If a word in your note doesn't match your device's dictionary, the word will be called out with a red squiggled underline. Some of our apps are able to spell check an entire note.

To check the spelling in a note, follow the steps for your operating system below.

  • Mac

    The new Evernote for Mac: Enable or disable spell check by going to Evernote > Preferences > Check Spelling While Typing. To correct a misspelled word, right-click the word when you see a red squiggle underneath it and select a spelling correction from the suggestions.

    Older version of Evernote for Mac: Select the note and click in the note editor to begin editing. Check the spelling of that note by clicking Edit > Spelling and Grammar from the menu bar.

  • Windows

    The new Evernote for Windows: Enable or disable spell check by going to Tools > Preferences > Check Spelling While Typing. To correct a misspelled word, right-click the word when you see a red squiggle underneath it and select a spelling correction from the suggestions.

    Older version of Evernote for Windows: There's no spell check feature built into Evernote for Windows. However, you can right-click a word to see spelling correction suggestions based on your operating system's capabilities.

  • iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch

    There's no spell check feature built into Evernote for iOS. However, your iOS device should predict incorrect words as you type them.

  • Android

    There's no spell check feature built into Evernote for Android. However, your Android device should predict incorrect words as you type them.

  • Evernote Web

    There's no spell check feature built into Evernote Web. However, you can right-click a word to see spelling correction suggestions based on your operating system's capabilities.

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