Getting Started with your Wacom Intuos

It is easy to start creating with your new Wacom Intuos. Just follow the steps below.

Follow the steps below to setup
your Wacom Intuos pen tablet

Step 1

Plug the USB cable into your tablet
and computer.

Step 2

Download and install driver*


 *For Mac: installing the driver, require Security & Privacy settings.
Please visit here

*Not required for Chromebook

Step 3

Restart your computer (for Windows only, and not required for Mac and Chromebook) and follow the instructions to set up your Intuos and get your software*.

*To get your complimentary software you need to sign-in or create a Wacom ID and register your Intuos. Additional registration with software vendors might be required. Software compatibility depends on operating system.

chromebook and wacom intuos

Wacom Intuos* also works with Chromebook. Explore new ways of getting creative, with downloadable software and natural-feel precision pen.

Simple to setup and with natural pressure sensitivity, there’s nothing holding your creativity back. And to make sure you’re always able to get the most out of every project, downloadable creative and education software is available, too.

This product works with devices capable of running the latest version of ChromeOS and has been certified to meet Google's compatibility standards. Google is not responsible for the operation of this product or its compliance with safety requirements. Android, Chromebook, and the works with Chromebook badge are trademarks of Google LLC. Pen must be used with the tablet to function with ChromeOS. The Android robot is reproduced or modified from work created and shared by Google and used according to terms described in the Creative Commons 3.0 Attribution License.

*ExpressKeys™ support coming later in 2022.

Learn more

Plug-in and play. Connect your Wacom Intuos to a Chromebook device

Please check that your Chromebook is compatible. Wacom Intuos works with Chromebook capable of running the latest version of Chrome OS (Kernel 4.4 + required). Plug the USB cable* respectively into your pen tablet and Chromebook. There is no driver download and installation required. You’re all set to enjoy the advantages of the digital pen input on your Chromebook.

See list of Chromebook compatible devices

Watch video

*Some Chromebook devices require a USB-C adapter.

*To get your complimentary software you need to sign-in or create a Wacom ID and register your Intuos. Additional registration with software vendors might be required.

Register your Wacom Intuos

If you've already installed your Wacom Intuos, please follow these instructions to register your device.

Get your software later

If you've skipped the software download during set-up, just go to My Account, register your device, and download your software there.

How to pair your Wacom Intuos via Bluetooth® to your computer

Step 1

Unplug your tablet

Step 2

Open the Bluetooth settings/
preferences on your computer.

Step 3

Press the power (middle) button of
your Intuos and the LED will start
blinking blue.

Step 4

On your computer, select “Wacom Intuos”
and then “Pair”.

Connect your Wacom Intuos to your Android™ device

Step 1

Check to make sure your Android device (smartphone, tablet) is compatible

See list of compatible Android devices

Step 2

Install firmware update to your computer via Wacom Desktop Center

Wacom support

Step 3

Get 3rd party OTG adapter that is appropriate for your device to attach to Intuos cable

See list of recommended adapters

Create on your Wacom Intuos in Android mode

To enjoy optimal creative space on your Wacom Intuos (see blue marks in the graphic at the left), ensure it is in landscape orientation while your smartphone is in portrait orientation.

Videos to help you get started

Connect & download driver + Start using Zoom & Teams

Connect & download driver

For Windows

For Mac

For Chrome

Start using Zoom

For Windows

For Mac

For Chrome

Start using Teams

For Windows

For Mac

For Chrome

Bundled Education apps

Register & download

Start using apps

Wacom Desktop Center

Open Wacom Desktop Center* to:

Customize settings for ExpressKeys, Radial Menu, & Pen Switches
 Access user help
Download Driver/ Software/ Firmware updates
  View tutorials

*Available on Windows PC and Mac.

Recommendations and guidelines for cleaning your Wacom product

All Wacom products can be safely cleaned with 70 or 75 percent isopropyl alcohol (rubbing alcohol) when applied to a soft lint free cloth. Lightly wipe the moistened cloth on the hard, nonporous surfaces of your Wacom product, such as the display, or other exterior surfaces. Don't use bleach. Avoid getting moisture in any opening, and don't submerge your Wacom product in any cleaning agents. See below for additional tips or please contact your regional Wacom customer service team.

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Standard Nibs

5-pack of standard, replacement nibs that can be used with most Wacom pens.

Flex Nibs

This 5-pack of black, flex nibs gives you more “tooth” or friction on the tablet.

Felt Nibs

5-pack of white, felt replacement nibs.

Wacom Pen 4K

Experience both precision and control with a programmable pen featuring 4,096 levels of pressure sensitity and battery free EMR technology.

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