Do you know the difference between Apple pencils 1 & 2? Both are similar in design but have their own characteristics. The Apple pencil 1 has a glossy plastic finish like Airpods. They are both 8.9mm in diameter. The original Apple pencil is circular, while the Apple pencil 2 has a flat edge. It is not necessary that the Apple Pencil will work on any iPhone because they are designed to work solely on certain iPads.The iPhone pencil is not compatible with iPhone’s touchscreen though there is a number of third-party styluses available for iPhone models.
How to know if your Apple Pencil is charging 1st generation?
- Open Settings & select Apple Pencil
- At the top, next to Apple Pencil, you will see a battery icon. If the icon is green with a lightning bolt symbol, then the Apple Pencil is charging, but if it is grey without any symbol, then it is not charging.
How to reset Apple Pencil?
You should hold down the power button & Home button. Release both the buttons when the Apple logo appears.
Do Apple pens work on all iPads?
No, the Apple Pencil doesn’t work on all iPads. However, the iPads that work with Apple Pencils don’t support both versions. The Apple pencil version is only compatible with the given iPad.
How do Apple Pencils work?
The internet sensors help the pencil to detect how hard the tip is pressed against the tablet & the tip’s angle as you move it. It allows us to make light lines, thick lines & shaded areas.
What devices does Apple Pencil work on?
- iPad (9th generation)
- iPad (8th generation)
- iPad mini (5th generation)
- iPad (7th generation)
- iPad (6th generation)
- iPad Air (3rd generation)
- iPad Pro 12.9 inch(1st or 2nd generation)
- iPad Pro 10.5 inch
How can I use my first-generation Apple Pencil?
You can remove the cap & plug your Apple Pencil into the Lightning connector on your iPad. Pair your Apple Pencil & they will stay paired until you restart your iPad, turn on your Airplane Mode, or pair it with another iPad. You should pair your Apple Pencil when you are ready to use it.
Do we need to buy Apple Pencils separately?
Yes, you have to buy your Apple Pencil separately, the publishers won’t publish this information on their website.
What would happen if you dropped an Apple Pencil?
It would break if dropped. The sensor beneath the tip of the pencil is easily damaged & a broken pencil can’t be repaired. The only solution is their replacement.
Which does Apple Pencil work with iPhone 11?
According to a respected Apple analyst, the Apple Pencil won’t work with the iPhone 11. Before the unveiling of a new iPhone 11 model, Apple analyst Ming-Chi Kuo published a report on benefits you can expect from the latest handsets, including the lack of support for the Apple Pencil input.