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Caps lock my blackberry is staying in caps lock so when I try to open my texts it highlights them instead and won't let me open them

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  • Anonymous Mar 06, 2008

    Wow! I had the exact same problem and also could not dail a phone number by inputing each digit because only capital letters would appear. I took the battery out and reinstalled it and now it works fine! Thanks

  • Karibaby May 05, 2008

    My blackberry pearl is staying in caps lock and when i try to type in a text message its only in capitals and its not doing predictive text like usual,its making me type the whole word out and i dont know how to change it.

  • Anonymous Sep 11, 2008

    i had all three problems, caps stuck then when i hit the shift hey it would switch to "NUM" but wouldn't type numbers and the arrow.... just took the battery out and it fixed itself.

  • missmelodie Dec 17, 2008

    I have the same problem. Caps lock/ABC stuck on. Makes it so I can't type. Tried turning off and on, tried taking out the battery, tried pushing the bottom two left buttons.... NOTHING WORKS! Help! :)

  • daniellesixs Jan 21, 2009

    It happens more and more....caps locked, can't type numbers. Accessing phone numbers but can't enter numeric passwords. Have held everything at one point or another. Trying battery in and out.



    What sets this off?

  • Anonymous Feb 01, 2009

    I have had this happen several times. I dont know how to fix it, i cant open any of my texts and i cant get it out of caps!!help!!

  • stardust5643 Mar 28, 2009

    I have had the same exact problem. all you have to do is press the key next to the zero

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Open up an email, or something else you can type into. Click the menu button, and select "enable multitap." Then go back to the menu and select "enable suretype." That took off the cap lock for me. I just wish I knew how it turned itself on to begin with!

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To turn OFF capslock on Pearl: Double tap # button (between SPACE and return)
To turn ON capslock on Pearl: Hold # key and press green call button twice (you will have to back out of the recent calls screen, but caps lock will be on)

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On the main scrreen go to options then language. Your input language will be set on English (united States) multitap. highlight it and click and other options appear. select English (United States). Done.

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You must be in a text message and pres the */sym key and the up arrow key to the left of it at the same time

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Did you try a battery pull?

interestingly enough, it fixes a lot of problems. go to the home screen, and just pull the battery out. DON'T turn it off, leave it on then pull the battery out. see if that doesnt fix it. if not, come back here so i can help you some more.

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I did a battery pull on my Blackberry and it worked. NONE of the other options worked b/c by being stuck on caps lock those buttons do not actually do what they say. The SYM button is now the * (b/c its in caps lock/shift) and the caps lock shift button is now the vibrate and # button.
Its this kind of lack of intuitive hardware design that will make the blackberry lose out to the IPHONE.

Posted on Jan 05, 2010

Or just hit the two buttons in the bottom left togher the shift and the sym key took care of my problem

Posted on Mar 17, 2008

I had the same problem...i pressed the caps lock key (to the right of the zero) and the CAPS symbol went away.

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