Since its release, Samsung sold over 3 million units of their Galaxy Note 2 top-class device. Together with this huge number of sales, will come the problems with various features of the Note 2.

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For example, a lot of people have reported that their S Pen is randomly clicking on things, that the S pen is too sensitive or that it clicks without touching the screen. This can be very annoying if you want to scroll through a list and the S pen clicks on something or if you swipe through the screen the S pen simply jumps on another place.

S Pen problems seem to be very common and many have chosen to change their S pen with a new one.

How to Fix S pen problem?

  • Apparently there is a fix for this problem. The S pen can be too sensible, so you have to adjust its potentiometer. Yes, you heard that right.
  • Just pop the button cover off by simply using a razor blade or something really thin, the cover should pop immediately. Then, you have to use a small flat head screwdriver and turn the screw clockwise. This will adjust the S Pen sensitivity. If you want to make it more sensible, then you have to screw counterclockwise.
  • You should adjust it until it no longer has a problem. This fix has worked for a lot of people, so it should work as a general fix. If you still have problems with the S pen, then you should get in touch with the dealer that gave the phone to you and get the S pen switched because it is faulty.

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  • Allan

    I had the issue where it would write off screen, but a couple taps made it write correctly. It must have been the nib being stuck.

  • John burke

    Galaxy note 2 s pen does not work, but finger works fine. Can anyone identify software problem?

What's my model number?

There are several ways to locate your model number:

Option 1
On your device, go to Settings, then "About device" and scroll down to "Model number"
Option 2
Often times you can view the model number inside the device, by removing the battery
Option 3
Using Samsung's model/serial number location tool