How to Format Text Bold in Discord

Discord is among the most popular platforms at the moment, focused mainly on text and voice communication. For this reason, it comes as no surprise you might want to start chatting with your friends through Discord, and make any text you write appear that much more impactful.

Considering the fact that bolding your text is the best way to make it more dynamic and effective, here is a quick guide detailing how you can make any text you write in Discord appear bold:

Using the basic formatting options

Regardless of the device you’re currently using, the easiest way to format your text bold is to utilize Markdown syntax. You can do this by simply typing in two asterisk symbols (**) each, both at the beginning and at the end of the text that you want to make bold.

For example, when you type in “**This sentence is now bold**” it will appear as “This sentence is now bold” on Discord once you send the message.

Note: You can also make your text appear italic, underlined, or crossed out, by replacing the “**” sings with “*”, “__”, or “~~”, respectfully.

Using code blocks

If you want to highlight your text, on the other hand, without formatting, you could also utilize code blocks in any of your messages.

To achieve this, simply add one backtick (`) both at the beginning and at the end of your text. For example: `This message will now appear in a code block`

Keep in mind that will only work for one line of text.

If you wish to make a code block that contains multiple lines of text, you can type in three backticks (“`) at the beginning and at the end of your text.

Note: You could also utilize this method regardless of the device you’re using.

And there you have it! Whether you want to make your text appear bold using the regular method, or even make your own code blocks, you now know the necessary methods for formatting all of your messages when chatting on Discord.