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Does the USB Type-C port on the Ideapad 720s (13-inch) support HDMI Alt Mode?

Q: Does the USB Type-C port on the Ideapad 720s (13-inch) support HDMI Alt Mode?

Hello, I recently ordered an Ideapad 720s (13-inch). Lenovo web site mentions "*Connecting to a display requires a USB-C to HDMI or DisplayPort cable, depending on display interface." I was wondering I should buy a USB-HDMI cable or an adapter to connect this laptop to an external display. Does anyone know whether the Ideapad 720s (13-inch) model supports native HDMI through a USB port, namely the HDMI Alt Mode for USB Type-C? (as specified in https://www.hdmi.org/manufacturer/HDMIAltModeUSBTypeC.aspx) Regards,Franky

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Does my USB type C port support HDMI? My monitor works when I plug direct into the HDMI plug on my laptop. But when I plug my multi-adapter JCA374 hub into the USB type 3 port, it seems to only support ethernet and USB. No HDMI signal comes out of the adaptor.Thanks,Ken

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I recently bought an IP 520 i7 7 gen 15.6" machine. It comes with a type c port. I want to know if I can plug in a type c to vga adapter and use another monitor on my laptop. I bought an adapter from Amazon and I tried plugging it into the c socket but that does not work. However, when I tried the same adapter on my sister's Mac , it works just fine. Now my question is, Is the c port just for charging and does not have I/o pins , or my USB c is damaged ?

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Hi,I bought new Ideapad 520s-14ikb. it has usb Type-C 3.1 port.I have a question: what can i do with this port? does it work like charger?thanks for answers

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The on page 7 of the user's guide that came with my new laptop it says that my Ideapad 320-15ABR, "supports USB 3.1 (Gen1, Output 5V ds, 0.9A DC)".  I purchased a SanDisk Ultra Type-C 3.1 flash drive.  However, when I tested the drive it did not perform any better than a Type-A 3.0.  The attached photo shows the results of benchmark tests on both drives.ATTO Disk Benchmark results I also did some crude tests by moving large files to both drives and clocking the time it took to transfer the file.  Transfer time to and from both drives was about equal. I called Lenovo Technial Support and spoke with John.  I gave him this information and, after a minute or so, he told me that my laptop did not have USB 3.1 and that the documentation was wrong. I find this hard to believe.  So my question is does the Lenovo Ideapad 320-15ABR support USB 3.1? Thanks in advance for any replies. 

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Im new to USB C port and mini hdmi. I need to connect 2 monitors with extended wiew. Any ideas?Its an ideapad 720s.  

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Hi, I have a Lenovo U31-70 Type 80M5 with an Nvidia 920m GPU and I would like to connect my laptop to an external display with resolution of 1440p. I know that the GPU can handle that resolution but I need to know which version of the HDMI port does this computer have to see if it's fully compatible with the monitor. Thank you very much.

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Does the USB Type-C ports on the Thinkpad P70 support powering the computer? I have this Kensington SD4600P USB-C? Universal Dock with Power support but it doesn't power the computer or charge the battery.

A:Thinkpad P70 - Does the USB Type-C port support po...

The port supplies power to devices.  Not the other way.  USB has 5V.  You need 20V.

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The instruction manual says "Supports USB 3.1 Type-C, Gen 1 with transfer speeds up to 5 Gb/s" but I can't find any information on whether this supports video or not.

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Full info: http://www.cablestogo.com/tech/usb-3-1Basic Answer: Most Likely.




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Hello, Is it possible to change the hdmi port? I think the current one is hdmi 1.4 and I want to be able to use 4k resolution at 60hz which requires hdmi 2.0.1.4 hdmi can support 4k at only 30hz which is pretty laggy. Thanks.

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I was trying to connect (through HDMI) my Ideapad Flex 15 to Onkyo Receiver to enjoy music on onkyo receiver using Dolby advanced audio. Noticed while playing the music on laptop and onkyo connected using HDMI, music is not passed through dolby.  So wondering if Dolby advanced  audio on laptop supports HDMI output? as it would be great to play movies with dolby on laptop and connect to onkyo receiver for dolby sound effects on external onkyo surround speakers.

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I recently got myself an ideapad 720s. It seams I have some distortion on some symbols or in text in programs. It had happen even with the mouse cursor. Anyone knows if it is "normal"? Or anyone had experienced this siuation? Thanks

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Hello,I'm thinking about buying this laptop and trying to verify that it supports USB-C DP Alt Mode so I can connect multiple (2) monitors using a USB-C dock. Thank you for you reply.

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Hello all, New to the forum. Just got my new IdeaPad and USB-C dock. Only issue I'm having is getting the power button on the dock to power up the closed laptop. Any ideas? Thanks, Scott

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Hi guys.So i bought an Lenovo ideapad 720s about a month ago, and since i got it i have been realy bothered by the fact that it is not leveled. It seems like the bottom left corner and the top right is higer then the two other corners. So everytime i lay my hand down to type i can clearly feel the bump caused by the lack of contact with the table. I have tried to bend the base of the laptop to fix it, but it dosent work. The problem might even be that the whole base is not flat, im not sure.Dont know what to do about this, and i really dont feel like sending my laptop to a service senter as it would take quite a while before i would get it back. But if that is the only option i guess i just have to. All sugestions apreciatedThanks in advance

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I would like to put my old hdd in Y500 into a new ideapad 720s. Is that possible? Do I need some cable to do that? Thank you for your help.

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I got a couple of weeks ago an Ideapad 720s model  720S-14IKB | i7-8550U Quoting a friend from other forums: "Fan control on this laptop sucks. The fans are whiny, and the fan control algorithm doesn't have much (if any) hysteresis, so the fans are constantly changing speed if you have any kind of load." It's annoying enough to have colleagues in meetings making jokes about the laptop. I have :- Last version of the BIOS- I already tried the NotebookFanControl with the Yoga profile to no success. Any ideas ?  

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Hi, I am looking for a power bank that is compatible with the Ideapad 720s model with the i5-8250U CPU and MX150 GPU.  Any help would be appreciated.  Thanks. RS

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The fingerprint scanner does not work at times in my Lenovo Ideapad 720s.It is running Windows 10 home and all latest updates have been installedIt showing that the scanner can't start (Code 10 Error)

A:Ideapad 720s fingerprint not working

Hello MervynsajanThanks for using the Lenovo forums.Have a read of the following posting, see if any of these methods are able to help at all:
https://www.lifewire.com/how-to-fix-code-10-errors-2623181
 
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Hello, So I am experiencing an isue with my Ideapad 720s. After starting my computer, I am able to plug in headphones to the 3.5mm jack and hear audio just fine. When I unplug the heapphones the sound will com through just fin but if I try to plug in headphones again no sound will come through them. The sound stops coming out of the speakers when headphones are plugged in and resumes when I unplug the headphones but no sound comes out of the headphones. The only way I have found to resolve this is restarting my computer which allows headphones to work the first time plugged in after a restart. As you can imagine this gets very annoying having to restart my computer every time I want to plug in headphones. I have clean installed the mst recent audio driver from lenovo but the issue persists. Any ideas? Thanks so much,Ken

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I bought a Type-c to HDMI adpator. I could connect the Ideapad to a external computer monitor.But when connect to a TV, it cannot detect the TV. I have change different TV and tried different HDMI cables. but it still not work.Any idea what is the problem? 

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I'm looking at buying the Ideapad 720s with 8th gen i5, but I'm confused by the screen description on the Lenovo site. It lists the screen as "14" FHD (1920 x 1080) IPS Anti-Glare with integrated camera". Anti-Glare sounds great, but I've seen a 720s in a reseller store and it had a glass faced screen, most definitely not anti-glare. Model listed at that store is 81BD000TUS. The latest model listing on the lenovo site with the is 81BD001NUS.What does anti-glare mean on this model? 

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Hi All, I have just purchased the Ideapad 720S and have been having a problem with the WiFi. I noticed that it would slow down and the network would become unresponsive while getting content from my NAS box. If I ping my router, I also noticed that there is a high latency which varies loads, never really going below 3ms, but sometime dropping a ping and often going up to 20 - 40ms +! I have tested the laptop on 2.4 and 5 GHz bands and the situation is the same. I have also tried a different Access Point, but the problem persists. My old 7 year old Dell XPS15 does not exibity this problem. I have updated the WiFI Driver (Atheros QCA9377) to the latest on the Lenovo Website, it shows as 12.0.0.295. I have also set the Power plan to max performance on the WiFi apapter. Any help with this problem would be appreciated, Thanks -Ben 

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The fingerprint scanner does not work at times in my Lenovo Ideapad 720s.It is running Windows 10 home and all latest updates have been installedIt showing that the scanner can't start (Code 10 Error)

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I'm trying to connect my vga screen with my Ideapad 720s-13ikb using USB-C to VGA adapter but it is not working.  It is just nothing happining, windows does not see my monitor. Please help

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Hi! I bought the Ideapad 720S-14IKB about two weeks ago, and I am really really happy about it. The only thing that is bothering me, is that the fans on this machine cycle a lot. Like, for a while they make basically no noise, until they suddenly ramp up to the max for a short period before they go back to being practically silent. They're not even that loud in general, it's just that they are pulsating a lot, and that makes the noise so much more noticeable. I really would like to see a BIOS update or driver update or something that makes the fan cycling a bit smoother. Is there any chance of this actually happening in the near future?

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I have my IdeaPad 720s connected to a Samsun HDTV via the hdmi port and it will only output at 30hz for any resolution above 720p. I am given the option in the Intel Graphics settings panel but when I select 60hz the screen goes black. My older Flex 4 can output 1080p at 60hz, so it is very frustrating that this newer machine with dedicated mx150 graphics is unable to do the same. Is there something that I'm missing?

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Hello, I am posting on behalf of my mom. Similar to some complaints of the Yoga Series her IdeaPad 720s screen is beginning to separate from the panel. Because I seldom ever use her laptop I've not really noticed. While trying to figure out an issue shes been having with some work software (electronic health records), I noticed that the bottom of the panel (in between the rubber seal and hinge area) is slightly exposed and is showing some of the innards of the laptop. She doesn't have the greatest eye sight, so she hasn't noticed. Is anyone else having these issues? Is there a fix or am I going to have to RMA the unit? She's only had the unit for about a month and a half.

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I'm planning to buy this laptop: http://www3.lenovo.com/us/en/laptops/ideapad/ideapad-700-series/Lenovo-IdeaPad-720S-14IKB/p/80XC0047... But the Wireless on this laptop is 1x1. I wanted to know if I could replace that card with a faster Intel 8265 card. 

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Hello, I have recently purchased Lenovo 720S-14IKB (Type 81BD). The display color however are terrible. The yellow is the worse overall. There is a yellowish tint on the display. I have updated the BIOS and the power management drivers as suggest from other Yoga topics here from the forum. I have tried to calibrate the display from the Windows color calibration tool and I also tried a custom icc profile. Nothing seems to correct the display. Any suggestions how this can be fixed ?

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Does the usb-c port in this model support charging from powerbanks or usb-c wallchargers and what are the speed characteristics ? 

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