For detailed operating instructions, refer to the ThinkPad Tablet User Guide (this publication). You can access the ThinkPad Tablet User Guide by using one of the following methods: •...
• The charging device has been exposed to rain, liquid, or excessive moisture. • The charging device shows signs of physical damage. • You want to clean the charging device. Lenovo is not responsible for the performance or safety of products not manufactured or approved by Lenovo. Prevent hearing damage: Your tablet has a headphone connector.
This topic introduces the tablet hardware features to give you the basic information you will need to start using the tablet. Front and side view Figure 1. ThinkPad Tablet front and side view Power button ThinkPad Tablet Pen storage Headphone or microphone connector...
See “Charging the battery” on page 29. ThinkPad Tablet Dock connector Use this connector to connect a ThinkPad Tablet Dock. The ThinkPad Tablet Dock is available as an option from Lenovo at http://www.lenovo.com/accessories/services/index.html. For more information, see “Using the ThinkPad Tablet Dock” on page 49.
The integrated speaker provides audio output for video and music playback. ThinkPad Tablet Pen storage If your tablet is shipped with a ThinkPad Tablet Pen or you have purchased one, use the storage slot to store it. ThinkPad Tablet Pen string holes Use the holes to tether the ThinkPad Tablet Pen to your tablet to avoid losing it.
System-status indicator The illuminated dot in the ThinkPad logo on the backside of the tablet works as a system-status indicator. The system-status indicator is on when the tablet is on and in use. When the tablet is in sleep mode or is turned off, the indicator is off.
Connectors • One mini HDMI connector • One USB 2.0 connector • One micro USB connector • One ThinkPad Tablet Dock connector Card slot or card reader • SIM card slot • 3-in-1 media card reader GPS and wireless features •...
– Operating: 8% to 80% – Storage: 5% to 95% If possible, place your tablet in a dry, well-ventilated area without direct exposure to sunshine. Do not use or store your tablet in dusty, dirty areas, or extreme hot or cold areas. Chapter 1 Product overview...
To use the tablet the first time after you take it out of the box, ensure that you follow the instructions below: 1. Use the supplied USB cable and ThinkPad Tablet AC Charger to connect the tablet to an electrical outlet.
2. Touch the account that you want to synchronize with your tablet. 3. Configure the items that you want to synchronize. 4. Touch the menu icon . Then touch Sync Now. Home screens As the starting points to use your tablet, Home screens display the status of your tablet and provide you with access to applications.
To close the Quick Settings panel, touch anywhere else on the screen. Using Lenovo Launch Zone By default, a Lenovo-unique widget named Lenovo Launch Zone is displayed at the center of the main Home screen. Lenovo Launch Zone provides you with easy access to Android settings, notifications for the latest updates from Lenovo, and customizable launch points to your favorite applications.
Launch the default music player, radio player, or music download site to listen to music, radio broadcasts, or audio books. Lenovo Launch Zone Open the Lenovo Launch Zone settings screen to change the color of Lenovo Launch settings Zone or change the configuration of each launch point.
2. Touch and hold the item and drag it to the desired Home screen. Creating an application folder on a Home screen If you wish to manage applications on a Home screen by function or by whatever category, create application folders on the Home screen to group such applications. To create an application folder, simply drag an application onto another.
Touch Tap gently on the screen with your fingertip to launch an application, select an item, open a menu, or type text using the onscreen keyboard. Touch and hold Touch and hold an object or a blank area on the screen until an action occurs. Drag To move an item such as an image and an icon on the screen, touch and hold your finger on the item, move your finger to the desired location, and then take your finger off the screen.
Using the onscreen keyboard The onscreen keyboard is displayed automatically anytime you need to type. It automatically rotates to either the portrait or landscape view based on the tablet orientation. Use the onscreen keyboard to type text, numbers, symbols, and other characters. Your tablet is preinstalled with the Android keyboard and the FlexT9 keyboard.
The onscreen keyboard is disabled automatically. Using the ThinkPad Tablet Pen The battery-powered ThinkPad Tablet Pen enables you to input text in a natural manner, as well as taking notes, annotating PDF files, and drawing graphics together with applications capable of editing and sketching, such as ezPDF and Notes Mobile.
Your tablet provides a storage slot and string holes for the ThinkPad Tablet Pen. When you are not using the ThinkPad Tablet Pen, store it in the tablet. If you need to use the pen frequently, string the pen to the string holes to avoid losing it.
Listen to music from the Amazon music library. Analog clock View the current time. App Shop Access Lenovo App Shop to download applications and games. Bookmarks View URLs you have bookmarked as favorites. Touch a bookmark to go to the desired Web site. Books Read ebooks from the web-based Google Books service.
Amazon MP3 Download or purchase music from the Amazon MP3 store. App Shop Browse, download, and install games and applications from Lenovo App Shop. Arcsync Back up your documents, photos, music files, and videos to the Arcsync server. BBC news View international news and listen to the latest news headlines and BBC World Service radio.
To extend the functionality of your tablet, download and install additional applications from Google Play and Lenovo App Shop. Both Google Play and Lenovo App Shop provide an easy and quick way for you to shop for games and mobile applications.
7. Touch the installed application on the list and follow the instructions on the screen to use it. Downloading games and applications from Lenovo App Shop To download or buy an application or a game from Lenovo App Shop, do the following: 1. Open the application library and touch the Lenovo App Shop icon.
To check the network name, Open Android Settings and touch Mobile networks. Disabling data roaming on mobile networks Disable the data roaming function to avoid unwanted charges when you are traveling with your tablet to areas covered by other carriers’ mobile networks. To disable the data roaming function, Open Android Settings and touch Data usage.
Connecting to a Wi-Fi network Wi-Fi is a wireless networking technology that provides network access at distances of up to 100 meters (328 feet) depending on the Wi-Fi router and your surroundings. You can connect any ThinkPad Tablet to a Wi-Fi network.
2. Touch the name of the Wi-Fi network. 3. Touch Forget. The details of the Wi-Fi network are erased. Using Bluetooth devices Bluetooth is a short-range wireless communications technology. Use Bluetooth to establish a wireless connection with another Bluetooth-enabled device over a distance of about 10 m (32.8 ft), such as a Bluetooth keyboard or headset.
1. Send the file to your tablet through Bluetooth from the connected Bluetooth device. For detailed instructions on how to send a file, consult the documentation that came with the connected Bluetooth device. 2. A message is displayed to inform you that there is an incoming file through Bluetooth, and the icon is displayed on the system bar of your tablet.
Charging the battery Your tablet is shipped with a ThinkPad Tablet AC Charger to charge your tablet from any standard ac power outlet. Note: The battery is not fully charged when shipped.
USB 2.0 standards exceeds USB 2.0 power limits, the (slowest charging method) battery will discharge to compensate for the additional power required by the tablet. Attention: Use only Lenovo approved chargers. Unauthorized chargers could cause severe damage to your tablet. User Guide...
Using the browser To open the browser, do one of the following: • Touch the Browser icon from the predefined Lenovo Launch Zone. • Press the Browser button on the right side of your tablet. • Open the application library and then touch Browser.
• Finish typing and then touch the enter key on the Android keyboard (or touch Go if you are using the FlexT9 keyboard). Google Voice Search You also can search for information on the Web with Google Voice Search. To search by speaking, do the following: 1.
Reading books To read on-line books and magazines, touch Read from the predefined Lenovo Launch Zone to launch the default e-book reader application, or go to the application library to open other e-book readers that you have downloaded from Google Play or Lenovo App Shop.
Setting up your Email account To set up an Email account, do the following 1. Touch Email from the application library. 2. Type the e-mail address and password of the e-mail account you want to add and then touch Next or Manual setup.
• To create a group, touch GROUPS. Then touch • To add a new contact, touch ALL. Then touch • To edit a contact, touch the contact from the contact list, and then touch • To delete a contact, touch the contact from the contact list, touch the menu icon , and then touch Delete.
When the tablet is connected to your computer through the micro USB connector, a menu is displayed on your tablet with the following options: • Low-power charge only. Please turn off your tablet's screen. If you choose this option, turn off the tablet screen by briefly pressing and releasing the power button. •...
To purchase these options, go to http://www.lenovo.com/accessories/services/index.html. For information about using a ThinkPad Tablet Keyboard Folio Case option, see “Using the ThinkPad Tablet Keyboard Folio Case” on page 46. You also can connect a USB mouse to the tablet. As soon as you connect a USB mouse to the tablet, a pointer is displayed on the tablet screen indicating that the mouse is activated and ready for use.
Accessing data on your flash media card When a flash media card is inserted into the 3-in-1 media card reader, a pop-up message is displayed asking if you want to display the contents on the card. To display the contents, touch Start Utility. The USB File Copy Utility application launches and you can move files between the tablet and the media card.
Securing your flash media card To protect the information from unauthorized access, you can encrypt your flash media card. Refer to “Encrypting the flash media card” on page 54 for more information. Using HDMI devices Your tablet has a mini HDMI connector that you can use to connect an external display for video output. To locate the mini HDMI connector, see “Tablet layout”...
2. Touch the menu icon to access additional menus. 3. Touch Upload. Download a could-based synchronization application from Google Play or Lenovo App Shop if the Arcsync application is not available on your tablet. Sharing your Internet connection You can share your tablet’s mobile data connection with a single computer through USB tethering or Bluetooth tethering.
Importing Wi-Fi profiles from a ThinkPad notebook computer to your tablet If you have several Wi-Fi settings profiles that have been configured and saved on a ThinkPad computer, you can capture and import those profiles to your tablet. By capturing and importing existing profiles, you can avoid having to manually configure wireless settings on your tablet.
5. The selected Wi-Fi profile is imported to your tablet and the Wi-Fi name is listed under Wi-Fi networks on the Wi-Fi settings screen. When you are within range of this Wi-Fi network, your tablet will connect to it automatically. Configuring the wireless network disconnect policy To get longer battery life, manage your wireless connections more reasonably by configuring the wireless network disconnect policy.
ThinkPad Tablet Keyboard Folio Case The keyboard folio case is not only a book-like cover with a ThinkPad keyboard. It also is a foldable stand that holds your tablet in an upright position and provides a typing experience similar to a notebook computer.
ThinkPad Tablet Dock The ThinkPad Tablet Dock holds your tablet in an upright position and frees your hands to do other tasks. It also provides you easy access to connectors for USB devices, file transfers, charging, audio input, audio output, and video output.
Using the hot keys The keyboard folio case has several hot keys. Press a hot key to quickly control the corresponding function. To locate the hot keys, refer to “ThinkPad Tablet Keyboard Folio Case” on page 45. Volume and mute control...
• Speaker volume up • Microphone mute Application control • Open the main Home screen • View notifications from Lenovo • Open the Android Settings screen • Open the menu for the current application • Launch Google Search Screen control •...
For more information about the keyboard folio case, refer to the documentation shipped with the keyboard. Using the ThinkPad Tablet Dock To connect your tablet to the dock, do the following: 1. Position your tablet with the dock connector side downward.
Figure 15. Sitting your tablet on the dock After the tablet is in the dock, you can: • Use your tablet in an upright position without having to hold the tablet. • Use the dock to hold your tablet upright when using an external Bluetooth keyboard or USB keyboard. •...
Documents To Go enables you to view, edit, and create Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint files, and to view PDF files. Citrix Receiver enables you to access virtual desktops and applications from your tablet. It also allows you to access secure, centralized services provided by your IT department. Consult your company’s IT administrator for more information about using these applications in your work environment.
This process erases all user-created data from the tablet, including Google or other e-mail account settings, system and application data and settings, and downloaded applications. • For other unlock modes, if you forget the password, PIN, or pattern, contact Lenovo support for system reset. Encrypting the tablet internal storage...
are prompted to type the screen unlock password or PIN of the tablet with which the card was encrypted. After you input a correct password or PIN, you will be able to access data on the encrypted card. Note: If you attempt to read an encrypted flash media card on a computer, you will not be able to access the contents of the card under any circumstances.
Note that there are many ThinkPad product solutions available to help you modify and expand your tablet to best suit your needs. Access the Web site http://www.lenovo.com/accessories/services/index.html to view some of these options.
The application icon is displayed in Lenovo Launch Zone only when there are unread system notifications from Lenovo. See “Using Lenovo Launch Zone” on page 11. Touch the icon to open a message box to check for detailed information about the updates, and then follow the instructions to update your tablet if you want.
If you are traveling to another country or region, you might want to consider these items: • A ThinkPad Tablet AC Charger for the country to which you are traveling • A SIM card for the local mobile services in that country or region Other items you might want to consider: •...
Note: Do not use screen cleaners, household cleaners, aerosol sprays, solvents, alcohol, ammonia, or abrasives to clean your tablet. Protecting the screen with a replaceable film You can purchase a replaceable film to protect the screen from scratching and extend the life of your tablet. To use a replaceable film, clean the screen first and then apply the replaceable film on the screen.
To open Android Settings, either touch the Android Settings icon on Lenovo Launch Zone, or touch Settings from the application library. There are four categories of Android settings and more introduction is given in each of the following four topics: •...
Table 3. Main menu items on the Android Settings screen (continued) Main menu Description Category SYSTEM Date & time Set the date and time. Accessibility Enable or disable accessibility technologies. Developer options Configure other features related to user interfaces and applications. About tablet View information about your tablet.
Table 4. WIRELESS & NETWORKS menu (continued) Main menu Description Submenu Data usage Mobile data Use the switch to enable or disable the mobile data connection. Disable this setting to prevent your tablet from transmitting data on any mobile network. This is useful if you are traveling in an area where you do not have a mobile data plan and want to avoid charges for data use on local carriers’...
Table 5. DEVICE menu Main menu Description Submenu Sound Volumes Adjust the volume of music and audio from other media, notification ringtones, and alarms. Microphones Select the check box to enable the use of the microphone. Default notification Select the ringtone to sound when you receive a notification, such as a notification of incoming e-mails.
Activate or deactivate applications through which your IT personnel are able to perform some administrative tasks on your tablet. Unknown sources Enable to allow installation of applications from other resources in addition to Google Play and Lenovo App Shop. Chapter 10 Settings...
Pointer speed Change the pointer speed if you are using a mouse or the trackpoint pointing stick on a ThinkPad Tablet Keyboard Folio Case. Backup & reset Back up my data Enable to back up some of your personal data to Google servers using your Google Account.
Table 6. PERSONAL menu (continued) Main menu Description Submenu system and application data and settings, and downloaded applications. It will not erase current system software and bundled applications, or files stored on your flash media card, such as music or pictures. Cameras Enable the use of the cameras.
Table 7. SYSTEM menu (continued) Main menu Description Submenu Developer USB debugging Enable to allow debugging when your tablet is attached to a computer options through a USB cable. Stay awake When enabled, the tablet will never enter into sleep mode while the battery is charging, or while the tablet is connected to a computer through the supplied USB cable.
Table 7. SYSTEM menu (continued) Main menu Description Submenu • EC version Note: If you see Poor under Battery condition, contact Lenovo for further instructions. The battery might need to be replaced with a new one. Chapter 10 Settings...
Be aware that the problems and solutions described in this chapter are meant only as a guide. They are not definitive problem solving techniques. For some problems, you might need help from Lenovo, your reseller, or your service provider.
To locate the emergency reset hole, see “Tablet layout” on page 1. If the problem still persists, contact Lenovo for technical support. • Problem: Unable to turn the tablet off.
1. Open Android Settings and touch Backup & reset ➙ Factory data reset. 2. Touch Reset tablet. 3. Touch Erase everything. This action will erase all data from your tablet including your Google Accounts, application and system settings, and downloaded applications. Chapter 11 Troubleshooting problems...
After you buy a ThinkPad Tablet, register your tablet with Lenovo. Using the registered information, Lenovo can contact you in case of a recall or other severe problems. After you register your computer with Lenovo, you will receive quicker service when you call Lenovo for help. In addition, some locations offer extended privileges and services to registered users.
Figure 16. Location of the MTM label Lenovo user forums Lenovo Forums on the Lenovo Web site provides you with a place to search the community knowledge base for your tablet, share and discover information with other users, make suggestions to Lenovo, ask questions on problems you encountered, and get technical support from Lenovo engineers.
Due to the fact that integrated wireless cards operate within the guidelines found in radio frequency safety standards and recommendations, Lenovo believes they are safe for use by consumers. These standards and recommendations reflect the consensus of the scientific community and result from deliberations of panels and committees of scientists who continually review and interpret the extensive research literature.
Location of the UltraConnect wireless antennas The ThinkPad Tablet features an integrated diversity antenna system built into the display for optimal reception, enabling wireless communication wherever you are. The following illustration shows the location of each built-in wireless antenna. Figure 17. Location of the UltraConnect wireless antennas...
• 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.
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For more information about the wireless regulatory notices, refer to the Regulatory Notice that came with your tablet. If your tablet is shipped without the Regulatory Notice, you can obtain a PDF version from the Lenovo Web site at: : http://www.lenovo.com/ThinkPadUserGuides...
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If you want to replace it with a new one, contact your place of purchase or ask for a repair service provided by Lenovo. If you have replaced it by yourself and want to dispose of the disused lithium battery, insulate it with vinyl tape, contact your place of purchase, and follow their instructions.
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