What’s the new text formatting update in WhatsApp?


Meta on Wednesday announced that it has added a new text formatting update to WhatsApp that comes with exciting new features to enhance your messaging experience.

The update offers four new text formatting options, which can help you organise and beautify your messages.

The latest formatting options include bulleted lists, numbered lists, block quotes, and inline code, in addition to the existing options of bold, italics, and monospace.

The best part is that these new options are available on multiple devices, including iOS, Android, Mac, and the web. This means that you can take advantage of these features regardless of the platform you are using.

Here’s how to use WhatsApp’s new text formatting options:

For bulleted lists

Type the – symbol, followed by a space.

For numbered lists

Type 1 or 2 digits followed by a period and one space.

For block quote

Type the > symbol followed by a space

For inline code

Wrap text with ` symbol

And if you had no idea about the text formatting options in WhatsApp, these are the shortcuts to use the original ones:

For Bold

Wrap text with * symbol

For Italic

Wrap text with _ symbol

For Strikethrough

Wrap text with ~ symbol

For Monospace

Wrap text with ` ` ` symbol

So, go ahead and make use of these new text formatting options to make your messages more visually appealing and organised. Happy messaging!