How To Configure Wacom Tablet and Pen


Go to your Wacom tablet properties:

  1. Install any factory updates
  2. Once done, Go to Mapping and 
  3. Choose Monitor 1 or Monitor 2 under Screen Area
  4. Disable Windows Ink

Using your device in Pen mode

In “ Pen” mode, you use the pen like a regular pen, and you interact with the device as if it is your paper. Each point on the device maps absolutely to a specific point on your monitor, and the cursor jumps to the corresponding point on your monitor when you place your pen on the device.

Customize your pen functions

  1. Open Wacom Tablet Properties.
  2. If there is a Tool row, select your pen.
  3. Select the Pen tab.
  4. For each of the pen buttons, select the setting you want from the drop-down menu next to the pen.
  5. For the pen tip, double- click the pen tip in the image to display a drop-down menu.


Wacom pen doesn’t work on White and Blackboards

Attempts to write with Wacom pen on Whiteboard or Blackboard in Virtual Classroom May fail if the "Use Windows Ink" is enabled in Wacom Settings. 

Disable "Use Windows Ink" in Wacom Properties Settings:

  1. Type "Wacom" in the Search bar, next to the "Start" button on the bottom left corner of your screen. 
  2. Find the "Wacom Tablet Properties" App from the results and open it. 
  3. Go to the "Mapping" Tab from the Menu and Uncheck the "Use Windows Ink".

Update the Wacom Driver

Updated drivers are available on the Wacom Desktop Center and at the Wacom drivers page periodically. Check-in and update regularly so that your device has the latest features and functionality.

  • From the Wacom Desktop Center, select Updates, and then click the update to install it.
  • If the Wacom Desktop Center is not available for your device, Install driver for Wacom from here:

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