How to Check Your Apple Pencil Warranty

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Are you the proud owner of an Apple Pencil? If so, you have a powerful device in your hands that can help bring your visions to life. But with any electronic device, it’s important to stay on top of your device’s warranty status. So if something happens to your Apple Pencil, you’ll know what coverage you have.

Fortunately, checking your Apple Pencil warranty is easy. Here’s how to do it:

1. First and foremost, make sure your Apple Pencil is paired with your iPad. To do this, go into Settings > General > About > Apple Pencil. You should see the model number of your Apple Pencil once it’s paired up with your iPad.

2. Next, head over to and enter the serial number of the device that appears on the back of the pencil box or in Settings > General > About > Serial Number when connected to WiFi or Cellular Data.

3. Once entered in correctly, follow the onscreen instructions and you shuld be able to verify if your Apple Pencil is covered by an AppleCare plan or Apple’s Limited Warranty (one year).

4. If none of these options appear available for you, then unfortunately there isn’t any more coverage for your device undr warranty from Apple without purchasing a new one..

5. Lastly, keep in mind that if something does happen to your Apple Pencil witin the 12 month warranty period (as long as it’s not related to accidental damage), take it along with its purchase receipt to an official Apple Store and they may be able to help you out further there too!

Hopefully this guide was able to help you figure out what type of coverage (if any) you have for your beloved Apple Pencil!

Checking the Warranty of an Apple Pencil

To check the warranty of your Apple Pencil, firt go to Enter the serial number of your Apple Pencil in the search bar and follow the onscreen instructions. You can also visit, sign in with your Apple ID, and choose your device to see if it is covered by an AppleCare plan or Apple’s Limited Warranty. If you have any questions about your warranty coverage, you can contact Apple Support directly for more information.

Apple Pencil Warranty Length

Apple Pencils have a one-year limited warranty that covers any manufacturing defects or hardware failures. The warranty does not cover damage caused by accident, misuse, or unauthorized alteration of the product. You shold keep your Apple Pencil charged up all the time, even if it’s just to a 10%-15% charge, in order to keep it operating correctly and maintain its warranty coverage.

Identifying an Original Apple Pencil

To make sure your Apple Pencil is original, the best way is to check the model number. First, you’ll need to pair your Apple Pencil with your iPad. Once paired, go into Settings > General > About > Apple Pencil. There you will see the model number of your Apple Pencil. If the model number is ML0C2AM/A or MLUN2AM/A then you have an original Apple Pencil. Any other model number means it’s a third-party product and not an original Apple product.

Will Apple Replace My Apple Pencil?

Yes, AppleCare+ includes Express Replacement Service for your Apple Pencil. If your Pencil is covered by AppleCare+, Apple will send you a replacement Pencil as soon as the next day. You’ll need to return your damaged or non-functioning Pencil to Apple wthin 10 business days of receiving the replacement. Your service fee will cover the cost of the replacement.

Checking the Serial Number of an Apple Pencil

Yes, you can check the serial number of your Apple Pencil. To do so, insert your Apple Pencil into your iPad and open the Settings app. Then select About at the top of the screen and select Apple Pencil near the bottom of the screen. Your Apple Pencil’s serial number will be displayed on this screen.

Replacing a Defective Apple Pencil

If you have a defective Apple Pencil, you can replace it free of charge under the one year warranty. To do so, simply take your Apple Pencil and a proof of purchase to your nearest Apple Store. The Apple Store technicians will inspect the device and then provide you with a replacement free of charge. It’s important to note that the warranty only covers material defects and not accidental damage caused by misuse or neglect. If you have any further questions, please don’t hesitate to reach out to an Apple Store specialist for assistance.

Replacing an Apple Pencil Under Warranty

If your Apple Pencil is defective within the one year limited warranty, you can have it replaced by taking it to your local Apple Store. Make sure to bring your iPad, Pencil and proof of purchase. The technicians at the store will be able to assess and test the Pencil to determine if it needs to be replaced. If a replacement is necessary, they will be able to provide you with a new one under warranty.

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Troubleshooting Issues with iPad and Apple Pencil Compatibility

There could be several reasons why your iPad is not registering your Apple Pencil. It could be a connection issue, meaning the two devices are not properly communicating with each other. This is usually caused by the Bluetooth settings not being properly configured. It could also be an issue with the battery life of your Apple Pencil, or it might not be compatible with your iPad model. To troubleshoot this issue, try turning Bluetooth off and back on, ensuring it is connected to the correct device, and checking to make sure your Apple Pencil has enough charge.

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Locating the Serial Number on an Apple Pencil 2

The serial number on the Apple Pencil 2 can be found on the lower portion of the pencil, near the Lightning connector. To access it, simply plug your Apple Pencil into the bottom of your iPad via the Lightning connector and then go to Settings > General > About > Apple Pencil. Once there, you will be able to see the model and serial number for your Apple Pencil 2.


In conclusion, checking the warranty on your Apple Pencil is simple and straightforward. First, you shuld make sure your Apple Pencil is paired with your iPad. Then, go into Settings > General > About > Apple Pencil to view the model number of your device. Once you have this information, you can go to and enter the serial number of the device to see if it is covered by an AppleCare plan or Apple’s limited warranty. Lastly, remember that any accessories purchased will only come with a one-year warranty, so it is important to keep your purchase receipt in case of any issues within that period.

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Sanjeev is the tech editor at DeviceMAG. He has a keen interest in all things technology, and loves to write about the latest developments in the industry. He has a passion for quality-focused journalism and believes in using technology to make people's lives better. He has worked in the tech industry for over 15 years, and has written for some of the biggest tech blogs in the world. Sanjeev is also an avid photographer and loves spending time with his family.