Advice

What kind of charger does the Apple Pencil use?

If you have Apple Pencil (1st generation) Plug your Apple Pencil into the Lightning connector on your iPad. You can also charge with a USB Power Adapter by using the Apple Pencil Charging Adapter that came with your Apple Pencil. Apple Pencil will fast charge when plugged into either power source.

What kind of charger does the Apple Pencil use?

If you have Apple Pencil (1st generation) Plug your Apple Pencil into the Lightning connector on your iPad. You can also charge with a USB Power Adapter by using the Apple Pencil Charging Adapter that came with your Apple Pencil. Apple Pencil will fast charge when plugged into either power source.

How can I charge my Apple Pencil if I lost the adapter?

Answer: A: Plug it into the lightning port of your iPad to charge.

Does Apple Pencil come with charging cable?

In the box, the Apple Pencil comes with a spare tip, though not a spare Lightning cap. It also includes a female-to-female Lightning adapter, which allows the Pencil to be charged with a Lightning cable if a user chooses.

Can I charge my Apple Pencil by plugging it into my iPhone?

Luckily, it does. When the Apple Pencil is plugged into my iPhone and I swipe to see the batteries widget on my iPad, I see that it is charging with the lightning icon and percentage increasing.

How do I know if Apple Pencil is charging?

If you aren’t sure your Apple Pencil is charging and want to confirm:

  1. Open Settings and Select Apple Pencil.
  2. Next to where it says Apple Pencil at the top, you’ll see a battery icon. If the battery icon is green with a lightning bolt symbol, your Apple Pencil is charging. If it is gray without the symbol, it is not.

Does Apple Pencil need to charge?

As this is the way to store and carry around your Pencil with your iPad, your Apple Pencil will almost never be without charge. If this does happen, attaching it to the iPad will give you the required charge in just a couple of minutes. You’ll also get a notification when your Apple Pencil is running low on battery.

Is my Apple Pencil dead?

See if the Pencil starts charging then, when it reaches a sufficient charge, like over 15%, or so, or more, disconnect the Pencil and reconnect it to see if it Bluetooth pairs. If it does pair, try using it. If still no joy, your Pencil is definitely dead.