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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
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
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.
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
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
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
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.
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
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
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
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
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 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
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
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 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
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
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.
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
I have a four month old Thinkpad Yoga 14 that will not turn on/run unless it is plugged into the AC adapter. When it is plugged in, the battery icon on the taskbar says '95% available, plugged in not charging'. I left the adapter out and the computer off all day yesterday, then plugged the laptop in this morning and the message is the same. If nothing else, I was expecting the battery % to be lower as it had not been plugged in for 24 hours. The operating system is Windows 10, and I have checked the battery devices in Device Manager for the latest driver updates.Read other answers
I am using Lenovo Yoga 500 15Just for curiosity and to clearify, cos many customers, me included, have been confusing.Once I ask the servicemen for a dgitizer screen option, they laught at me.The price is quite different 1200++£ vs 1080$So, do both market feature Digiizer screen?TRead other answers
I am using Lenovo Yoga 500 15Just for curiosity and to clearify, cos many customers, me included, have been confusing.Once I ask the servicemen for a dgitizer screen option, they laught at me.The price is quite different 1200++£ vs 1080$So, do both market feature Digiizer screen?Read other answers
Like the title says, I have a Thinkpad Yoga 14 (the model with a stylus, if that makes a difference). I love it to death, but I can't figure out how I'm supposed to use alt codes for typing accented letters and symbols. There are no num lk/scrn lk keys on my laptop, and I couldn't find anything when I searched for another method. I already know about the character map, by the way. I want to know if there is a way to type alt codes with my keyboard.Read other answers
Hi, I completely reinstalled windows 8.1 pro on my ThinkPad Yoga. After that I installed all drivers including updates provided by Microsoft and Lenovo (using Lenovo system updater 5). But I can't use all FN keys (meaning the special functions like opening the windows 8 settings pane bar...) Also the orange led is lighted up on the F1 key (I guess this should indicate that my speakers are muted - but this led is always on). What should I do or what do I have to install in addition to use all FN special keys including the correct indication of the mute-LED?
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download ThinkVantage System Update, it should download the necessary driver package for you.Read other 9 answers
In this thread, it was mentioned that this laptop can use the 16gb 4X70J32868 RAM by Lenovo.I found it here for $100. Has anyone used this RAM to upgrade their laptops?
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Just piping up in response here - Used that exact same SODIMM from Mem-Store - took a chance. Worked perfectly fine. Running it for a couple weeks now, no issues. My TP is a Type 20DM with Core i5 5200U proc.Read other 2 answers
I recently acquired a Thinkpad yoga 15 laptop and while playing with the options I realised it completely lacked Bluetooth functionality. I have tried updating the Intel PROSet Bluetooth software, updating the network adapter drivers, disabling the adapter altogether and reenabling it through the BIOS. I don't know if the Bluetooth adapter is supposed to appear as a different adapter in the Device Manager or if only the Intel Dual-Band AC 7265 is supposed to show up (under the Advanced tab, Bluetooth is labeled as Active). No bluetooth option is present in the PC and devices options menu... I even reset to factory settings in case it was an issue with a third party program, but even there, same situation. Am I missing something? Please help me to get this feature working!
I had the same problem as well, i fixed mine by going to the intel site and downloading the update software. downloading the driver didnt work for me. as soon as i used the update software the bluetooth driver turned on and i was good to gohttps://downloadcenter.intel.com/product/84178/Intel-Wireless-N-7265Read other 4 answers
Hello,I'm having trouble since I recieved my LENOVO ThinkPad Yoga 14 two months ago.It is on guarantee.I've noticed that the master fan keeps starting even if the computer is not working at full capacity. Sometimes, it starts right after windows as finished booting! And it's a brand new computer, Intel i7 CPU and 8GO of RAM!The fan keeps working then even if I'm only surfing on the internet or working on word.It's REALLY annoying. I feel like this is already an old computer by it's blowing. My old computer, a 5 years old Toshiba Satellite, doesn't blow so much.I've searched over the web and found that LENOVO had released a new UEFI Bios that was suposed to fix this problem. I've installed it and nothing changed! The fan kept on turning on for nothing else than a gmail home page.I've already asked about another problem on the ThinkPad Yoga 14. It's about a background noise on the built in speakers. Here's the link: https://forums.lenovo.com/t5/ThinkPad-S-Series-ThinkPad-Yoga/Background-noise-on-ThinkPad-Yoga-14-bu...I'm not having a good experience with this Yoga 14. I was looking for professional quality and it is not.Can someone tell me if they have the same problems?What LENOVO is going to do about it?Thanks.Ludovic.
Hi ludovicfd Can you please post the full model number of you machine and which Windows version are you using?. For example my TP Yoga 14 is "20DM008UUS" and I didn't experienced those issues. I'm guessing that your machine fan is blowing too much and making huge noise. In my case I can feel more the hard drive noise than the fan, it is not like the HDD is "that loud", but when you are on a quiet enviroment you can feel it "scrattching". Do you want to try first updating any firmware / BIOS on your machine at the latest level ? After that another alternative will be to try to update the driver for the chipset and power. The basic thing for me is to try to update the drivers and firmware this way:- Windows Update- Lenovo System Update- Lenovo Companionand after that search manually for updates on the Lenovo Support site with your specific model number. Sorry, it is trial and error to see if a driver can fix your issue. If after updating the drivers, you think it is hardware issue you should try to contact Lenovo's Customer Support site RegardsRead other 2 answers
Hello, I bought a Yoga 260 about 3 month ago (i5-6300, 16gb ram, Windows 10 64 bit);I'm happy with the overall performance, but I'm far from working the announced 7 hours of work on the battery. 3 to 4 would be more representative of may experience, even in "eco" mode.Any idea how I could further check if someting's wrong, draining my battery ? Or would it be possible to extend the battery, or find a bigger capacity that would suit the machine, even at some cost (price, of course, but weight, or "foldability") ?Thanks for your advice.Read other answers
Hi there,I received my Thinkpad P40 Yoga roughly 6 months ago and have not had many issues, however, for the past few weeks I've noticed my fan at times pulses with a very annoying sound. At times when my fan runs, it sounds like it is pulsing. Sometimes it's constant, while other times it pulses and I'm not entirely sure why. I looked around and read a few posts stating that sometimes a BIOS update is required. I got software from the Lenovo website to automatically update it, but the sound remains. Any help would be greatly appreciated, thanks!Read other answers