Spell check

Turn on spell check

  1. On the home screen, swipe down from the top of the screen.
  2. Tap Settings Settings > Language and Input > Spell Check.
  3. Set the Spell Check switch to On.

Accept spelling suggestions

If spell check is turned on, spelling mistakes are underlined in red as you type.

Tap the underlined word.
  • To accept a spelling suggestion, tap the suggested word.
  • To add the word to your personal dictionary, tap Add to Dictionary.

Change spell check settings

You can change spell check settings, such as whether to check the spelling of acronyms, whether to correct the casing of words, and so on.

  1. On the home screen, swipe down from the top of the screen.
  2. Tap Settings Settings > Language and Input > Spell Check.
  3. Tap the settings that you want to change.

Edit your personal dictionary

When you use spell check you can add words that are marked as incorrect to a custom dictionary on your BlackBerry device so that spell check recognizes them as being correct. The words that you add to your personal dictionary can be edited at any time.

  1. On the home screen, swipe down from the top of the screen.
  2. Tap Settings Settings > Language and Input > Spell Check > Edit Personal Dictionary.
    • To add a new word to your personal dictionary, tap Add New.
    • To edit a word that's already in your personal dictionary, tap the word.
    • To delete a word from your personal dictionary, tap Delete. Tap Delete next to the word that you want to delete.


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