Make a working touchscreen stylus for your phone or tablet in 3 steps!

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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:

Picture of You will need:
All you will need is a old cap of a pen, an old AAA battery, and some superglue or hot glue
JeffT72 months ago
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.
SreeDeviMS3 months ago


This is really cool! Do you know why it works? I never really understood styluses.
NXTHacker (author)  Penolopy Bulnick3 years ago
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:)

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!

That is crazy (to me) that it works like that. Thanks for letting me know :)
NXTHacker (author)  Penolopy Bulnick3 years ago
no problem:)
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 ..
aarnavbb691 year ago

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

NXTHacker (author) 3 years ago
Pls vote for me in the contests:)
jgeekw3 years ago
No fears of scratching ye olde tablet?
NXTHacker (author)  jgeekw3 years ago
nope, thats why i use the flat end, its smoooooooth:)