Guide to Apple Pencil Settings

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Accessing Apple Pencil Settings

  • Go to Settings > Apple Pencil on your iPad. Here, you'll find options to customize the Apple Pencil's behavior and features.

Double-Tap (2nd Generation Only)

  • Switch Tools: Allows you to switch between the tool you’re using and the eraser or the last tool used.
  • Customization: Under Apple Pencil settings, you can choose what the double-tap action does: switching between current tool and eraser, showing the color palette, and more.


  • Turning Scribble On/Off: Scribble converts your handwriting into text in any text field. You can enable or disable it in the Apple Pencil settings.
  • Handwriting to Text: With Scribble turned on, write in any text field with the Apple Pencil, and your handwriting will automatically convert to text.


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