Getting started with your Aegir Smartpen

Here's everything you need to know to set-up and make the most of your new Aegir smartpen.

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Turn on

Aegir does not have a power button but straight out of the box, the smartpen is in powered OFF state. Power ON the smartpen by plugging on end of the of the included micro USB cable into the Aegir smartpen and the other end into a USB power source.

Pair with your device

Aegir will power ON with a beep and the smartpen LED indicator will turn into blinking blue (happens only the first time) indicating that the pen is ready to pair with your device via Bluetooth.

Now, when the Aegir smartpen is available in pairing mode with a blinking blue LED indicator,

Mobile or Tablet

1

Open the free Livescribe+ mobile app on your phone or tablet, the Livescribe+ App will automatically detect your Aegir smartpen

2
Pair and Accept Pairing request when prompted. Upon successful pairing, the smartpen will automatically connect with this new device with a beep and LED indicator on the pen will stay blue

Computer

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Open the free Livescribe+ Notes App on your computer > select Pen Manager tab on the top > Click on Search icon

2

Smartpen Discovery dialog box will identify and list all smartpens that are available for pairing and in range

3
Select the smartpen that you would like to connect to and click Pair. Upon successful pairing, the smartpen will automatically connect with this new device with a beep and LED indicator on the pen will stay blue.

Pro Tip: If your pen is not in pairing mode (blinking blue LED) or if you’ve missed initial pairing window, try additional methods to bring your Aegir into pairing mode again and then follow the steps above again.

Start writing

That's it! Unplug the micro USB cable and start writing with your smartpen on any Livescribe dot pattern printed notebook and watch your notes appear real-time on the Livescribe+ App


Connect to a different device

When you start writing with your Aegir smartpen on Livescribe notebooks, it automatically reconnects to the last device you used with them (provided the device Bluetooth is turned ON and is in range).

To connect your smartpen to a different device, follow these steps.

Mobile or Tablet

1
Open the free Livescribe+ mobile app on your phone or tablet.
2
Put the pen into ‘Pairing mode’ (blinking blue LED) by using one of the two available methods.
3
When the pen LED is blinking blue, the Livescribe+ App will automatically detect your Aegir smartpen
4
Pair and Accept Pairing request when prompted. Upon successful pairing, the smartpen will automatically connect with this new device with a beep and LED indicator on the pen will stay blue

Computer

1
Open the free Livescribe+ Notes App on your computer > Select Pen Manager tab on the top > Click on Search to open 'Smartpen Discovery' dialog box.
2
Put the pen into ‘Pairing mode’ (blinking blue LED) by using one of the two available methods.
3
When the pen LED is blinking blue, Smartpen Discovery dialog box will identify and list all smartpens that are in Bluetooth connection range.
4
Select the smartpen that you would like to connect to and click Pair. Upon successful pairing, the smartpen will automatically connect with this new device with a beep and LED indicator on the pen will stay blue., the smartpen will automatically connect with this new device with a beep and the LED indicator on the pen will stay blue


Charge

Plug your Aegir smartpen into a USB power source using the included micro USB cable. It would take a minimum 2 hours to fully charge your smartpen. Your smartpen provides up to 10 hours of writing time from a full charge, and up to 10 days of standby time.

When your smartpen is plugged in to the USB power source, the LED indicator light on the smartpen will indicate its status:

  • Pulsing Green: Charging
  • Steady Green: Fully Charged
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