How to Spell Check in Canva for Spelling Errors [Updated 2024]

| | February 14, 2024

Canva is a powerful graphic design tool that empowers users to create visually appealing content for various purposes.

Whether you're designing social media posts, presentations, infographics, or marketing materials, it's crucial to maintain your text inside your designs free from spelling or grammatical mistakes.

But Canva doesn't offer any built-in spell check tool that can help you identify and fix spelling mistakes in your text quickly and easily.

In this article, we will look at an easy way to fix any spelling errors in Canva. You will learn step-by-step how to spell check in Canva for spelling errors and how to fix them.

Let's get started.

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How to Spell Check in Canva

How to Check Spelling Errors in Canva?

To check and fix spelling errors in Canva, we will use a freemium tool known as Grammarly. It offers a free extension that you can install on your Chrome browser and use it fix any errors on your text.

Here are the steps that you need to follow to use Grammarly (read review) on Canva.

Step 1: Install Grammarly Extension on Chrome

Go to Google.com and enter the search term - Grammarly extension for Google Chrome, and press Enter.

You'll see a screen like this.

Grammarly Chrome Extension on Google Search

Now, click on the first result as shown above.

It will take you to this page (see the below screenshot).

Grammarly Add to Chrome

A popup will appear. Click on Add extension option on the popup. Within a few seconds, the Chrome extension for Grammarly will get installed on your Chrome browser.

After installation of the extension, you'll be taken to the Grammarly sign up page. You can sign up using your email id or Google or Facebook account.

After creating your free account on Grammarly, you're all set to use it for checking spelling or grammatical mistakes on Canva.

Step 2: How to Activate Grammarly on Canva.com

If you have made any spelling mistake on your Canva designs, though Canva doesn't have any native spellchecking tool to fix it but it will underline that text in red color.

Now, before you can start using Grammarly, you need to make sure that it is activated for Canva.

To activate Grammarly for Canva, click on the Grammarly extension at the top right as shown in the below screenshot and check whether the option - Check for writing suggestion on canva.com, is enabled.

If it is not enabled, enable it. Now, Grammarly is ready to be used on Canva.com.

Grammarly Extension on Canva

Step 3: How to Use Grammarly to Fix Spelling Errors

To help you learn how to check spelling errors in Canva and how to fix them, I have given below a small example.

In the below screenshot, you can see that in a Canva design I have intentionally written the spelling of fox as foxe.

Spell Check in Canva

You can see that as the spelling is wrong, it has been highlighted in red color. Please remember that we've already activated Grammarly on Canva.

So, now when you hover your mouse over the wrongly spelled word (foxe), Grammarly AI will automatically suggest you the correct word (see the above screenshot).

Now, you just need to click upon the suggested word and your spelling mistake would get fixed.

Wrapping Up

Grammarly is free for beginners with basic features. It can help you with correcting spelling as well as grammatical mistakes. For more advanced features, you need to subscribe to its paid plans.

If you're using Canva to create long paragraphs, or ebooks or anything that contains lengthy text, Grammarly would help you to correct any mistakes you might have made in your designs.

I hope you found this tutorial on how to spell check in Canva for free, useful. If you've liked it, please take a moment to share it with your friends on social media.

If you want to learn more, you can also check out below mentioned resources related to Canva.

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