How To Edit Whatsapp Forward Messages (2019 Updated)

Hye friends! There are no words to describe how Whatsapp application has changed our lives. From using BBM in the 2000’s to Whatsapp in our smartphone, technology played a major role in the Digital world. We get plenty of Whatsapp forward text messages from our friends and family circles some consist of jokes, charity, festival wises, quiz and much more. Some make us laugh and some annoy.

Since some of the forward messages come with the name of the person at the bottom of the message and we always want to replace with our name. We also might want to edit or modify the forward message but don’t have any idea how to do it rather than just sending the message by Sharing option.

Don’t worry, I will teach you how to How To Edit Forward Text Messages In Whatsapp in an easy way. Just follow the steps.

For this you don’t need to update your Whatsapp application to the latest version, you will just need a notepad application or any app which provides you to store information.

Let’s Start!!!

First of all, Open the Whatsapp and select the forward message you want to edit.

Copy the message by long pressing the Icon and clicking the Copy option at the top.

Also Read: How To Restrict Groups In Whatsapp (2018 Method)

Hold on!

I will be teaching you the damn easy method if you are comfortable with it, so after copying the forward message. Now go to anyone’s inbox and paste the message  ( Don’t press send button ) and then you are there. Since the area provided for editing is not efficient, you can always give it a try. You can modify the forward message as you wish also you can add Bold, Italic, and Strikethrough in the forward messages wherever you want.


If you don’t know how to make text Bold, Italic, and Strike. Below it has been described.

  • For Bold Text:

Just add “*” Your Text Message “*” (without the quotations) and then see the magic.

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  • For Italic Text:

Just add “_” Your Text Message “_” (without the quotations) and then see the effect.

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  • For Strikethrough Text:

Just add “~” Your Text Message “~” (without the quotations) and then see the magic.

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In the next method, we all use Smartphone whether Android or IOS. Every mobile has a default application called “Notes“. So in this method, we will learn How To Edit Forward Text Messages In Notes.

Suppose, if you don’t see Notes or Notepad application in your device you can always download it from your Playstore or Appstore.

So, Copy the Forward message and then open your Notes application.

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Paste the message and modify the text as you wish. After editing, Copy the whole text message by selecting all option and go to Whatsapp. Forward Text Messages

Paste the message in your Inbox chat head and send whomever you want to.

 Forward Text Messages

Since you can’t add Bold, Italics and Strikethrough in Notes, you will have to copy to the WhatsApp and add those symbols shown above and you’re done.

Isn’t that easy? Hope you would have liked the article.

Cheers 🙂 


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Meith Jain

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