How do I connect the Note9 S Pen via Bluetooth?

Last Update Date : Aug 31. 2018

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 PenClick to Expand

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


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


Expand the options in the notification panel.

Drop down the notification panel

Slide the notification panel to the left.

Expanded notification panel

Tap S Pen remote.

Tap the S Pen remote icon

Tap it again to reactivate it.

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

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 PenClick to Expand

There are two ways to reset the S Pen connection: 


Long press the S Pen remote icon.


The S Pen remote settings screen will automatically open.


Tap the More options icon.

Tap more in the S Pen remote menu

Tap Reset S Pen.

Reset S Pen option in the S Pen remote menu

You can also access through Settings:


Open Settings.


Tap S Pen.


Tap Advanced features.


Tap S Pen remote.


Tap the more options icon.

Tap more in the S Pen remote menu

Tap Reset the S Pen.

Reset S Pen option in the S Pen remote menu

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