How to Use Apple Pencil: The Ultimate Guide

All the iPad models now support the first and second-generation of Apple Pencil. It can be used for controlling the professional programs on iPad Pro or moving with iPad Pro wherever you go or scrolling through the Apple News+ on any generations. It has the complete difficult sensitivity for thick lines, palm rejection for the complete sketch, or the tilt manage for shading the sketch. To take the full benefit, you must know about it. If you want to use it, then this blog might be useful for you. Go through the post and follow the procedure to get the idea to use Apple Pencil.

How to Pair Apple Pencil With iPad

Before you begin using Pencil, you have to pair it to the iPad. Both the generation iPad Pro is paired differently, so you must be aware of the generation before you begin.

How to Pair Apple Pencil of First Generation

If you want to pair an Apple Pencil of the first generation, then you can track provided steps:

  1. Ensure that the iPad you need to use is unlocked and On, then remove the cap from the Pencil.
  2. Connect the Pencil to the new iPad.
  3. Click on Pair as the Bluetooth Pairing Request displays.

How to Pair Apple Pencil of Second Generation to iPad Pro

If you want to pair Apple Pencil of the second generation to iPad Pro, then abide by the given instructions:

  1. Ensure that the iPad you need to use is unlocked and on.
  2. Situate Apple Pencil on an extensive side of iPad Pro using the magnetic strip.
  3. Click on Pair as the Bluetooth Pairing Request displays.
  4. You can use Pencil with the iPad Pro or iPad. If you want to transfer the Pencil to the other iPad, then you may track the same procedure.

How to Check Battery Level

The Pencil does not have the charge indicator externally or any LED lights on the outer body. You have to check the current battery status on the paired iPad Pro or iPad.

How to Check Battery Percentage of Apple Pencil of First Generation

If you wish to check the battery percentage of Apple Pencil of first-generation, then pursue the given instructions:

  1. Swipe down the top bezel of iPad to appeal to Notification Center.
  2. Swipe right to see the Widgets display.
  3. Check the Batteries menu.
  4. If you are unable to view the Batteries menu, you need to first click on the Edit option underneath the Widgets part.
  5. Press the green Plus option beside the Batteries to include it as the active widget.

How to Charge Apple Pencil

When it goes to 20%, 10%, or 5%, then the charge warning will appear on it. The first and second-generation charges differently, so ensure what generation you are using.

How to Charge Apple Pencil of First Generation via iPad Pro

Follow the offered steps to charge the Apple Pencil of First-generation via iPad Pro:

  1. Take away the cap from the Apple Pencil.
  2. Place the Lightning connector of the Apple Pencil Lightning port of iPad Pro or iPad.

How to Charge Apple Pencil of First Generation via Lightning Adapter

Go through the provided steps to charge Apple Pencil of First-generation via Lightning Adapter:

  1. Take away the cap from the Apple Pencil.
  2. Put the Lightning connector of the Apple Pencil to Lightning adapter.
  3. Connect the Lightning adapter to the cable.

How to Charge Second Generation

Apple has made it easier to charge the second generation of Apple Pencil and there is only one way to charge it. Put the Apple Pencil to the broad side of the iPad Pro with a magnetic strip. The Apple Pencil quick charge offers you to use it for up to 30 minutes after the 15-second charge, but you can charge it for at least 5- 10 minutes if the charge is below 20%.

How to Un-Pair Apple Pencil

Apple Pencil will un-pair automatically from the iPad Pro or iPad if you will pair it with the other iPad or pair the other Apple Pencil with the iPad.

If you want to un-pair Pencil from the iPad, then abide by the given instructions:

  1. Go to the Settings app.
  2. Click on Bluetooth.
  3. Select the Info option at the right of Apple Pencil below the My Devices option.
  4. Choose the Forget option.
  5. To pair it again, the first generation of Apple Pencil, connect it to the Lightning port.

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