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All the great things your S Pen can do

Black S pen with doodles

Doodle, scribble, write, and draw - your phone's S Pen lets you do it all. With a redefined elastomer tip and over 4,000 levels of pressure sensitivity, the S Pen gives incredible precision and also replicates the feeling of an actual pen. Enjoy some creative freedom by drawing and writing naturally with your Note8 or Note9's S Pen.

Note: The S Pen is only available and compatible with Galaxy Note series phones.

Live creatively with Live Messaging

Turn a personal message into a fun animation. Live Message lets you draw your own emojis, make animated GIFs, or write handwritten messages on photos using the S Pen.

Using your S Pen, open the Air Command menu, and then tap Live message. Then, choose your desired settings and draw a picture. You can even draw over a photo from your Gallery or your own emoji! When you are finished drawing, tap Done, and the live message will save as an animation. Tap Share to send it to friends or family.

Live message drawing a heart

Who doesn't love a good GIF?

With the S Pen's Smart Select feature, you no longer need professional video editing skills to make GIFs. Just follow these steps:

First, open Gallery and find a video you'd like to turn into a GIF. Play the video and then without pausing it, open the Air Command menu with your S Pen. Tap Smart select, and then tap GIF. Adjust the size of the window, and then tap Record. From there, record the GIF and when you're finished, tap Stop.

Your new GIF will be saved in Gallery, where you can view and share it.

Record a GIF of a party

Unlock your ideas, not your phone

Screen Off Memo lets you capture every brilliant idea off the top of your head. Simply pop out the S Pen and start writing. All your messages will be saved automatically just by putting the S Pen back into your phone. It's time to boost your to-do list. Learn more about Screen Off Memo and start checking it off.

Screen Off Memo To do list

Bring drawings to life with a fine tip

Anyone can become an artist and create a masterpiece with your phone's selection of art supplies. Satisfy your craving to color and create a world of characters with a variety of third-party apps you can use with your S Pen. There are endless opportunities to think outside the box.

Just open the Samsung Notes app on your phone - it's free and comes with tons of coloring tools. Or you can check out PENUP, a digital art app.

Samsung Notes Pen settings

Capture it with S Pen

The S Pen is there when you need to get work done, like annotating long articles, adding markups, and taking notes. 

Everything you need is already in the Air Command menu. And if needed, you can even add or remove certain apps to make them easier to access. For example, maybe you want to add the Magnify app, so you can zoom in on articles just by hovering your S Pen over your screen.

Air Command menu

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