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The Latest Wacom Intuos Tablets Are Now Android Compatible

Wacom has announced that Intuos tablet users can now connect their tablets to Android smartphones - so you can record your ideas whenever creativity strikes.

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Wacom has announced that their Intuos CTL4100 and CTL 6100 models are now compatible with selected Android smartphones using Android OS 6.0 or later. 

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Connect your Wacom tablet to an Android device in 3 steps

 

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 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: 

 

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. 

Wacom say they are currently working on bringing compatibility to more Android smartphones. 

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