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Thinkpad Yoga 370 is not charging

Q: Thinkpad Yoga 370 is not charging

My Yoga 370 is not charging eventhough the adapter is pluged in. The power stays constant at 39%. When I disconnect the adapter the power decreases as normal but it dosen't charge anymore. I'm afraid that when it reaches 0% the Laptop won't work without power cable. It says in the settings: connectet, not charging (in German).Greetings Mogli

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Hi, I have  a Thinkpad X380 Yoga. The Thunderbolt 3 Dock will not charge my Thinkpad X380 YOGA, and a message saying that the dock is not providing enough power shows up on my minitor. I wonder if anyone have a solution to this problem. It does not make  sense to have to connect the Thunderbold AND the AC power to the Thinkpad, it should be just ONE Thunderbold cord. 1. My power brick is 135W, 20V-6.75A2. I am connecting the Thunderbolt to throuogh the port on the back of the dock.3. I have went to BIOS  and under power section, "disable the battary for technical service" and pwered it back on. None of the above solutions worked.  

A:Thinkpad Thunderbolt 3 dock not charging Thinkpad X380 YOGA

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I?ve troubleshooted as much as I could and thought I saved enough battery for implementing a solution once I found it but it is completely dead. It seems that a lot of people across many models suddenly have an issue with charging and I noticed a firmware update for the charging port was released right before I started experiencing the issue but it would not let me install the update because it said I didn?t have any ports. I need this computer for my profession and it?s been out of commission for a week or so now. I am desperate for a fix! Where is Lenovo Support?

A:Thinkpad X1 Yoga 2nd Gen Not charging

The only firmware update I know about is for the docking station.  I don't think this is a general problem.  Are you still under warranty?  Many are. What is the condition of the battery.  Will it start on A/C?  Are you sure your charger is working?

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I have recently bought a Thinkpad Yoga 460 with Thinkpad Pen Pro. I leave it in the laptop slot for charging for more than a day and it gives me only a few minutes of usage. As per the user guide, it should be 80% charge in 15 seconds and 100% after 5 minutes. But it runs out of charge very soon. It shows me the low battery level indicator as soon as I use it on the screen. First day of usage (appox 4 days ago) it gave me about 30 - 45 minutes of continuous. But after that not more than 5 minutes. Please let me know if this is an issue with the Pen or Laptop charging port. Is there any way I can troubleshoot it?Please also let me know the average usage time for the pen, if you are continuously using it.










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A:Thinkpad yoga 460 - Thinkpad Pen Pro not charging ...

Hi
Welcome to the forums.
 
I do not have that kind of pen, but I think is the one that has some "bronce contacts" at the top of the pen. I had read some other post about it, just in case check that "contacts" to make sure they are touching with the charger when you put the pen into it's holder. Sometimes the contacts may move.
 
Regards

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Hello everyone,About a week ago, I got an error message saying something like the battery cannot be identified (I'm trying to find a screenshot somewhere).Since that moment, the battery does not charge when the AC adapter is plugged in, while the battery is nearly full (>90%).I found this thread and it fits exactly to my problem: https://forums.lenovo.com/t5/ThinkPad-S-Series-ThinkPad-Yoga/Thinkpad-Yoga-14-battery-quot-plugged-i... I understand that this behaviour might be a feature to improve the batteries lifespan, but I really want to get rid of that.The Lenovo Settings App offers the option to manually set the charging-threshold to 40-100%, but setting it to 100% or turning the feature off does not change anything.Another side effect is that the charging process does not begin until about 1 minute after the AC adapter is plugged in.I didn't knowingly change anything on the software configuration when the problem appeared, the said error message appeared while watching YouTube-videos. lg, couka

A:Thinkpad S3 Yoga 14 - Not charging when battery ne...

Hi, welcome to the forums.
 
I do not know a solution for your problem, but I want to suggest you some trial an error to see if it can be software related issue.
 
1) Check the Lenovo Settings and see if it asks you to update the System Interface Foundation drivers.
2) Check the support site and just in case check that you have the latest BIOS and the latest "Lenovo Power Management Driver for Windows 10 "
 
After that check the "Lenovo Settings" and give it a try turning on the option of "extended the battery life", set it to a 80% and give it some time for it to discharge. After that disable that feature to see if the battery charges back again.
 
Also on "Lenovo Settings", on the same "battery/power" page it has a "restablish" options, maybe you can also try that later.
 
Sorry that this is just some trial and error, but it is what it cames to my mind right now.
 
Regards

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Hello, where can I find the charging indicator on the Thinkpad Yoga? When I'm charging the machine (turned off) I don't see any light or other charging indicator. Is this normal? ThanksRegardsRango

A:Thinkpad Yoga Charging Indicator

Hi Rango,
 
Welcome to Lenovo Community Forums!
 
I?m sorry to inform you that Lenovo ThinkPad Yoga doesn?t have a dedicated indicator for charging status.
 
The illuminated dots in the ThinkPad logo on the outer lid of your computer and on the palm rest show the system status of your computer:
 
? Blinks for three times: The computer is initially connected to the power.
? On: The computer is on (in normal mode).
? Off: The computer is off or in hibernation mode.
? Blinks fast: The computer is entering sleep or hibernation mode.
? Blinks slowly: The computer is in sleep mode.
 
Hope this clarified your query!
 
Best regards,
Mithun.



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Hello! I am coming back to my laptop after not having used in much over the summer and I noticed that it says "plugged in, not charging". When I unplug it, the battery starts to go down but it will not go back up if I plug it back in. I cannot remove the battery so I am hoping that there is some way for me to fix it through the settings on the computer. Thank you in advance for your help.

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4 year old machine, had problem with wireless adapter, ordered one up that problem solved but it wouldnt power up so i bought a new battery. Perfect. It booted up fast to desktop but i noticed it was not charging, plugged in so tried another a/c adapter and then another. Research said to hold power button for 20 seconds etc, then unplug battery and boot up still nothing. I removed the MCI Microsft under Batterys in Device Mgr. That didnt help. Any ideas greatly appreciated

A:Yoga Thinkpad S1 not charging, new battery etc

Where have you purchased this battery? Many batteries that are not original can get swollen and be dangerous. Also the reason why some suggest to hold the power button for 20 seconds and remove the battery is to remove any static electricity from the laptop and to "callibrate" the battery.  

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Good Morning, I have a strage problem:When the power adapter is plugged in, the indicator light is orange. The Windows battery symbol in the task bar is animated as charging. When I hover the mouse over it, it says "charging". The Problem is: It isn't charging at all.Now the strage part: If I plug the same cable into my OneLink+ adapter and connect the OneLink with my computer it is actually charging.The problem could be caused by the ThinkPad BIOS Update - 7 (V.1.21.1.14) I did a few days ago. I'm not sure though and I have no idea how to undo the update. Configuration:ThinkPad X1 Yoga Type 20FQ, 20FR.Windows 10 Pro (newest version (KB3206632))Ask me, if you need more info.Odiously neither the power adapter nor the battery are causing the problem.  Kind regards B.

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I have a Thinkpad X1 Yoga 2nd Gen
 
When I plug in my laptop it says "plugged in, not charging"
 
I've tried three USB-C different power adapters - 2 Lenovo, and one generic.
 
The laptop is still under warranty, but tech support has been worthless (mostly because I can't even reach them). And whenever I've reached them for other issues, they immediately jump to shipping it to the depot... something that's extremely difficult for me given the fact that I need this laptop for work. Any ideas from the community?
 
Moderator Note: Edited subject to match content.

A:Thinkpad X1 Yoga 2nd Gen- Battery not charging

Do you have Lenovo Vantage installed?  IF yes did charging threshold get turned on?

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Hi all Anyone else experience their ThinkPad Pen Pro (the one included with the laptop which charges inside the laptop) not charging? I stuck it into a ThinkPad X1 Yoga Gen 1 and it charged successfully  Thanks, Hubert

A:ThinkPad X1 Yoga 3rd Gen (20LF) - pen not charging

Nope.  Mine charges fine.  I have other issues but pen charging is not one of them.  If yours charges fine in another laptop that to me means nothing is wrong with the pen but something is wrong with the pen charging on your X1Y3.  Since its new  I personally would call support.

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Good Morning, I have a strage problem:When the power adapter is plugged in, the indicator light is orange. The Windows battery symbol in the task bar is animated as charging. When I hover the mouse over it, it says "charging". The Problem is: It isn't charging at all.Now the strage part: If I plug the same cable into my OneLink+ adapter and connect the OneLink with my computer it is actually charging.The problem could be caused by the ThinkPad BIOS Update - 7 (V.1.21.1.14) I did a few days ago. I'm not sure though and I have no idea how to undo the update. Configuration:ThinkPad X1 Yoga Type 20FQ, 20FR.Windows 10 Pro (newest version (KB3206632))Ask me, if you need more info.Odiously neither the power adapter nor the battery are causing the problem.  Kind regards B.

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Hi!I have Samsung Galaxy S8. It have USB Type-C connector and charger which can deliver up to ~18W(?). I know from some sources that I can charge my phone via Laptop charger (it will step down voltages and amps accordingly). But I'm curious if it will work another way around. So if I can charge X1 Yoga 2 with Samsung Galaxy S8 charger?Best RegardsTomas.

A:Thinkpad X1 Yoga 2 Charging via phone charger

No.  You need 20V output, 45W

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Hello, I am experiencing a problem with my yoga 370 When plugged to lenovo docking station on usb-C, it work fine however, when pluged to an USB-C power adapter (45W), or an external battery (USB-C - 45W as well), il says it is charging, however : - it is not (or very slowly) - I am experiencing significant performance drop (laptop using only 10% of CPU power , opening windows setting menu takes more than 10 seconds !) I just cannot understand why this is happening, USB-C is supposed to be pretty standard, isn't it ? AND I found that : - lenovo chargers are clunky, having a smaller USB-C (apple like) one would be much better  - having a spare battery is a must for long flights, ... Any ways to solve this issues I seems, according to the link below that this is a bios issueany comment on this ?https://forums.lenovo.com/t5/ThinkPad-S-Series-ThinkPad-Yoga/ThinkPad-Yoga-460-Big-loss-of-performan... thanks a lot

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As I'm typing this now im running on about 20% battery and dropping. I've had my Z710 Ideapad for almost 2 years now. within these 2 years I've replaced the battery twice, got 3 new adapters, and had sent it in for the factory to basiclly gut it and replace it with graphics drives that were inferior to the previous ones.  So needless to say Its really annoying that now my biggest problem is that my laptop now will randomly stop charging randomly, regardless of if its on or off.

A:Thinkpad Yoga 14 battery "plugged in, not charging...

Hi there, Vaigne -
 
Thank you for writing in to the Lenovo Forum - happy to have you here today.
 
1: Remove the AC adapter plug.
2: Remove the battery.
3: Press the power button for about 30 seconds. This will clear the capacitors.
4: Insert the battery and plug in the AC adapter.
5: Press the power button.
 
Update us how it goes.
 
 
 
Regards,
 
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Hello I own a thinkpad S1 yoga laptop (core i3 processor and 4 GB RAM). It suddenly stopped charging using 45W adapter (20V, 2.5 A). However, it is charging fine using a 90W adapter (20V, 4.5 A) which I got with my previous Lenovo laptop Any recent windows or system updates caused this? Is there any solution other than using a 90W adapter which I am scared to use as it may charge 47W battery too rapidly casuing a quick death of battery or explosion in the worst case. Please help

A:Thinkpad S1 Yoga stopped charging with a 45W adapter

Hi Chaitanya,Welcome to Lenovo Community! And happy to have you here.As I understand that you have query regarding your 45W AC Adapter is not charging your ThinkPad S1 Yoga
I believe the AC Adapter has gone bad as you have mentioned that its charging fine with 90W Adapter 
I don't think so it is caused due to software or Windows updates. You can also check whether its getting charged in shutdown mode or not to confirm. 
 
I hope the above information helped you.
Please feel free to post in Lenovo Community Forums if you have any further queries!
 
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As I'm typing this now im running on about 20% battery and dropping. I've had my Z710 Ideapad for almost 2 years now. within these 2 years I've replaced the battery twice, got 3 new adapters, and had sent it in for the factory to basiclly gut it and replace it with graphics drives that were inferior to the previous ones.  So needless to say Its really annoying that now my biggest problem is that my laptop now will randomly stop charging randomly, regardless of if its on or off.

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Hello, My recently bought Thinkpad Yoga 14 recently had this strange problem going on. The battery goes down, even when the AC cord is plugged in. The battery message says "plugged in, not charging". What exactly is the problem, and how do I fix it? The laptop came with Windows 10. Any help is greatly appreciated, thank you! ??

A:Thinkpad Yoga 14 battery "plugged in, not charging...

It isn't a problem.  The battery has a nearly full charge, so the charging turns off so as not to "cook" the battery.  If you unplug the battery and let it run down a while, then plug it in, it will charge.  I tend not to charge mine until it gets under about 70%.  A Lithium battery slowly degrades after a certain number of charges.

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Hello,My brand new i7 8gig ssd tpy has suffered from an charging fault. DO NOT charge an additional device (phone) from the tpy. Mine went into a thermal runaway and luckly I caught it.I had put the laptop to sleep and on charge with my phone into a USB. The laptop got extreamly hot very quickly and no cooling or shut off activated. I would hate to see what happens if left unattended.My yoga now will not boot and is stuck in "sleep mode" also.

A:THINKPAD YOGA DANGEROUS CHARGING FAULT

swwils,
 
Sorry to hear about this!   First and foremost, I recommend you contact service and have the system checked out and repaired before using it again.
 
Could you also tell us a bit more about the configuration?     What phone did you plug in, and what is the specifified input power required for charging that phone?  (You could look at the output power rating of the adapter that came with the phone).
 
Which USB port did you plug the phone into?
 
How much charge did the ThinkPad battery have when you put it to sleep? (Suspend)  Also, please confirm you put it in suspend / sleep vs hibernation?
 
Thanks!
 
Mark



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The charging port for my Lenovo Thinpad Yoga 15 is broken. A small part in the charging port fell out.When placed back into the port it will cause the laptop to turn on but not charge.Below you will see the charging port with and without the small part inserted and the small part itself.The error message which is also shown below pops up when the small part is re inserted and laptop powered on. I think it could be a problem with the AC power jack.Machine Type : 20DQCTO1WWAny suggestions to fix this problem.Thank you.

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We are looking to set up some new ThinkPad L390 Yoga laptops and have had this issue with all of them we have opened so far. After running them for an hour or two doing normal setup (installing updates to windows, drivers, etc..) they have all ended up not charging anymore through any USB-C ports. 

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The charging port for my Lenovo Thinpad Yoga 15 is broken. A small part in the charging port fell out.When placed back into the port it will cause the laptop to turn on but not charge.Below you will see the charging port with and without the small part inserted and the small part itself.The error message which is also shown below pops up when the small part is re inserted and laptop powered on. I think it could be a problem with the AC power jack.Machine Type : 20DQCTO1WWAny suggestions to fix this problem.Thank you.

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Hi there, I have a question with regards to power management for my Lenovo thinkpad x1 yoga 3rd. I tried finding a solution to be able to manage the charging threshold points myself.However, anything I found points to either old solutions (Lenovo Companion, Lenovo Settings) or it doesn't seem to be fully working for my device and environment (Windows 10).I have ended up installing Lenovo Vantage from the Windows App Store but I notice that:- it takes a long time for the app to start (several minutes)- there is no "Power" menu item under HW I am not sure if the app is compatible with my device? For example, the Update System Drivers function doesn't seem to work at all. I triggered the same and the hour glass indicates gathering information but nothing seems to happen (I waited for more then 30 min).  So, as I usually work off the power supply and only seldom on battery, I want to be able to limit charging of the battery to a max of 80 or 85%. I found some instructions on tweaking registry settings but all they did so far is showing the battery icon in the task bar (but maybe that came with the Lenovo Vantage installation, I can't be fully sure).  I read several posts that the threshold settings are not necessary for modern / new systems but being an electrical engineer and having read up on the Lithium Ion Battery charging issue, I beg to differ! Unless the battery is calibrated to show 100% at a "true" 85% charge, charging the las... Read more

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Hi, I have bought new Thinkpad X1 Yoda 3rd Gen three weeks before and from yesterday I have noticed that battery status is showing charging even adapter is not plugged in, If I plugged in its charging but when I remove it still showing charging. How can I resolve this issue? Please help Thank you

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Hello, I have X1 Yoga Laptop and suddenly it stop charging and the laptop become very slow.tried the following but still my problem not solved: - i have done a full reset- i have removed the battery and run it without battery but still very slow. i had this faceed this before many times but suddnly the laptop start charging and working normally again. but now it become perminant. i dont now why when the laptop stop charging it become slow. any solution? Thanks 

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We have 2 X1 Yoga 2nd Gen laptops that had the same issue. Thunderbolt failure that led to a missing thunderbolt controller and no longer charging. Before anyone suggestsThings we have done:pressed the reset buttonunplugged the cmos batterychanged the battery completelyDownloaded new drivers but Thunderbolt controller is missing and can't update. (they are both dead so and I can't remember exactly what is going wrong)Can't update firmware since we can't keep it on a charger as it wont charge. Currently don't have a Yoga X1 Gen 2 doner laptop except my coworkers so he is haven't to swap the batter in and out to give it power to do more testing when he can. I am assuming this is a full board replacement as they didn't seperate the Powerboard from the Mainboard unlike what they did with the Power switch which is on a seperate board....seems odd to me. Any doner board would come from a thirdparty and isn't something we are willing to do at this time. I would like to know if anyone else has had this problem as this is 2 out of the 8 we bought that are completely dead. Any help would be greatfully apprecitated. Thanks, S

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My Yoga is not charging and starting anymore even when I connect it to various power adapters. The symptoms are:- yesterday it started to make weird beeping sounds like a cheap power converter makes under high load- today I could not start it anymore. It just went on for some seconds to show the red Lenovo logo and shut down immediately because of low battery I suppose I fear that electronics inside of the Yoga responsible for charging are not working anymore. What do you think?

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i had to make recovery and it failed and i brought win 10 image on usb and i recoverd itbut when i connected my charger it give no thing not charging and not showing that the charger is conected at alli have to long press the power button till the device turn on then turen off after that every thing workedbut i noted that it happend again when the lap frezezz  while shutting down sometimes and i have to turn it off by long press so i have to long press for  10 or 15 seconed to be aple to charge again cuz if i conect the charger it gives nothing on screen or blinking and im afraid that someday this hint stopps alsocan anyone tell me what is my problem

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I posted a similar question earlier and people referred me to the Yoga (much appreciated).  However, I was interested in the 2.6 lb carbon version with touch screen capabilities.  Asus has a Spin 7 model that is very good at 2.65lb, but I miss the red mouse toggle in the middle of the keyboard and Asus's track pad was designed too large....causing unintended tapping.  The Yoga, while nice, is heavier than I was looking for.  The 14 inch screen is about 3.3lb? the 12 inch at 3? I thought that some of the earlier Thinkpad Carbons had touch screen and was hoping they would make a return soon.  Thanks,

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I hope someone can help me.  I am having an issue with connecting my Lenovo ThinkPad X380 Yoga to a USB-C Dock.  I have installed all of the drivers and enabled Thunderbold 3 within BIOS, however only the USB, LAN connections work when I plug the dock into the Laptop.  The two displays that are plugged into the dock via Display Port do not work and the laptop seems not able to detect the displays.  Things I have tried: Plugged in only one monitor using both VGA and DP but still nothing.Uninstalled and reinstralled the drivers.Ran the Lenovo support tool to make sure all drivers on the laptop are up to date.Power cycled both the laptop and dock. As I said the USB devices plugged into the dock seem to work fine as does the LAN.  I have tried to update the firmware on the dock however I keep getting the following message: ThinkPad USB-C DP Hub version can't be checked!Please power cycle the Dock to try again. I have powercycled but still have the same message.  I am all out of ideas as to why the displays do not work.   Any ideas? 

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Hi i have a  Yoga 15 Laptop (ThinkPad) - Type 20DQ and i want to buy this dock for my laptop i just want o make sure it is compatible .Thank you . LAPTOP : Yoga 15 Laptop (ThinkPad) - Type 20DQDOCK : ThinkPad OneLink Pro Dock 4X10E52935 https://www.ebay.com/itm/Lenovo-ThinkPad-OneLink-Pro-Dock-4X10E52935/233297726816 Thank you

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Hi i have a  Yoga 15 Laptop (ThinkPad) - Type 20DQ and i want to buy this dock for my laptop i just want o make sure it is compatible .Thank you . LAPTOP : Yoga 15 Laptop (ThinkPad) - Type 20DQDOCK : ThinkPad OneLink Pro Dock 4X10E52935 https://www.ebay.com/itm/Lenovo-ThinkPad-OneLink-Pro-Dock-4X10E52935/233297726816 Thank you

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Hello, I am looking for a laptop which can be securely attached/locked (so that I can let it during the night in the office). Could you please tell me if the following laptops have a security slot (Kensington or similar) to attach it somewhere?THINKPAD X1 CARBON (5TH GEN)THINKPAD X1 YOGA (2ND GEN) I do not find it described in the specifications, but from the available pictures, it seems that they have some kind of security slot. Thanks!

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The Thinkpad sticker with the red light above the 'i' doesn't turn on unless the screen turns to tablet mode. Is there any way for the light to stay on all the times? The one near the keyboard does work, the issue is with the light on the outside lid. 

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I am hhaving difficulty finding an acceptable scaling mix between resolution, system scaling, and edge scaling. At 1080p, 125%, 125%, os navigation is mostly fine, but edge text is way too large. At 1080p, 125%, 100%, edge text is way too small. At all combinations text is inflated (but crisp) in certain elements while fuzzy in others. What scaling combinations work best for you? I am considering returning this to Best Buy and upgrading to a Pro 4 / Book, or even a Mac. The scaling is ruining an otherwise great experience.

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Hello everyone. im new member here. The problem that i have faced from last on year on X1 Yoga (Type 20FQ, 20FR) Laptop Thinkpad is mostly sleeping issues. When i close the laptop with the option of Sleep mode in Windows 10. It will never wake up by pressing Power button & any keyboard button. Please help i have facing too many issues regarding sleep mode.. 

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Hello everyone. im new member here. The problem that i have faced from last on year on X1 Yoga (Type 20FQ, 20FR) Laptop Thinkpad is mostly sleeping issues. When i close the laptop with the option of Sleep mode in Windows 10. It will never wake up by pressing Power button & any keyboard button. Please help i have facing too many issues regarding sleep mode.. 

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I am looking for a laptop that is compatible with a digitizer pen for drawing on the screen. Does the 10 point touch version of Thinkpad P51  and Thinkpad X1 Yoga come wiht digitizer pens?

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I have an IBM Thinkpad T41 and I can turn it on when plugged in but it doesn't charge. I have checked the charger with a multimeter and get 16.7v dc coming through so that seems to be ok.

Any suggestions?
 

A:Thinkpad not charging

You didn't say how old that laptop is and if it has the original battery and charger.

A laptop battery will lose the ability to charge and have burn time as it gets older.

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Hello, My Thinkpad P50 is not charging at all, it used to charge sometimes (for about a day before it finally stopped working) if I adjusted the cable a certain way but only for a short while before it stopped. I used a multimeter on the charger to make sure that it was working and got a consistent ~20V reading from it which I belive to be the expected amount. This led me to believe that the charging port was faulty so I ended up ordering a replacement from ebay and just finished replacing the it; however that does not seem to have solved my problem. It is technically possible that I have gotten a faulty replacement, however it has also led me to believe that it could be the charging circuitry in the motherboard that is faulty. Does anyone have any suggestions on how to check that?Some symptoms of my issue are that when plugged in and powered off the orange light on the back does not light up, when powered on and plugged in (Win 10 x64) it does not recognize that it is plugged in at all. I have checked if it is in Airplane Power Mode but as far as I can tell I have made sure it is turned off. In Lenovo Vantage it also says that my battery is in good health (however I believe that should be irrelevant as the computer should run while plugged in). Does anyone have any reccomendations on possible remmedies? EDIT: I also recently updated the BIOS is it possible that the new BIOS has caused an issue to occur? It is currently running BIOS 1.56 and the ECP is N1EHT38W.
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A:Thinkpad P50 Not charging

Original Lenovo adapter?  Wattage?
 
unplug the adapter and measure the resistance between the ground (outside face of rectangular connector) and the signal pin in the center of the connector.

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Greetings,I recently ordered a pair of Thinkpad 13 for light office work.  Nice little machine that reminds me a bit of the X120e from way back when.Question: Does the USB-C port on the Thinkpad 13 function for charging?  The standard power brick is small, but I'd really like to use a small USB-C charger for travel.  Does anyone have any information on this?Cheers,

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