Typing indicators

Typing indicators appear in the upper-right corner of the BlackBerry device screen. Avoid displaying other information in the upper-right corner of the screen because the typing indicators could obscure the information.

Indicator

Description

Alt mode indicator

This indicator indicates that the BlackBerry device is in Alt mode. To enter this mode, users press the Alt key on BlackBerry devices with a physical keyboard.

Multi-tap input mode indicator

This indicator indicates that the BlackBerry device is in multi-tap input mode.

Number lock mode indicator

This indicator indicates that the BlackBerry device is in number lock mode. To enter this mode on BlackBerry devices with a physical keyboard, users press the Alt key and the Left Shift key. To enter this mode on BlackBerry devices with a virtual keyboard, users press and hold the 123 key until the lock indicator appears on the key.

Shift mode indicator

This indicator indicates that the BlackBerry device is in Shift mode. To enter this mode, users press the Shift key.

Typing input language indicator

This indicator indicates the typing input language.

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