How to Pair Your Apple Pencil

If you have apple pencil (1st or 2nd generation), you can pair it with your iPad start using it right away. Here’s how:

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Apple Pencil is the perfect tool for taking notes, drawing, or doing any kind of creative work on your iPad. But before you can use it, you need to pair it with your iPad. Here’s how to do it:

What You Need

To set up and pair your Apple Pencil, you need an iPad Pro 12.9-inch (3rd generation) or 11-inch, iPad Air (3rd generation), or iPad mini (5th generation). Check the back of your device to see which model you have. You also need to make sure that your iPad has the latest version of iOS.

If you can’find your Apple Pencil or forgot where you put it, use Find My iPhone to locate your device.

Set Up Your Apple Pencil

After you take your Apple Pencil out of the box, it’s time to connect it to your iPad. Here’s how:
1. Make sure that Bluetooth is turned on your iPad.
2. Plug your Apple Pencil into the Lightning connector on your iPad.
3. When you see the Pair button, tap it.
4. After you pair your Apple Pencil, it stays connected and charges while you’re using it.

Use Your Apple Pencil

If you’re new to using an Apple Pencil, there are a few things you should know about how to get the most out of it. In this article, we’ll go over some of the basics of how to use your Apple Pencil and how to pair it with your iPad or iPhone.

First, let’s go over how to turn on your Apple Pencil. To do this, simply unscrew the cap and remove it from the back end of the pencil. Once the cap is off, you’ll see a small white button on the side of the pencil. Press and hold this button for a few seconds until the tip of the pencil begins to glow white. This indicates that the pencil is turned on and ready to use.

Next, let’s go over how to pair your Apple Pencil with your iPad or iPhone. To do this, make sure that your device is in range and turned on. Then, open up settings app and tap on “Bluetooth.” You should see a list of paired devices; if you don’t see your Apple Pencil listed, tap on “Pair new device.” Once you see your Apple Pencil listed, tap on it to connect.

Now that we’ve gone over some of the basics, let’s talk about how to actually use your Apple Pencil. The first thing you’ll need to do is make sure that you have an app that supports Apple Pencil input; not all apps do. Once you’ve found an compatible app, open it up and start using it as normal. When you’re ready to start drawing or writing with your Apple Pencil, simply touch the tip of the pencil to the screen; you’ll see a small circle appear around the tip as it makes contact. This circle shows where your pencil is resting on the screen and will serve as a point of reference for drawing or writing.

As you move your Apple Pencil around, you’ll notice that different lines and shapes appear on the screen. These lines and shapes are determined by pressure and angle; depending on how hard you press down and what angle you hold the pencil at, you’ll get different results. The further away from vertical (90 degrees) that you hold your pen,the thicker your lines will be; if you hold it closer to vertical, your lines will be thinner. The amount of pressure you apply will also affect line thickness; lighter pressure results in thinner lines while heavier pressure creates thicker ones. You can experiment with these various settings until you find a pen pressure/angle combination that feels comfortable for you.

One last thing to keep in mind is that while most apps support basic drawing and writing functions with an Apple Pencil, some apps may have additional features that take advantage of its unique capabilities; for example, some painting apps may offer special brush types that can only be used with an Apple Pencil or may allowyou to control other functions (like colour) by double-tapping on the screen with the pencil tip while in use. So once you’ve gotten comfortable with basic drawing and writing in compatible apps, make sure to explore any additional features they might offer!

Tips and Tricks

If you can’t find your Apple Pencil, try these tips:

-Connect your iPad and launch the Notes app.
-Tap the Add button in top right corner then tap Insert Drawing.
-Once your drawing appears, unscrew the cap and remove the nib.
-Put the Apple Pencil back on your iPad and screw the cap on tight.

If your Apple Pencil still won’t connect, try these steps:

-Make sure that Bluetooth is turned on for both your iPad and Apple Pencil.
-Unplug any accessories from your iPad, then try again.
-Restart both your iPad and Apple Pencil by turning them off and on again.


We hope this guide was helpful in explaining how to pair your Apple Pencil. As always, if you have any questions or need further assistance, don’t hesitate to reach out to us.

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