In this article, I will discuss troubleshooting and setting up the buttons on an XP-Pen stylus.

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Preliminary Checks Before Troubleshooting

Before troubleshooting your XP-Pen stylus buttons, it’s important to conduct some preliminary checks. First, ensure that the stylus is fully charged and turned on. Check the battery level and power switch to make sure it’s functioning properly.

Next, inspect the stylus buttons for any physical damage or debris that may be obstructing their functionality. Clean the buttons and surrounding area to remove any dirt or grime.

If the stylus is connected to a tablet or computer, make sure that the device recognizes the stylus. Check the connection and try using the stylus on different applications to see if the issue persists.

Additionally, check for any software updates for your XP-Pen stylus. Updating the drivers and firmware can often resolve button functionality issues.

If you’re still experiencing problems after conducting these preliminary checks, it may be time to troubleshoot further or seek assistance from XP-Pen’s customer support.

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Resolving Connectivity and Charging Issues

XP-Pen stylus buttons

To resolve connectivity and charging issues with your XP-Pen stylus, make sure to first check the battery level of the stylus. If it’s low, charge the stylus using the provided USB cable and power adapter.

Ensure that the stylus is properly connected to your tablet or computer. Try reconnecting the stylus by removing and reattaching it to the device.

If you are still experiencing connectivity issues, restart your device and try again. Sometimes a simple restart can resolve the problem.

If the issue persists, check for any software updates for your XP-Pen tablet or computer. Updating the software may resolve any compatibility issues causing connectivity problems.

Updating Tablet Drivers Manually and Automatically

Method Steps
Manual Update 1. Visit the manufacturer’s website and navigate to the support or downloads section.
2. Locate the latest driver for your specific tablet model and operating system.
3. Download and install the driver following the on-screen instructions.
4. Restart your computer to complete the installation process.
Automatic Update 1. Open the Device Manager on your computer.
2. Locate and right-click on the tablet device.
3. Select “Update driver” from the context menu.
4. Choose the option to search automatically for updated driver software.
5. Follow any additional on-screen prompts to complete the update process.

General Device Troubleshooting and Disabling Sleep Mode

If you are experiencing issues with your XP-Pen stylus buttons, there are a few troubleshooting steps you can try. First, make sure the stylus is fully charged and connected properly to the tablet. If the issue persists, try disabling the sleep mode on your device.

To disable sleep mode on your device, go to Settings and then System. From there, select Power & Sleep and adjust the sleep settings to your preference. This can help prevent any interruptions or disconnections while using the stylus buttons.

If you are still having trouble with the stylus buttons, try restarting your computer and reconnecting the stylus. You can also try updating the drivers for your XP-Pen device to ensure compatibility with your system.


How do I change the shortcut keys on my XP pen?

You change the shortcut keys on your XP pen by clicking on the Modifier you want to use (Ctrl, Alt, Shift or Win) and then tapping on the other key to complete the command. For example, to create the “Undo” command, you would first click on Ctrl as the first modifier and then tap the Z key on your keyboard.

How do I get my XP pen to work?

To get your XP pen to work, connect the tablet to your computer using the included cables. Make sure to connect the HDMI and black USB to your computer and the RED USB to either your computer or the power adapter. Once connected, your computer should recognize the tablet and allow you to use it as a mouse on the screen.

Why is my XP pen pen not responding?

Your XP pen pen may not be responding because of a faulty USB port or cable. First, test whether the pen can control the cursor. If the issue persists, try using another USB port or a known-functional cable. If the problem continues, contact XP-Pen’s tech support team at [email protected].

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