Galaxy Note 10.1: Edge of Screen Affects S Pen AccuracySupport


  1. krunklenutz

    krunklenutz New Member

    Hey folks,

    So for starts, I purchased my galaxy tablet for use at school. I take notes, review presentations etc. I've been ignoring this really bothersome problem I've been having with writing notes with the s pen though. Near the edges of the screen the pen loses its accuracy drastically. I've seen alot of the suggestions for smacking it on a surface or adjusting the potentiometer on the pen,, so I'm wondering if anyone has had a similar problem and if those adjustments helped. If not , what does?

    Many thanks

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  2. ocnbrze

    ocnbrze DON'T PANIC!!!!!!!!! Moderator

    welcome to the forums!!!!!!!!

    i moved you to the note 10.1 forum.

    i'm sorry that you are having issues with your s-pen, hopefully folks here might be able to help you out.
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  3. streetkilln

    streetkilln Well-Known Member

    i have not noticed this till u pointed it out lol. on mine it isnt realy that bad . idk hw to fix it and dont think u can? id just go one with what ever ur doing or just stay away from the edges.
  4. jonrud

    jonrud Well-Known Member

    Hi what exactly happens? I dont have that problem.
  5. ScandaLeX

    ScandaLeX Wasn't Me Guide

  6. ScandaLeX

    ScandaLeX Wasn't Me Guide

    Some things you can try-
    Settings
    Developer options
    Uncheck everything in the "Drawing" section.


    Settings
    System section
    S-Pen (tap it)
    Make sure the dominant hand is correct.

    Other than these options and the fixes you posted, I don't know of anything else that may help other than a factory reset.
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  7. ChrisENote

    ChrisENote Active Member

    Sorry the title of my post was not clear, I just solved my poblem with help from this forum. Try removing the Note from the case if you have one as magnetic catches affect the touchscreen.
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  8. krunklenutz

    krunklenutz New Member

    I have it in a leather case.

    Thanks for the replies and assistance folks.
  9. krunklenutz

    krunklenutz New Member

    I now see what you were saying. Ill check that

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