Hidden trick gives your WhatsApp font a retro twist

The font options available on WhatsApp (Image credit: Future)

WhatsApp might not seem like the most creative app around. Sure, you can change your background, but that seems to be about it. But when it comes to adding a little personality to your message text itself, there are probably more options than you think. 

Unlike changing your Instagram font, your options on WhatsApp are limited to a whole one extra font: monospace. But one extra font is better than none, and it's bound to cause some excitement among your friends or family for at least a few seconds. (Check out our best free fonts for more typographical inspiration.) 

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Daniel John
Senior News Editor

Daniel John is Senior News Editor at Creative Bloq. He reports on the worlds of art, design, branding and lifestyle tech (which often translates to tech made by Apple). He joined in 2020 after working in copywriting and digital marketing with brands including ITV, NBC, Channel 4 and more.