iPad Pro is perhaps the best device made till now by Apple. But given its large screen, it is difficult to use finger or fingers to perform several actions. This is when Apple Pencil comes into picture.
Apple Pencil is a magic wand that works smoothly on iPad Pro. When it was introduced at a price, everybody was critical of Apple as people expected the Pencil as a freebie with iPad Pro. But after evaluating its performance, many are now convinced that the Pencil deserves a price tag.
Before you start using Apple Pencil, you have to connect or pair it with iPad Pro, so that your iPad follows the Pencil. Since the Pencil runs on battery, you can also keep an eye on its battery level and how to charge your Apple Pencil. Finally, once you finish your task, you can unpair the Pencil.
How to Pair Apple Pencil with iPad Pro
Step #1. Take the Cap off the back of Apple Pencil.
Step #2. Connect the lightning connector of Apple Pencil with the lightning port of iPad.
A dialog box appears on the screen of iPad Pro.
Step #3. Tap on Pair to connect the Pencil with iPad Pro.
Note that you can pair only one Apple Pencil with your iPad Pro.
How to Unpair Apple Pencil from iPad Pro
If you pair up your Apple Pencil with another iPad Pro, it will be unpaired from the existing iPad; on a lighter note, it is more like human relations, wherein if one partner turns infidel, the relationship automatically ends.
If you want to unpair Apple Pencil manually from iPad, read following steps.
Step #1. Open Settings app on your iPad Pro.
Step #2. Tap on Bluetooth.
Step #3. Tap on (i) button, which is on the right side of Apple Pencil under My Devices.
Step #4. Now tap on Forget.
Apple Pencil doesn’t have any indicator that signals low or full battery level; for censorious users, this can be a fodder to criticize this product for its noticeable shortcoming. But that is that; we can’t help. However, we can check the battery level with the help of iPad Pro.
Step #1. On the Home screen of your iPad Pro, swipe down from top to bring down Notification Center.
Step #2. Tap on Widgets.
You can see battery level of Pencil from the battery sections on the right side.
How to Charge Apple Pencil with iPad Pro
Once you know the battery level of your Pencil, you can now charge the Pencil with your iPad Pro or with the help of lightning adapter.
Step #1. Take off Apple Pencil’s cap.
Step #2. Tuck Pencil’s lightning connector in iPad Pro’s lightning port.
This is how you can charge your Pencil during emergency. However, it is advisable to charge the Pencil overnight with the help of lightning adapter. To charge the Pencil, remove its cap as mentioned above.
Step #1. Now tuck your Pencil’s lightning connector in lightning adapter.
Step #2. Plug the lightning adapter in lightning cable.
A 15-minute charge can give you 30 minutes of usage of Pencil.