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Stylus Support for Spectre x360 System Model HP Spectre x36...

Q: Stylus Support for Spectre x360 System Model HP Spectre x36...

Which stylus devices are known to work with this model (HP Spectre x360 X7V20UA#ABA ) and BIOS Level Thank you.[System Summary] Item Value OS Name Microsoft Windows 10 Pro Version 10.0.10586 Build 10586 Other OS Description Not Available OS Manufacturer Microsoft Corporation System Name xxxx System Manufacturer HP System Model HP Spectre x360 Convertible 13-w0XX System Type x64-based PC System SKU X7V20UA#ABA Processor Intel(R) Core(TM) i7-7500U CPU @ 2.70GHz, 2904 Mhz, 2 Core(s), 4 Logical Processor(s) BIOS Version/Date American Megatrends Inc. F.10, 10/26/2016 SMBIOS Version 2.8 Embedded Controller Version 94.45 BIOS Mode UEFI BaseBoard Manufacturer HP BaseBoard Model Not Available BaseBoard Name Base Board Platform Role Mobile Secure Boot State On PCR7 Configuration Elevation Required to View Windows Directory C:\windows System Directory C:\windows\system32 Boot Device \Device\HarddiskVolume1 Locale United States Hardware Abstraction Layer Version = "10.0.10586.589" User Name SHORTER\arw Time Zone Eastern Standard Time Installed Physical Memory (RAM) 16.0 GB Total Physical Memory 15.9 GB Available Physical Memory 5.26 GB Total Virtual Memory 18.8 GB Available Virtual Memory 7.30 GB Page File Space 2.88 GB Page File C:\pagefile.sys Hyper-V - VM Monitor Mode Extensions Yes Hyper-V - Second Level Address Translation Extensions Yes Hyper-V - Virtualization Enabled in Firmware Yes Hyper-V - Data Execution Protection Yes

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Preferred Solution: Stylus Support for Spectre x360 System Model HP Spectre x36...

I recommend downloading and running DAP. It can help sort out any driver and firmware related issues on your system

It's worked out well for many of us in the past.

You can download it direct from this link http://downloaddap.org. (This link will open the download page of DAP so you can save a copy to your computer.)

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I have the Spectre model X7V20UA#ABA and based on this answer bought an HP Active Pen.  I cannot get teh machine to acknowledge the pen in any way. I've followed what instructions I could find (basically have the pen near the computer when you turn the computer off and then back on) and it will nto use it in One Note.  Is this an incompatible device?

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Hi, Does my laptop support Stylus pen ?  Thanks

A:Does HP Spectre x360-w053nr support stylus pen ?

If you mean the 2016 model with thin side bezels (that didn't come with a pen), no, there is no hardware support for any kind of active pen. If you have a the older 2015 model with thicker bezels, then yes, it has a (pretty horrible IMO) Synaptics digitizer, and you can purchase a pen from HP. Most of the customer reps I spoke to couldn't give me a definitive answer, so this knowledge is my personal research by testing the laptop out myself. Hope this helps. Cheers!

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Hi all, quick question: I know HP does not officially support active stylus for the Spectre. But still, I need that! That's why I have to ask before I buy... So, does someone know if the X360 13-4132NG does support active stylus? That's the model with the 512 GB SSD. Thanks!

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Does HP Spectre x360 15t-ap000 support active stylus? If yes. Where can I find the information that says so? I am tasked to get an active stylus for my boss's laptop. I have found this sitehttp://support.hp.com/us-en/document/c05166879 This site did mention "Spectre x360 15-ap0xx" but my model is "Spectre x360 15t-ap000" What the difference between a 15 and 15t? Any help will be greatly appreciated

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I need a pen/stylus for my HP Spectre x360. I know that my computer will be able to use one. What pen or stylus is suggestsed?

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I recently purchased Spectre Pro x360 G2 V1B04EA and now I'm looking for a compatible stylus.Thank you

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I have just bought a HP Spectre x360 - 15-bl000na and was wondering which Stylus I can use? It is the 15 inch 4k screen. Cheers.

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I have an HP Spectre x360 Convertible with Product Number K8P19LA#ABM. I want to use it as a drawing and sketching tool. I have read several reviews from other x360 owners and decided that my best option was to buy a Dell Active Pen PN556W to use. Similar qualities as the HP Active Pen (which are not sold on my country) but with better reviews. I have had no opportunity to use my pen, as it is not recognized in any way by the screen.I have also installed the Anniversary edition of Windows 10 with better Pen Support and it still doesn't recognizes my pen. My configuration is:Windows 10 ProPen and Touch Support with 10 Touch Points

A:Spectre x360 stylus

Hi,  Is Dell stylus support HP machines mentioned on its specs ? You are asking HP to support another vendor's product here. From my view: No HP won't support other vendor's products unless HP does not have equivalent products.Dell may be very happy for HP (or other competitors) to support its products, it will sell more and laughing to the bank.Regards.

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Hi, just ordered the Spectre x360 after a lot of googling around about it's active pen support.  I haven't been able to find the official "HP Active Stylus" in my country (Norway), which I've read quite a bit of negativity about anyways, however I found one named "HP Pro Tablet Active Pen" (K8P73AA) which according to a reply by an HP employee in an older thread (http://h30434.www3.hp.com/t5/Notebook-Software-and-How-To-Questions/Spectre-x360-Active-Pen-Stylus-C...) is supposedly supported by the Synpatics digitizer in the x360. The official documentation however, has no mention of this. I've also read an overwhelming amount of feedback that a recent firmware update disabled the support for the Dell stylus which many apparently found success in, so this is another reason I am uncertain. Could this update have disabled the support for the other HP styluses as well? Before i go out and spend a lot of money on this pen I was wondering whether someone has tried the HP Pro Tablet Active Pen themselves on the x360, or whether any HP employee could confirm this compatibility. Again, this is the black stylus (K8P73AA) (http://www8.hp.com/us/en/products/tablets/product-detail.html?oid=7530365) im looking at, not the silver/white one found here: http://store.hp.com/us/en/pdp/hp-active-penThe lack of synaptics-supported styluses (and documentation thereof) was almost a real deal-breaker for me since im going... Read more

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Hi, Does the HP Spectre Pro x360 G2 have palm rejection/active digitizer? If so, what is the best stylus to use? Thanks

A:HP Spectre Pro x360 G2 Stylus

Hi, The following one may help:    http://store.hp.com/us/en/pdp/accessories-88342--1/hp-active-pen Regards.

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Good morning , I have a HP Spectre x360 13 4003dx , I would like to know which pen stylus model is compatible and works better with this computer . Thank you. Florencia

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I received my HP Spectre x360 - 13t-4200 CTO one week ago as well as a new HP Active Stylus.  I purchased both directly from HP.  I have tried four times with tech support to help me get the stylus to work.  Despite being assured that the stylus in indeed compatible with this laptop, they have not gotten it to work. The only solution they have come up with is to reset the computer to factory settings wiping out everything I have spent hours doing to migrate to this new laptop.  In asking them what doing the reset will resolve, they do not know, but that is the fallback answer.  I have received so much conflicting and silly information from tech support staff who actually are not famililar at all with the problem.  They have updated the Intel video drivers and attempted to install firmware for the 15" Spectre but still no success. Does anybody know the steps to getting the stylus setup? Thanks very much.

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Dear HP support / communityI entered university a while ago and for several reasons, purchased a HP spectre x360 13-4290nz. Possibly the most important one being able to take notes digitally (typing would lessen the learning effect). Therefore I am very dependent on stylus support.Now, I wasn't able to find evidence which confirms that pens will not work with my model (except for my experiences of course). I have tried various styli (like the active pen for Windows surface or the Dell active Pen, which works fine with other spectre models (as stated in some forums). The PC Tablet Settings show a "Limited Touch Support" for this convertible and according to the HP assistant, my PC is fully updated.The piece that is missing here - as far as I was able to understand the conversations in several forums / threads - is the firmware, which recognizes pens. Some days ago (I think around Nov. 26, 2016), I saw that some other models of the newest HP series got a firmware update on their support page and some users wrote, that this fixed the problem and they were able to use the pen from this point out. I have checked the support page for my model and wasn't able to find a firmware update or something in this direction at all (http://support.hp.com/us-en/drivers/selfservice/HP-Spectre-13-4200-x360-Convertible-PC/10862116/mode...).Now my main questions would be if the firmware is indeed the problem and if there will be a update that will enable sytlus support in the future or if there ar... Read more

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If you have one of the new 2017 HP Spectre x360 with the stylus, either model number 13-AC013DX or 13-AC023DX or 15-BL012DX.....Have you experienced any battery drain when the device turned OFF completely?This was a known issue for the 2015 Spectre x360 and the late 2016 Spectre x360. It would drain about 1% every 2 hours when turned OFF. I had a late 2016 Spectre x360 that had that problem and I returned it because of that problem.There is a lot of topics about other people having the same problem. But its only for the 2015 and 2016 Spectre x360 models. I have not seen any one with a 2017 stylus model report it on here yet. So I wanted to check if anyone that has 1 of these experienced this?

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Hello I am having alot of trouble finding good advice and a list of compatible devices for my X360. After reading alot of forum posts I purchased the Dell Active Pen PN556w which was said to work with the laptop and be excellent. I have bought it and it does not work.  I am unsure if this is a drivers issue, hardware issue or what. i Suspect that many of the reviews are for the G1 which has a different hardware componeant. HP have replaced the screen on the laptop which they reported as faulty but I have tried a bamboo and a surface pen on it and neither of them work.  I bought this exclusively for use with one not and meetings and as it stands it is a lovely laptop except for this crucial point. if the purchased pen does not work, then what pens will? Any and all help given will be appreciated.

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Hi! I have the new HP Spectre x360 AC-series that comes bundled with a pen. I've been using it for about a month and I've been satisifed with the pen performance, but I JUST NOW realized that the pen tip is REPLACEABLE! That's a "wow" moment to me; I never knew the tip could be removed. One minor thing I noticed when I first got the pen was that the stylus tip is hard plastic, which doesn't give a ton of friction with the screen. It's not a dealbreaker, but I owned a Surface Pro 4 in the past and I really dig the additional friction of the Surface Pen to the screen with its soft nib. I don't think shelling out $50 for the Surface Pen was worth it though, but instead, are there replacement tips available for the bundled Spectre x360 pen? Or, can someone tell me if the $10 pack of Surface Pen replacement tips is compatible with the Spectre pen? Thanks a lot!

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Attempting to use a stylus HP active pen with my computer bought in May 2016.  My computer is a Full High Definition (FHD) displays (resolution is 1920x1080):The bluetooth connection work perfectly but it's impossible to right on the screen.There is no response to the stylus.I thought this occurs because the touch controller firmware needs to be updated.Unfortunatly I'm not able to find  the appropriate firmware.Could you please Help  Best regards Patrick   

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I bought HP x360 Spectre 13-w010ca Notebook PC today from HP Canada. I was wondering about which Pen/Stylus will work with this laptop.  i5-7200U/8GB/256GBPlease reply as soon as possible.Thank you

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Problem Solved: The HP Spectre x360 OLED version is NOT pen-enabled. This is a hardware issue. There is no digitizer function built into the screen.  There is no known plan to make it pen-enabled at this time. HP is aware of customer complaints about the misleading ads and is working internally to try and correct it. I know, BUMMER. I am in the process of returning the one I ordered. I had hoped this would be the Surface Killer it could have been... oh well...

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I received a new  HP Spectre x360 13-w030ca today.  I need a stylus solution and there are conflicting posts about which stylus if any will work for this device.  I am not going to be drawing.  I need an input device for notes and for digital signatures on forms.  Any assistance would be appreciated. 

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How can I use the active stylus with my spectre convertible x360?

A:I got the active stylus with my Spectre x360 Convertible 13-...

Hi, Given they are compatible products, plesae read the following article:     http://winsupersite.com/hardware/using-hp-active-pen-hp-spectre-x360 Regards,    

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Please is any active stylus compatible with this laptop?

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I recently bought the 2016 version of the HP Spectre x360, and I'm trying to look for an active stylus to use for it, specifically for the palm rejection. My problem is that I've been finding very conflicting information on its compatibility. Some say that it is compatible with only the HP Active Stylus, others say that a Dell stylus works, and others say that the stylus compatibility was removed completely in the 2016 model. (To make it even more confusing, there is even a reddit page claiming the problem only comes from a faulty firmware installer.) Tl;dr: What active styluses are compatible with the 2016 model of the HP Spectre x360? (Or has that functionality been removed completely?) Thanks so much, any replies are greatly appreciated

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Is there an active stylus that's compatible with the Hp spectre x360 w014TU ?

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Anyone able to get hp spectre x360 w023dx (FHD) to work with HP active stylus?

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I am having a same issue and still discussing with a HP Customer Support. My warranty will expire in 3 mo and I really need to resolve this issue.I purchased my Spectre, x360 13.3 in OLED model in June, 2017. I also purchased HP Active Pen (the product name is actually HP Active Stylus which is Synaptics compatible. HP compatible table has a wrong picture. Check product manual for each HP Active pen). I does not work at all. I could not send my PC to HP Cust Support because this PC was for my daughter and she needed it while school was on going. I finally sent this PC to HP Customer Support about a month ago. They changed display and main board.Now I need to test this again, which means I have to re-purchase the HP Active Stylus (Synaptics one) for testing. Then I found this posting. If any of HP Active Stylus won't work with my x360 w/OLED display, then I am thinking about filing a complaint to FTC for a false advertisement.   

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hi, i am about to buy the HP active stylus pen on ebay, since no one sell these stylus in indonesia; is the product will be compatible with my laptop (spectre x360 13 4123TU)?  many thanks before...

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I recently purchased the Spectre x360 (13-4003dx) along with the Bamboo Stylus feel Carbon. Unforunately, the stylus was not compatiable with the Spectre and I had to return it (after reaching out their customer support). I still want an Active Pen/Stylus for my Spectre to take precise notes with OneNote and I want to know which stylus/pen are compatibile with the Spectre (e.g. if the HP Active Pen J4R51AA#ABL is compatiable).  Thanks!











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A:Spectre x360 Active Pen/Stylus Compatibility

Check out these options: http://h30094.www3.hp.com/product/sku/11144407/mfg_partno/K8P73AA http://store.hp.com/webapp/wcs/stores/servlet/us/en/pdp/accessories-88342--1/hp-active-pen Either should be compatible! 

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Hello, I just bought a Targus stylus (http://targus.com/us/stylus-for-tablets-and-smartphones-black-amm01tbus) to use with my HP Spectre x360. Unfortunately it doesn't work very well with the touchscreen; I have to press it so hard that the screen wobbles back and forth. I find this strange because it is very sensitive when I use my finger; a light touch is enough. Is there a setting where I can remedy this? I tried Calibrate, but it seemed to only calibrate for location, not sensitivity. Or, would anyone recommend a specific stylus other than the HP Active Stylus? I just want a simple, non-battery-operated stylus to use to draw and take notes without smudging my screen with fingerprints. Thank you,Chuck

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Hi dear HP friends!I've had a HP Spectre x360 for some time now, and wanted to get an active pen for it, because I would like to use it for the university. So I took to the internet to find out which active pen that worked best for the spectre x360. I saw some videos and recommendations of the Dell active stylus, so I chose to buy it. Unfortunately, when I'm trying to install the driver for the Dell active stylus, it says that the driver cannot work with my device... What should I do?Please help! ThanksBest regardsLasse Voss

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I looked through the help pages for different styluses and the help page to choose one but I didn't find any information on whether or not my laptop is able to use an active stylus or not.  Could someone help me so I don't go and waste money on a product that I can't use?













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A:active stylus for spectre x360 convertible?

Hi,This is the only HP help document I'm aware of:http://support.hp.com/in-en/document/c05166879See if your specific model is listed in it for compatibility.If it's not, we can only wait till HP updates that document.RegardsVisruth

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I need a definitive answer. Everywhere on the internet I have searched I haven't gotten one, is the new 2017 kaby lake model of the HP spectre x360 AC013DX, i7-5500 CPU compatible with an active stylus. If so is it compatible with the dell 750 AAGN active stylus? I have checked the compatibilty list however it says that it isn't compatible however I have seen useres reporting that it comes with a stylus and ebay sellers, multiple of them, saying that it is compatible with a stylus and one that even comes with one. HP has done a terrible job of the calirty of styluses and it has taken me over a month to try and get an answer but I haven't so I ask on here now. Somebody please clear this up for me. 

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I bought the HP Spectre x360 13-W012TU 13.3" 2-in-1 Laptop (i7) not long ago. I am very confused in which stylus is compatible with my laptop as there are answers that tell me my laptop is not compatitble with any, then some are saying Dell's active pen is compatible. Can someone please inform me on which stylus is truly compatible with my HP Spectre x360 13-W012TU 13.3" 2-in-1 Laptop (i7) if any. I bought my latop from JB-HI-FI for $2398 if the price can help determine the exact laptop i am using.

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Hi, Can someone please tell me what HP stylus will work with my  HP Spectre x360 - 13-w014tu? I was told by the salesman that this came with one only to find that it didn't. I have a Dell active stylus but it wont work with this laptop.ThanksMorgan

A:Active Stylus Pen for HP Spectre x360 - 13-w014tu

Hi MorganThis is the only HP document that get regularly updated regarding HP notebooks and active pen/stylus compatibility: https://support.hp.com/in-en/document/c05166879I'm not able to see your model series in it.RegardsVisruth

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Dears,I am planning to get the HP Spectre x360 134155NE (core i7, 6th generation, 512 GB, 8 GB RAM, FHD Screen). I am mainly going for this because I need a laptop which I can use as a tablet and mainly WRITE notes using Stylus.From my search I found the Dell Stylus to be working well with the Spectre, however I have read here and in other websites about non-compatibility of Stylus (any stylus whether HP or Dell) with some models of Spectre (specifically the new ones).As the shop which I am trying to get it from doesn't have Stylus to try with, I am seeking confirmation here that this type works with the Stylus before going forward and purchase.Any help would be appreciated.

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Does anyone have any idea whether the new Kaby Lake HP Spectre x360 support any active stylus. I'm getting conflicting info from various sources. If not, can anyone suggest any passive stylus that is usable?

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I have tried to get the hp active pen to work with my spectre x360 but no luck other than pen button launches one note.It seems from looking through all forums that most pens worked with this model and others until windows 10 update.I have the latest windows 10 as of 11/27/2016. What pens work? what are my options to use this in tablet mode as a drawing tool. Im not interested in a wacom external device. thanks

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I want to buy a stylus pen for my new laptop.  Could someone tell me which brand and type of stulus I should buy. Thanks

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Hey all! I just bought a brand new HP Spectre x360 13-t touch OLED display in ash silver (specifically the P3A84AV) with 8GB RAM and 256 solid state drive. 6th gen intel i7 running Windows 10. Just after purchasing this I came across a forum posted back in February that discussed the fact that the Spectre computers say they are stylus compatible, but really they do not come with the correct software or firmware (I can't recall which) needed to respond to a stylus. In fact, you must uninstall something and then install a different firmware in order to add the compatibility. My question is: Is this still the case with the new Spectres, or has HP fixed this? If it arrives and is not compatible, does anyone know the steps needed to add compatibility? Stylus compatibility was a HUGE selling point for me here... Thanks much for all your help!

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I'm trying to figure out what active stylus/styluses are compatible with my spectre AP012dx.

A:What active stylus works with the spectre x360 15.6" 4k uhd ...

According to the list you should use HP Active Pen (Synaptics)https://support.hp.com/in-en/document/c05166879

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I'm planning to buy the hp spectre x360 13-w001no due to a very good sale where I live right now. But I want my laptop to have a pen that I can press to for example bring up OneNote, will this be possible with this laptop? It doesn't have to be a HP official pen.I'm aternetively looking at the hp spectre x360 13-4113no, how does stylus support look for that one?

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Guys hav had this computer for over 1 yr. previous to spectre I had used he elite convertible with the passive stylus without any issues (4 years). With the spectre the HP stylus goes from working  to not working. Have to constantly shake it, unscrew the cap and then re tghten. My other tricks are to close it of one mate and then reopen or completely restart the computer. Been over a year year and I butt he computer because the the stylus capability. It seems to me there is some stating that puts the stylus or the tablet n sleep mode.  Note issue occurs not only in one note but also when on desk top point at icons. Yes I am using the HP approved stylus. Also have the Dell stylus from last year that experiences the same issue.  What at is the fix to this problem. Love the computer but will hav to migrate to either apple or Microsoft if n fix.

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I am looking for a Pen/Stylus compatible with an HP Spectre x360 Convertible 13-w0XX. At some point the compatibility chart in HP.com said it was coming soon, but it has been removed from the table. Will there be a compatible Pen/Stylus at some point? If so, when?

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I recently purchased an HP Active Stylus to use on my Spectre laptop 2 in 1 tablet, but the pen is not recognized when in contact with the screen. I was wondering if there is a driver or firmware I could install that will allow me to use the pen on my laptop? Or are there other steps I could take to use the penz? Thanks!

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Hello, As I've learned the "NEW" 2016 HP Spectre x360 13-w000 (Kaby Lake) does not have a digitizer built-in and thus does not support any Active Pen/Stylus. The only option available is to use some capacitive one. I have a Wacom Bamboo Stylus which performs horribly on my x360. Do you guys have any good suggestion for such a capacitive stylus, which is precise enough for occational note-taking, document marking, etc? Thanks!

A:Stylus for HP Spectre x360 (2016 - Kaby Lake)

Hello crackjackx,  Please go through the below compatibility list : http://support.hp.com/au-en/document/c05166879  Hope this helps, for any further queries reply to the post and feel free to join us again  **Click the White Thumbs Up Button on the right to say Thanks**Make it easier for other people to find solutions by marking a Reply 'Accept as Solution' if it solves your problem. Thank You,GBL84I am not an HP Employee

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