How To Bold Text In Imessage

Do you ever find yourself wanting to emphasize a certain word or phrase in your iMessage conversations? Did you know that you can easily bold text in iMessage? In this article, we will show you how to do just that.

Step 1: Open iMessage

To start, open the iMessage app on your iPhone or iPad.

Step 2: Select the conversation

Select the conversation where you want to send a message with bold text in it.

Step 3: Type the message

Type the message that you want to send, including the word or phrase that you want to bold.

Step 4: Highlight the text

Now, highlight the text that you want to bold. You can do this by tapping and holding on the word until it is highlighted.

Step 5: Tap the “B” icon

Once the text is highlighted, a menu will appear above the text. Tap the “B” icon to bold the text.

Step 6: Send the message

Finally, send the message as you normally would. The text that you highlighted and made bold will appear bold in the message.

Additional tips:

– You can also italicize and underline text in iMessage by using the same method as bolding, but selecting the “I” or “U” icons instead. – If you want to un-bold the text, simply tap on the bolded text again and tap the “B” icon to un-bold it. – Bolded text will only appear bold in iMessage conversations. If you copy and paste the text into another app or document, the bold formatting may not carry over.


Q: Can I bold entire messages in iMessage?

Yes, you can bold entire messages in iMessage by highlighting the entire message and tapping the “B” icon.

Q: Can I bold text in group iMessage conversations?

Yes, you can bold text in group iMessage conversations using the same method as in individual conversations.

Q: Will the person I am messaging be able to see the bolded text?

Yes, the person you are messaging will be able to see the bolded text as long as they have a device that supports iMessage.


As you can see, bolding text in iMessage is a quick and easy way to emphasize certain words or phrases in your conversations. By following the steps outlined in this article, you can start using bold text in your iMessage conversations today.