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Q: Ideapad 720s

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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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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Hello. I just purchased the Ideapad 720s 15" base model (8gb RAM and 256gb).  Link here: https://www3.lenovo.com/us/en/laptops/ideapad/ideapad-700-series/Ideapad-720S-15/p/88IP70S0895 I'd like to add another ssd drive for storage and I was wondering if this model is compatible with the SAMSUNG 860 EVO Series M.2 2280 1TB SATA III.  Link here:  https://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?item=N82E16820147678 Thanks in advance.  

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is ideapad 720s 14" ram upgradeable?thanks in advance

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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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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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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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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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I am adding a Samsung 960 EVO SSD in the extra M.2 port of an LENOVO LNVNB161216motherboard.The SSD is advertised at 3,200/1,800 MBps speeds. In my M.2 port, CrystalDiskMark reads only about half these speeds, topping out at about 1,800/1,500. Can I find out for nvme ssd PCI Express slot generation??Is it 'PCIe Gen. 3 x 4' Or 'PCIe Gen. 2 x 4' ??  

A:Lenovo ideapad 720S-15IKB

Hi acejjeon,
 
Welcome to the Community Forums.
 
Product specification:
Storage: M.2 SSD / PCIe 3.0 x 4
 
Hope this helps answer your query.
 
Regards

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HiI recently purchased ideapad 720s from online retailer, and as per lenovo page the display is of IPS type.However, the merchant page is showing LED type.How can I know the exact display type of my laptop?Here is the Manufacturer No: 80XC002YADRegards 

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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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I have purchased the AMD version of the 720s and the only thing I'm not satisfied is the Wi-Fi being extremely slow. I have two questions, will replacing the Wi-Fi module void my warranty? Second, what module will be a good replacement that is at least on par with intel 8265(the module my last laptop has) that is compatible with this laptop?

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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 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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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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I have a brand new 720s that is awesome in every way...except the audio. It is fine when on battery but I get a background static or faint electronic buzzing sound when connected to power. I don't get this at all when running on battery, though the Realtek audio could be better. But the instant I connect it to the power I get the static. It is not terribly noticable when listening to something at high levels but it is annoying if charging while going to sleep to something (or if you just need a charge while listening to something). I have tried new and old drivers, disabling the Nvidia card, changing power schemes, every sound setting, different wall sockets (both grounded and not) and nothing stops the static when I charge.  Any idea from anyone, or Lenovo, if this is something known to occur, or something I just have to live with or is this a defect and something I should return the laptop for? 

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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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Hello - Is the turbo boost on the machine originally enabled or disabled? I saw another post with turbo boost issues, but wondering whether users could check or know whether theirs had it enabled or disabled? - Some people have reported fans pulsing now and again. Any update from lenovo on this? Thanks all

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Hi all. Recently purchased an Ideapad 720s. Very nice laptop but I have noticed that when it OFF charge the wifi is painfully slow. Works great when plugged in. Has anybody ever experinced this? A quick search doesnt bring up much info. Thanks in advance if anybody has a solution!

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Hello community, I recently bought an IdeaPad 720S-13ARR and noticed that the hinge is asymmetrical. I do not know if it is on purpose or if I have a defective unit. When the display is folded up, the gap on the left side of the hinge is noticeably larger than the gap on the right side. Also, when it is closed, the part of the hinge that is connected to the display sticks out more on the left.Otherwise it is working really nice.Has anyone else noticed this?Hinge leftHinge rightGreetings, Domi(Sorry if I made mistakes. English is not my mother tongue)


























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I just got this model yesterday. Please look at the image and notice the gap between key3 and key4, also keyB and keyN. Should I make a replacement for this issue? 

A:Ideapad 720S(15'') keyboard gap is bumped

Hi J8Cutter3olo,
 
Welcome to the Community Forums.
 
Try to check if there is any issue with the functionality of those keys.
See if it is loosely in place.
 
It is best advise to have technical support check it for an appropriate recommendation so that you can decide how to proceed.
 
Hope this helps answer your query.
 
Regards

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I've had my ideapad since November and today I've been having a very strange but very annoying crackling sound problem all of a sudden. I cannot listen to any music or watch any video. I was using my computer until late last night with no problem whatsoever. I tried updating the realtek driver but it made no difference. The weird thing is it comes and goes. Now that I'm typing, the sound is perfect, but 2 minutes ago it wasnt. It seems to tip from bad to perfect sound in a matter of minutes. Any ideas? I don't think it's a hardware issue because as I said, my computer is still perfectly capable of emmitting a perfectly clear sound.

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I bought my new 720s and I noticed on top left corner, it shows a black line, I don't know if it's the seal of the screen fall out or it's a defactive screen. Any idea?

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I just bought  a new Lenovo Ideapad 720s and I don't know if I'm doing something wrong or setting needs to be changed but I cannot scroll using my mouse pad unless I use 2 fingers and then the screen keeps magnifying itself and becomes very jerky/jumpy it doesn't scroll correctly at all. I don't want to always have to use my mouse to scroll... I need to be able to scroll using my mouse trackpad... Any help would be super appreciated... thanks!

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I'm looking for a docking station for Ideapad 720s-15IKB notebook. Can you confirm that ThinkPad USB-C Dock (40A90090eu) is compatible with this notebook ? Has sanyone used this docking station with 720s notebook ?  

A:Ideapad 720s-15IKB docking station

Hi betandwin,
 
Welcome to Lenovo Community!
 
I just checked with Lenovo sales team and they confirmed that it?s not compatible with any of the IdeaPad machine, it?s only compatible with ThinkPad machines. Please refer below mention snapshots.
 

 
I hope the above information helps.                   
 
Please feel free to post in Lenovo Community Forums if you have any further queries!
 
Tap that kudos button if I helped.
If you find a post helpful and it answers your question, please mark it as an "Accepted Solution"!
 
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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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Videos/audio sometimes will open and play with no sound for the first second. Tried reinstalling the latest realtek driver. Any solutions?

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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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Hi, I am writing here because i am concerned by an issue that happened to me today. I came home from school where i was working on my laptop, then once i got home i picked my laptop to work again, but i instantly noticed a big crack on my screen going from the top, near the camera, spreading until it reaches the bottom left of the screen. I decided to call the warranty service from lenovo and explained them the situation, but the customer service representative told me that the warranty doesn't cover physical damage and and that i had to send them the computer so a technician decides whether it is my fault or not... I am very concerned by the situation because i am sure that that crack isn't the result of a bad usage of the product from me, i always take care of it and i have it since almost 2 months.  Considering that, i just wanted to know if something similar happened to other people here and what did the technicians decide ? Thanks for your help

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I just recieved my 720S-13ARR today. I can't seem to get it to wake up from sleep. Pressing the power button does nothing, nor does pressing anything else. I have to long hold the power button to force a shut down and power it back on. Any help? I've already tried checking the power management settings and nothing in there is working. I've also tried turning on hybrid sleep which didn't do anything either.

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I just get my new Ideapad 720s 15IKB last week. And it keeps crashing with Driver_Power_State_Failure. I use the Verifier to test the drivers. Get the following error with AcpiVpc.sys.

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Everytime I boot up I get these errors in the event viewer: The driver \Driver\WUDFRd failed to load for the device USB\VID_06CB&PID_0081\4a59a807050d.The driver \Driver\WUDFRd failed to load for the device ROOT\SYSTEM\0001.The driver \Driver\WUDFRd failed to load for the device ACPI\INT3400\2&daba3ff&2. I cannot figure out what these devices are or why the drivers are not loading. There are no devices in device manager that are unknown or show that they don't have a driver. Any help will be appreciated.

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I recently bought a 720s which is supposed to be a semi-pro laptop and pretty good for gaming. But I can't even play agar.io without it lagging and hacking. There's no problem to use an IPad or my old MacBook, so there's nothing wrong with the network. Must be something wrong with this computer, right? Should I just return it?

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hey, i have the ideapad 720s.its on balanced mode , with default setting , and set to "sleep" while iam not using it.but the laptop keep turning off while in sleep mode for no reason. 

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Hi, I have a question. Is it possible to charge 720s-14IKB via USB Type-C? If so, with what kind of charger. Could it be charger like for a phone? Best greetings

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[Moderator note: Topic edited for clarity.]
 
I just got the 4K Lenovo Ideapd 720s about two weeks ago and today has it has been running the fan on high... or at least so high I can hear it quit well and I am not even using it all all (it didn't use to do this at all until today)... I do have external 4K monitor hooked up to it but the laptop is not in use.... so why is fan running so high for past 2 hours now... is this normal? I took screenshot of CPU usage and included it below... I have very bad luck with electronics I just hope this thing isn't defective!? Thanks for any input!! PS: I don't think fan is running at highest... but it's definfiftely running higher than it ever has for such prolonged time especially when the laptop is not even being used!

A:Why is the fan running so high on my new Ideapad 720s when laptop not even in use??

Hello,
If you have anything configured for automatic updating (especially Windows) or have automatic scanning scheduled (anti-virus?) that may be what is happening.

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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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Hello, My 720S is connected to a ThinkPad USB-C docking station. The manual says:When I connect the docking to Port 1 the ideapad gets power (it's charging) but the display connected to the docking does not work.When I connect it to Port 4, the second screen on the docking works fine, but the ideapad doesn't get PD (Power delivery). Does this Port4 support this function? What are the select models? Thanks in andvance for your help. BR Timo

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I have a flex 5 1470 81C9 and ideapad 720s with i5-8250.  I just reinstalled win 10 from scratch but forgot to copy out the default lenovo wallpaper.. Much appreciated if someone can go to their windows/web/wallpaper/lenovo and copy the wallpaper file out for both of these and share it with me on here.  Thanks!

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I'm wondering whether anyone has any recommendations on laptop sleeves/cases for the 14" IdeaPad 720s? In the past, I have found that generic sleeves targetting laptops with specific screen dimensions have varied significantly in size, with some fitting snug around the laptop, whilst others are loose.  Has anyone found any snugly fitting sleeves or cases that they would recommend for the 14" 720s? Thanks 

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Hello,I have a Ideapad 720s 14-IKB and my webcam is not working. I have this issue either on applications like skype but also on the internal camera application. Even after checking the status on the device manager as well as reinstalling the newest driver for the webcam this issue isn't solved. I have tried to deactivate and then activate the camer again but still it only shows me a picture of a crossed out camera.I would highly appreciate any help. Kind regards,Karim

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I'm interested in purchasing an IdeaPad 720S 15" from the UK store (81AC000EUK), but something isn't clear to me. The display is described as "15.6"FHD IPS AntiGlare LED Backlight 1920x1080." Does that mean it's basically a matte screen, or a glossy screen with an anti-glare finish? This is a deal breaker for me. I despise matte screens but can accept a glossy screen that's had its glossiness reduced a little bit.

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In intel extreme tuning ultility, I see the turbo boost is disabled for my i7 8550u and the max clock is 2.0 GHZ. After I updated my BIOS to 1.02, I saw the max clock was 3.9 GHZ for a few seconds and then it came back to 2.0 GHZ. The turbo boost is still turned off. There is not a option for turbo boost in BIOS menu. How can I turn on the turbo boost? Thank you for your help.

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