In this article, we will show you How to set up an Apple Pencil on iPad Pro. The Apple Pencil 2 and Apple Pencil are without a doubt some of the best Pencils you can get on a tablet.
Due to their quality and diverse features, they can easily be used as multi-purpose gadgets for drawing, note-taking, and other professional tasks. However, just like any other tablet’s stylus, it is not possible to use them without installation.
The 2 Pencils although very similar differ by a lot far than you may think. First, the Apple Pencil 2 is newer and more efficient than the Apple Pencil 1. However, it is more expensive and will not work with older iPad models.
How To Set Up Apple Pencil 2
Place your Apple Pencil 2 on the magnet on top of your Apple iPad Pro. Tap to connect to Pair the Pencil and Apple iPad Pro. These simple steps will connect the Apple Pencil to your tablet. If for some reason it does not work try to check the below options.
How to charge your Apple Pencil
The first way to charge is to remove the top lid and plug it into your iPad.
In your Pencil Box, the pen comes with a special adapter that connects to the top of the pen and then connects to any iPad charger.
How to Force Restart iPad Mini 6?
Press and hold the Sleep button (at the top edge of the device) and the Home button simultaneously. The Apple logo appears on your screen. These steps simply restart your iPad Mini and should fix any minor software issues.
Alternatively, you can opt to reset all settings to solve the issues. Go to Settings > General > Reset and tap “Reset All Settings”. This will reset all of your settings to their factory defaults, but won’t delete any of your data.
Hard reset Apple iPad Mini
If this fails you can erase all content and revert settings to default.
To do this, Go to Settings > General > Reset and tap “Erase All Content and Settings”. This will erase all of your data and settings, returning the iPad Mini to its factory defaults.
Reset Apple iPad Mini 6
The last option is to totally update or reinstall the device software. This is done through the DFU mode. In this mode, you can completely erase the iPad Mini and perform a fresh install of the software. To enter DFU mode:
- Connect your iPad to your computer.
- Open iTunes
- Turn off your iPad
- Connect the USB cable to your iPad.
- Press and hold the Home button
- Continue holding the home button until iTunes shows that it has detected a device in recovery mode.
Before doing a factory reset, make sure you have a backup of your data, otherwise, the data lost will be unrecoverable.
Apple Pencil (1st Generation) vs Apple Pencil (2nd Generation)
The Apple Pencil 1 will work with older versions of iPads usually older than Apple iPad Pro 2018. These include
- iPad Pro 12.9-inch (5th generation)
- iPad Pro 12.9-inch (4th generation)
- iPad Pro 12.9-inch (3rd generation)
- iPad Pro 11-inch (3rd generation)
- iPad Pro 11-inch (2nd generation)
- iPad Pro 11-inch (1st generation)
- iPad Air (5th generation)
- iPad Air (4th generation)
Apple Pencil (2nd Generation)
The Apple Pencil 2 is only compatible with newer versions of iPad Pro. You can use Apple Pencil (2nd generation) with these iPad models:
- iPad mini (6th generation)
- iPad Air (4th generation and later)
- iPad Pro 12.9-inch (3rd generation and later)
- iPad Pro 11-inch (1st generation and later)