Italicize On Your iphone

How to Italicize on iPhone: A Step-by-Step Guide

Unlike macOS, Italicizing on the iPhone is a bit more complicated. In some apps, this formatting feature can be somewhere you might not notice. It can be very helpful to use italicizing to grab the attention of the reader to something important in the message. 

In this article, you will find out where this feature is hidden in different social media apps for sending mail, messages, snaps, or for using italics in captions. If it’s not built in, I will walk you through easy ways to italicize using websites that offer formatting for different apps. 

How to italicize on iPhone – Summary

How to italicize in WhatsApp

How to italicize in Mail

How to italicize in Snapchat Caption and chat messages (Also works with Instagram DM)

How to italicize Instagram captions, Tweets, and Twitter Messages

How to italicize on WhatsApp

Here is a step-by-step guide on how to italicize on WhatsApp:

Step #1: In the text field, insert an underscore “_” sign.

Step #2: Type your message, and make sure you don’t use return or new line.

Step #3: After completing the message, insert an underscore sign again.

Step #4: Send your message.

Your message will be sent in italics. 

Send your message

How to italicize in Mail

Here is a step-by-step guide on how to italicize on Mail:

Step #1: Type the sentence you want to italicize in the mail you’re composing.

Step #2: Tap and hold the typing cursor, or anywhere near the typing cursor, and let go once the magnifying glass appears.

Tap and hold the typing cursor

Step #3: An option to select text will appear. Tap on “select.”

 Tap on select

Step #4: Select the text you want to italicize.

Step #5: Options menu will appear. Tap on the right arrow (>).

Options menu will appear

Step #6: Select “Format.”

Select Format

Step #7: Select italics.

 Select italics

The selected text will be turned into italics.

selected text

How to italicize on Snapchat

Italicizing in Snapchat is similar to italicizing in the mail. Here is a step-by-step guide on how to italicize on Snapchat:

For Messages: 

Step #1: Open the chat of the person you want to send a message to on Snapchat.

Step #2: Type your message in the text bar.

Step #3: Tap and hold the typing cursor and release it when a magnifying glass appears.

Tap and hold the typing cursor

Step #4: Tap on select.

Tap on select

Step #5: Select the text you want to italicize.

Step #6:  Tap on format.

Tap on format

Step #7: Tap on Italics and send your message.

Tap on Italics
 Italics on Snapchat

Note: This method also works with Instagram DM.

For Caption:

Step #1: Take the picture you want to send/post.

Step #2: Type the caption in the caption bar.

Step #3: Tap and hold the typing cursor until the magnifying glass appears.

Tap and hold the typing cursor

Step #4: Tap on select and select the text you want to italicize.

Step #5: Tap on the right arrow button (>) and select format.

Tap on the right arrow button

Step #6: Select italics.

Select italics
Select italics

How to italicize for Twitter Tweets, Twitter DMs, iMessage, and Instagram Captions

Step #1: Tap here to go to the italic text generator.

Step #2: Type the text you want in italics in the “normal text goes here” field.

 Type the text you want in italics

Step #3: Italic text will appear in the text box. Tap and hold the cursor from the text box under “Italics.”

Italic text will appear in the text box

Step #4: Select the Italicized text and copy it.

Select the Italicized  copy it

Step #5: You can paste the copied text in Instagram captions, tweets, and Twitter DMs.

Conclusion

We want to make the Apple Ecosystem experience easier for all of our readers. We hope that we have helped you with italicizing your messages/captions on different apps. If you want to italicize an app that is not included in this list, we suggest you try the 4th method in this article, i.e., using this link. If that doesn’t work, it means that the app you’re trying to italicize in doesn’t support italic text.

FAQs

Can I italicize it in iMessage?

How do underline and italicize on iPhone?

Yes, Follow the 4th Method in this article.

Can you change the fonts on the iPhone?

A: There are format options available when you tap and hold and select the text. The options include bold, underlined, and italics.

Can you change the fonts on the iPhone?

A: Yes, you can change fonts for the apps which support it. There are many tools available for changing the font and formatting the text on the web.

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