It’s not safe to keep your Apple Pencil 2 attached to your iPad while packing it in your backpack.
Careless handling may damage or break your Apple Pencil in the backpack. That’s why don’t attach your pencil to the iPad in the backpack.
So, is there any way to charge an Apple pencil 2nd generation without an iPad?
Yes, you can charge your Apple Pencil 2 without an iPad. I’ll explain everything in detail.
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How To Charge Apple Pencil 2 Without an iPad?
If your iPad battery is low and not charging your Apple Pencil 2, or if you don’t want to keep it attached every time with the iPad, you can buy a separate wireless charging box that charges your Apple Pencil 2 and keeps it safe also.
Use a Wireless Charging Case
You can buy a charging case that keeps your Pencil charged every time. I’m using TechMatte Charging Case for charging my Apple Pencil 2 while traveling.
TechMatte charging case has a 500mAh rechargeable battery that can charge your pencil three times and protects it from scratch and damage.
The case has a USB type C charging port; you can charge it with your iPad charger or any smartphone charger hassle-free.
It can fully charge your Apple Pencil 2 within 30 minutes. Once your pencil is charged fully, it will automatically shut off the charging activity.
2- Use All-in-On Apple Charging Station
Many wireless charging stations support MagSafe wireless charging for iPhone, iWatch, AirPods, and Apple Pencil 2nd generation.
If your iPad won’t charge Apple Pencil magnetically or if you don’t want to charge your Apple Pencil 2 with your iPad, you can use those wireless charging stands to charge it.
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How To Charge Apple Pencil 1st Without an iPad?
If you’ve Apple Pencil 1, you can use any lightning port to charge it. You can use your iPhone or AirPods case lightning port to charge your Apple Pencil.
1- Use iPhone Lightning Port
If your iPad is not charged, then you can charge your Apple Pencil 1st generation with your iPhone’s lightning port.
Just insert your pencil into the iPhone lightning port. When you look at the battery widget of your iPhone, you won’t see an Apple pencil charging indication because Apple Pencil doesn’t support iPhones.
But, when you look at your iPad battery widget, you can see that your pencil is charging with your iPhone.
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2- Use an Adapter
There is always a risk of charging your Apple Pencil in the lightning port of your iPad or iPhone.
If your iPad or iPhone isn’t on a flat surface, even a little force can damage the charging connector or Apple Pencil and the charging port of your iPad or iPhone.
So, buying a female adapter for the lightning ports is better for charging your Apple pencil safely.
These adapters support Apple’s lightning connector, where you can use one end with a lightning cable and another for an Apple pencil.
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3- Use a Charging Stand
There are many all-in-one charging stands available for Apple devices. You can use those charging stands to charge Apple Pencil without your iPad.
You can also buy a specific charging stand for Apple Pencil only. It will keep your pencil safe from breaking.
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Can You Charge Apple Pencil 2 Without iPad?
Yes, you can charge your Apple Pencil 2nd generation without attaching it to your iPad. Apple Pencil 2 doesn’t have a physical charging port, so you need to buy a separate wireless charging case to charge it safely while packing it in your backpack.
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What Are The Alternative Ways To Charge Apple Pencil 2?
Apple Pencil 2 doesn’t have a charging port or lightning connector. It charges magnetically with iPad Air or iPad Pro. Alternatively, you can buy a portable charging case, wireless charging stand, and wireless charging pad to charge your Apple Pencil 2 without an iPad.
How To Charge Apple Pencil 2 With iPad Pro?
The latest iPad Pro has a magnetic wireless charger on the right side. Simply attach your Apple Pencil 2 on the right edge of the iPad Pro, and it will start charging automatically.
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How Much Time Does It Take To Charge Your Apple Pencil 2?
Just 15 seconds of charge gives 30 minutes of backup. However, Apple Pencil 2 takes approx 15 to 20 minutes to charge fully. TechMatter charging case takes 30 minutes to charge your Apple Pencil 2 fully.
There are many alternative ways to charge an Apple Pencil without an iPad. If you’re using Apple Pencil 2, you can buy a wireless charging case or pad. Apple Pencil 1st generation can be charged with your iPhone lightning port. Alternatively, you use an adapter or charging stand for charging.