The BlackBerry voice is optimistic, inspirational, passionate, intuitive,
conversational, and approachable. It's simple to understand but still respected by the
Best practices for text
- Be helpful. Tell users what to do and how to do it. For example, use “Please
close some applications to free up resources and try again.” instead of "Low memory
- Be concise. Consider the user's context. Only include
what users need to know. For example, if a user cannot save a picture, use “The
media card is full.” instead of “The file could not be saved because the media card
- Use positive language. Avoid blaming users for errors or unexpected
conditions. Instead, focus on the actions that users can take to resolve the issues.
For example, use "Please move to an area with a stronger wireless signal and try
again." instead of "Call failed."
- Be conversational. Use simple, everyday language that users understand. For
example, use “The media card is full.” instead of “Error writing file to disk.”