How-to: Markdown/Formatting Text in Telegram

How-to: Markdown/Formatting Text in Telegram

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​​⁠⁠Telegram allows you to make formatting changes to your messages. You can make bold, italic, or monospace (fixed-width code) selected text.

Telegram for Windows Phone/Mobile

✖️ (v2.3) Currently doesn't support markdown feature.


Telegram for iOS

☑️ Bold : select text then tap Bold on context menu.

☑️ Italic : select text then tap Italic on context menu.

✖️ Monospace : not available.

Telegram for iOS


Telegram for Android

☑️ Bold : ① select text then tap Bold on context menu, or ② place double asterisks on both sides of the text (**text**)

☑️ Italic : ① select text then tap Italic on context menu, or ② place double underscores on both sides of the text (__text__)

☑️ Monospace : place a back-tick on both sides of the text (`text`)

☑️ Multiline monospace : place three back-ticks on both sides of the whole text (```multiline text```)

Telegram for Android


Telegram Web (Webogram)

☑️ Bold : place double asterisks on both sides of the text (**text**)

☑️ Italic : place double underscores on both sides of the text (__text__)

☑️ Monospace : place a back-tick on both sides of the text (`text`)

☑️ Multiline monospace : place three back-ticks on both sides of the whole text (```multiline text```)

Webogram — Telegram Web


Telegram Desktop

☑️ Bold : place double asterisks on both sides of the text (**text**)

☑️ Italic : place double underscores on both sides of the text (__text__)

☑️ Monospace : place a back-tick on both sides of the text (`text`)

☑️ Multiline monospace : place three back-ticks on both sides of the whole text (```multiline text```)

Telegram Desktop client


Telegram for macOS

☑️ Bold : ① select text then click the context menu Transformations » Make Bold; or ② use [Command+B] hotkey.

☑️ Italic : ① select text then click the context menu Transformations » Make Italic; or ② use [Command+I] hotkey.

☑️ Monospace : ① select text then click the context menu Transformations » Make Monospace; or ② use [Shift+Command+K] hotkey; or ③ place a back-tick on both sides of the text (`text`)

☑️ Multiline monospace : ① select text then click the context menu Transformations » Make Monospace; or ② use [Shift+Command+K] hotkey; or ③ place three back-ticks on both sides of the whole text (```multiline text```)

Telegram native client for macOS