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IdeaPad 320-15IKB charging via USB Type-C

Q: IdeaPad 320-15IKB charging via USB Type-C

Could I charge my IdeaPad 320-15IKB notebook through its USB Type-C input (from a power bank for example)?

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I often encounter this, but here is the real headache. I have googled a fix for this, but unfortunately it will only work if the battery is removable, which case not for the Ideapad 310-15ikb. Always have to revert back using Acronis. Any other possible solutions for this?

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The charging jack pin in my laptop got a little bit loose and tends to not connect with my adapter, loosing connection when I slightly move the laptop etc.I still have over 1 year of warranty, but after my last experiences with Lenovo service (waiting over a month for a **bleep** charger) I'd rather pay to have the jack replaced. But there are no charging jacks for this model, can't find anything anywhere (not only this model, other ideapads are also affected). Some people suggest using some Asus charging ports and trimming their legs etc, but I'd prefer some "real" method. I also don't want to loose my warranty. Is there any way I can get it replaced (even for money) without loosing the warranty? I think I could even do it myself because I've done similar things in the past (soldering pins on micro usb plugs etc) but I just simply don't want to loose my warranty, nor to wait a month without my computer (and I'd possibly get a negative response claiming it's my fault).What would you do in my situation?

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Hello, I noticed this afternoon that the battery indicator in the system tray was at less than full and the status message reads "95% - Plugged in, not charging." This was not the case previously, and I haven't changed any battery or system settings that would affect this. I've only owned the computer for about a month or two and I'm concerned that there may be a problem with the battery. I looked up this issue online and attempted to uninstall and reinstall the driver that affects battery control in System Settings, but there was no change to this behaviour. Is there a way to test if the battery is damaged? What other problems could I be having that would produce this effect?

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Ideapad 520-15IKB (Type 81BF) does not have usb 3.0.I have Sandisk Ultra USB 3.0 Pendrive.But When I connect it to any type A Port of laptop it says...(https://drive.google.com/file/d/1SH_6QlHWfJQqVx5QnJ40sFkUAG_v9zL8/view?usp=sharing)Also I have uploaded Read and Write Speed.It is clearly 2.0Read (https://drive.google.com/file/d/1ezc7QO8RLegsaNJp2ttKUEyQ7-4jqU7l/view?usp=sharing)Write (https://drive.google.com/file/d/13oV1rnVUicTkGuPJMkh5fkL7AUPGxWHV/view?usp=sharing)

A:Ideapad 520-15IKB (Type 81BF) does not have usb 3.0

Your specs show:PortsOne USB 3.0 type c, two USB 3.0 http://psref.lenovo.com/syspool/Sys/PDF/Lenovo%20Laptops/ideapad%20520%20(15_)/ideapad%20520_15_Plat...

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I've recently bought a brand new lenovo Ideapad 510 15IKB MTM is 80SV001PIH. Since last few days I'm facing issue with battery. I plugged in my machine at a charge level of 96%. After half an hour I noticed that still the battery level is 96% . When I put the pointer on battery guage, it's showed that "Plugged in, not charging". In my laptop battery is not removable, so I can't try removing the battery and putting it back again. I've restarted my machine many times but still the situation is same.


























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Is it possible to charge the notebook via its Thunderbolt 3 interface? Thank you!

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i have anew idepad 310-15ikb from 10 daysi found that battery since first time it work ..it  work 2 hours on balanced modeand 1 hour and 20 minute on high performance activity was on just browsing internet Battery reportBattery reportCOMPUTER NAMEAHMED-PCSYSTEM PRODUCT NAMELENOVO 80TVBIOS3JCN21WW 09/23/2016OS BUILD10240.16384.amd64fre.th1.150709-1700PLATFORM ROLEMobileCONNECTED STANDBYNot supportedREPORT TIME2017-06-11 11:25:50Installed batteriesInformation about each currently installed battery BATTERY 1NAMEL15S2TB0MANUFACTURERSANYOSERIAL NUMBER3249CHEMISTRYLIONDESIGN CAPACITY30,000 mWhFULL CHARGE CAPACITY30,590 mWhCYCLE COUNT-                                                                                                                                            &nbs... Read more

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bilgisayar?m?n ?u an itibariyle onar?m durumunu detayl? bir ?ekilde gremiyorum. seri numaras?ndan arama yapt???mda lenovo bdh diye bir site zerinden onar?m? devam etmektedir diyor. detayl? i?lemlere nereden ula?abilirim. ald???m ilk gnden beri problem ya??yorum. HD %100 kullan?m veriyor ve ses geliyor. lenovo ve microsoft uzaktan ba?lant?larla zemediler sorunumu. ?u anki i?lemleri detayl? takip etmek istiyorum.

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Hi,
 
Can you answer me on next questions. I bought Lenovo Ideapad 720-15IKB (Type 81C7), SN:R9****** in Serbia, but I am living Malta. If something happend where I can send it to repair it? Where in Malta you have service provider? Is this model have intenational warranty so I dont need go back to Serbia if something happend???
 
Thank you in advance.
 
Moderator note: serial number removed to prevent abuse.  For reference associated MT-M is 81C70014YA
 
 

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Hello
I bought a new Lenovo Lab a week agoBut I noticed that the screen is white when the room is without lightAlso the casing around the screen is invalid and has many blanksThe following pictures
I went to the sales center for warranty and refundHe said that this in Lenovo and can not be retrievedPlease help ....I only used it for one week
series number:  pf******
 

 
Moderator note: serial number removed to prevent abuse.

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Is it normal for the computer to be electrified in these species?

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I bought this new laptop 510-15IKB Laptop (ideapad) - Type 80SV I can't find the optical drive in my lap. Optical drive slot is available but there is no eject button on it. 

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Hi Lenovo team, I have purchased new Lenovo Ideapad 320-15 IKB (Type 80XL) laptop. I noticed there is some small noice/ rattling sound coming right side of the system. I can clearly hear it all the time. I ran diagnostics from Lenovo site. And Updated BIOS too. But the problem still persists. Please help me what to do. Thanks much! 

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Hello, I would like to know if the thunderbolt 3 lane in lenovo ideapad 720s 15,6" laptop is 2 or 4 lane? I am planning to use the computer with an eGPU in the future, so it would be nice to know. Thanks for the replies in advance. Greetings, Mikael

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Hello there, I want to buy this type of laptop https://mediagalaxy.ro/laptop-lenovo-ideapad-520-15ikb-intelr-coretm-i5-8250u-pana-la-3-4ghz-15-6-fu... have to know 2 big things about this model(which i didn t found on lenovo site by its MTM) 1.What's the maximum capacity of ram? It has 4gb onboard ram,can i go for a maximum 20gb?2.What type is the ssd? It is a sata III one? An m2 sata or an m2 PCIE? Ty in advance for your time

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My new LAPTOP is kind of slow and I find the smart graphics switching doesn't actually work. Tried to trouble shoot with Lenovo customer care and even updated to the latest windows. Didn't help much. Can anybody help?

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My new LAPTOP is kind of slow and I find the smart graphics switching doesn't actually work. Tried to trouble shoot with Lenovo customer care and even updated to the latest windows. Didn't help much. Can anybody help?

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I bought Lenovo IdeaPad 520-15IKB Windows 10 OS 64 bit and none removable battery I cant find energy management app cause I want it only charge up to 60% cause I plugged it in always, I downloaded the app from the link https://support.lenovo.com/eg/en/downloads/ds103640 but it not working when I tried to install the appthe setup wizard does not start what happened is black prompt window open and disappeared  

A:Lenovo IdeaPad 520-15IKB (Type 80YL) energy management app is needed

Hi Mohy1,
 
Welcome to Lenovo Community!
 
As I understand you want Lenovo energy management app for windows 10 OS 64 bit system, I would link to inform you that Lenovo energy management app is combined with Lenovo Companion now, You can download Lenovo companion app from windows store following this link,
 
I hope the above information helps.                   
 
Please feel free to post in Lenovo Community Forums if you have any further queries!
 
Regards,
Ashish
  
Tap that kudos button if I helped.
If you find a post helpful and it answers your question, please mark it as an "Accepted Solution"!
 

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I bought Lenovo Ideapad 320 15-IKB few days ago and I installed new windows 10 and updated it, also installed Lenovo Vantage and made all updates for said laptop, even the BIOS update. Since then, my ideapad freezes randomly, keyboard and trackpad doesnt respond until I shut down by power button or close and open screen. I read on link below that problem was solved by backflashing bios to previous version. Since I can't find live support or how to contact Lenovo by e-mail, can someone confirm me this and tell me where to find and how to do backflashing bios? My current BIOS version: 4WCN39WW. Link for topic with said solution but for ideapad 310: https://forums.lenovo.com/t5/Lenovo-IdeaPad-100-305-500-Edge/Lenovo-Ideapad-310-15ikb-80TV-Freezing-...

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I bought Lenovo IdeaPad 520-15IKB Windows 10 OS 64 bit and none removable battery I cant find energy management app cause I want it only charge up to 60% cause I plugged it in always,and i want to use it best performance for majority of the time i want it stop charging and work directly without consuming the battery any help ?

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I am in need of a storage driver to support a Windows 7 64bit OS installation (F6) for 320-15IKB (Type 80XL, 80YE) Laptop (ideapad).  The windows 10 driver is listed as "Intel Rapid Storage Technology Driver for Windows 10 (64-bit) - Notebook" version "15.8.1.1007""Intel Serial-IO Driver for Windows 10 (64-bit) - Notebook" version "30.100.1725.1" Many thanks!!!  

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Hello, my name is sebastian, I need to know if i can extend the memory ram on my "310 Touch-15IKB Laptop (ideapad) - Type 80TW - Model 80TW0004US". Now it's 8gb and I need to extend to 16gb or 32gb, the laptop has 1 bank to the ram ddr4. thank you

A:Extend ram - 310 Touch-15IKB Laptop (ideapad) - Type 80TW - Model 80TW0004US

Hi smbarrionuevo aka Sebastian,
 
Welcome to the Community Forums.
 
As indicated in the specification of the hardware manual (page27):
Max supported RAM (OEM recommendation is 12 GB
Slots: SODIMM 1, on board 1
 
Since you have a soldered 4 GB ram, you can have another 8GB to replaced the 4GB on the slot for 12 GB.
Can't really vouch for functionality for more than 12GB although third party reseller scanner like crucial may offer something bigger like here. This was also done on by fellow member slikvic24 adding 16GB to his ideapad 310-15ISK.
Always get return options to be on the safe side.
 
If you are ok with adding just 8GB then part number and suitable 8GB OEM ram are listed here along with substitute if you need it.
 
Hope this helps answer your query.
 
Regards
 

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Serial Number: PF0QWBSXMachine Type Model: 80XL0006US Display adapter is Intel HD 620It does have HDMI connector (but unsure if it is HDMI 1? 1.4? 2.0?) Does anyone know what HDMI standard is on this laptop?  I can't seem to find it.  I want to connect laptop to a UHD TV and use TV as second montior. 3,840 x 2,[email protected]  

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Hi, I have a question. Is it possible to charge 720s-14IKB via USB Type-C? If so, with what kind of charger. Could it be charger like for a phone? Best greetings

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Hi, I just bought my Lenovo Ideapad 320-15IKB Model: 81BG Machine Type Model: 81BG005BPH yesterday and it only has a 4GB RAM. Can I upgrade it's RAM to 8GB or maybe more? Thanks!

A:RAM Upgrade for Lenovo Ideapad 320-15IKB Model: 81BG Machine Type Model: 81BG005BPH

You have 4GB soldered memory and 1 slot(socket) to add  additional 8 GB RAM 2133MHz DDR4.Thus 12 GB max on your machine.

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I am a very frustrated and angry customer at the moment as i keep running into Road Block and unacceptable answers.  This issue is enough to cause me to never buy another Lenovo laptop or any laptop at Best Buy!I bought my computer in July and in September i noticed a key had popped off-  the "< ," key next to the M key.  I have used the key board only when i was setting up-  now at my office and at customers i set it in downward dog mode ;-) and use a blue tooth key board.    So it is not from use that it broke.   I took the laptop into BEST BUY and was told that the key was missing a metal part on the back so they could not fix it onsite-  i would have to send it in and be without my laptop for a week to 10 days - unacceptable -  this was a month or more ago. I searched on the LENOVO website and could not find a way to purchase a single or the entire set of Keys!  I am self employed as a software consultant.   My life is pretty busy and i finally decided today to bite the bullet and ask for a call from Lenovo support.  Again i am told the only way to fix this is to send my laptop in for a repair.  I asked to just be able to buy a KEY - i am told that well they do not sell individual keys - they would replace the entire keyboard!  So sell me the keyboard and or send me one an i will take into best buy to have them replace it while i wait.  They cannot do that.   I live... Read more

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Hello! 1 simple question.Can I connect the laptop in question - 320S-15IKB (Type 81BQ), to external display via displayport through USB Type-C?Thanks

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I want to know that Samsung 850 EVO 250 GB Laptop Internal Solid State Drive (MZ-M5E250BW) is compatible with my laptop?

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HiIs it possible to charge the yoga with a docking station over USB 3.0 Port?If yes, it is also possible to charge, if the notebook is off?I would like to use a dell d3100 docking station. Thanks in advanceDilbert

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it is showing as pluged in but not charginghave checked that the power cable is ok and connectedhave got conservation mode off only had it a few days                Jay 

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for my last laptop i removed battery and use it when i work at home(for increase battery life).how can i do for my new laptop that hasnt removable battery (ideapad 510-15IKB)?

A:how use charger without charging battery? 510-15IKB

Hi there,
 
Welcome to Lenovo Community! And happy to have you here.
 
As I understand that you have query regarding battery charging in Ideapad 510 15IKB
Better practice would be to use Battery Conservation Mode.
If you are using Windows 10 you can enable Conservation Mode from Lenovo Settings 
 
For more details check How to increase battery life
 
Do let us know how it goes.
Please feel free to post in Lenovo Community Forums if you have any further queries!
 Regards,Prabhansh_______________________________________________Tap that Kudos button if I helped.If you find a post helpful and it answers your question, please mark it as an "Accepted Solution"!

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Is that normal? If i restart it starts charging to 100%, and my battery health seems fine any idea if that is a know issue?

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I bought a Lenovo Yoga 720 - 15IKB two weeks ago. The laptop works fine except for one important detail: it has never recognized the AC adapter as being plugged in. Basically when the PC is on, even if plugged in, it will drain down to 5% and turn itself off. But when it is off and plugged in, it charges up to 100% battery without a problem. How can I get my laptop to charge while plugged in? As it charges without issue when turned off, I want to think it is more of an issue with drivers or BIOS than the AC adapter and power connection.  All Windows updates and Lenovo System Updates have been installed, except for one: BIOS Update - 10 [64]When I install and then run this update, I get this blue screen of death Windows Error DRIVER_POWER_STATE_FAILURE. I've tried uninstalling and reinstalling the Battery drivers in the Device Manager several times. I restored battery settings to default, tweaked them, and set them back to default with no avail. Can anyone help or make any suggestions??? Thank you very much!  

A:Lenovo Yoga 720 - 15IKB: PLUGGED IN NOT CHARGING,

Is airplane mode turned on?

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I have a brand new ideapad 320 with USB type-c.  I bought a USB type-c to HDMI adapter but it does not work.  Windows 10 gives an error saying "Display Connection May Be Limited."  It looks like Windows needs a driver for this USB type-c to HDMI functionality.   1) Do I need a driver for a USB type-c to HDMI adapter?2) Where can I find a driver that works on the Lenovo ideapad 320-15IKB?  Many thanks 

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i would like to know if these two new laptops would run Ubuntu or other linux distributionshttps://www.pcdiga.com/portatil-lenovo-ideapad-320-15-6-320-15ikb-706https://www.pcdiga.com/portatil-lenovo-ideapad-320-15-6-320-15ikb-173

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Hi, i just bought a first Lenovo laptop, with preinstalled Windows 10 Home. My friend tried to install Windows 10 Pro (clean install) and accidentally wiped out all the data in SSD, including all the partitions and recovery data. Now i want to factory reset my laptop, just like it was when i bought it. Is that possible anymore? I downloaded Lenovo USB Recovery Tool, can i download original Windows 10 Home with that? And does it include all the preinstalled drivers too? Thank you,Janek

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how can i active conservation mode in my lap? and lenovo settings not working in my win 10

A:Ideapad 310-15IKB LenovoSettings

Hi Ibra_kam, 
 
Welcome to the Community Forums.
 
Have you tried updating it to the new Lenovo Vantage.
It would offer same battery and power management thresholds for your laptop.
 
Regards
 

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I got this laptop 2 days ago for my online job and when I tried to use it to work, it was so sluggish. I'm planning to add more ram to it. It has a 4gb ddr4 2400mhz ram soldered unto the board. I use 3 browsers for my job. 4 tabs on firefox, 8 to 10 tabs on chrome, 1 tab on opera browser, 1 soft phone app, 1 time tracking app, 1-5 ms word docs, 2 notepads, and 1 windows explorer open at the same time.My question: Do I need 4gb more to make it 8gb total? Or do i need 8gb more to make it 12gb total?I need all the help I can get. Thanks 

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hello , im just curious about my laptop with i5-7200u cpucan i change the cpu or upgrad it or its impossible ?thanks in advance

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I just wanted to know if there was a way to change the amount of dedicated video memory?

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I updated my laptop to Window 10 x64bit KB4033637 then it got really really slow and laggy.I tried Deleting apps and basically everything but nothing worked please help

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Hi,How can I turn on the backlight on the keyboard? Or does it have backlight at all? On some pages it says there is backlight, on other pages it does not say anything. Confused!

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hii've got this laptop a few days ago and everythings works fine except a disturbing cpu fan policyit's constantly running even when i leave it idle for a long time and nothing is using cpu (temps hovering around 30!! and fan is running forever!!)my question and request is why there isn't any option or tool or bios setting to adjust cpu fan policy??beside a constant noise (it is not very loud though but audible) it can wear out cpu fan because my laptop is runnig about 15-16 hours per day and i dont play game or run heavy load softwares and i'll appreciate a more silent cpu fan policy

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