If you’ve got apple pencil 2 you might be wondering how to turn it on. Here’s a quick guide to help you get started.
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Open settings app on your iPad.
Open settings app on your iPad. Tap Accessibility, then tap Pencil Tips. Turn on the switch next to Hold Tip to Wake apple pencil
Tap the General tab.
On your iPad, open settings app Tap Accessibility, then select Pencil Touch.
With iOS 12 or later, you can customise the double-tap action.
Tap Double Tap, then choose an action: Erase, Switch Apps, Show Colour Palette, or Nothing.
To turn on apple pencil 2 tap Accessibility in settings app then tap Pencil.
Tap Pencil Touch.
Open the Settings app, then tap Pencil Touch.
Tap the switch next to Double-Tap, then choose an action.
Turn on the switch next to Hold Duration.
If you’re using an Apple Pencil 2, you can turn on the Hold Duration setting to have it automatically turn off after a period of inactivity. Here’s how:
1. Go to the Settings app on your iPad.
2. Tap on General.
3. Tap on Accessibility.
4. Scroll down and tap on Apple Pencil 2 under the Physical and Motor section.
5. Turn on the switch next to Hold Duration.
6. Select how long you want the Apple Pencil 2 to remain on before turning off automatically.
Set the Hold Duration to the shortest setting.
On the iPad Pro, Apple Pencil 2 automatically turns on and enters pairing mode when you remove it from its magnetic storage location on the side of the iPad. However, if you want to get the most out of your Pencil 2’s battery life, you should set the Hold Duration to the shortest setting.
To do this, open the Settings app on your iPad Pro and tap “Apple Pencil.” On the next screen, tap “Hold Duration” and then select “Short.” With this setting enabled, your Pencil 2 will enter sleep mode after 30 seconds of inactivity.
Assuming you’re using an iPad Pro with an Apple Pencil 2, there are two ways to turn on your pencil. The first is by tapping the Done button on the top of the pencil. The second is by double-tapping the lower part of the barrel.