How do I connect the Note9 S Pen via Bluetooth?

Last Update date : Oct 30. 2020

Take full advantage of the Note9 through the use of the remote control S Pen which has a range of up to 10m.

 

The pen supplied with the Note9 is already connected to the device so there is no need to make a Bluetooth connection manually.

 

In case of wanting to connect another S Pen to your device, connect it via Bluetooth and enjoy its functionalities to the fullest.

Please note: You can only connect Samsung-approved S Pens that support Bluetooth Low Energy (BLE).

 

Connecting another S Pen
1

Insert the S Pen into the slot to start the connection.

2

Open the notification panel by sliding down from the top of the device.

3

Expand the options in the notification panel.

Drop down the notification panel
4

Slide the notification panel to the left.

Expanded notification panel
5

Tap S Pen remote.

Tap the S Pen remote icon
6

Tap it again to reactivate it.

The S Pen icon on the status bar will flicker and might take a few minutes to connect. 

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S pen icon

Please Note: Do not detach the S Pen from the device when it is being connected. Doing so will interrupt the process.

 

When the S Pen is connected, the S Pen icon on the status bar will disappear.

 

If it fails to connect or you want to use the previous S Pen, reconnect it following the earlier steps.

Resetting the S Pen

There are two ways to reset the S Pen connection: 

1

Long press the S Pen remote icon.

2

The S Pen remote settings screen will automatically open.

3

Tap the More options icon.

Tap more in the S Pen remote menu
4

Tap Reset S Pen.

Reset S Pen option in the S Pen remote menu

You can also access through Settings:

1

Open Settings.

3

Tap S Pen.

2

Tap Advanced features.

4

Tap S Pen remote.

5

Tap the more options icon.

Tap more in the S Pen remote menu
6

Tap Reset the S Pen.

Reset S Pen option in the S Pen remote menu

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