How-To: Setup your Wacom for Android Device

How-To: Setup your Wacom for Android Device

You can now create with your Wacom Intuos and One Wacom whenever and wherever using your Android Smart Device.

Wacom Intuos for Android

 

Here are 3 Steps for Connecting your Wacom Intuos tablet to an Android Device. 

Step 1: Check to make sure your Android device (smartphone, tablet) is compatible.

Available devices:

  • Asus Zenfone 3 / Type-C
  • Asus Zenfone 4 / Type-C
  • Asus Zenpad / Type-C
  • Asus Zenpad 3 8″ / Type-C
  • Caterpillar CAT S60 / Type-C
  • Google Pixel 3 / Type-C
  • Huawei Honor 8X / microUSB
  • Huawei P10 / Type-C
  • Huawei P20 / Type-C
  • Huawei P30 / Type-C
  • Huawei MediaPad M5 Lite / microUSB
  • Huawei Mate 10 Pro / Type-C
  • Huawei Mate 20 Pro UD / Type-C
  • Huawei Nova 4 / Type-C
  • LG G6 / Type-C
  • LG Nexus 5X / Type-C
  • NEC LAVIE / Type-C
  • Nokia 7 Plus / Type-C
  • Nokia 8.1 / Type-C
  • Nokia 9 Pure View / Type-C
  • Oneplus Oneplus 6 / Type-C
  • Oppo Oppo A5 / Type-C / microUSB*
  • Samsung Galaxy Note 10 / Type-C**
  • Samsung Galaxy Note 10+ / Type-C**
  • Samsung Galaxy Note 8 / Type-C**
  • Samsung Galaxy Note 9 / Type-C**
  • Samsung Galaxy Tab S3 / Type-C
  • Samsung Galaxy Tab S4 / Type-C
  • Samsung Galaxy S10+ / Type-C
  • SHARP Aquos Sense plus / Type-C
  • Sony Xperia X / microUSB*
  • Sony Xperia XZ2 / Type-C*
  • Vivo Y93 / microUSB*
  • Xiaomi Mi 6 / Type-C
  • Xiaomi Mi9T Pro / Type-C
  • Xiaomi Redmi Note 7 / Type-C
  • Xiaomi 5X / Type-C

* USB Connectivity must be changed within your Android settings
** Cursor changes to a Dot

Step 2: Find a compatible USB OTG connector

In order to connect your Wacom Intuos with your Android device, you need a special adapter called a USB OTG connector. Here is a list of approved connectors you can purchase at an online retailer:

  • CableCreation CC0018 / Type-C
  • Rampow USB C to USB3.1 / Type-C
  • StarTech UUSBOTGW / microUSB
  • Ugreen10822 / microUSB
  • Nonda MI22SGRN / Type-C
  • Basesailor B07449RJV8 / Type-C

Step 3: Upgrade the Firmware on your device

Connect your pen tablet to your computer and update your firmware on your Wacom Intuos through your Wacom Desktop Center software.

We recommended the following Android creative programs to use with Wacom Intuos pen tablets:

  • AutoDesk Sketchbook
  • ibisPaint
  • MediBang Paint
  • Bamboo Paper

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Wacom One for Android

 

Here are 3 Steps for Connecting your Wacom One to an Android Device. 

Step 1: Check to make sure your Android device (smartphone, tablet) is compatible.

Available devices:

  • Huawei, Mate 20 Pro
  • Samsung, Galaxy S8 * / **
  • Samsung, Galaxy S10+ * / **
  • Samsung, Galaxy Note 9 * / **
  • Samsung, Galaxy Note 8 * / **
  • Samsung, Galaxy Note 10+ * / **
  • Samsung, Galaxy Note 10 * / **
  • Huawei, P30
  • Huawei, P20 Pro
  • Huawei, Mate 30 Pro

* Select device does not support Autodesk Sketchbook version 5.1.5
** Force full screen required for Bamboo Paper and MediBang paint

Step 2: Find a compatible Android adaptor

In order to connect your Wacom One with your Android device, you need a special adapter. Here is a list of approved connectors you can purchase at an online retailer:

  • ARKTEK, atk-ctominidp-2-au
  • Baseus, CAHUB-AT01
  • Huawei, MateDock
  • Huawei, MateDock 2
  • iTeknic, IK-UC002
  • Samsung, DeX Pad/ EE-M5100
  • Samsung, DeX Station/ EE-MG950
  • Sanwa supply, AD-ALCMHD01
  • Ugren, 70411

Step 3: Upgrade the Firmware on your device

Connect your pen tablet to your computer and update your firmware on your Wacom Intuos through your Wacom Desktop Center software.

We recommended the following Android creative programs to use with Wacom Intuos pen tablets:

  • ibisPaint
  • MediBang paint
  • Bamboo Paper
  • Adobe Sketch
  • Infinite Painter
  • Concepts
  • Autodesk SketchBook
  • Adobe Premiere Rush
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