Adonit Pixel Support


What is the Adonit Pixel?

The Adonit Pixel is a pressure sensitive stylus for iOS devices that incorporates our latest design improvements to offer superior performance and functionality with improved accuracy and comfort. Notes, annotation, digital art - the Adonit Pixel does it all!

What makes the Pixel different?

Pixel is the most advanced stylus we’ve made to date, with Bluetooth features enabling 2048-level pressure sensitivity, enhanced precision and performance, context-sensitive shortcut buttons, and even a grip sensor that turns on the stylus when you pick it up! The Pixel also features a slim, ergonomic body (10.5 mm in diameter) and a new tip design for a smoother and more natural writing experience.
Compatibility with more iOS devices including iPad Air 2, and iPad Pro 12.9."
New Pixelpoint tip for improved accuracy and a more natural writing experience.
Bluetooth features: Pressure Sensitivity, Palm Rejection, Shortcut Buttons.
Grip Sensor: Pixel will automatically power on when the you pick it up.
Ergonomic 10.5mm diameter body.

What comes in the box?

Each Adonit Pixel comes with a Pixel stylus and a USB charger.

Are replacement parts available for the Pixel?

Yes! Pixel has two replacement parts available, the tip and the charger. The tip is designed to be removable so that it can be replaced if necessary. Replacement tips and chargers can be purchased from our Spare Parts page.

Where can I buy the Adonit Pixel?

The Pixel is currently available at the Adonit website and Amazon. To purchase one, visit the Pixel product page.

What colors of Pixel are available?

Pixel is available in Black and Bronze.

What do the LED lights mean?

Green - Pixel is finished charging
Orange - Low Battery
Red - Dead / Recharge

What do the shortcut buttons on the Pixel do?

Pixel features two configurable shortcut buttons allowing you to quickly access various features like Undo, Redo, or Erase on your favorite Adonit Connected Apps.

Which apps can I use Pixel with?

Pixel will work as a basic non-Bluetooth stylus in any iOS app, however advanced features are enabled only when connected to a Adonit Connected Apps. For a full list of compatible apps, please visit our Adonit Connected Apps Page.

Will Pixel work without being paired?

Yep! Pixel will work as a basic stylus when it’s not paired as long as Pixel is powered on. Just like your finger, you will be able to use it to interact with the screen. However, Pixel must be paired with an Adonit Connected App to enable its full set of features, optimized precision and accuracy.

How do I use the Bluetooth features the Pixel offers?

The Bluetooth features of Pixel are only available when the stylus is paired with an app that lists Pixel as being compatible. See our Apps Page for a list of apps that list Pixel as compatible.
Bluetooth features include pressure sensitivity, shortcut buttons, palm rejection.

How do I turn on and pair Pixel?

Turn your Adonit Pixel stylus ON by holding down the black button closest to the tip until a green light shows increasing in brightness and then goes off; your Pixel is now turned on and ready to pair.
We’ve simplified the process of pairing your Pixel to your favorite apps, to allow easy access to pressure sensitivity and other Bluetooth features. While it can vary from app to app, you will typically need to enable stylus support in the settings section of the app you are using. You should then be able to follow on-screen instructions provided by the app. For more information and instructions, view the apps listed on our Pixel page.

Can I use Pixel with a Screen Protector?

Generally screen protectors are not recommended for use with Adonit styluses, as they can interfere with the touch screen’s ability to consistently detect the stylus tip. Adonit styluses are optimized for use without a screen protector. The special materials used in the tip is designed to be softer than an iPad’s hardened glass screen to avoid damaging your iPad’s screen without a screen protector.

Can I use Pixel with the Apple Pencil?

Unfortunately, the Apple Pencil can cause interference if it’s connected while you’re using the Pixel. To avoid this, you’ll want to disconnect your Apple Pencil in the iPad’s Bluetooth settings before pairing the Pixel.

What is Pixelpoint technology?

Pixelpoint™ is Adonit’s fine point stylus tip technology. It supports a 1.9 mm Fine Point tip with reliably accurate on-screen results. A Bluetooth connection helps your favorite Adonit Connected Apps more precisely detect where the tip of the stylus touches the screen, and delivers additional features.

What devices will Pixel work with?

Pixel will work just like your finger on any capacitive touch screen device. Features like pressure sensitivity, palm-rejection, Pixelpoint technology, and use of shortcut buttons require an iOS device with Bluetooth 4.0.
- Compatible Devices :iPhone 5, 5c, 5s, SE, 6, 6 Plus, 6s, 6s Plus, 7, 7 Plus iPad Mini, iPad Mini 2, iPad Mini 3, iPad Mini 4, iPad 4, iPad Air, iPad Air 2 and iPad (2017)