How Do You Know Your Apple Pencil Is Charging. To see how much charge your apple pencil (1st or 2nd generation) has left while you're using it, check the today view on your ipad. You’ll see the battery percentage as well.
Just swipe back to the today view whenever you want to check the battery level. You can see your apple pencil charging from the battery widget, in settings, or the today view window. You’ll now see a batteries widget that displays the battery level of your ipad pro, apple pencil, and any other connected accessories—like apple’s airpods.
You’ll See The Battery Percentage As Well.
If the apple pencil is charging, it will display a battery icon with a lightning bolt inside. Again insert the pencil into ipad for new pairing. To see how much charge your apple pencil has left, check the widgets view in notifications on your ipad pro.
If You Didn't Use Your Apple Pencil For A Long Time And The Battery Is All Drained, It Might Take Some Time For Your Ipad To Show It's Charging.
Unlock your ipad pro (3rd gen or higher) and attach the apple pencil magnetically to the device. Tap “done” when you’re done. Wait for the notification and pair the device again.
Just Swipe From Left To Right On The Home Screen Or Lock Screen.
You can also charge with a usb power adapter by using the apple pencil charging adapter that came with your apple pencil. Just swipe back to the today view whenever you want to check the battery level. If you aren't sure your apple pencil is charging and want to confirm:
Open Settings And Select Apple Pencil.
This is also an indication, that your pencil is being currently wirelessly charged using your ipad. In the batteries section, you’ll see an icon of the pen itself. All you need to see your apple pencil's charge is the batteries widget apple included with ios 9.
If The Battery Icon Is Green With A Lightning.
Place your apple pencil to the magnetic connector at the top of your ipad, located on the side with the volume buttons. Once attached, you should get a small notification at the top displaying the current charge level on your apple pencil. You have to pull down window, put your finger on the upper left hand corner of the ipad and pull down the window for battery charging.