5 Can’t-Miss Uses for Your Apple Pencil on iPadOS 15
If you’re an iPadOS 15 user, you know the Apple Pencil isn’t just a stylus that lets you scribble out notes and sketches on your tablet — it’s so much more than that! We’ve compiled five of our favorite uses for the Apple Pencil to help you get the most out of this handy device. Read on to find out about how you can use your Apple Pencil in your daily life.
iPadOS 15 brings a whole new set of features and capabilities to the Apple Pencil. Here are five of the best uses for your Apple Pencil on iPadOS 15.
- Send handwritten notes or messages in Mail or Messages;
- Sketch, write, annotate, or draw ideas;
- Create mind maps and flowcharts in Notes;
- Sign documents with digital signatures;
- Write math equations in Pages.
Drawing Graphics and Logos
One of the great things about using an Apple Pencil with iPadOS 15 is the ability to draw detailed graphics and logos. With the help of apps like Procreate, you can easily create professional-looking designs that are perfect for both personal and commercial use. For example, by drawing a simple outline and filling it in with colors or gradients, it’s possible to make a beautiful logo for your blog or website.
Likewise, drawing a series of straight lines and curves in different colors lets you quickly fill up pages in order to make something as intricate as a book cover or even something as simple as a geometric pattern. To start off with, try creating a small square shape by tracing around the Apple Pencil at one corner of the screen. Then place four dots at each corner to form a rectangle. Fill it in with any color or gradient from within your color palette and then duplicate this shape until you have an entire page full of patterns!
iPadOS 15 brings a whole new set of features and capabilities to the Apple Pencil, making it an even more indispensable tool for taking notes, drawing, and more. Here are five of the best uses for your Apple Pencil on iPadOS 15.
You can now write in multiple colors or types at once using Multitasking Drawing: When you’re using Multitasking Drawing, tap one finger on the app you want to use and then tap another finger to create a second line of ink or type over your first ink or type. Now you can have as many lines of ink or type as you want without losing any detail.
Filling Out Forms
There’s no need to fumble around with a pen and paper when you can use your Apple Pencil to fill out forms right on your iPad. Just open up the form in any app that supports Apple Pencil, and start writing. You can even use your fingerprint to sign documents. Keep in mind, though, that this feature only works if you have an unlocked device with Face ID or Touch ID enabled.
You can also fill out tax returns on TaxAct. Other apps like Forms by Readdle make it easy to collect data and create PDFs for signatures or edits before sending them off digitally.
Sketching and Painting
If you’re an artist, the iPad and Apple Pencil are a match made in heaven. And with the new features in iPadOS 15, there’s even more reason to use your Pencil for digital art. Here are five of the best uses for the Apple Pencil on iPadOS 15. First, import any existing drawings or paintings onto your iPad. Next, touch the pen icon at the bottom of the screen and swipe through to select Apple Pencil. You can also use any drawing apps that offer this feature or just sketch freehand. With all these options available, what are you waiting for? Start painting today!