How to Check Apple Pencil Battery Life and How to Charge It

This tip covers the steps to check Apple Pencil battery life and offers you two methods of charging Apple Pencil.

By Joy Taylor | Last Updated: Mar. 11, 2020

Apple lunched the huge iPad Pro in 2017, which comes with Apple’s own stylus – Apple Pencil. And in 2018, the 2nd generation Apple Pencil was released alongside the new iPad Pro. However, There’s no wall charger, no USB connector for Apple Pencil. Then, how to charge it? How to tell when apple pencil is charged and how to check its battery life? Read on, we will show you in detail.

There’s no wall charger for Pencil. No USB connector. Then, how to charge it? How to tell when apple pencil is charged and how to check its battery life? Read on, we will show you in detail.

How to Charge Apple Pencil

Even without wall charger and USB connector, you can charge your Apple Pencil in two ways.

Method 1. Charge Apple Pencil with iPad

  1. Firstly, remove the cap from the back of your Apple Pencil.
  2. Plug your Apple Pencil into the Lightning connector on your iPad.

To charge the 2nd generation Apple Pencil, just turn on the Bluetooth on your iPad, and then attach your Apple Pencil to the magnetic connector will be done.

How to Charge Apple Pencil

How to Charge Apple Pencil

Method 2. Charge Apple Pencil with USB Power Adapter

  1. Firstly, remove the cap from your Apple Pencil.
  2. Plug your Apple Pencil’s Lightning connector into the Lightning adapter.
  3. Plug the Lightning cable’s USB connector into a USB port on a computer.

How to Check Apple Pencil Battery Life

There is no battery status indicator on Apple Pencil so you cannot directly check the battery percentage of it. Here, we will show you how to see battery life of your Apple Pencil.

  1. On your iPad Pro, swipe down from the top of the screen to bring Notification Center.
  2. Switch to the Today view, scroll down to the bottom and tap the Edit button.
  3. Tap the green Plus sign next to “Batteries” to enable the widget.
  4. Tap Done.

How to Check Battery Life of Apple Pencil

How to Check Battery Life of Apple Pencil

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The Bottom Line

That’s All about how to check and charge an Apple Pencil battery life. If you will have any questions while using Apple Pencil, feel free to leave your commnent in the section below. We will go through the problem and reply you soon.

Joy Taylor

Member of iMobie team as well as an Apple fan, love to help more users solve various types of iPhone related issues.

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