How to bold and strikethrough Discord text (and other text tips)


If you just started using Discord, you are probably wondering how to bold and strikethrough Discord text. While you may think it is complicated or that it requires a lot of effort, you will be pleasantly surprised once you figure out how simple it is. One of the platform’s basic features is text markup. The feature allows you to use punctuation marks and format the text. We are going to show you how, so keep reading.

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There are many formatting options on Discord, and you can use them in the same way no matter if you are on your Mac, PC, Android, or iPhone. The same steps apply to all devices.

To strikethrough Discord text, you will have to add two ~~ before and after your text. For example ~~mytext~~.

To bold text, add two asterisks before and after your text. For example, **mytext**.

If you want to add underlines, the process is also very simple. Add two underscores before and after your text. For example, __mytext__

Want to try italics? You have two options here. You can either add one underscore at the beginning and at the end of your text or one asterisk before and after the text. For example, _mytext _ or *mytext*.

As you may notice, using punctuation marks to format the text is simple, and now you know how to do it. Now make sure to try these out!