Disclosed are a method and device for editing information about an electronic apparatus. The method comprises: when information is input, saving a position of the input information and alternative information provided at the position; and determining a position of information to be modified in the input information on which a save operation has been performed, and providing the saved alternative information at the position of the information to be modified to a user for re-selection. The apparatus comprises: an information input processing module and an information modification processing module. By taking a modification on characters as an example, by using the technical solution of the present invention, when entered characters are required to be modified, corresponding characters are only required to be selected, so that several alternative characters related thereto will reappear in an alternative box of the characters. At this moment, a user can re-select correct characters from the alternative characters without performing the process of deletion and re-input. There is no doubt that such a method improves the modification efficiency of the existing information editing process, and has better user experience.