Change pen settings

Applies to

Surface Pen.


It’s easy to customize what your pen does and how it works with your PC. You can choose which hand you write with or what your PC does when you click or hold down the shortcut button.

To change pen settings, select the Start button, and then select Settings > Devices > Pen and Windows Ink.

To open the Windows Ink Workspace when you click the pen button, select the drop-down list under Click once. Choose the workspace from the first drop-down list, and then choose what part of the workspace you want to open from the second drop-down list. To have the workspace open even when your PC is locked, turn on Click once to open my Windows Ink Workspace notes even when the device is locked.

Note
To pair a pen with your PC, select the Start button, and then select Settings > Devices > Bluetooth. Hold down the shortcut button on your pen for 7 seconds to turn on pairing mode, choose the pen from the list of devices, and then select Pair.

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