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I need to connect 2 external monitors to Lenovo Ideapad 720s but it's not working! :(

Q: I need to connect 2 external monitors to Lenovo Ideapad 720s but it's not working! :(

Having trouble here would be super grateful for your help. I connected one external monitor to this alptop but failed in connecting a second monitor to it. My Ideapad 720s is a 4k laptop and so are both my external monitors. When I connected the HDMI cable into the USB port on my laptop the monitor was VERY blurry! So I was forced to use this adapter to plug the HDMI into it and the adpater pligged into the USB-C on my laptop. This is the adapter I used: https://www.bestbuy.com/site/j5creat...?skuId=5930600 So that adapter worked to connect one external monitor but I wasn't able to get a 2nd monitor to work sucessfully. I don't know what I'm doing wrong? Thanks for any input!

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A:Lenovo Thinkpad X1 yoga 1st gen connect 2 external monitors apart from laptop display via onelink VG

Hi,
 
The way I read the X1YG1 base specs it supports two independent monitors.  Apologies, but I can't quite parse your post.  Does "apart from laptop screen" mean that you want 3 monitors total, or two and the laptops's display is off?
 
supports external digital monitor via HDMI or Mini DisplayPort;supports dual independent displays;
 
Z.

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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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A:Lenovo Ideapad 720s 15IKB Touch 4K - specs

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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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A:How to connect two more external monitors?

Hi, I tested and posted my results few years back: port replicators and/or dock which is DisplayLink certified can do this. Your machine dows not have docking port therefore you have to use USB port replicator (many vendors also call them as docking stations). HP has few products such as:     http://www.displaylink.com/newsroom/press-releases/displaylink-powers-latest-hp-3005pr-usb-30-port-r... Regards.

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*Hi-speed port replicator III is not an option since it is not available in my country (Croatia).

A:Tecra Z50 - need to connect two external monitors

Hi

I don?t think that you will be able to connect two external monitors to this notebook using the HDMI and RGB port simultaneously due to different kind of signal.

The RGB/VGA port supports analogue signal.

The HDMI port provides the digital video output and when the external monitor is connected to the HDMI port the display out device is set to HDMI.

> *Hi-speed port replicator III is not an option since it is not available in my country (Croatia).
How about the Dynadock? Its an external device connected to the notebook?s USB port.
It supports own graphic unit and you could connect another 2nd external monitor to such Dynadock.

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Hello,

I'm new here, so I hope I put this thread in the correct location. I've been having an issue with my computer when I try to connect 2 external monitors to it; one via HDMI, and one via VGA. The ports are right next to each other on my laptop, so I ended up cutting the blue plastic protection layer so I could fit in it. Anyway, I can connect both monitors fine, but I can't seem to get the laptop monitor to stay on and working when I extend the displays. In other words, I have the laptop monitor and 2 external monitors which I'm trying to connect, and the laptop monitor doesn't connect when I connect the other two. When I push the windows key+p, I click on the extend option, but the laptop monitor doesn't extend, it only extends on the two externals. Now, I'm wondering if my graphics card only supports two monitors being on at a time, or if it's some random Windows 8 problem. I haven't thoroughly gone through some of

Here are some specs of my computer and monitors so you can get the picture.

HP ENVY dv6
CPU: Intel Core i5-3210, 2.50 GHz
RAM: 8 GB
OS: Windows 8, 64-bit
Graphics card: Intel HD Graphics 4000

Monitors:
ViewSonic VX2253 Series, 32 inch monitor
Westinghouse L2220HW, 32 inch monitor

I appreciate any help given in advance.

A:Connect 2 external monitors to a laptop

Originally Posted by Ymerejliaf


Now, I'm wondering if my graphics card only supports two monitors being on at a time, o



You answered your own question. Common Mobile graphic cards only support 2 displays any given time, be it internal+external or external+external.

Common low to mid-high NV or AMD cards do the same.

Only the new Haswell will support 3 monitors in the case of Intel.

EDIT: You could also try a USB to VGA adapter for the 3rd monitor.

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