How to Fix Apple Pencil That Stopped Working

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Apple Pencil Problem – Apple pencil is one of the most wanted accessories for iPad Pro which cost $100. Users are expecting to get the most out of their iPad Pro with this pencil. However, sometimes we have face some problems with the pencil from its charging problem to the worst one like when the Apple pencil stopped working.

How to Fix Apple Pencil That Stopped Working

Apple Pencil Guides
Apple Pencil Guides

What should we do when Apple pencil suddenly stopped working? Here are useful Apple pencil guides for you to fix the problem.

Check the Battery

The first thing you should do is to check whether your Apple Pencil is running out of battery or not. This is the most common problem that cause Apple Pencil stop working. It is a little bit silly but it happens sometimes especially when we are too busy of using it. Simply pull down Notification Center and look for your Apple Pencil under Batteries. If this is the case than you only have to recharge your Apple Pencil. To recharge the pencil, you simply have to plug it into the Lightning port of your iPad Pro.

Tighten the Tip

The next thing you can when Apple pencil suddenly stopped working is to tighten the tip of your Apple Pencil. Your Apple Pencil may come loose sometimes so you need to tighten it but don’t give too much pressure on it.

Reboot

If tighten the tip still not fixing the problem, then you need to reboot your Apple Pencil. You simply need to turn your iPad Pro on and off but if it still doesn’t work then you can do a hard reset.

Pair it to iPad Pro

The next step you can do to make your Apple pencil work again is to make sure that it is connected to your iPad Pro. This is also a simple step but if you missed it, you may find out that your Apple pencil doesn’t work.

To pair your Apple Pencil you need to plug it to the Lightning port on your iPad Pro. Next, do the steps below:

  • Go to Settings,
    • go to Bluetooth
    • go to My Devices

Or you can pull down Notification Center and find your Apple Pencil under Batteries. Make sure you see it. If you don’t see the Apple Pencil then you need to re-pair it.

Make sure the apps launched

The next thing you should do to fix your Apple pencil problems is to make sure that the apps needed are launched. You will surely need some apps to do your work with Apple Pencil like drawing or writing, so make sure that the apps you need are launched. You can go to use Apple’s built-in Notes app for this.

Ask for help

If one of the steps above still unable to fix your Apple pencil problem, then you need to ask for a help. Contacting Apple will be the best choice. You can go to the nearest Apple Retail Store or call AppleCare at 1-800-MY-APPLE.

This article is iPad Pro Manual Series and maybe you want to know how to setup Apple pencil.

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