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Hello,After purchase my Thinkpad Yoga 260 I've tried to connect with a 3g operator through the side slot (wich costed me an extra) just to discover that my laptop doesn't have a WWAN module. Now I need to know if my laptop as the possibility to add one (wich I hope so because it was one of the main reason why i bought it) anyone knows how to? Anyway it's very hard to me to understand why give me the choice to assembly it with the slot if there's no way to use it.Read other answers
Are the current models for sale on the Lenovo web site "WWAN Ready"? By that I mean do they include the SIM card slot and WWAN antenna and are just missing the WWAN modem card? I am interesed in buying one now and then adding the WWAN card later. Thank you.
+1 HP and Dell included, finding a Skylake convertible with WWAN is like pulling teeth right now... What's the deal guys?Read other 5 answers
Hi,I'd like to have confirmation that the product 20FQ003XIX has these features:- i7 6500U, 8GB, 512GB SSD Sata3, WQHD screen (kinda sure about these)- WWAN included- Pen included (I mean the one in the chassis)- Italian keyboard layout Thanks in advance
HelloHave a look at the machine specification for most ot countries:http://psref.lenovo.com/Detail/ThinkPad_X1_Yoga_1st_Gen?M=20FQ003X%2B%2BReplacement of the symbols "++" in the MTM with IX means the machine with the same specification for Italy.1. yes2. yes, Sierra EM74553. yes, Wacom ActPen for ThinkPad, 6.5 mm, rechargeable4. yes, most likely by Chicony, or Darfon manufacturedRead other 1 answers
Does anyone have a 1st gen X1 Yoga that is cellular ready? Mine has been nothing but trouble. Bought laptop at Microsoft Store in Stanford Shopping Center with my son on 1/7/17. I was told by sales person that the ThinkPad was cellular ready. Well, after spending two days on the phone with customer service at Microsoft, Lenovo, and Verizon I have learned that Microsoft's sales person lied to me about the X1 being cellular ready, Microsoft's extended warranty is worthless, Lenovo tech support and Verizon tech support know nothing about this machine or how it works. I spent 3 hours Monday and 5 hours Tuesday with tech support from each and no one has resolved my problem. After reading a few posts, I discovered that lenovo sells these with sim slots even though they are not cellular ready. What is the purpose of having a sim slot then? This is fraudulent. I'm returning the computer at Microsoft Store.
Good day and welcome to the community.
Sorry you're having difficulty.
In my personal experience, a ThinkPad that is described as cellular/broadband-ready has meant that it had a SIM card slot and that it had the appropriate broadband antennae installed, but did not have a WWAN card installed. That is left to the purchaser to do. One exception (there may be others) to that would be when a purchaser configures a ThinkPad on the Lenovo sales site, and selects the optional WWAN card. That machine would come as cellular/broadband-equipped, requiring only the customer's SIM card.
Again, this is my personal experience.
Hello everyone.I have the Thinkpad Edge E530 6272 with i7 CPU..I was wondering if my laptop has WWAN for using SIM cardI tried to install the SonyEricsson driver but didin't get any answer !It has a sim card slot under the battery area.Thanks for your replies.
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Have you removed the cover for the WWAN / mSATA ssd compartment to see what's there? When I checked mine (62724GU) to install a mSATA ssd I noticed that there were no connections for an antenna for a WWAN.Read other 8 answers
Hi, I have purchased my laptop with WWAN card upgradable, which as I read means that a WWAN can be installed, in order to have access to mobile networks. Which WWAN devices are supported by X250 ? Can I purchase it and install it myself without voiding the warranty?Read other answers
Hi! I got a Thinkpad X60 (1706-C92) lying around in my drawer for quite sometime, as my secondary notebook.There is a WWAN antenna available at the top right corner of the LCD display.However, there isn't a SIM card reader available (SIM placeholder available on motherboard) besides the DIMM slots.I also noticed that there are LED indicators for WiFi and Bluetooth, but no LED for WWAN.In this case, can WWAN still be used in my laptop even I were to install a Lenovo approved WWAN card since the antenna is available?I am currently residing in Singapore, with all GSM carriers around the island. RegardsEdmundRead other answers
Hello! I was inquiring into buying a Lenovo X260, and one of the main reasons I was interested was because it has a SIM card slot. I have Project Fi, and was interested in using a data only SIM card for the laptop. Project Fi is compatable with Sprint, T-Mobile and US Cellular networks, and I wanted to ask if anyone had any experience using the sim card slot with any of these networks or perhaps even a Project Fi sim. I do not want to buy the laptop to find out the sim card does not work. Any advice would be extremely helpful.Read other answers
I purchased my Yoga 260 ThinkPad (i5) in December '15 from IBM website (USA). Spoke with terchnical sale prior to purchase to verify that the unit had WWAN capability as stated in the many marketing releases. I was told that it was LTE capable and Lenovo was waiting for the WWAN card availability. About a month later I called to check on status of availability. No specific date was given, BUT I was given an FRU # for WWAN card (00JT542) specific to my Yoga 260 model # (provided my exact model # to technical assistance). I then ordered the card from IBM Parts online. The initial ETA was February '16. Finally arrived in June '16. The arriving part was a "Sierra Wireless Airprime Model: EM7455" Qualcomm card. Just yesterday I went to install the card following instructions in the Yoga 260 Thinkpad user guide. The SIM card slot/tray is functional and the WWAN fits nicely in the chassis (no holding screw though). However, there are no attenae connections. The integrated LTE functionality was the compelling reason for my purchase. Of course there are other work arounds to get LTE, but had I known the unit wasn't capable with the integrated card, I would not have purchased it. I'm not sure where to start to get response/accommodation from IBM. Does anyone else have similar situation and/or suggestions on how to ... Read more
Hello TD22, welcome to the community,
The user guides are generic and cover all possible system configurations, the same applies to harware maintenance manuals, and may feature options which are not present on your particular system.
The early Yoga 260s were not equipped with WWAN or WWAN antennae because at that time no international agency approvals had been received for the transmit and receive functions. Systems which are agency qualified may have WWAN integrated at the factory or be WWAN ready with factory installed antennae but no WWAN module.
Hi all! I just ordered the ThinkPax X1 Carbon 2nd Gen (20A70037US, i7, 8GB, 256GB, Touch). The only thing I wanted and could not get with it is the WWAN Card. I already have the 2011 version of the X1 (1286-CTO) which comes with the Gobi 300-0 WWAN Card (Sierra Wireless MC8355 ? Gobi(TM) 3000). I have been trawling the net and forums to check if I can pull out the Gobi 3000 from the older X1 and use it successfully in the X1 Carbon 2nd Gen. Is the Gobi 3000 compatible with X1 Carbon 2nd Gen? Will drivers or software be an issue? Are the slots compatible? I welcome any and all advice. Thanks!
ThinPad X1 (souped up), now with Win 8 Pro, 64bitBefore that, all kinds of ThinkPad laptops since mid '90s.
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Hi, VMarcoUnfortunately Gobi 3000 card you have isn't compatible with X1C Gen 2:- mechanically as it is in the mini pci-e formfactor vs new m.2 formfactor (formerly NGFF) new X1C supports;- logically as your card isn't approved by Lenovo to use in new X1C, it isn't whitelisted for that so as result laptop with that card will be blocked.There are several wwan options for X1C Gen 2 depend of the carrier you'll work with and the speed of wwan access you need:1. Ericsson N5321, HSPA+ 21Mbps:, FRU 04W38422. Gobi 5000 (Sierra Wireless em7355), LTE/EVDO/HSPA+, FRU 04W38012a. the same as item #2., with SIM sku, FRU 04X60383. Sierra Wireless em7345, LTE/HSPA+, FRU 04X6014IMHO the best choice is item #3:- supports both networks class 3g and LTE- supports frequency bands and network carriers almost worldwide, European as well as US (LTE Verizon, AT&T, Sprint)em7345 supports win8/8.1 natively w/o 3rd drivers. For win7 new drivers should be published soon officially. The only lack there isn't a soluton for card activation within Verizon network yet. Lenovo and Verizon know about that and work for the solution.Read other 9 answers
Hello! I just buy X1Y without WWAN-modem, because I don't really need it for now, and try to use empty WWAN M.2 slot for SSD like I did with all my previous Thinkpad's - so I install Transcend TS256GMTS400 that perfectly works at my previous Thinkpad Yoga 12... but SSD does not apper at BIOS! At "BIOS - Boot priority" there are some empty device named "NVMe0" - because of absent of external NVMe ports and present of Samsung SSD as different device at M.2 2280 slot, its possible can be support for NVMe-PCIE SSD at that WWAN-slot... but I can not find any SSD M.2 2242 NVMe at all world... Also I dont find any WWAN-antennas near WWAN-slot. Also because of gluided Yoga touch screens its unpossible to install WWAN-antennas by user without waranty lose. So it seems that X1Yoga's that sell's without WWAN-modems does not support WWAN-modems at all! So after all those problems it seems that at all configurations of Thinkpad X1 without WWAN-modem this WWAN-slot is absolutely useless!!! PS Also X1 have flimsy soiled case, loud keybord and a specially very loud touchpad buttons and trackpad buttons! Does Thinkpad X1 with such problems are really premium device?!?!?! Any suggestions for WWAN-SSD?!Read other answers
My P40 yoga is a NoWWAN version, and I want to replace the bottom cover and install a WWAN card. Are there any WWAN antennas already installed, so I can just put on the EM7455 card and SIM bracket then it will work? Because the hmm manual doesn't show any difference between WWAN and NoWWAN about antennas in LCD FRUs paragraph? I wish it will be true.Read other answers
Hello everyone, Just ordered an X1 Yoga with the OLED display and didn't see an option for WWAN or NFC cards on configuration although I see WWAN as an option on the model without OLED. Is there a reason for this? Can I add the antenna kit and card later? Same question for NFC although I didn't see NFC as an option on either model. Thanks.
For unknown reasons, Lenovo appear to have stopped selling NFC on all X1 Yogas. The parts are still available from Lenovo Parts. The NFC antenna and NFC card are relatively cheap. The cable required to connect the NFC card to the motherboard is only available as part of a kit that is rather expensive - so if that cable is missing, it will not be a cheap upgrade. Previous posts on the forum suggest that Lenovo do not support WWAN or WiGig on the OLED version of the X1 Yoga. It is unclear whether this is a physical limitation (no room for the antennas) or a regulatory issue (unwillingness to qualify the OLED version for WWAN and WiGig). I would proceed on the basis that there is no way to add WWAN or WiGig to an OLED X1 Yoga.Read other 2 answers
Hi there,i just got my brand new X1 Yoga. Unfortunately my WWAN doesnt work. Drivers are up to date. The SIM Card is active. Anyone experiencing problems with mobile broadband? It is pretty strange. Sometimes it looks like it doesn't find any carrier, soemtimes it says no connection possible..Anyone any ideas.Thanks in advanceRead other answers
So I have been searching and searching and searching on information of a possible whitlist for our devices. Ihave seen another thread talking about this on a different X series laptop. And that had a link in it to another thread that also discussed it as well. But, if any one knows if our X1 Yogas have a white list on any part and connector to part list.
I believe this: https://download.lenovo.com/parts/ThinkPad/x1yoga_frubom_20160107.pdf
is what you seek. Please see the last page.
Hope this helps.
Hello, I do have X230 , and recently i Have decided to buy LTE modem (WWAN) because i'm traveling a lot and need internet access. Also in Poland we have Aero2 nation wide network with very cheap data packets (1$ for 3 GB, or 5$ for 30GB for 30 days) so it is a lot of data as for "backup" connection. So i Have ordered Sierra WIreless MC7700 because that card is whitelisted in Bios and can be used on that particular machine. And..... card was not working at all, GPS not working, i Have started downloading GPS enablers and drivers for that card from lenovo but it was a time when windows 10 was "new" there were problems with drivers etc. but i have managed to get it working. everything was fine till the day that i Have ordered 16 GB of RAM and LITEON 256 GB SSD drive to make the mashine a bit more efficent. I had to install Clean copy of WIN 10 because of drive swap, and now i cannot connect with WWAN. The card is shown in device manager, i see it in notification center, alsow in control panel internet settings I do have Mobile listed. But it does not want to "see" the simcard. That is exactly the same simcard as before, and the simcard when inserted to the external mobile hotspot or phone is working flowlesly. But not inside my laptop. I was trying to download firmware for it to reload it to the card, but the installer on Lenovo repository is broken. http://support.lenovo.com/pl/pl/downloads/ds037401 file g7w606ww.exe is broken, i have tes... Read moreRead other answers
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,Read other answers
Hi, I just received a x1 yoga oled and inserted my sim card. Entered the pin and everything works fine. In my network selection pane (the one to the right bottom in Win 10) I then de-clicked the mobile toggle because at home I use my wifi, which is faster and is free. When then restarting the notebook or closing and re-opening the lid the mobile toggle disappears and the cellular network says "deactivated" with no option to reactivate it. The only solution to again use my sim is then to reinstall all drivers which I found on the Lenovo site. Anyone know how to stop this weird behaviour? Thanks,PaulRead other answers
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.Read other answers
My Yoga 260 cant boot after bios upgrade to the latest version (1.51) with error 1802: unauthorized network card (12D1/15C1). Before upgrade, the system can boot normally..I managed to get into bios and disabled the wwan, then it boots, but cannot use wwan. The WWAN card is huawei me906s that orginally come with the system, which should be on the whitelist. Why the later version of BIOS renders the WWAN unusable? Any help?Read other answers
I have two staff members with different Yoga models, but with the same pen issue. Say, for instance, OneNote is open. The pen doesn't draw or write, but it can select and still be recognized. When I try using an old stylus from an HP Elitebook, it works TOTALLY fine - even the button on the pen functions properly. This suddenly started after months of the Lenovo pens working fine. I thought maybe it was a driver issue, but it can't be as the HP pen works.... I'm thinking it's the pen itself just getting worn down? It looks okay though but may be just a little loose... Any help / direction would be greatly appreciated!Read other answers
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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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.
I just bought a Thinkpad Yoga from Best Buy and upon opening, found that the pen pro included does not work. I'm on the most updated version of all the drivers, and the touch screen and multitouch with my hands still work. After taking an multimeter to measure the voltage of the pen, I found that the pen just wasn't charging. I'm a bit hesitant to check the voltage of the charging silo itself but my suspicion is that the pen is dead. Could this be a software problem? Has anyone encountered a similar problem? Should I return to pen and the laptop to bestbuy or just the pen? Or should this issue be brought to Lenovo instead?
I don't have a 460, but I do have a 260, which is a smaller, but VERY similar machine. I had the same problem and I believe it is not the pen. Before you do anything, you need to unplug the machine and disable the internal battery. You do that by going into the BIOS and under the config tab, look under power. There will be an option to disable the battery. When this is selected, the machine will turn off. The battery is re-enabled the next time you plug it in. IF THE BATTERY IS NOT DISCONNECTED, YOU WILL CREATE A SHORT AND BLOW A IRREPLACEABLE FUSE ON THE MOTHERBOARD. Remove the pen and look inside, where you will see 2 contacts. My guess is that one or both got pushed back into the housing during manufacturing process. You can take something fine and sharp like a needle and gently free them so they will pop back out. Once I popped mine out, the pen charged very quickly and I never had another problem with it.Read other 4 answers
hi, i've bought the thinkpad pro pen, i've found its not working. dunno if the model is incorrect for my machine or i was sent a different model. i'm using thinkpad yoga s1 12, with wacom digitizeri bought the model in the link belowhttp://shop.lenovo.com/us/en/itemdetails/4X80H34887/460/FEAB2D50A4AD48A08D88043396B6F5E8 it is mentioned it will be working on my model already.any feedback is appreciated.Read other answers
I inserted a regular AT&T nano-sim card (for phones) into my new X1 Yoga, but it either says "no service" or "insert SIM" Are there any APN settings that I need to add in order to get it working with AT&T? It has the stock Sierrra EM7455 LTE-A adapterRead other answers
My 2 days old yoga 260 makes a ticking noise in the right hinge always when I open the notebook or move the screen open a little bit. It is irritating and I am concerned about the build quality of the hinge. What to do?
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My hinges are quiet and smooth, but they are tight and sturdy so that the screen is stable in any orientation. I'm sorry, but without hearing or feeling yourem there is no way for me to say if yours are "normal", but it is common for a tight hinge to make a little noise when it begins a motion.Read other 7 answers
Hi, I'd like to know when the WQHD resolution for the thinkpad yoga 460 will be avaible in france or italy? The funny thing is that on the product description in the italian site the WQHD option is mentioned, but on the configurator the option is not listed. thanks in advance,AceroRead other answers
Hello all I was wondering if anyone knew if the pen that comes with the yoga 460 has a set of changeable tips that you can buy separately? I bought mine through best buy but I noticed that the tip of the pen screws off and allows the stylus tip to be removed. I can't seem to find anywhere that sells different tips for that pen tho. Thanks!Read other answers
I intend to buy an X1 Yoga (IPS or OLED) for my business and connect it to my two Dell U2417H monitors. Looking at the Dell user guide, I see that you should be able to use one cable from the laptop and daisy chain the two monitors. The Dell user guide states that the PC/laptop graphics card must support "DP1.2 with MST transport". * Does the 1st gen X1 Yoga have DP1.2 with MST transport?* What about the 2nd gen X1 Yoga? Understand the mini DisplayPort has been deleted on the 2nd gen X1 Yoga and left only a HDMI and Thunderbolt connection. How would I achieve this daisy chain connection? ThanksRead other answers
Hi, I have 3 problems with my Yoga 460: 1. (this should be easy):Where do I get a backup image for my system from? I did not find any links on the support page. 2. I tried to download the bios update to version 1.18 from the website. If I click on the windows installer file, there is always the message "file not found". If I try to download the iso file (which is indeed working), I receive an error message about wrong format when trying to mount it to a usb drive. 3. This is the most important issue for me at the moment:As soon as I try to update my system with Lenovo Companion software, I always get the message that I would have to upgrade my Lenovo System Interface Driver. If I hit ok to install this app, I get a download link. I tried installing it several times. After having restarted the system, the same error appears again (with the same download link). I would really appreciate if anyone of you could help me on these topics! Greetings from Germany, Simon
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Maybe it can help your 3) point by installing "Lenovo Application Interface Driver for Windows 10".
Download it from here:
Check if after installing it, it will work with Lenovo Companion.
HiI am used to T420, 450 laptops, and looking for Yoga with similar easy type keyboard (good key travel, less actuation force) and easy on eyes screen anti-glare/matte. Looks like they don't make matte displays now. Is the keyboard on X1 yoga and its anti-glare comparable or should I get thinkpad yoga 460 (that is a pound+ heavier). Also how does a anti-glare screen protector compare with display already built with anti-glare. If the X1 yoga anti-glare is not sufficient, should I then add this 3rd party screen? ThanksRead other answers
Does anyone know if itis possible to do the following:When connected to the Onelink dock, closing the lid will NOT turn off/standby laptop. I know there is the option on the power settings to choose not to do anything when the lid is closed, but that is not so ideal when we have the laptop connected to the wall and not the dock... So the idea is if it is possible to make it ignore closing the lid only if the dock is connected, Thank you. Ricardo Santos.Read other answers
Hello, I finally got my new Thinkpad Yoga S1, but there seem to be some issues with the NFC module. After startup, if I open the device manager it looks fine, but after a few minutes the "NFC proximity device" driver status changes to shows "Windows has stopped this device because it has reported problems. (Code 43)". Under Details > Problem Code it says "0000002B", and under Details > Problem Status "The Request is not supported/C00000BB". In the System Event Log I am also getting a few "BcmNfcIc driver has failed initializing NFC device." errors at the time it fails. If I do a right-click > Disable and then right-click > Enable on the device, it works again for a few minutes, but then shows the same error again. I'm using Windows 8.1, fully updated with Windows update, and all drivers/BIOS updated using the Lenovo tool. The NFC driver is version 184.108.40.20630 from 17/12/2013. I also had an issue where the Lenovo QuickControl together with "Windows Driver Foundation - User-Mode Driver" background process took up 95% of the CPU time all the time, which I solved by deinstalling QuickControl. I'm thinking the two issues might be related, with the QuickControl trying to unsuccesfully poll the NFC device. Has anyone else experienced this problem? Jan
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I found out that Windows 8.1 Update 1 has just been released. This seems to have fixed the problem. After the update I had an error about the Lenovo PM Device, saying that it had corrup registry information. Deleting and re-detecting the PM device fixed the problem, and now everything appears to be working.Read other 6 answers