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How to use handwriting in text boxes with iPad and Apple Pencil

Handwrite Text Boxes using Scribble on iPad with Apple Pencil

You might use an Apple Pencil on iPad for jotting down notes, sketching your own drawings, or coloring in one of many relaxing adult coloring books. Yes, as an Apple Pencil user, you know you can do much more than just take notes on your iPad.

With iPadOS 14 and Scribble, you have even more features to help you do things with Apple Pencil. Here we’ll show you how to use handwriting in text boxes. This lets you continue using your Apple Pencil even if you want to veer away from your current activity for a quick Safari lookup or Maps search.