhone
 Apex LauncherFonts For You
Stylish FontFonteer
WhatTheFontWhatTheFont
FontsterIFont

And there are many fonts application available to download for Android and iPhone, you can get all the apps mentioned above from Google Play Store and App Store accordingly.

Also, there are many fonts changing websites available. Just visit the site and type the text and select the font that you want and paste the text anywhere. This is good if you don’t want to download any third-party application.

How to Change Font size in WhatsApp? (Android)

Mind you, if you are looking to change font size in WhatsApp, a built-in option is provided. This option is good if you have wanted to keep some large fonts, instead of smaller ones to prevent strain on the eyes. Here’s how to change the font size in WhatsApp:

Step 1: Open WhatsApp

Step 2: Tap on the three dots, and select Settings.

Step 3: Under Chat Settings, select Font size.

Change Your Text Font In Whatsapp

Step 4: You can keep font sizes Small, Medium, and Large accordingly.

For iPhone users, the built-in option to change font size is not available. You can change the text size from device settings.

That’s everything you need to know about changing fonts on WhatsApp. You can use this font to create a strong text message for marketing purposes or to use it for fun while chatting with others. Let us know your thoughts in the comment section below. Till then stay tuned for more info.

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