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Dell Active Pen PN557W User’s Guide

Pairing with a Bluetooth device

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NOTE: You can use Dell Active Pen only with selected Dell computers and tablets. For the list of supported devices, see
NOTE: If the pen is already listed under Bluetooth devices, remove the pen from the list before pairing with your device.


  1. Press and hold the top button for 3.5 seconds to enable pairing mode.
    The Bluetooth-pairing light starts blinking to confirm the pairing mode is enabled.
    Figure 1. Turning on Bluetooth
    Image: Turning on Bluetooth.
  2. In Windows Search, type Bluetooth.
  3. From the list that appears, tap or click Bluetooth Settings.
  4. Ensure that the Bluetooth is enabled.
  5. From the list of devices, tap or click Dell PN557W PenPair.
    NOTE: If Dell PN557W Pen is not listed, ensure pairing mode is enabled on the pen.
  6. Confirm the pairing process on both pen and device.
    The Bluetooth-pairing light turns solid white for few seconds to indicate the pairing is complete and then the light turns off. After the pen and a device are paired, they connect automatically when bluetooth is enabled and they are within the bluetooth range.

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