Pair and charge Apple Pencil (1st generation) with iPad

Pair and charge Apple Pencil (1st generation) with iPad

Pair Apple Pencil (1st generation) with iPad

On an iPad model that supports Apple Pencil (1st generation), remove the cap and plug Apple Pencil into the Lightning connector on your iPad. When the Pair button appears, tap it.

Note: After you pair your Apple Pencil, it stays paired until you restart your iPad, turn on Airplane Mode, or pair with another iPad. Just pair your pencil again when you’re ready to use it.

An Apple Pencil (1st generation).

Charge your Apple Pencil (1st generation)

Plug your Apple Pencil into the Lightning connector on your iPad.

You can also charge it with an Apple USB Power Adapter and the Apple Pencil Charging Adapter that came with your pencil.

Note: To see how much charge your Apple Pencil has left, check the Batteries widget. See Add widgets on iPad.

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