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X1 Yoga 2nd Gen - unlock in tablet mode

Q: X1 Yoga 2nd Gen - unlock in tablet mode

My organization requires ctrl-alt-del before signing in, and I have noticed there is no way to do so in tablet mode. The screen also refers to a Windows Security Button, but I don't see any buttons that would fit that description. I've seen on other threads for other Thinkpads that volume up + power works, but since there's no volume button on the 2nd Gen Yoga, I'm not sure what to do. Really hoping unlocking won't always require flipping into laptop mode - a minor inconvenience but one I'd like to avoid.

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Dear Lenovo-Community,my Thinkpad S1 Yoga change into tablet modus not only when I fold back the monitor but also when I have closed the lid normaly and than reopened it or sometimes by slightly moving the monitor or a minor percussion of the table. That is very annoying, because than I have no access to keyboard or touchpad while beeing in the laptop-shape. I can revive keyboard/touchpad by folding back the monitor and than back to the normal laptop shape, but this works only one time! After that I have to send the thinkpad in the energy saving mode and wake it up, to get keyboard/touchpad back.I think it is a problem with the sensor, but does there a software setting exist so keyboard/touchpad keep unlocked in tablet-modus? Or a way to switch off the tablet-modus completely? I can live without the tablet-modus and the thinkpad is probably too old to be worth a great repair.My system is fully updated. Any idea out there?

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Hello,

I have a Inspiron 7568 2 in 1 and I am not able to get the login screen to come up when the laptop is in "tablet" mode.  The lock screen shows that you should press and hold the windows button and then press the power button.  When we do this nothing happens?  Is anyone else having a similar issue?

A:Inspiron 7568: Unlock in Tablet Mode?

Spoke to Dell technical support, and they believe that the Windows+Power button shouldn't bring up the login screen while the PC is locked in tablet mode.
This seems crazy, but I tested it on an identical system and it does the same thing.  Hopefully Dell can take care of this issue.

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Hi all, I've noticed that my Yoga 910 is not auto rotatingwhen I set it to tent mode nor to tablet mode. Not only it doesn't auto rotate but it also keep the keyboard active... Not sure if this is a faulty sensor problem or just some bug. I've tried to follow the solutions presented in other topics but without success even tried a system restore but the problem is still here. I can't really identify which update has created this situtation but I know that when a couple of months ago it was still working. I also have the impression that more are affected, so could Lenovo release a patch to troubleshoot and solve such an important issue for a Yoga product (basically there is no Yoga functionality with this problem). Any help will be much appreciated. Thanks!

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Sometimes when I switch from tablet mode to laptop mode the keyboard and/or touchpad doesn't work temporarily (like 10-30 seconds). Sometimes the keyboard backlighting stays on when switching from tablet mode to laptop mode.

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new ThinkPad, windows 10, enters full screen while in tablet mode then after a few minutes it goes back to the windows start menu. any help would be appreciated.

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Hello,So I had to change my yoga 3 pro screen myself after the service centre here failed to help.Everything seemed ok until I flipped it to 360 (to be tablet-like); it was put on sleep. I found out that it's put to sleep when flipped to 360 and not when the lid is closed. I'm not sure what could have gone wrong to have caused this.Please advice!Thanks,Aya

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Hi. Occasionally, my thinkpad yoga 14 went to tablet mode by mistake in standard mode, and the keyboard was disabled. I was wondering is there any way to disable or ban tablet mode forever? Thx!

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I was really pleased with my Yoga 510 at first but it has quickly developed some annoying issues. Most annoying is how utterly usuable it is in tablet mode. Simple things like clicking into a textbox on a web page causes a five second day. Likewise clicking into the address bar or trying to move the cursor to a new position causes the same frustrating delay. Switch off tablet mode and it instantly works perfectly. Switch back to tablet mode and you're back to frustrating delays in everything you try and do. Is there anything you can suggest because i chose the Yoga for its ability to act like a tablet when required.

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helloA few days ago I bought a yoga 500. When I rotated the LCD. A message was displayed to select the display mode. But after my windows 10 was updated, this message was not shown. when i Switching it manual to tablet mode, i can't see keyboard?? can you help me??

























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two week old everytime i switch to tablet mode it gets so hot I cant hold it. 

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I have just bought a Yoga 900. It works great except I have to manually switch between tablet and standard keyboard mode. I have contolled all the settings. Even when I have manually changed the computer to tablet mode, the mouse is still activated. The Fn F6 will not turn it off either. Solutions please!

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Hi Everyone, My device is only a week old and not I'm sure if there's any connection to it but this problem started after installing Office 365. - I have to manually switch modes since it does NOT ask before switching- Keyboard/touchpad is still active after flipping beyond 180 degrees and only deactivates when fully folded- 'When this device automatically switches tablet mode on or off' is set to 'Always ask me before switching'- Tried installing this Mode Control driver but to no avail.- On screen keyboard and screen rotation work fine Would appreciate any advice with this issue. Thanks guys ?

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Hello, I just received a new Yoga 2 13, 8Gb, 256Gb SSD. I have been using it exclusively as a laptop. It worked just fine for a few days. I did notice once the screen flipped sideways and the keyboard turned off randomly but after turning the laptop on its side and back, everything went back to normal. Today, after closing the lid and putting the machine to sleep, then waking it up, it awoke in tablet mode with the sideways screen and turned off keyboard. To do anything I have to use the on-screen keyboard, which does work. Nothing I did could get it to go back to laptop mode, or for autorotate to ever work. Rebooted several times, no. The "Lenovo" signage does show correctly in landscape as soon as the machine turns on, but once it gets to the login window, it's back to sideways tablet mode. The auto-rotate button (which I had never touched prior) doesn't appear to do anything. I click the button, it says "autorotate off" then I click it again to "autorotate on" and still no rotation. I called Lenovo technical support, and he tried (after remote desktoping into my machine) to try a different display driver. The Windows "Basic" Driver, the Intel Driver from March 2014, and the latest Lenovo display drivers downloaded did nothing. He turned off "ycp" or something similar as a startup service, no help. In Screen Resolution, he changed the orientation of the display from portrait to landscape which did fix the orientation problem but did n... Read more

A:Yoga 2 13 stuck in tablet mode

Did you ever find a solution? I just bought a used Yoga 13 and have been going through hell with the touchpad and volume stuck on mute. It's as if the Yoga thinks it's in tablet mode? I've tried re installing drivers. No luck so far. I do have a pointer going with the trackpad but it's very limited. I can't access the Start menu or the Search bar.

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I have just installed a new LCD/digitiser panel for my wife's Yoga 510. On restarting it after the repair, the display works fine, but the machine defaults to Tablet Mode in portrait orientation, and the keyboard and trackpad don't work. I'm able to use the touch screen to restore the correct orientation, but cannot recover the keyboard/trackpad. This occurs whether the machine is in laptop, tent or tablet mode. Rebooting to Safe Mode produces normal behaviour (correct screen orientation, keyboard and trackpad work), so this suggests that there's a driver issue somewhere. After digging around the net a bit I found that disabling "HID Sensor Collection V2" in Device Manager and rebooting fixes this issue, however this is not ideal as the keyboard/trackpad remain active when the screen goes past 180 degrees. It's not a huge issue, as the machine isn't used in tent or tablet modes very much, but it would be nice to have a fix for when it is used like this to avoid unecessary inputs from the keyboard. Disabling this driver also prevents the soft keyboard from initialising. It's also an issue if the driver is updated, as it is then re-enabled and everything goes back to "permanent" Tablet Mode. Does anybody know of an updated driver, or a setting in the driver, to overcome this problem?

A:Yoga 510-14ISK stuck in Tablet Mode

Hi SolidusO!
 
Welcome to Community Forums.
 
We can use the Lenovo Vantage to install the latest Drivers in your laptop. If it's still the same, we can  try installing Energy Manager Driver with Yoga Mode Control and check how it goes. Please update us here with the result.

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So I upgraded to W10 and I noticed in tablet mode the trackpad doesn't disable.  FN+Del also appears to not work.  All other function keys operate properly as well as the keyboard disables properly in tablet mode. Is there a driver or application I am missing?  I have One Key optimizer and Harmony installed.











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A:Yoga 3 Pro trackpad not disabling Tablet Mode [W10...

In my testing, I found that the Yoga 3 Pro Synaptics driver v19.0.9.5_WHQL resolves the Yoga 3 Pro touchpad not disabled in tent mode issue.
 
You can download it here:
http://support.lenovo.com/us/en/products/laptops-and-netbooks/yoga-series/yoga-3-pro-1370-laptop-len...
 
Thank you,

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Hi. I'd like to ask, is it possible to use keyboard in tablet mode? I'd like to use Yoga with an exterior monitor, but I've read that the keyboard turns automatically off in tablet mode. Thanks in advance,Kuksss













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A:Lenovo Yoga 700 using keybord in tablet mode

Hi Kuksss,
 
Welcome to the Forums.
 
I understand your concern and will assist you to resolve this issue.
 
The touch keyboard doesn?t appear automatically, if you?re using a desktop app. Instead, you need to select keyboard in the taskbar.
 
Please refer to the Microsoft article link below, for further assistance and support.
 
How to use the Surface touch keyboard:
https://www.microsoft.com/surface/en-ca/support/touch-mouse-and-search/how-to-use-the-on-screen-keyb...
 
While you are in tablet mode, I suggest you to press Windows key + R key, then type OSK and press enter to launch the keyboard.  
 
I hope the above information helps.
 
Regards,         
Shashi
 
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Hi, in tablet mode on the Yoga 900, the keyboard is split and I'm trying to figure out how set it so it isn't split.  There is a button in the bottom right corner of the right side of the keyboard that looks like a keypad, but nothing happens when I touch it.  Any help would be greatly appreciated.

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Hi everyone! I have an issue with my X1 yoga. When I turn back the lid, the laptop remains in computer moder and doesn't automatically change to tablet mode. In the settings, I've already chosen "Always switch to tablet mode". When I first got the laptop, the tablet on and off switch was very smooth when I turn back/front the lid. But after a few months use, it malfunctions... So I wonder if any software will block the function? Thank you for your help in advance!

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Hello, It's been a little more than a week that I purchased this Lenovo Yoga 730-13". In tablet mode, the onscreen keyboard disappears/becomes invisible randomly and doesn't come back at all except with a total pc restart. This is a serious issue as I needed a 2in1 laptop and its tablet feature. Can Lenovo Support please assist me in dealing with this? Regards,Musa

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So everyday a new problem arises with Win 10 and the Yoga 2 Pro. After reinstalling Transition, the screen now rotates. Yippee. But now the performance in Tablet mode is so slow it's unbareable. Anybody else with this problem? Thoughts?













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A:Yoga 2 Pro Tablet Mode Extremely Slow on Win 10

Ok... seems that disabling a Lenovo service called YMC (through the task manager) completely solves this issue with no negative effects. The service is in charge of disabling the keyboard in tablet mode etc., but it seems that it's redundant in Windows 10 (perhaps Windows controls this itself?). Disable, if it causes problems enable it again.

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I just purchased a Yoga X1 Gen 3. I wanted to be able to use OneNote for field reports with photos, but I now realize I can't take photos in tablet mode... or can I? OneNote has a Photo function, can't get it to work... so now what? Flip to laptop mode, take photo, somehow move into OneNote?Take photo on my iPhone, load to Yoga, then into OneNote? These both seem so cumbersome. Hopefully one of you smart people will see a better way to skin this cat.

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So I recently purchased a ThinkPad x1 yoga (2nd gen), and this is only the second time I'm using it. Yesterday, I was able to get it to switch to tablet mode and the screen also rotated fine. Now, I can still switch to tablet mode, but the track pad is staying active for some reason, and the screen won't rotate to portrait mode. This is really inconvenient, because I want to take notes on it!! Anyone have a solution?

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My Yoga 2 11 shuts down when flipped into tablet mode. Already tried to restart but nothing changes. Any ideas on how to fix this?

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I did go to settings and devices and clicked the box I was suppose to click. In TABLET mode, when I touch the Google bar to enter text into it, the keyboard will not appear so I have to manually launch the keyboard then when I am done I have to manually close the keyboard as there is no "DONE" or "GO" or "ENTER" button on the keyboard in tablet mode. Thank you for any suggestions.













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A:Yoga 900 Keyboard Not Popping Up in Tablet Mode

Hi Ljmesg,
 
Welcome to Lenovo Forums.
 
Follow the below steps and check if it helps.

Right click on the Task barand select Show Touch Keyboard Button.
Open the Keyboardand close it (just to check if it?s working).
Next click on Action center and select Tablet Mode.
Once you are in Tablet mode, again Right click on the Task barand select Show Touch Keyboard Button.  
Open the Key board and check if it?s working in Tablet mode. Next check if it?s available on the task bar in both desktop and tablet mode.

 
I hope the above information helps.
 
Regards,
Shashi
 
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I just bought a Lenovo Yoga 500 but id doesn't detect the different modes. It changed only two times but then it didn't change back. Does anyone know how to fix this?

A:Yoga 500 doesn't switch to tablet mode

Hi Heck,
 
Welcome to Lenovo Forums.
 
Windows 10 is definitely better designed to be used in table mode and switch between a table mode and computer mode use. Despite that I expected some learning curve, I found that the Windows 10 environment is immediately very intuitive to use. When in Windows 10, you can access the table-mode settings by navigating to Windows 10 Settings > System > Tablet Mode.
 
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Also, Turns out there is a screen lock position button on the side. You might have pressed it by accident....that's what I did.
 
Let us know how you get on.
Regards,
Shashi
 
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HI!I just got new Lenovo yoga 710 but when I turn it to tablet mode at 360 degrees the screen goes black. So to around 350 degrees works normal, but if I put it to 360, the screen goes black. Do you have any solution? Maja

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Hi everyone. I'm very new here. I just got my Lenovo Yoga 2 Pro i7 8GB last month. And I'm wondering if it's possible for the keyboard to be enabled while in tablet mode. Since I wanna make it as my external keyboard and I'm gonna use an external monitor for bigger screen through MicroHDMI-HDMI connection. Please let me know how to do it. I hope someone can help me here. Thank you

A:Yoga 2 Pro: Enable keyboard in tablet mode

Follow this post: http://forums.lenovo.com/t5/Idea-Windows-based-Tablets-and/Yoga-2-Pro-Screen-Rotation/td-p/1503752 Once we figure out what program fixes his issue, you just got to uninstall the program in question. 

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Hello,I just bought a new Yoga370. When I turn the screen over to convert it to a tablet, it doesn't seem to work.Nothing happens when I touch the screen - the screen does not seem to have any sensitivity to the pen or my fingers.However, when I turn it back to PC mode, the touch screen mode works again.I would appreciate your advice on how to resolve the issue. Thanks. 

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I've bought a new lenovo yoga 500 but first it didn't turn my keyboard off, after  a while it turned of but dind't turn on again. After several reboots it turned back on again. This happened 2 times.

A:Yoga 500 doesnt detect tablet mode and when it doe...

Hi Heck,
 
Welcome to Lenovo Forums.
 
Windows 10 is definitely better designed to be used in table mode and switch between a table mode and computer mode use. Despite that I expected some learning curve, I found that the Windows 10 environment is immediately very intuitive to use. When in Windows 10, you can access the table-mode settings by navigating to Windows 10 Settings > System > Tablet Mode.
 
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Also, Turns out there is a screen lock position button on the side. You might have pressed it by accident....that's what I did.
 
Let us know how you get on.
Regards,
Shashi
 
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I have a few-months old Yoga 2 11 that was working perfectly, until a few weeks ago when I went to use it in tablet mode the display screen went all out of whack. It turns the screen, but only half of it - the top half of the screen is turned and the menu bar shows up in the middle of the screen, and the bottom half looks like the screen in regular computer mode.  I've tried restarting, tried turning tablet mode off, but every time I flex it back to use as a tablet this happens, virtually making that feature unuseable. Has anyone else had this problem? Is there a solution for it?











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A:Lenovo Yoga 2 11 Tablet Mode Display Error

Solved: installed updated "Lenovo Yoga Mode Control for Windows 10 (64-bit) - Notebook" from Lenovo drivers site.  Works fine now.

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I've noticed the computer always restarts with Blue Screen of Death, when I fold it into tablet mode, with the error code DPC_WATCHDOG_VIOLATION. It only happens when I fold it all the way, on the last 5 degrees, until then everything works fine. At first, I thought this can be a software issue, so I have updated all drivers with Lenovo Companion and checked Windows Update. Everything is up-to-date. The problem is still present so I'm thinking to make a Service Request and before that, I want to make sure, I'm not missing something.  Do you have any idea why is fault occurs? 

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Dear Community, Dear Lenovo, For a while now my screen keyboard in tablet mode doesnīt work. Always when Iīm in tablet mode and try to tipe something in you can see how the system wants to automatically open the screen keyboard, but itīs just a transparent bar across the bottom third of the screen.Due to that issue the yoga is just useless in tablet mode, which is really annoying, because obviously thatīs one of the reasons you buy that laptop. Hopefully someone can help me soon, maybe someone had the same problem and has already fixed it. Kind regards  

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Hi everybody, recently I bought a zoga 920 but unfortunately it doesn't change from tablet mode to desktop automatically, any suggestion how to solve it? 

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When I put my Yoga 260 in tablet mode, the cursor disappears. When I put it back in laptop mode, the cursor is still missing and the trackpad and trackball do not work. Lenovo what the heck? Can you please make drivers that work?

A:Yoga 260 Touchpad and Trackball not working after tablet mode

To add, I have to restart the computer to make them work again. I am almost absolutely sure it has to do with the Intel Integrated Sensor Solution drivers. They are not compatible with the Windows 10 Anniversary Update. 

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Whenever I try to open a new window while in tablet mode, a rectangular appears on my screen as if a new window is trying to open then my screens begins to flicker like crazy until I exit tablet mode. Does anyone know why this may be happening? I would like to be able to open two browser windows and have them stacked side to side while in tablet mode like I would if I were to have multiple apps open. Is this even possible? 

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Hello everyone, Yesterday I installed Windows 10 on my Thinkpad Yoga (first generation) with clean install. Everything works fine except wifi in tablet mode. Every time I twist my yoga (i.e. go into tablet mode physically) wifi stops working. When I twist against to laptop again, wifi comes back. Does everyone knows this issue? Thanks a lot for your time. Greeting from Germany

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I have a basic model of the YOGA 300 (11 BY).  Due to size limitations of the eMMC drive, I couldn't upgrade to windows 10 (not enough disk space). So I downloaded the windows 10 installer/ISO to a 32gb SD Card, and upgraded from there.. actually (probably a mistake in retrospect) I did a clean install.. Windows 10 runs with no problems, and I downloaded./installed all the Lenovo drivers for windows 10 for this machine. Unfortunately I now have two issues: 1. When I flip the screen into tablet mode, the laptop doesn't seem to realise, and so I don't get the auto-tablet mode that I would expect? 2. Even with all the Lenovo drivers for this machine installed, I do not get any touch-screen response at all.. only mouse driven. Any help would be appreciated. P.S:  Anyone with the same version of YOGA 300 with an eMMC who wish to gain more drive space?  You can buy a cheap USB 3.0 slimline USB disk (because the SD Card sticks out a bit) and create a VHD which gives you a second "real drive"... this was particularlly useful when wanting to store my dropbox/onedrive sync locations!










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A:YOGA 300 11by No tablet mode or screen touch after...

Exactly the same problem here too.

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Hi forums, it seems that my old 11S might be breaking down on me...So laptop mode, tent mode all work fine as far as I can tell.  However, when I fold the laptop all the way (Tablet Mode), it will start bugging out, constantly locking and unlocking rotation, and enabling and disabling rotation. I can't quite tell if this is caused by physical motion, but if it is, its sensitive to the slightest jolt or pressure.  At this point I'm attributing the problem to hardware, but is there anything I can do to remediate this?  I don't really mind opening it up either, its way past warranty.  Thanks!

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My Yoga is randomly going into tablet mode when I move the lid. All drivers and BIOS are up to date. I'm noticing it most often when I open the lid after closing it while the laptop is powered on. The fingerprint reader still functions, but the keyboard is unresponsive. I recognize that it's going into tablet mode because the keyboard backlight turns off and the keyboard stops sending input, and Windows shows the "auto-rotate on" message. I normally open the lid to about a 90 degree angle, maybe a touch past that - not nearly far enough to where tablet mode should be kicking in. I have to play with the lid, moving it back and forth by small increments to make it realize it's not nearly positioned far enough back to be in tablet mode. Sometimes I have to push it all the way back to ~180 degrees, and then bring it back to ~90 before it realizes it. Extremely annoying.

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Hi. I am experiencing some troubles with streaming apps like Netflix when in tablet mode, and only in tablet mode. When I am watching a movie or a serie the computer exits after a time and just returns to the desktop. Does anyone have any idea? Magnus

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I have problem with TP Yoga370 type 20JHInstaled new preload and update all possible drivers.Problem is, when turn on laptop touchpad works fine, then i switch to tablet modeand when i returned to normal mode, touchpad does not work anymore, until i restart laptop.Any suggestion?

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Lenovo yoga 520 when i switch to tablet mode, the keyboard is not disabled.Do i need to have some lenovo drivers ? 

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Over the last few months my Thinkpad S1 Yoga has developed a habit of randomly entering tablet mode when the lid is about 90-120 degrees open, as if the lid was swung past 180 degrees. Consequently the keyboard and trackpad are disabled when this happens. Closing the lid to force the computer to sleep and then opening the lid again removes the symptom. Moving the lid past 180 degrees sometimes makes the computer go into laptop mode again, or sometimes makes the display rotate 90 degrees while staying in tablet mode. I tried to remove the sensor in Device Manager and let plugnplay rediscover it but the problem remains. So I'm guessing this is a hardware problem? For now my workaround is to keep the sensor disabled (which means no tablet mode unless I Before I tear the computer apart and start replacing parts - it's out of warranty - any thoughts?Thanks.

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