Although Samsung Galaxy Note 5 has attracted many fans through the courtesy of its primary selling point – S Pen (the digital pen) these days, some note 5 owners realized that the S pen would gets stuck inside the holding bay when they put it in backwards. According to these note 5 users, the stuck or jammed S-Pen accidents happen when they place the S-Pen in the wrong way, or when their children play their phones and insert the S-Pen improperly.
If you unluckily encounter the Samsung Note 5 stuck or jammed S-Pen issue, you need to keep in mind that forcefully pulling it out could result in some worse situation, like the major functionality broken or detection feature broken. A guy posted his story to Reddit, mentioning that he just lost his $800 on the broken S-Pen detection sensor after yanking the stuck S Pen out.
The note 5 design is to be blame, and Samsung should create enough resistance to prevent the S-Pen from getting stuck in its holding area or avoid the possibility of inserting the S- Pen in the wrong way when put it in backward. However, Samsung just points out that it had noted in the Note 5’s user manual that the S-Pen should always be inserted with the pointy tip first. We know everyone would cherish their expensive new smartphones, but accidents always happen even you are very careful.
Stop putting the Note 5 S pen in the wrong way is the easiest way to avoid the Note 5 jammed S-pen problem. However, Note 5 customers complained that they know exactly it is dangerous to put the S Pen into Galaxy Note5 the wrong way round, but they would make the mistake when putting the Note 5 S-Pen back into the slot. The odds for human error are high!
Don’t panic. There is a way to fix the stuck or jammed S Pen problem in Galaxy Note 5. Through the courtesy of How2Tech and Highonandroid in YouTube channel, we can see that how easily to get your stuck Note5 S-Pen out with the help of a piece of paper or plastic film, which is inserted into the holding area to get the detection sensor out of the way and finally ease out the stuck pen without breaking the S-Pen detection sensor.
The First Potential Solution to Solve Stuck Note 5 S Pen Problem:
Nicole Arce in Tech Times states the four steps to ease out the stuck or jammed Note 5 S-Pen (Tutorial: How2Tech video)
Video: Samsung Galaxy Note 5 S pen fix for stuck S pen
The Second Potential Solutions to Fix the Note 5 Issue with Jammed S Pen
Max Lee states the following five steps in his website to ease out the stuck or jammed S-Pen in Galaxy Note 5. (Tutorial: Max Lee video)