Samsung S-Pen Not Charging: How To Fix? 【Easy Steps】

Did it ever happen to you that your Samsung S-Pen isn’t charging? Well, that is a nightmare.

We people are more obsessed with the accessories’ performance than our phones. Similarly, Samsung S-Pen is an essential accessory we need to use carefully.

But due to many reasons, your Samsung S-Pen would not be charging. Do not worry; we are here to guide you through fixing it easily.

Why is my Samsung S-Pen Not Charging?

Samsung S-Pen Not Charging

There can be several reasons why your Samsung S-Pen is not charging. It can be because the additional accessories such as a screen guard or phone case do not allow the stylus to work.

The product was maybe faulty during the manufacturing. Your S-Pen may be getting old, and the tip wouldn’t respond correctly.

In some cases, the phone’s system gives bugs that affect S-Pen functionality, especially charging.

But do not worry, continue reading till the end to know different ways of fixing it. 

How to fix the Samsung S-Pen Charging issue?

There are several workarounds to fix the charging issue of your Samsung S-Pen.

You can follow these steps for troubleshooting the S Pen for Samsung:

1. Connect Your S-Pen

Our first task is to check if the S-Pen detects the charging at all. To do so, connect your S-Pen with your Samsung device wirelessly.

Now go to Settings and tap on Air Actions. You can find the current battery level of your S-Pen at the top of your screen.

2. Disable Multiple S-Pens

Sometimes, the setting to use multiple S-Pens may interfere in detecting the accessory to charge in the first place. So, it is better that we ‘Disable‘ this setting.

To disable the setting, first, insert the S-Pen. Now navigate through Settings> Advanced Features> Tap on S-Pen> Disable the Allow multiple S Pens by clicking on the slider beside the option.

Now, go to ‘Air Actions’ settings and enable it. This will allow you to initiate charging.

3. Check Your Device Case

Due to some malfunction or additional gesture, the S-Pen may not work. Some of the Samsung device’s cases have a magnet in them, and this magnetic effect may interfere with the device recognizing the S-Pen.

Even check if something inside the S-Pen cabinet stops for it to get recognized. Remove or clean it to ensure.

4. Reset Your S-Pen

A better and safe option is to try it by resetting the S-Pen. Resetting your S-Pen can fix connectivity and lagging issues too.

To do so, go to Settings> Advanced Features> then S-Pen> now tap on Air Actions, followed by More Options, and finally, tap on ‘Reset S Pen.’

Your S-Pen will reset, and you can try charging it now. Any customized gestures or features will be reverted by resetting your S Pen.

Frequently Asked Questions

Why is S Pen Not Charging on Tab S7 FE?

If your S Pen is not charging on Samsung Tab S7 FE, there can be physical and functionality issues. Try to clean your S Pen cabinet, and remove the accessories such as the case and screen protector. To fix the charging issue, reset the S Pen or reboot the device.

Why is S Pen Not Charging on S21 Ultra?

The S Pen that comes along S21 Ultra doesn’t need charging. This is because it doesn’t work alongside Bluetooth, so S Pen is not charging on S21 Ultra. But if you purchase S Pen pro or any other one that works with Bluetooth, it may need charging.

How to Charge Samsung S Pen without Phone?

For several reasons, it would not be possible to charge S-Pen without a phone. If you have purchased another S Pen (in addition to the existing one) or don’t have a choice to charge it without a phone, then you may need to insert it in the dedicated slot. Some Samsung phone cases have an S-Pen slot, which can be used in addition to charging the S-Pen.


We hope you loved our guide on fixing the charging issue with Samsung S-Pens. In the majority of cases, maintenance does matter. Follow our guide above to fix your S-Pen’s charging issues.

Please let us know in the comment section below if you have any other workaround that we didn’t mention. Do not forget to share your valuable feedback with us.

Daniel is a tech enthusiast and repair technician who loves experimenting with various gadgets and home appliances. On this blog, he shares a troubleshooting guide for software and hardware faults.

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