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  • Page 1 User Guide Lenovo 500e Chromebook...
  • Page 3 User Guide Lenovo 500e Chromebook...
  • Page 4 First edition (January 2018) © Copyright Lenovo 2018.
  • Page 5: Table Of Contents

    Kensington Mini Security slot..Specifications ....Lenovo compliance information Web sites ..Operating environment ..
  • Page 6 Union ....Lenovo support Web site ... Call Lenovo customer support center ..
  • Page 7: Chapter 1. Important Safety Information

    This information can help you safely use your personal computer. Follow and retain all information included with your computer. The information in this document does not alter the terms of your purchase agreement or the Lenovo Limited Warranty. Customer safety is important. Our products are developed to be safe and effective. However, personal computers are electronic devices.
  • Page 8: Service And Upgrades

    Note: If you notice these conditions with a product (such as an extension cord) that is not manufactured for or by Lenovo, stop using that product until you can contact the product manufacturer for further instructions, or until you get a suitable replacement.
  • Page 9: Power Cords And Power Adapters

    Power cords and power adapters DANGER Use only the power cords and power adapters supplied by the product manufacturer. The power cords shall be safety approved. For Germany, it shall be H05VV-F, 3G, 0.75 mm , or better. For other countries, the suitable types shall be used accordingly. Never wrap a power cord around a power adapter or other object.
  • Page 10: Plugs And Outlets

    Plugs and outlets DANGER If a receptacle (power outlet) that you intend to use with your computer equipment appears to be damaged or corroded, do not use the outlet until it is replaced by a qualified electrician. Do not bend or modify the plug. If the plug is damaged, contact the manufacturer to obtain a replacement.
  • Page 11: Electrical Current Safety Information

    Electrical current safety information DANGER Electric current from power, telephone, and communication cables is hazardous. To avoid a shock hazard: • Do not use your computer during a lightning storm. • Do not connect or disconnect any cables or perform installation, maintenance, or re- configuration of this product during an electrical storm.
  • Page 12: Non-Rechargeable Coin-Cell Battery Notice

    DANGER Do not attempt to replace the built-in rechargeable battery. Replacement of the battery must be done by a Lenovo-authorized repair facility or technician. Only recharge the battery strictly according to instructions included in the product documentation. Removable rechargeable battery notice DANGER Only recharge the battery strictly according to instructions included in the product documentation.
  • Page 13: Heat And Product Ventilation

    Heat and product ventilation DANGER Computers, ac power adapters, and many accessories can generate heat when turned on and when batteries are charging. Notebook computers can generate a significant amount of heat due to their compact size. Always follow these basic precautions: •...
  • Page 14: Extension Cords And Related Devices

    2 can be dangerous due to excessive sound pressure levels. If your Lenovo computer came with headphones or earphones in the package, as a set, the combination of the headphones or earphones and the computer already complies with the specifications of EN 50332-1. If different headphones or earphones are used, ensure that they comply with EN 50332-1 (Clause 6.5...
  • Page 15 Similarly, if a child notices damaged/broken parts, this should be reported to the teacher/parents/adult supervisors immediately. Damaged parts may be replaced through service provided by Lenovo. DANGER ELECTRICALLY OPERATED PRODUCT. Not recommended for children under 3 years of age (or other intended age range).
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  • Page 17: Chapter 2. Product Overview

    Chapter 2. Product overview Front view Figure 1. 500e Chromebook — front view 1. Webcam light 2. Webcam (front-side) 3. Microphone hole 4. Wireless antennas (invisible from the outside) 5. Display (with touch function) 6. Webcam (WorldFacing) 7. Webcam light 8.
  • Page 18: Webcam Light

    The touch pad supports single-click function. Move your finger on the touch pad to move the cursor; tap or click on the touch pad to start apps. Left view Figure 2. 500e Chromebook — left view 1. dc-in light 2. dc-in / USB (Type-C) connector 3.
  • Page 19: Dc-In Light

    dc-in light The power and battery status is reflected by the status of the dc-in light. Table 1. dc-in light status and the corresponding power and battery status Light status Power status Battery status on (red) plugged in being charged, remaining power is less than 2% on (amber) plugged in...
  • Page 20: Combo Audio Connector

    The combo audio connector supports headphones or headsets with a 3.5 mm TRRS plug. It does not support standalone microphones nor headsets with a separate plug for microphone. Right view Figure 4. 500e Chromebook — right view 2. Volume buttons 1. Stylus 3.
  • Page 21: Power Light

    Kensington Mini Security slot. Specifications The following table lists specifications for all models of Lenovo 500e Chromebook. Some specifications are model specific and may not apply to the model that you purchased. Specifications may change without notice.
  • Page 22 On-board or installable? On-board Number of slots Secondary storage (mass storage) device All supported device types for all computer models are listed. The computer model you purchased typically include only one of the listed devices. Type Solid-state storage (eMMC 5.1) Nominal capacity •...
  • Page 23: Operating Environment

    Miscellaneous Camera (front-side) 1280 x 720 pixels Camera (WorldFacing) 2592 x 1944 pixels Security Kensington Mini Security slot x 1 Operating environment Maximum altitude 3048 m (10,000 ft) (without pressurization) Temperature Operating 5 ℃ – 35 ℃ (41 ℉ – 95 ℉) Storage 5 ℃...
  • Page 24 User Guide...
  • Page 25: Chapter 3. Account, Login, And Logout

    Account signed into a Chromebook becomes the device’s owner. Note: The owner of a Chromebook has permissions to enable (or disable) Guest account login and restrict login of certain Google Accounts. Step 1. Start your Chromebook. © Copyright Lenovo 2018...
  • Page 26: Sign In With A Google Account Other Than The Owner's

    Step 2. Select your local language and keyboard when prompted. Step 3. Set up connection to your wireless router (or a wireless LAN) that has Internet access. Note: This step cannot be skipped. You must have an Internet connection when starting your Chromebook for the first time.
  • Page 27: Lock Your Chromebook

    Lock your Chromebook If you need to temporarily leave your Chromebook, lock it so others cannot tamper with your settings or files. Step 1. Click the system tray. Note: The system tray is located in the lower right corner of the desktop. By default, the time, connection status, battery status, and your profile picture is displayed on the system tray.
  • Page 28: Disable Guest Login

    Disable guest login As a Chromebook’s owner, you can disable guest login for security concerns. Step 1. Start the Chromebook by lifting up the LCD cover. Step 2. Click the status area in the lower-right corner and then click Settings. Step 3.
  • Page 29: Chapter 4. Manage Files And Folders

    Check the amount of available storage If you have failed saving a large-size file, you may need to check the amount of available storage and then decide if you need to delete unused files to free more storage. © Copyright Lenovo 2018...
  • Page 30 Step 1. Start the Files app from the Apps launcher. Step 2. On the left pane, select a storage space. Step 3. Click the settings button in the upper right corner. The amount of available storage is displayed. User Guide...
  • Page 31: Chapter 5. Language Settings

    Click the name of your desired input method. Notes: As a shortcut, use key combinations to switch among input methods. • Alt + Shift to switch among available input methods. • Ctrl + Space to switch to your previous input method. © Copyright Lenovo 2018...
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  • Page 33: Chapter 6. Add And Manage Apps

    You can download and install Android apps on your Chromebook using the Google Play™ Store. Step 1. Start Play Store from the app launcher. Step 2. Select the app that you want to install and then select Install. © Copyright Lenovo 2018...
  • Page 34: Pin Apps To Shelf

    Note: Not all apps in the Play Store are free of charge. Some apps require purchase for downloading or full-function using. The installed Android apps are accessible from the app launcher. Pin apps to shelf Apps pinned to shelf are accessible from the lower-left corner of the Chrome desktop. Step 1.
  • Page 35: Chapter 7. Accessibility, Ergonomic, And Maintenance Information

    In addition, use healthy work habits to maximize your performance and comfort while using your computer. Lenovo is committed to providing the latest information and technology to our customers with disabilities. Refer to our accessibility information which outlines our efforts in this area.
  • Page 36: Basic Maintenance Tips

    Questions about vision? The visual display screens of Lenovo notebook computers are designed to meet the highest standards and to provide you with clear, crisp images and large, bright displays that are easy to see, yet easy on the eyes.
  • Page 37: Appendix A. Compliance Information

    Collecting and recycling a disused Lenovo computer or monitor If you are a company employee and need to dispose of a Lenovo computer or monitor that is the property of the company, you must do so in accordance with the Law for Promotion of Effective Utilization of Resources.
  • Page 38: Brazil Recycling Information

    If you need to replace it with a new one, contact your place of purchase or contact Lenovo for service. If you need to dispose of a disused lithium battery, insulate it with vinyl tape, contact your place of purchase or an industrial-waste-disposal operator, and follow their instructions.
  • Page 39: Important Weee Information

    If the battery needs to be replaced, contact your place of purchase or contact Lenovo for service. If you need to dispose of a lithium battery, insulate it with vinyl tape, contact your place of purchase or a waste-disposal operator, and follow their instructions.
  • Page 40: China Rohs

    RoHS compliant as per E-waste (Management) Rules. European Union RoHS This Lenovo product, with included parts (cables, cords, and so on) meets the requirements of Directive 2011/65/EU on the restriction of the use of certain hazardous substances in electrical and electronic equipment (“RoHS recast”...
  • Page 41: Energy Star Information

    For more information about ENERGY STAR, go to: Lenovo encourages you to make efficient use of energy an integral part of your day-to-day operations. To help in this endeavor, your Chromebook has preset the following power-management features to take effect when your computer has been inactive for a specified length of time: Table 4.
  • Page 42: Industry Canada Compliance Statement

    • Consult an authorized dealer or service representative for help. Lenovo is not responsible for any radio or television interference caused by using other than specified or recommended cables and connectors or by unauthorized changes or modifications to this equipment.
  • Page 43: Declaration Of Conformity To Eu Directives

    Geräten), bzw. der EMV EU Richtlinie 2014/30/EU für Geräte der Klasse B. Dieses Gerät ist berechtigt, in Übereinstimmung mit dem Deutschen EMVG das EG-Konformitätszeichen - CE - zu führen. Verantwortlich für die Konformitätserklärung nach Paragraf 5 des EMVG ist die Lenovo (Deutschland) GmbH, Meitnerstr. 9, D-70563 Stuttgart.
  • Page 44: Export Classification Notice

    Export classification notice This product is subject to the United States Export Administration Regulations (EAR) and has an Export Classification Control Number (ECCN) of 5A992.c. It can be re-exported except to any of the embargoed countries in the EAR E1 country list. Taiwan precautionary vision statement 警語:使用過度恐傷害視力...
  • Page 45: Appendix B. Lenovo Help And Support

    • Lenovo hardware repair - If the problem is determined to be caused by Lenovo hardware under warranty, trained service personnel are available to provide the applicable level of service.
  • Page 46 Note: Phone numbers are subject to change without notice. If the number for your country or region is not provided, contact your Lenovo reseller or Lenovo marketing representative. User Guide...
  • Page 47: Appendix C. Lenovo Limited Warranty

    Lenovo. The warranty period and type of warranty service that apply to your product are as specified in "Part 3 - Warranty Service Information" below. This warranty only applies to products in the country or region of purchase.
  • Page 48 If the Service Provider determines that it is unable to either repair or replace your product, your sole remedy under this Limited Warranty is to return the product to your place of purchase or to Lenovo for a refund of your purchase price.
  • Page 49: Part 2 - Country-Specific Terms

    Limitation of Liability Lenovo is responsible for loss or damage to your product only while it is in the Service Provider's possession or in transit, if the Service Provider is responsible for the transportation. Neither Lenovo nor the Service Provider is responsible for loss or disclosure of any data, including confidential information, proprietary information, or personal information, contained in a product.
  • Page 50 Use of Personal Contact Information Lenovo will not be able to perform our service under this warranty if you refuse to provide your information or do not wish us to transfer your information to our agent or contractor. You have the right to access your personal contact information and request correction of any errors in it pursuant to the Privacy Act 1988 by contacting Lenovo.
  • Page 51 Use of Personal Information Lenovo will not be able to perform our service under this warranty if you refuse to provide your information or do not wish us to transfer your information to our agent or contractor. You have the right to access your personal information and request correction of any errors in it pursuant to the Privacy Act 1993 by contacting Lenovo (Australia &...
  • Page 52: Part 3 - Warranty Service Information

    Lenovo hardware products purchased in EEA countries may be obtained in any EEA country in which the product has been announced and made available by Lenovo. Russia The following is added to Part 1: Product Service Life The product service life is four (4) years from the original date of purchase.
  • Page 53 Lenovo. Transportation charges, both ways, shall be at Lenovo’s expense. If you fail to use the carton in which the replacement product was received, you may be responsible for any damage to the failed product occurring during shipment.
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  • Page 55: Trademarks

    Trademarks Lenovo and the “Lenovo” logo are trademarks or registered trademarks of Lenovo in the United States, other countries, or both. Google, Chrome, Chromebook, Gmail, Google Play, and Android are trademarks or registered trademarks of Google Inc. Other company, products, or service names may be trademarks or service marks of others.