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  • Page 1 ThinkPad P15v Gen 1 and T15p Gen 1 User Guide...
  • Page 2 • Setup Guide First Edition (July 2020) © Copyright Lenovo 2020. LIMITED AND RESTRICTED RIGHTS NOTICE: If data or software is delivered pursuant to a General Services Administration “GSA” contract, use, reproduction, or disclosure is subject to restrictions set forth in Contract No. GS-...
  • Page 3: Table Of Contents

    Self-help resources ... . . Connect to a Bluetooth-enabled device ..Call Lenovo ....Enabling Nvidia proprietary drivers in Fedora (for selected models) .
  • Page 4 ThinkPad P15v Gen 1 and T15p Gen 1 User Guide...
  • Page 5: About This Documentation

    • Depending on the model, some optional accessories, features, software programs, and user interface instructions might not be applicable to your computer. • Documentation content is subject to change without notice. To get the latest documentation, go to https:// pcsupport.lenovo.com © Copyright Lenovo 2020...
  • Page 6 ThinkPad P15v Gen 1 and T15p Gen 1 User Guide...
  • Page 7: Chapter 1. Meet Your Computer

    Chapter 1. Meet your computer Front 1. Infrared LED* 2. ThinkShutter* 4. Microphones* 3. Camera with IR function* 5. Camera* 6. Multi-touch screen* * for selected models Base © Copyright Lenovo 2020...
  • Page 8: Left

    2. Thunderbolt 3 connector (USB-C 1. Power connector 3. Smart-card slot* * for selected models Right 1. Audio connector 2. SD-card slot 3. HDMI™ connector 4. USB 3.2 connector Gen 1 ThinkPad P15v Gen 1 and T15p Gen 1 User Guide...
  • Page 9: Rear

    5. Always On USB 3.2 connector Gen 1 6. Ethernet connector 7. Security-lock slot Rear 1. System status indicator 2. Nano-SIM-card tray* * for selected models Bottom 1. Keyboard drainage hole 2. Emergency-reset hole Chapter 1 Meet your computer...
  • Page 10: Usb Specifications

    Data rate (Gbit/s) 3.2 Gen 1 / 3.1 Gen 1 3.2 Gen 2 / 3.1 Gen 2 3.2 Gen 2 × 2 Thunderbolt 3 connector (USB-C) Thunderbolt 4 connector (USB-C) ThinkPad P15v Gen 1 and T15p Gen 1 User Guide...
  • Page 11: Chapter 2. Get Started With Your Computer

    Your computer helps you connect to the world through a wired or wireless network. Connect to Wi-Fi networks 1. Click the system menu arrow on the top right. A list of available wireless networks is displayed. © Copyright Lenovo 2020...
  • Page 12: Airplane Mode

    Enable / disable speakers Decrease volume Increase volume Enable / disable microphones Darken display Brighten display Manage external displays Enable / disable wireless Open Settings window Enable / disable Bluetooth ThinkPad P15v Gen 1 and T15p Gen 1 User Guide...
  • Page 13: Use The Trackpoint Pointing Device

    Invoke the special function printed as an icon on each key or standard function of F1–F12 function keys. FnLock indicator on: standard function FnLock indicator off: special function Fn+Spacebar Toggle keyboard backlight Break operation Fn+B Fn+K Scroll contents Pause operation Fn+P Send system request Fn+S...
  • Page 14: Use The Trackpad

    The entire trackpad surface is sensitive to finger touch and movement. You can use the trackpad to perform all the pointing, clicking, and scrolling functions of a traditional mouse. Use the trackpad 1. Left-click zone Press to select or open an item. ThinkPad P15v Gen 1 and T15p Gen 1 User Guide...
  • Page 15 You also can tap anywhere on the surface of the trackpad with one finger to perform the left-click action. 2. Right-click zone Press to display a shortcut menu. You also can tap anywhere on the surface of the trackpad with two fingers to perform the right-click action. Use the touch gestures Tap anywhere on the trackpad with one finger to select or open an item.
  • Page 16: Use The Multi-Touch Screen

    Open an app or item from the desktop. Tap and hold Open a shortcut menu. Slide Scroll through items, such as lists, pages, and photos. Drag an item to the location you want Move an object. ThinkPad P15v Gen 1 and T15p Gen 1 User Guide...
  • Page 17: Connect To An External Display

    Move two fingers closer together Zoom out. Move two fingers farther apart Zoom in. Tips • Turn off the computer before cleaning the multi-touch screen. • Use a dry, soft, and lint-free cloth or a piece of absorbent cotton to remove fingerprints or dust from the multi-touch screen.
  • Page 18 Note: If you set a higher resolution for the computer display than the external display, only part of the screen can be displayed on the external display. ThinkPad P15v Gen 1 and T15p Gen 1 User Guide...
  • Page 19: Chapter 3. Explore Your Computer

    • Press Fn+H to switch to performance mode. Use the P-to-P 2.0 charging function The USB-C connector on the computer features the Lenovo-unique P-to-P 2.0 charging function. When no ac power is available, this feature enables one computer to supply power to another computer through a USB-C to USB-C cable.
  • Page 20: Connect To A Bluetooth-Enabled Device

    Note: The actual charging speed using the Lenovo-unique P-to-P 2.0 charging function varies depending on many factors, such as the remaining battery power of the computers, the wattage of the ac power adapter, and whether you are using the computers.
  • Page 21: Purchase Options

    Purchase options Lenovo has a number of hardware accessories and upgrades to help expand the capabilities of your computer. Options include memory modules, storage devices, network cards, port replicators or docking stations, batteries, power adapters, keyboards, mice, and more. To shop at Lenovo, go to https://www.lenovo.com/accessories...
  • Page 22 ThinkPad P15v Gen 1 and T15p Gen 1 User Guide...
  • Page 23: Chapter 4. Secure Your Computer And Information

    Note: You are responsible for evaluating, selecting, and implementing the locking device and security feature. Lenovo makes no comments, judgments, or warranties about the function, quality, or performance of the locking device and security feature. Cable locks for your product are available from Lenovo at https:// smartfind.lenovo.com...
  • Page 24: Use Privacy Protection (For Selected Models)

    UEFI BIOS password when your computer resumes from sleep mode. Power-on password If you set a power-on password, a window is displayed on the screen when you turn on the computer. Enter the correct password to use the computer. ThinkPad P15v Gen 1 and T15p Gen 1 User Guide...
  • Page 25 The system management password can also protect the system information stored in UEFI BIOS like a supervisor password, but it has lower authority by default. The system management password can be set through the UEFI BIOS menu or through Windows Management Instrumentation (WMI) with the Lenovo client-management interface.
  • Page 26: Set, Change, And Remove A Password

    5. In the Changes have been saved window, press Enter. 6. Press F10 to save changes and exit the UEFI BIOS menu. • If you have not set a supervisor password, contact a Lenovo authorized service provider to have the power-on password removed.
  • Page 27: Use Power Loss Protection Function (For Selected Models)

    5. In the Changes have been saved window, press Enter. 6. Press F10 to save changes and exit the UEFI BIOS menu. • If you have not set a supervisor password, contact a Lenovo authorized service provider to have the system management password removed.
  • Page 28 ThinkPad P15v Gen 1 and T15p Gen 1 User Guide...
  • Page 29: Chapter 5. Configure Advanced Settings

    Note: No bootable device is displayed if the computer cannot start from any devices or the operating system cannot be found. 3. Set the startup sequence as desired. 4. Press F10 to save the changes and exit. To change the startup sequence temporarily: © Copyright Lenovo 2020...
  • Page 30: Set The System Date And Time

    • Use the fwupdmgr or software utility to check LVFS for firmware updates. • Go to https://pcsupport.lenovo.com and select the entry for your computer. Then, follow the on-screen instructions to download and install the latest UEFI BIOS update package. ThinkPad P15v Gen 1 and T15p Gen 1 User Guide...
  • Page 31: Chapter 6. Cru Replacement

    If you intend on installing a CRU, Lenovo will ship the CRU to you. CRU information and replacement instructions are shipped with your product and are available from Lenovo at any time upon request. You might be required to return the defective part that is replaced by the CRU.
  • Page 32: Replace A Cru

    3. Remove the nano-SIM-card tray if your computer comes with one. 4. Turn over the computer. 5. Loosen the screws that secure the base cover assembly and pry up the latches. Then, remove the base cover assembly. ThinkPad P15v Gen 1 and T15p Gen 1 User Guide...
  • Page 33: Wireless Wan Card (For Selected Models)

    The following information is only for the computer with user-installable modules. Ensure that you use only a Lenovo-authorized wireless module specifically tested for this computer model. Otherwise, the computer will generate an error-code beep sequence when you turn on the computer.
  • Page 34 8. Turn the computer over and reinstall the nano-SIM-card tray. 9. Connect the ac power adapter and all disconnected cables to the computer. ThinkPad P15v Gen 1 and T15p Gen 1 User Guide...
  • Page 35: Memory Module

    Memory module Prerequisite Before you start, read Generic Safety and Compliance Notices and print the following instructions. Attention: Do not touch the contact edge of the memory module. Otherwise, the memory module might get damaged. Replacement procedure To replace a memory module: 1.
  • Page 36: M.2 Solid-State Drive

    • Do not make the M.2 solid-state drive subject to physical shocks or vibration. Put the M.2 solid-state drive on a soft material, such as cloth, to absorb physical shocks. ThinkPad P15v Gen 1 and T15p Gen 1 User Guide...
  • Page 37 Your computer has two M.2-solid-state-drive slots. When you configure the M.2-solid-state-drive slot in the UEFI BIOS menu, ensure that you select the correct menu item. If your computer is installed with only one M.2 solid-state drive, ensure that the M.2 solid-state drive is installed into slot •...
  • Page 38: Keyboard

    1. Disable the built-in battery. See “Disable the built-in battery” on page 25. 2. Turn off the computer and disconnect the computer from ac power and all connected cables. 3. Loosen the screw that secures the keyboard. ThinkPad P15v Gen 1 and T15p Gen 1 User Guide...
  • Page 39 4. Push the keyboard in the direction as shown to release the latches from the keyboard bezel. 5. Pivot the keyboard slightly upward as shown by arrow and then turn over the keyboard Chapter 6 CRU replacement...
  • Page 40 6. Put the keyboard on the palm rest as shown and detach the connectors. Then, remove the keyboard. 7. Attach the connectors, and then turn over the keyboard. ThinkPad P15v Gen 1 and T15p Gen 1 User Guide...
  • Page 41 8. Insert the keyboard into the keyboard bezel as shown. Ensure that the top edge of the keyboard (the edge that is close to the display) is under the keyboard bezel. 9. Slide the keyboard in the direction as shown. Ensure that the latches are secured under the keyboard frame.
  • Page 42: Coin-Cell Battery

    3. Remove the nano-SIM-card tray if your computer comes with one. 4. Turn over the computer. 5. Remove the base cover assembly. See “Base cover assembly” on page 26. ThinkPad P15v Gen 1 and T15p Gen 1 User Guide...
  • Page 43 6. Detach the connector , and then remove the coin-cell battery 7. Install the new coin-cell battery , and then attach the connector 8. Turn over the computer and reinstall the nano-SIM-card tray. 9. Connect the ac power adapter and all disconnected cables to the computer. 10.
  • Page 44 ThinkPad P15v Gen 1 and T15p Gen 1 User Guide...
  • Page 45: Chapter 7. Help And Support

    2. In the Touchpad section, turn off the Touchpad control. Use the Software application to check for updates. It should notify when new Where can I get the latest device firmware is available on LVFS ( https://fwupd.org/ drivers and UEFI BIOS? © Copyright Lenovo 2020...
  • Page 46: Error Messages

    Error messages If you see a message that is not included in the following table, record the error message first, then shut down the computer and call Lenovo for help. See “Lenovo Customer Support Center” on page 44. Message Solution The computer turned off because the battery power is low.
  • Page 47: Beep Errors

    Beep errors Lenovo SmartBeep technology enables you to decode beep errors with your smartphone when a black screen occurs with beeps from your computer. To decode the beep error with Lenovo SmartBeep technology: 1. Go to or scan the following QR Code.
  • Page 48: Self-Help Resources

    The LLW also is preinstalled on the computer. To access the LLW, go to /opt/Lenovo If you cannot view the LLW either from the Web site or from your computer, contact your local Lenovo office or reseller to obtain a printed version of the LLW.
  • Page 49 General Public License and/or the Lesser General Public License (or any other license requiring us to make a written offer to provide corresponding source code to you) from Lenovo for a period of three years without charge except for the cost of media, shipping, and handling, upon written request to Lenovo. This offer is valid to anyone in receipt of this Device.
  • Page 50: Call Lenovo

    Call Lenovo If you have tried to correct the problem yourself and still need help, you can call Lenovo Customer Support Center. Before you contact Lenovo Prepare the following before you contact Lenovo: 1. Record the problem symptoms and details: •...
  • Page 51: Purchase Additional Services

    • 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.
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  • Page 53: Appendix A. Ergonomic Information

    It might not be possible to observe the best ergonomic practices when you are using your computer while on the move or in a casual setting. Regardless of the setting, try to observe as many of the tips as possible. © Copyright Lenovo 2020...
  • Page 54 Any concentrated and sustained visual activity can be tiring. If you have questions on eye fatigue or visual discomfort, consult a vision-care specialist for advice. ThinkPad P15v Gen 1 and T15p Gen 1 User Guide...
  • Page 55: Appendix B. Compliance Information

    Note: For more compliance information, refer to Safety and Compliance Guide at https:// pcsupport.lenovo.com Certification-related information Product name Compliance ID Machine type(s) • TP00119A ThinkPad P15v Gen 1 20TQ and 20TR • TP00119B* ThinkPad T15p Gen 1 • TP00119A 20TN and 20TM • TP00119B* ThinkPad T15p Gen 1 LTE...
  • Page 56 • Connect the equipment into an outlet on a circuit different from that to which the receiver is connected. • Consult an authorized dealer or service representative for help. Lenovo is not responsible for any radio or television interference caused by using other than recommended cables and connectors or by unauthorized changes or modifications to this equipment. Unauthorized changes or modifications could void the user’s authority to operate the equipment.
  • Page 57 SAR 정보 본 장치는 전파 노출에 대한 가이드라인을 충족합니다. 본 장치는 무선 송수신기 입니다. 본 장치는 국제 가이드라인으로 권장되는 전파 노출에 대한 제한을 초과하지 않도록 설계되었습니다. 장치 액세서리 및 최신 부품을 사용할 경우 SAR 값이 달라질 수 있 습니다. SAR 값은 국가...
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  • Page 59: Appendix C. Notices And Trademarks

    Lenovo representative for information on the products and services currently available in your area. Any reference to a Lenovo product, program, or service is not intended to state or imply that only that Lenovo product, program, or service may be used. Any functionally equivalent product, program, or service that does not infringe any Lenovo intellectual property right may be used instead.
  • Page 60 Actual results may vary. Users of this document should verify the applicable data for their specific environment. This document is copyrighted by Lenovo and is not covered by any open source license, including any Linux agreement(s) which may accompany software included with this product. Lenovo may update this document at any time without notice.