Introduction: Make a Working Touchscreen Stylus for Your Phone or Tablet in 3 Steps!

Do you use your phone or tablet a lot?
Does your fingers hurt after a few hours?
Or do you just want to use a stylus to doodle on your tablet?
Remember the fuss about foam and tin foil to just make a stylus?
Here is the solution!
You can make this from old stuff you find from around the house or office, and its so easy to make!.
Just an old pen cap and a small out of juice AAA battery is enough!
This will work for capacitive or resistive touchscreens!
And yes it works!
Believe it or not!

Step 1: You Will Need:

All you will need is a old cap of a pen, an old AAA battery, and some superglue or hot glue

Step 2: Step 1

Glue the rim of the cap

Step 3: Step 2

Glue on the battery to the rim of the cap, make sure the flat end of the battery is on the outside.

Step 4: Using Your Stylus

When using your stylus, make sure your fingers are touching the sides of the battery

Step 5: Tips

You can clip your stylus onto your belt, phone or tablet....or your pocket!
easy!

Comments

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Penolopy+Bulnick made it!(author)2012-08-07

This is really cool! Do you know why it works? I never really understood styluses.

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NXTHacker made it!(author)2012-08-07

Its because batteries acts like a extended finger. the electric charges from your hand goes into the battery and creates an electric current.
The tablet or phone will sense that and therefore thinks that its a finger:)

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ChinmayPatel007 made it!(author)2015-02-20

sorry, but dat dsnt seem to be the reason. i dont kno the actual reason , but i hav RnDed. and i found that, the screen responded to any and every shiny object.. also, i would really like to talk to u about the matter,! contact me if u read the comment!

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AchalB1 made it!(author)2016-01-05

NO, I think what NXTHacker told is correct.

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Penolopy+Bulnick made it!(author)2012-08-07

That is crazy (to me) that it works like that. Thanks for letting me know :)

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NXTHacker made it!(author)2012-08-07

no problem:)

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You+Are+Noob made it!(author)2015-12-01

Can we use magnet?

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NXTHacker made it!(author)2015-11-18

Sorry guys, video is down :P

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NXTHacker made it!(author)2015-11-18

Sorry guys, video is down :P

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eliitrick made it!(author)2015-11-14

Thank you

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NXTHacker made it!(author)2015-11-18

Np

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JeffT7 made it!(author)2015-06-08

Dear NXTHacker, if you are reading this, I was wanting to ask, are you allowed to use an un-used AAA Battery?? I would also appreciate it if you responded back to this comment. Thank you.

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SreeDeviMS made it!(author)2015-05-12

SEEMS TOO EASY AND UNBELIEVEABLE

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tessier.jenifer made it!(author)2014-10-20

Yeah , this doesn't work at all... I don't know what your doing to make it look like it works in the video but I have a Motorola smart a phone and it doesn't work at all ..

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aarnavbb69 made it!(author)2014-08-15

Thank you, now I can just draw better and that's was quite easy to make...

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NXTHacker made it!(author)2012-08-07

Pls vote for me in the contests:)

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jgeekw made it!(author)2012-08-07

No fears of scratching ye olde tablet?

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NXTHacker made it!(author)2012-08-07

nope, thats why i use the flat end, its smoooooooth:)

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