Tips & Tricks

How to charge S Pen and replace its nib on the Galaxy Note 10?

Samsung Galaxy Note 10 and Note 10+ come with the most advanced S Pen with an elegant, unibody design, it follows your movements, and writes, draws, and controls longer.

Samsung Galaxy Note 10 S Pen Basics:

S Pen nib

• Use the S Pen to write, draw, or perform touch actions on the screen.

• Hover the S Pen over items on the screen to access additional S Pen features, such as the Air view feature.

S Pen button

• Press and hold the S Pen button to launch the preset app. While using apps, press the S Pen button or move the S Pen with the button pressed to launch certain features. Refer to Air actions for more information.

• Hover the S Pen over the screen and press the S Pen button to display the Air command features.

• While pressing and holding the S Pen button, drag the S Pen over items to select them.

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How to detach the S Pen?

Press the end of the S Pen to disengage it. Then, pull the S Pen from the slot. To store the S Pen, reinsert it into the slot and push it until it clicks into place.

How to charge S Pen?

The S Pen must be charged before you can control apps remotely by using the S Pen button. When you insert the S Pen into the slot, charging will start.

• If the back of your device comes into contact with a magnet, the device may not recognize the S Pen and it will fail to charge the S Pen.

• Even if the S Pen has been fully discharged, you can use other S Pen features, such as tapping the touchscreen or the Air command features.

How to replace the S Pen nib?

If the nib is dull, replace it with a new one.

1 Firmly hold the nib with the tweezers and remove it.

2 Insert a new nib into the S Pen.

Warnings and Precautions:

    • Be careful not to pinch your fingers with the tweezers.
    • Do not reuse old nibs. Doing so may cause the S Pen to malfunction.
    • Do not press the nib excessively when inserting the nib into the S Pen.
    • Do not insert the round end of the nib into the S Pen. Doing so may cause damage to the S Pen or your device.
    • Do not bend or apply excessive pressure with the S Pen while using it. The S Pen may be damaged or the nib may be deformed.
    • Do not hard press on the screen with the S Pen. The pen nib may be deformed.
    • If you use the S Pen at sharp angles on the screen, the device may not recognize the S Pen actions.
    • If water enters the S Pen slot, gently shake the device to remove the water from the slot before using it.
    • If the S Pen is not working properly, take it to a Samsung Service Centre.



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