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Yoga 730 13IKB screen flickering

Q: Yoga 730 13IKB screen flickering

Constant problem since purchase. Clearly a widespread production problem with this model based on other forum posts. No solutions found on those threads. Replacement device visibly needed. Device is unusable. I have US warranty but I am now based in Ireland. Lenovo's production faults should not cost me time or money.

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I've had this laptop for a couple of months and I've recently started having this issue where the screen begins to flicker when it is at max brightness. It doesn't happen all the time but it almost always happens when at max brightness and sometimes when at other brightness levels. Is there some sort of software fix for this? and if this is a hardware issue, will it be covered under the warranty?

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I purchased my laptop July 2018.  As of this week I have had significant screen flickering issues where the screen flickers between black lines and completely black.  At times, the computer is useable without any flickering.  All Windows updates and drivers are up to date.

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Is there known current batch that is known to have fixed all flickering ? https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dkDLOeopwtk

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I bought my PC about 3 weeks ago at a Best Buy in Houston while I visited the united states. About one week after I got it it started to flicker at random times and I don't know what to do.  I have checked online and tried all the solutions including:upgrading graphics driverdisabling some settings in the intel graphics control centerreduce screen refresh frequency (I couldn't do this as the new update to the windows 10 fixes the rate at 60Hz)disabling automatic screen light adjustmentchecking for verified updated BIOS from lenovo website and installing itrunning checks from safe mode non of these solutions is working. Please help me as I am now back home in Nigeria and cannot possibly return the laptop to bestbuy or send it for repair to Lenovo. I really need this laptop functional for school as I spent a lot of money to get it.

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Hi...I am hoping to get some guidance on an issue that I am having.  We bought my daughter a Yoga 730 for college in July and she started experiencing issues with the screen flickering to the point she cannot use it except for in tablet mode.  In tablet mode she says it does not flicker at all but it is harder for her to use (and she honestly should be able to use it as a laptop also..that is why we chose the Yoga).  I purchased it via Amazon and their tech support sent links to update the BIOS etc. which my daughter has done but the flicker continues. My problem(s) are these 1) Get the flicker issue resolved.  Since it works fine in tablet mode it most likely is not a software issue and I have read quite a few posts online about the wire to the display being pinched but need someone who knows about these things to take a look at it and resolve the issue.  2) She is at college 13 hours away and needs to use her laptop on a daily basis for school.  The 13 hours means I cannot drive over to her dorm and take a look at it and her need to use it means she cannot go without a machine for long. If someone could provide some insight into how Lenovo typically handles these types of issues and what type of turnaround time she can expect?  There is a warranty place near where she is at school and that might help with the shipping time etc. but not sure. Thanks in advance....

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Lenovo Yoga 920 within a few minutes screen flickers and goes black. When you siwtch laptop and restart, screen stays black. Need to keep it off for a while and restart to get screen up and workign for a few minutes. Updated BIOS to latest . Not sure about firmware update. Any advse is appreciated

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Just received my lenovo yoga 730, when trying to move the screen up or down, the screen flickers grey.Lenovo Vantage says that there are no updates available, and the problem still happens in the bios. 

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I have two Lenovo 910-13IKB (80VF002TAU) laptops both in black. They are both out of warranty as far as I can see. I am attempting to repair them myself. I have previous experience in laptop repair however this one has me stuck. Basically the main issue is a flickering screen. LAPTOP A- Flickering ScreenLAPTOP B- Trackpad connector faulty, but no flickering screen. So I did the natural thing and swapped the ?good? motherboard from the laptop with the flickering screen to the laptop with the broken trackpad connector but good screen.But it still flickers!Here is what I have tried;Swapping the motherboards over to prove screen good.When doing the above, I have made sure all screws are tight and present.Double, triple, quadruple checked that the screen connector was definitely snugly in its flip connector with the line on it lined up with the brown flip mechanism.Turned off windows 10- Auto brightness featureChecked graphics card drivers are up to date.But it still flickers!A few other symptoms;The flicker is not movement based, I cannot force it to flicker by opening and closing the monitor abruptly.The speakers make a popping sound sometimes when the screen is flickeringIt happens sometimes when the Lenovo logo is up at start up.It will not happen for hours on end and suddenly it will be really bad for a few minutes.A couple of other things I noticedI seem to be missing a rubber piece according to the service manualI haven?t seen this piece in any of the 4 lapt... Read more

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I am looking to upgrade my lenovo yoga 910 13IKB screen to one compatable with an active digitizer that is available with some of the newer models. From my understanding, as long as the form factor is the same(fits computer) and the connector is identicle it should be possible with just a torx driver. My finance's laptop is a generation newer (has digitizer pen) and seems to have the same dimensions as mine. Has anyone tried this or know if I am missing something? Thoughts?

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My laptop has stopped auto rotating the screen when flipping it into "tent" mode, also keyboard does not disable.   I've updated drivers and that didn't help.    Thought I saw something about a "facepalm" sensor setting but don't know how to enable it (if this is the problem). 

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I'm experiencing a very annoying blinking/flickering of the built-in 4K display.Have a look at this short video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Vdd4UICu_T4On the movie it isn't nearly as bad as in reality. The flickering is only visible with a blue, dark gray or purple color background. White, red or black is fine. The issue appears to be independent of the OS - the same can be observed in Linux or even in the BIOS.It all started after I attached a second screen (FullHD 24 inch using Thunderbold->HDMI adapter) in Windows 10 (latest Intel display drivers as of January 26, 2018).Just after connecting the external display the laptop screen went gibberish but the external display worked fine. After disconnecting the screen and restarting the computer the blinking started. It looks like a problem with the refresh rate. The laptop display behaves like an old CRT display with a low refresh rate I found this procedure https://support.lenovo.com/pl/en/solutions/ht500364 in another thread and followed it but unfortunately it didn't help.  The computer is almost brand new (bought in December, top version i7-8550U, 16GB RAM, 1TB NVMe, 4K UHD display). Any help appreciated. 

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My Lenovo Yoga 720 13IKB (80X6) has a screen flicker.  Can Lenovo support please help?  Is this a hardware or software problem?  

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We have issue with 3 x Yoga 720-13ikb out of box. No HID compliant touch screen visible under device manager and therefore no touch working. Did a factory reset without change. Installed windows stand alone copy, same issue. Did I read somethgin about usign older BIOS? How do I get hold of an older BIOS? Any other solution anyone knows about?

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Hi guys,  I've damage my Yoga screen, I have a broken glass on the surface of the screen. The laptop is working fine but touch screen is crazy.  So I just want to replace the screen by myself (laptop is out of warranty).  Could you recommend some replacement? I found some links: https://www.screens-people.com/product/5d10m35107-13-9-for-lenovo-yoga-910-13-ikb-lcd-touchscreen-wi...This one is 4k resolution, it will be working fine?  https://www.laptopscreen.com/English/model/Lenovo/YOGA~910-13IKB/

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My screen keeps flashing from yellow light to blue light. I've tried the traditional turn off and turn on again and have toggled with the night light setting. It is currently in the off position and is still flashing. I don't know what to do!

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Hello, the touch screen of my Yoga 720-13IKB is not working. There was a system update from lenovo vantage on 15-5-2019 and the touch screen stopped working after 5 days. Is the problem related to the update ?  Please help.!

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I purchased this laptop about 6 months ago and it cracked right at the hinge for the screen. The touch screen no longer functions properly and the screen flickers black. The laptop has been treated with care the whole time and was never dropped or anything like that. This crack merely developed from using the laptop as intended. I called Lenovo customer service and they said the warranty did not cover physical damage. I asked to speak with a supervisor and she did not care at all that I had an unsatisfactory product. This laptop is either poorly designed or built with cheap parts if it can not withstand opening and closing the screen without cracking. I am very surprised that Lenovo is clearly not concerned at all with the quality of their products or customer satisfaction. 

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My Lenovo Yoga 920-13IKB is a 2 in 1 laptop running Windows 10 Home.  Meaning full Active S Pen and Touch screen.  After installing the Version  1909 update, it's Device Specifications (via Windows Settings) Pen and touch:  No pen or touch input is available for this display.    In Device Manager/Human Interface Devices, no HID Touch screen device or driver is available.  The Wacom Device cannot start.  I'm assuming because Version 1909 eliminated the pen and touch support. I ran a full restore of Win 10 Home (no pen or touch support found), ran a driver update scan via Lenovo.  It identified a "Touch Panel Pen Driver - 10" driver to be updated.  Update the driver and reboot and nothing has changed.  Start the Lenovo Pen Settings App and get a message that the Wacom Pen Driver is required.  Odd, since the Wacom Device won't start as stated above.  Follow the Lenovo Pen Settings link to download the Wacom Pen driver, install it, no change in functionality.  Same process before and after v1909 update with no Pen or Touch support.  It's barebones, no antivirus, firewall, anti-malware to get in the way. The machine came with a HDD partition of drivers but nothing identified as an HID touch screen.   Brett

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Looking for the part number and where I can buy a screen replacement for my Yoga 920-13IKB Laptop (ideapad) - Type 80Y7. Screen cracked (touch no longer working) and I cannot seem to find anywhere online showing the replacement part. Have called many repair places and they cannot find as well. This is the 1080p model. Thank you, Jeff

A:Yoga 920-13IKB Laptop Type 80Y7 Screen Replacement

Welcome to forums.
 
Have you tried parts lookup and then Lenovo Encompass store?  Don't post you serial number online.  If you input at the parts lookup site you  should be able to confirm the part number.  I input just generic 920-13ikb at parts lookup.
 
I'm not saying price is great but they do have it at Encompass store.
 
https://pcsupport.lenovo.com/us/en/products/laptops-and-netbooks/yoga-series/yoga-920-13ikb/80y7/par...
 
https://lenovo.encompass.com/item/11450382/Lenovo/5D10P54228/

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Hi all,Seems this Yoga 920-13IKB Laptops (ideapad) are not so good as was advertsied. The first computer had some technical problems, so has been changed. This second one has now another problem - the screen started to shake after start up. Any ideas? Maybe need to just ask money back? Arman

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Hi,  Did anybody experience frequent blue screen errors on a Yoga 920? I bought mine a few months ago and it has been crashing every couple of days for the past two months. It also does not seem to function properly for most of the time. Even an excel document seems to force it terribly. Sould I consider sending it to service?  Thanks,Gabriel

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My Yoga 910 turns off the external screen - not when I do anything at all - but when sitting in front of it with external screen. When I leave the desk - then it turns itself off - or rather turns the external screen off. It is sooo weird - I do not TOUCH ANYTHING - just by myself standing up and walk away. It does not happen every time - more like in periods - some days it days - everytime I go away. Other days it just behave normally. This happens when i use my Yoga as a desktop with external screen, external mouse and external keyboard and only using external screen. Bob Johnston

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Purchased new from Best buy in May 2017.  All has worked perfectly until now.  Left my computer for a while while it did some Win10 updates and come back and the Lenovo splash screen is on the screen.  Will not go past that.  I can shut it down by holding the power button but when restated the keyboard lights up and the splash screen comes up and that is it. I have tried pushing the little recovery button while the laptop was off and it does the same thing as the power button and sticks at the splash screen.  $1800 door stop!!! Anyone got any suggestions

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I have noticed that on my Lenovo Yoga 720?13IKB on the lowest brightness setting the screen shuts off.  Please have an update for the laptop that fixes this.  I do not want the screen completely shutting off on the lowest brightness setting.

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I have a new laptop and whilst it worked in tablet mode for a bit it suddenly stopped working. As soon as the machine is fully flipped, the screen goes blank.  All updates installed and fully up to date

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Hello,I have many issues with my Yoga 920 that I purchased less than a month ago (but over 14 days). The machine runs Windows Home Intel(R) Quad(TM) i7 8550U  16GB RAM 526SSDFirst as stated above the screen flickers. However, this is only when I travel to my parents' house and connect to their wifi and sometimes at my school in certain locations.Another issue is when typing my cursor often jumps in the text box so I have to erase and reposition my cursor. This is extremely annoying!Next my event log has a TON of error codes; however, I am not a developer so I have no idea if these errors/warnings are important. When I run Lenovo Companion, Webroot or previously McAfee nothing is reported. Is there anyway someone from lenovo can connect to my laptop remotley to figure out what is going on? 

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I have been suffering with the screen flicker mentioned in a number of other posts.  However I have had the sense that it was not related to hardware.  The reason being that any moving of the screen or tapping of the screen joint would not cause any change in the flciker. I took the back off and tried the fix that is shown on YouTube but then a few days later the same issue was apparent. Then I caught that it seems to be related to Firefox.  A tab for BBC news had the flicker, a different tab did not. It also seemed to be related to only a section of the webpage that was open, as scrolling would stop the flciker.  Chrome on the same page did not flicker.  Even in window mode the Firefox tab flickered and would do so with Task Manager open. All drivers are current and all software up to date. I turned off the Hardware acceleration in Firefox and the tab was fine after.  That said I have seen the issue in another app so I wonder if it is a fault with using the video memory sharing or something like that.  Either way I wish Lenovo would be more proactive in trying to resolve the issue. 

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Good evening I am hoping that we as a community can get this issue solved. Lenovo must do a recall on the Yoga 730 for the very clear and apparent screen flicker problem that has affected 100s and possibly 1000s of people. This is an obvious design flaw that causes the hinge design to cause stress on the display cable attached to the motherboard. I have called Lenovo support but because the warranty is past (of course) they cannot do anything. If this was a random issue it would make sense. But since this is a very common issue that warrants some form of recall I must share my frustration as the Yoga 730-13IKB Laptop (ideapad) - Type 81CT is othewise a fine computer. Join me in calling for an official response from Lenovo so that they will fix this problem that is clearly their fault. Thanks

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I bought the Yoga 720 13IKB Type 81C3 - Model 81C3005LPG - last week to use it for photo edit and I noticied that the screen have strong yellowish tint.I tried to find a calibrated ICM (or ICC) color profile on the vga_drivers folder but could not find it.Also tried to use the windows 10 color calibration tool with no satisaftory results. I'm really disapointed and before start to tell the world on photo forums that this laptop is not suited to photo edit because of this super strong yellowish tint screen I decided to ask here if any members of the comunity or the Lenovo support team have any ICM color profile file that minimizes it.Note that this model have the BOE06FA panel and not the LG (like some USA models I believe).Thanks in advanceHugo Veríssimo

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Over the last day or two, I've noticed the screen on my Lenovo 710-15 flickering numerous times. This used to happen every once in awhile, but since I did the latest BIOS update in the last 24 hours, it's happening way too often now. The machine was just purchased last month! I noticed there was a thread for other style model Yoga machines that have the problem, but not for this model.

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Hey guys The screen of my Yoga 900 Screen has started to flicker, when I push the screen backwards. The screen turns black and there is a line on the screen for a slit second. It doesn't happen alsways and it's not always in the same position of the screen. Sometimes the screen turns back on as soon as I move the screen, sometimes it needs some more moving. I've conntected the laptop with an extended display, and it seems that only the screen of the laptop has this problem (no flickering on the second screen). Is there anything I can do or is it a warranty case? (It's a new laptop, I've bought it in December) Thanks for your help!

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Screen keeps flickering on my Yoga 730-13, then goes completely black. It can go for a day or so & not do it then will just randomly flicker constantly. Taday it is completely black.  I have read a few posts that this may be a fault with the wiring from motherboard to screen? Any suggestions for how to fix or is it a manufacturing issue / fault with this model ? Thanks

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I purchased the Lenovo Yoga 730 Ideapad 15" over a year ago and have been recently very disappointed. When I first bought this laptop it was fast and ran perfectly. Now my display is practically unusable from the screen flickering. The only way I can use this laptop is if I hold the screen in weird positions or adjust the screen constantly while using it. I have read online that I am not the only one with this problem. Every article I read is that you have to just "update" the laptop, however, every response to that answer has not lead to a solution, including me. I hope Lenovo is able to make up for this hardware issue and come up with a solution soon. 

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Hi i have a problem with my YOGA 14 20DM Thinkpad, I recently start to experience a random flickering on my screen , so far I did update my BIOS , video driver and still afterwards having the same problem, I did reset the computer from factory and nothing seems to work, the Screen was replaced and still do the same problem . I dont know what else to do with this computer. Any advice besides buy another computer, please. this joke has cost me already $300 on the screen and not solved and the computer probably dont worth to much now, so i have to eat it. OH ribbon cable was replaced too.
 
Any advice thanks.
 
Moderator note: off-topic post moved to its own thread.  Subject edited to match content.  Was:  Re: yoga 260 brightness screen goes dim

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My 4 month old Yoga 730-13 Screen is flickering constantly with black horizontal lines on the screen. How do I fix this?

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Hey guys The screen of my Yoga 900 Screen has started to flicker, when I push the screen backwards. The screen turns black and there is a line on the screen for a slit second. It doesn't happen alsways and it's not always in the same position of the screen. Sometimes the screen turns back on as soon as I move the screen, sometimes it needs some more moving. I've conntected the laptop with an extended display, and it seems that only the screen of the laptop has this problem (no flickering on the second screen). Is there anything I can do or is it a warranty case? (It's a new laptop, I've bought it in December) Thanks for your help!

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Hi I have a Yoga 720 15ikb that survived a motorcycle crash a while back. It still works very well but I've noticed 2 issues.1 - The screen has a slight flicker in brightness2 - The battery doesn't last as long as it should (System estimated 2 hours on 50% brightness, nothing running aside AV, steam, audio, etc)I opened the back panel and did a cursory check and didn't notice any bad connections or damaged parts (aside from the damaged case). I've seen some people have problems with adaptive brightness causing a flicker but I can't find any setting for that on the computer. I checked the drivers and ran Lenovo's driver scan but no updates. As far as the battery goes, I've had the laptop for about a year and a half and while I know the battery loses capacity over time but this seems too low.Any help is much appreciated, laptop is out of warranty but I am very comfortable working on it myself. Thanks 

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The screen on my new Yoga 500 flickers uncontrollably when it's on battery power, rendering the laptop unusable unless it's plugged in at all times.  The battery settings are already on 'balanced' (the only advice Lenovo has so far offered). How can I get this fixed?

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Laptop randomly goes into a wild flicker just depending on its mood becomes unusable, read various threads online about this issue none have fixed my problem or even come close. This is by far the worst laptop i have bought in my life it's so bad i can't even sell it 

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Has anyone experienced flickering on their HDR screen when the brightness is set to low levels?  I've been having this issue since day 1, before and after BIOS upgrades that were recently released.  It happens no matter which program is open - though it seems more prominent when the computer is being used vs. sitting idle.  I've checked and have all of the latest Lenovo updates as well as Windows updates.  I tried to take a video of the issue (attached) which might be hard to see - but it's very prominent when you're actually using the computer in a dark environment.  Anyone have ideas of what might be wrong - could this simply be a defective device?

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I am having this issue on a computer i just turned on for the first time today after buying it yesterday. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6SIHJYWsFCI Others have this issue so what is being done to fix this?

A:Lenovo Yoga 920 Screen Flickering

Pretty sure that's a loose cable. If I were you, I'd send that back in with a thumb drive showing this video.  Just got a 920, myself, and it does not exhibit that issue.  This is out-of-the-box without installing anything?  

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Hello!I have a x1 yoga 2nd generation, basically top of the line model, with an oled screen. Recently, there have been some issues. When I turn the computer on, even on the Lenovo startup screen, I get a basically green screen where you can partially see. I can post a video later, but right now I cannot. I tried pushing the screen cables in a little further, and so it worked for 30 seconds or so, and then went back to being broken. Of course, my warranty ran out! What should I do since this computer is very expensive and I only had it for less than 2 years? Thanks!

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My laptop is out of warranty, so it's up to me to do troubleshooting Oftentimes, the screen flickers or goes completely blank. Closing the laptop then reopening solves the issue, but it's very inconvenient since I use it for work. Also, desktop files sometimes disappear. The desktop icons may flicker before disappearing, for they might not show up at all, even after restarting. I haven't found a workaround for this. Windows is up to date. I tried installing the intel graphics driver from the Intel site, but the computer says it isn't the right driver (though its the one that shows in the settings). Lenovo's own driver update site doesn't seem to be...well-designed. Besides, I'm not sure if it will solve the issue. Please help, I'd like to eliminate the problem at its source. 

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