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Set up and use the stylus.




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The Motorola Moto G Stylus 5G comes with a stylus. You can use the stylus to interact with the device the same way you would use your finger.

In this tutorial, you will learn how to:

• Locate and use the stylus
• Edit stylus shortcuts
• Access & edit stylus settings
• Write a note when the screen is off
• Hand-writing to text recognition


Locate and use the stylus

The stylus is located at the bottom right side of the device. Push the stylus to click out of place, then pull out to use. When the screen is on and the stylus is removed, stylus shortcuts will appear. Select the desired option.

Note: If the stylus is already removed, you can select the Stylus icon to access stylus shortcuts. Write a note lets you quickly write a memo. Screenshot editor allows you to quickly capture and edit screenshots. GIF maker lets you capture a GIF and edit it with your stylus. Cinemagraph lets you create an animated image that can be shared.

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Edit stylus shortcuts

From the stylus shortcut screen, select the settings Settings icon. To remove a shortcut, select the Remove icon next to the desired shortcut. To add a shortcut, select the desired shortcut. Select the back arrow twice when finished.

Note: You can have up to 6 shortcuts. To rearrage shortcuts, select and drag the desired shortcut to the desired location. 

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Access & edit stylus settings

Swipe down from the Notification bar with two fingers, then select the settings Settings icon > scroll to and select Stylus > edit settings as desired.

Note: Alternately, select the Stylus iconsettings icon Settings icon > back arrow > edit settings as desired.

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Write a note when the screen is off

When the screen is off, remove the stylus from the bottom right side of the device. The Moto note screen will appear. Use the pen to write the desired memo. Select the Checkmark icon when finished. 

Note: Push the stylus on the bottom right corner of the device to click it out of place, then pull the pen out. Your notes will be saved to Moto Note. To access Moto Note, swipe up from the bottom of the screen to access the Apps tray > select the Moto folder > Moto Note app.

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Hand-writing to text recognition

In the memo note screen, select the Text tab. Then use the pen to hand-write a message. The message will automatically translate through text recognition.

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