Can I Use Strikethrough in Emails on My iPhone?

The steps in this article are going to show you how to use the striekthrough option in the Mail app on your iPhone to select and draw a line through text in your email message.

  1. Open the Mail app.
  2. Create a new message.
  3. Type the message content into the body of the email.
  4. Double-tap on a word to select it.
  5. Touch the Aa button above the keyboard.
  6. Tap the strikethrough icon.

There are a number of text formatting options that are commonly available in most applications with a text editor. These options usually include bold, italics, and underlines.

One other option that you may also find is called strikethrough, and it lets you draw a line through text. This is typically used as a means to show that something should not be included when reading content, but that its absence is worth noting.

The Mail app on your iPhone provides a means for you to draw a line through text in your email body, although it may be a little tough to find at first.

How to Draw a Line Through Text in an Email on an iPhone 11

The steps in this article were performed on an iPhone 11 in iOS 13.4.

Step 1: Tap the Mail icon.

open the Mail app

Step 2: Select the Compose button at the bottom-right of the screen.

tap the Compose button

Step 3: Tap inside the email message body and start typing your text.

Step 4: Double-tap on a word to select the whole word, then adjust the blue sliders to select additional content.

Step 5: Choose the Aa button in the gray bar above the keyboard.

how to draw a line through text in an email on an iPhone

Step 6: Tap the strikethrough button to draw a line through the selected text in your email message.

how to use strikethrough in an email on an iPhone 11

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