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Question: yoga 500 14isk battery life

so i brought the laptop in september and the battery life at 100% would last about 3 hours at a push, however only a few months down the line and the battery life only last an hour and a half? is there a solution or should i upgrade the battery?

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Hi I recently bought an Ideapad Y700-14isk. The model is 80NU000WUS. I am having issues with the battery. Since the first day the battery life has been very poor. While using windows 10 power saving settings, and also graphics options set to power save, I am only able to get 1.5-2 hours when running minimal programs and no games. I just use chrome to study but the battery life is incredibly poor. Has anyone else been having issues with the 14" version? I was wondering if the battery is upgradeable to a higher capacity, and where I could possibly buy one from. I understand its a gaming laptop but 2 hours on a full charge while studying power point slides in the chrome browser is just too poor for me. Please let me know if any of you have this issue, and if there is a way to buy a higher capacity battery. Any input helps. Thanks in advance.  I spoke to tech support twice and both times they seemed very clueless. Not helpful at all. 

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Hello, after a lot of posts (they were going down and no chance for reply, sorry) about graphics card problem I have finally identifed what's wrong. The problem is that the nvidia card uses too much battery (overloads it, not just faster draining) causing in screen flickering. how do i limit the power of nvidia can use or other fix? or does that mean faulty battery? EDIT: Happens on battery <20% even with nvidia disabled. I blame battery.

Answer:Yoga 500-14ISK's nVIDIA 920m overloading battery

The battery voltage is average 7.8 v but i saw somewhere it should be 11.1. Is it normal?

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Hello guys! My laptop do not charge its battery. It is plugged on to the power but it is 0% charged. Will  I have my laptop or my battery broken? Could someone tell me what I can do to solve this problem?Thanks!

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I updated to 8.1 and noticed that the orange battery light now blinks all the time (about 1 per second) and the battery only charges 50 - 60% range.  I have Lenovo Energy Management enabled and set to maximize battery life (power plan=balanced).  Tried running the Battery Gauge Reset - it ran for 10+ hours before I had to cancel it to use the laptop... how long does it take to run?? Any fixes? Anyone roll back to Windows 8.0 with any success?

Answer:Yoga 13 - updated to 8.1 Charges 50 - 60%, battery set to Max Battery Life

Try this: bricot wrote:I updated to 8.1 and noticed that the orange battery light now blinks all the time (about 1 per second) and the battery only charges 50 - 60% range.  I have Lenovo Energy Management enabled and set to maximize battery life (power plan=balanced).  Tried running the Battery Gauge Reset - it ran for 10+ hours before I had to cancel it to use the laptop... how long does it take to run?? Any fixes? Anyone roll back to Windows 8.0 with any success?Open the Energy Manager > click on the "menu" with three vertical lines on the upper right side > click settings and make sure conservation mode it not turned on. If that's not the issue, than you may have a battery problem and I would exchange it is possible or contact Lenovo about warrenty repair.

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I don't care if this voids the warranty. Just curious if it's possible get maybe another hour or 2 on a YP2.

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I purchased a Yoga 3 Pro last month and love it. Had read all the reviews that stated in was a great PC with marginal battery life. In looking at the tested times of 5 plus hours of battery life, that was fine with me. However, I was averaging 4 hours max. Kept reading the Forums and found out Lenovo had issued a Harmony update. Harmony was running in the background using 90% of the CPU, which was killing the battery. Ran the one touch optimizer which installed the patch and am now getting 6 hours plus of battery time. Run the optimiozer now and Harmony will drop down to 3-4% of CPU  and you battery life will be great!

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My yoga 2 13 is draining the battery too fast . I can no more than four hours of use, maybe a little more . Always use wi fi , I used the inernet reasonably and saw some videos in low resolution . Who has the yoga 2 13 , could you tell me how long the battery for me to establish a reference to mine? Do I have a defective unit ?

Answer:Yoga 2 13 - Low battery life

I had a similar problem with my Yoga 2 13, but read elsewhere on this forum that it is due to using a non-Lenovo provided power plan. Use the Lenovo Energy Manager app (not the Windows one) and choose a power plan - I use the "Daily" one. Battery life seems to have improved since doing this.

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This is for anyone who constantly has Chrome with at least 7 tabs open and a few extensions on. How long does your battery last? I have the latest drivers and software versions and I'm curious to see if my battery life matches up with that of others' laptops.

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How long should the battery last on the Yoga 3 pro when all that is being used in google chrome and microsoft office? Mine seems to be dying quickly.
 
 
Mod's Edit: System model added to front of Subject line to improve visibility / clarity.

Answer:Yoga 3 Pro - Battery Life

It says on Lenvo website up to 7.2 hours maximum. The battery is 45 Watts so realistically maybe 4 to 5 hours when new and used normally. Try to find the app or download the app called Lenovo Settings then navigate to Home > Power where you could have some information on the current "Full Charge capacity". This should be a bit less than 45W as your battery was aging since you have been using the notebook. However, if this is very much less than 45W your battery has aged quite a big. You can also change the power management settings in Windows 10 Settings > Power and Sleep > Additional Powersettings. A new screen will open with your power plans where you can click on Change Power Plan with several options.

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My battery life only lasts about 3 hours on my yoga 3 pro. are there any portable chargers out there for this compter, because having to take my charger with me defeats the purpose of having this ultra portable computer.

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Hi, I have a thinkpad t450 but want a new slightly more compact laptop with a better screen. Among my considerations from Lenovo would be the Yoga 260 or 460 models. How would people here rate them? I'd be looking for a minimum of 8.5 hours of battery. Could anybody say whether this is achievable? I've looked at online reviews which say anything from 6-9 hours for the 260, and I doubt somewhat Lenovos own clain of 12. Could anyone tell me how long theres would go on before running out of juice and any other considerations I should have when making a decision.

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Battery life seems way less than advertised... 4-5 hours max at default settings.  Just basic web browsing and some word processing.  Showed 4.5 hours out of the box on first charge, and never got better.  No unusual "background" processes draining battery.  Any one else seeing this?

Answer:X-1 Yoga Gen 2 Battery Life

I am also seeing battery life typically around 4-5 hours at full charge.I have the OLED i7 7600u model.

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Hello, lucky Yoga 2 Pro owners! I'm so close to picking this baby up this weekend, but during pre-production reviews I had heard mixed things about battery life. Now that it's actually out, how has the battery performed? Does the high pixel screen erase the gains from the Haswell chip? Thanks for any insight before I take the plunge!   

Answer:Yoga 2 Pro Battery Life?

dbw,What is the battery life like on your Y2P?
 
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I have just bought a Yoga 3 Pro Ultrabook. The ticket claimed 9 hours battery life for usual tasks (word/internet etc), but the salesman told me it would be nearer to 6 or 7, which I decided I could live with. I've just set it all up and installed Windows 10. It was fully charged when I removed the power chord and I'm told I only have 3 hours and 5 minutes of battery.  I have the power plan on 'balanced/recommended'.  Can this really be right? I would not have bought it if I had known the battery life would be so poor. Any help in how I can increase the batter charge? Many thanksWill

Answer:Yoga 3 Pro battery life

The estimates of Windows are not very accurate.
Use it and test it yourself. The battery life depends not only on your power settings but also screen brightness, keyboard brightness and most importantly - CPU usage.

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I've had my 910 4k for a couple of days now but I just don't seem to be able to get much over 4.5hrs battery life out of it. I've checked background processes and can't see anything eating the battery. I've not really installed anything on it yet and most of the time, I'm just browsing the net using Edge browser and brightness set to 50%. Really love the laptop but this battery life is getting me down!Will it improve after a few cycles?Right now, it's at 21% and it's telling me that it's got 2hrs 47 mins to run. Thats a lie because a few minutes ago, it told me it was at 22% and had under 1 hr left!Do I let it charge to zero and then charge it back to 100%? I'd be grateful for any help or advice please! 

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Guys I'm planning to buy a Lenovo Yoga 920. I just have to decide whether to buy the model with the 4k screen or 1080p screen. Cost of 4k screen model is 1400usd and 1080p screen model is 1375. All the other specifications are exactly the same between the two models. So basically it boils down to the battery life and yes i understand 4k screen will give lower battery life.  But if you could give ur feedback on what is ur battery life and the kind of usage, it would tremdously useful in helping me. Thanks.

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My battery says I have 4:30 hours left after full charge running battery power saver scheme, is that normal?
 
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Answer:Yoga 13 Battery life

have you tried to change screen brightness? it will also effect the battery life.

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Hi, I have a thinkpad t450 but want a new slightly more compact laptop with a better screen. Among my considerations from Lenovo would be the Yoga 260 or 460 models. How would people here rate them? I'd be looking for a minimum of 8.5 hours of battery. Could anybody say whether this is achievable? I've looked at online reviews which say anything from 6-9 hours for the 260, and I doubt somewhat Lenovos own clain of 12. Could anyone tell me how long theres would go on before running out of juice and any other considerations I should have when making a decision.

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Hey there! So I just picked up my Yoga 3 14 after reading a number of reviews. From what I read people seem to to be clocking up around 7 hours. Since owing the machine I have updated the OS to Windows 10 and installed a few bits and bobs. As I sit here with the screen brightness at 50% Windows tells me that I have 2 hours remaining. Naturally this estimate varies quite a bit but I generally seem to be getting around 3 hours of light use. Running the windows battery health check shows that the battery looks OK so I'm not sure why I seem to be getting less battery life than the revewers, unless Windows 10 is a massive battery hog. Also, I tend to keep the brightness around 50% and the power plan on balanced. Any more Yoga 3 14 owners out there? How does your battery fair?

Answer:Yoga 3 14 i7 poor battery life

Same problem, downgraded it back to 8.1 and same problem. Looks like about 3 hours of battery on this thing, must be a dud. 

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I have a Yoga 500, battery drains from 100% to 5% in 80mins.   This is with it just sitting there doing nothing.  Is this normal?   I sent it off for repair to Medion- it's come back with no comments other than it's been tested and everything is OK.   So - what's the average batter life - surely it should be up around 5 hours, not 1.5 hours? 

Answer:Lenovo Yoga 500 Battery Life

update - sent the laptop off again and came back again saying that it's working OK. The workshop reckon that 90mins is the expected drain time of the battery. SURELY this is wrong?

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I just purchased a ThinkPad Yoga 14 and I noticed that the battery life is projected to be about 4 hours on a full charge. I thought that this would be much longer, perhaps twice that. Has anyone noticed this? Should the battery life be about 8 hours or is 4 hours or typical?

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Hi, It may be a stupid question, but I was wondering: Will the battery life of the 4K version of the Lenovo 720 improve, if it would be scaled to 1080p resolution? I'm talking about underscaling it when using it in college where sometimes it will be unplugged and be lightly used for web browsing and video watching. (I haven't bought this laptop yet, and thus I'm asking here) Thnak you

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Hello I recently bout a thinkpad yoga all the way from america, so it came with an american charger, to which I luckily had a converter. It works, but it takes FOR EVER to charge compared to how long it takes to run out of charge.. this is without a doubt going to be a problem, is there any chance that the converter may be slow? or is it possible that buying a european version of the charger might help if they exist? much thanks, please help me Im clueless... thanks

Answer:Thinkpad yoga battery life

I have not seen a laptop made in the last 10 years, maybe much more, that can't run off any of the major power formats (110 to 240V 50 to 60hz) in the world and they should be able to do so with no loss of charging capacity.  This is certainly true of my thinkpad. There is no converter required, only a plug adapter which simply conects metal pins of different shapes together.   If you are just using a plug adapter, as you should be, then the voltage difference is not your problem.

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Hello! So I just bought a new Yoga 910, which i very much love except for  the battery life.It takes more than 4 hours to charge and discharges in less than 3 hours with continuous use (i'm using the balanced power option).This is much less time than all the benchmarks posted online (which say 8 to 10 hours). I think it might be a calibtration issue, which would probably solve the slow charge also.I can't seem to figure out this calibration as there's no onekey optimizer anymore. any help?

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Hi, I normally use my yoga 2 pro like a desktop, and I wanted to ask - how do you take care of its battery? I'm not clear as to what to do. You can't remove the battery from the unit. I have it plugged in to the ac power outlet most times. I typically charge it to a 100 percent and then switch off the ac power and let it drain down to 30 percent or so - but only when I remember to. Most often it's running from AC power and its charged fully to 100 percent. I'd be grateful for any advice on how to take care of the yoga 2 pro's battery when I use it like a desktop? Thank you,Lakshmi  

Answer:Battery life/maintenance on yoga 2 pro when used a...

Open Lenovo Energy Manager, click on the three dots(followed by lines) at the right edge of the Energy Manager just below the close 'x' icon, then head to Settings tab, and click on the button for Conservation Mode. Note that your battery will no charge above 60 percent if you turn this mode on. This will help increase your battery life.

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What sort of battery life are you guys getting with this laptop? (The one with usb 3.0 ports and 6000 series intel).  Of the countless issues I've had with this (mostly driver related), battery issue is one of the biggest. I can't seem to get more than 5 hours normal usage. I've got the screen at 50%, keyboard backlight at its lowest setting, and some music in the background. CPU usage averages below 20%. I've got several tests I tried:1. I have chrome minimized with ~8 tabs (nothing playing or anything), and excel minimized. The only large process was Google Drive downloading. I wasn't doing anything on the computer. That gives me 3 hours, 49 minutes of battery life (94% remaining).  2. Browsing a forum while listening to music in youtube. (Chrome eating so much ram Windows is at 6gb used just with 10 tabs open.). 3 hours, 32 minutes battery life (90% remaining) 3. A stress test, Aida64 running a CPU stress test. 2 hours 27 minutes battery life (87 remaining).  Here's what's even more interesting. Battery wear level. Based on Window's battery report, I lost over 9% battery life wear since when I got the laptop (January this year I think). So 6 months. Here's the catch, it's more like 5 months because those first 5 months is when I used the laptop for college. After the semester ended, I pretty much stopped using it. This means that if I used the laptop frequently like in college(which wasn't even that often), I would wear the battery 20% ev... Read more

Answer:Thinkpad x1 Yoga 1st gen(?) battery life

Hi, the below is a copy-and-paste of a reply I posted in another thread.  That thread was discussing Gen 2 battery run-time (not "life") and I had done a little testing on my Gen 1 for reference:
 
https://forums.lenovo.com/t5/ThinkPad-X-Series-Laptops/questions-about-TP-Yoga-series/m-p/3704325
 
Not sure how directly this applies to the Gen 2 , but I'm doing some testing with the Gen 1 X1Y this evening.
 
Letting things run long enough for the battery gauge to stabilize:
 
Thunderbird: reading email: 9-10 hours, maybe a little more.
 
FireFox: poking around the forums:  6-9 hours depending on content and how fast I'm navigating pages.
 
Skype video session:  maybe 4 hours.
 
This is an i7, 16GB RAM, 512GB NVMe SSD with the 2560x1440 non-OLED display @ ~ half brightness - which is plenty bright for evening surfing.
 
In my use case(es) it's an 8-10 hour machine for the most part.  I don't use Chrome so I can't speak to that.
 
FWIW,
Z.

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I get around a couple of minutes of use for every percent of battery with the screen brightness set one below the mid range setting. It's less than half what the 'guide' in the system tray reckons I should get at any point in time. This is simply reading a page in IE, or browsing. I'm in balanced mode but it doesn't make much difference. I lost 20% overnight while it was asleep. Task Manager shows no surprises - I can't see any process responsible. I calibrated it the other night after it went from 40% to drained in a couple of minutes. It's for a similar reason that I returned a Nexus 9 (though it also ran intolerably hot). What can I try before logging it with support? Are there any key diagnostic utilities I should look at and what evidence would lenovo need?

Answer:Yoga Pro 3 - battery life < 4 hours

I suspect the CPU usage is the one that causes your battery life. Check to see how much CPU usage you're using while doing your daily tasks. I also don't recommend performing a battery calibration on a brand new battery since it reduces battery "shelf" life significantly. Also, don't make the laptop sleep if you're leaving it off overnight as it uses connected standby which reduces battery runtime significantly. Shutting it down should not consume battery of only 1% of the battery.





Lenovo Y470: i7-2670QM | 8 GB DDR3 1333 MHz RAM | Nvidia GeForce GT 550M | 500 GB 7200 RPM Seagate HDD | ASUS PCE-AC56 802.11ac Network Adapter | Windows 7 Professional 64-bit

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What type of battery life are people experiencing.  I've had mine a week and it seems that after being fully charged, I get just 4+ hours of battery life.  Right now it's showing 93% and 4:19 remaining.  Is this normal?  I do like my screen at the brightest, perhaps that's it

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Hi, Lenovo claims the X1 (4th gen) or X1 Yoga can last 11 hours on battery. Great numbers but I guess nobody experienced it.The best I can get is a top 5 hours making sure that the system is on power save mode and about 6 hours when the Battery saver is enabled on Windows 10. I had to install a program to switch to save mode every time the laptop is running on battery. If not I forget to switch to Power Save mode and the battery only last 2 hours. I also pay attention to background program that may eat CPU.Honestly, 6 hours of battery life is pretty good but not even close the 11 hours claimed by Lenovo. The new X1 will have 16 hours of battery life, it means 8 hours in reality.Here are my questions.How many hours do you get on your X1 4gen or X1 Yoga?What did you do to improve it?Any secret recipe?

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Pretty happy with my 11s/haswell but thinking the batterylife is a bit weak.. although I've only had it for a couple weeks and recharged it a few times.. not quite sure if I've used it enough to know for sure. I just did a battery rundown test..  about 5 hours and 15 minutes with screen at 50 percent playing a repeating 720p MKV movie. I was thinking I'd get 6 or 7 after checking some others reviews.. just wondering if anyone knows if mkv's are substantially tougher on battery? vs lower res avi's? And if this seems to be good or bad battery life?  Also and while the screen looks pretty darn good for a 1366x768 I have substantial light leakage around the bottom right of the screen and wondering if this is par for the course on these? I'm very slighlty having some buyers remorse.. I feel pretty good about the laptop but thinking I may have been happier with the 13" yoga 2 pro.. 

Answer:Yoga 11s haswell battery life

I only get about 5 hours web surfing and typing (screen at 80-90%). It's not the greatest, but it's not the worst either.

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Hi, It may be a stupid question, but I was wondering: Will the battery life of the 4K version of the Lenovo 720 improve, if it would be scaled to 1080p resolution? I'm talking about underscaling it when using it in college where sometimes it will be unplugged and be lightly used for web browsing and video watching. (I haven't bought this laptop yet, and thus I'm asking here) Thnak you

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Yoga 13 has a 4-cell 54Wh 3700 mAh battery. Mine laptop is less than 3 months old, and it never ever was working without a power supply more than 3 hours and 30 minutes. Usually I set the "Balanced" plan, as I'm only browsing and developing some web staff. No porn, no games. Tell me please, how can it work "up to 8 hrs"?Is 3 1/2 hrs instead of 8 a reason to return the device?

Answer:Yoga 13 battery life 3 hours

On my Yoga 2 13, I use the Power Saver power option.  This forces passive cooling and uses CPU throttling.  You can tell because the cooling fan rarely kicks on.  I also turned off the auto brightness feature.  I keep the brightness at less than 50 percent.  My CPU usage at idle sits at about 1 percent except when the antimalware process is running.  I disabled a few tasks to cut the CPU usage. This may or may not be possible for your Yoga 13 but my Yoga 2 13 came with a 500GB SSHD and an empty M.2 SSD slot.   I put a Crucial M550 M.2 type 2280 128GB SSD card in that slot and cloned the HD to the SSD drive.  It now boots from the SSD and gives me an additional hour of light usage plus I see a max 550MB/sec read speed and a max 370MB/sec write speed.  

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Hi folks, Had a quick search but can't find discussion of this. How are people finding the battery life since the upgrade? I'm finding that it's even worse than it was before - and it's always been pretty terrible. I reckon i'm getting about 3 hours on average.  Does anyone have any tips as to how I can monitor what's using up the battery? Ideally a bit like battery monitor apps on Android. I've also noticed a general performance degredation - Chrome becomes all choppy and slow. Not sure what's going on there but I'm guessing the two things are linked if the CPU is under a heavy load. Cheers Alex

Answer:Yoga 2 Pro battery life under Windows 10

My battery life is about the same as 8.1 (6 to 6.5 hrs). I use a program called BatteryBar that will monitor your usage and gives pretty accurate predictions of when you battery will run down. It doesn't track specific programs however. Also, keep an eye on tasks running in the background using task manager while you think it should be idle. You can minimize the task manager to the icon tray to help with this. I also run the displlay at 2048x1152 resolution (@150% scaling)  which makes apps like chrome scroll a little smoother (perhaps due to less data being displayed). Not sure if that helps battery life or not. There a lots of sites you can google to track down specific issues with battery life. 

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When my Yoga 900 is fully charged, and I click on the battery indicator in the systems tray - it says I have 4  hours of battery life remaining.  How accurate is that prediction?  And why doesn't it say 6 hours or more?  Seems like I typically get about  3 hours of use on a single charge.

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Hello, Has anyone reduced their screen resolution to 1920x1080 or similar and noticed a significant improvement in battery life? I have tried to find an answer online for whether or not this will do anything for battery life on laptops and so far I haven't found a definitive answer.













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Answer:Yoga 900 screen resolution battery life

Hi tuhin,
 
Greetings. 
 
I think it would be hard to get a measured evaluation of battery life with lower resolution setting since difference most likely is unremarkable and depends on usage to be definitive for entire battery life duration (1-2 years).
 
LCD pixels would still be illuminated no matter what detailed rendering is used. What may affect most are heavy graphics that can decrease power draw on GPU/CPU that may lessen in lower resolution. This is actually still unremarkable as compared to decreasing the brightness to 80% and more on 50% that will sure help.
 
Heat is still one of the major contributors to decrease battery life. Proper battery maintenance would still be the best to prolong the life of a consumable part.
 
Hope this help answer your query.
 
Regards

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My Yoga 2 11 bought had been getting good battery life (5-6 hours) but now (in an instant) it's draining very fast (1-2 hours MAX on a full charge) and it's unusually hot underneath. It's always been used on a clean, hard surface. Help??? 

Answer:Yoga 2 11 Running hot with short battery life

Hi David_EMG  , 
 
Welcome to the Community Forums.
 
It would help if you can generate a battery report ( ac charger unplugged). 
How is the battery health if you hover the cursor on the battery icon below?
 
Battery is a consumable part and depletes its resources in time and heat is one of the factors that can affect battery life. Try running hardware diagnostics along side with this and this test for comparison. 
 
Check the battery status LED indicator (page29) if it goes to the changes from amber blinking to solid white on full charge .  Calibration either using the energy manager via battery gauge reset can also help. Manually you can allow the battery to completely drain and wait for 1-2 hours and then charge it full.
 
Update us how things go. 
 
Regards

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Hi all,Just made the jump to W10 and first thing I noticed is I have double the battery drain during idel. Not good.I've been working through process I can kill/disable and cleared out Skype, Search etc. and it was still a battery killer so now I've killed all of the Intel processes. Is this bad? I don't see any change in performance or heating, but I'm back to the old W8 idle drain of 5000 - 6000 which is 8+ hours of idle with screen at 50%.Is this safe does anybody know? I never killed the Intel stuff under W8.Otherwise I really like W10 but if the battery is this bad and I need those processes for safe running I'll revert to W8.

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Just bought a new Yoga 900 and charged it up.  Not only has never come close to 10 hours of battery life, but after 2 hours, dropped down to 17%,saying 3 hours 54 minutes left, then few minutes later said 15% with 1 hr 15 minutes left, and now 15" later downn to 9%.  What's happening?

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I'm trying to work out which X1 Yoga to get. I'm set on the i5 as it's quieter and has longer battery life, with only a minor reduction in performance. notebookcheck.net has a similar battery life for the two WQHD i7 models (IPS/OLED). I was wondering if it's the same deal with the i5 - does anyone have the i5 with OLED? If so, how's battery life?

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Hi all, so I am finally about to replace my Yoga 2 Pro. One of my main requirements is battery life for trans atlantic flights. I was initially looking at the 710 15 inch which seems to be getting good battery life, although reviews of the revised Kaby Lake are hard to find. Now with the 910 released, I am also looking at that model. Concerns with both models, the Best Buy versions that have 16gb of the 710 15 inch and 910 both have QHD screens which I am assuming hit the battery for around an hour of battery life vs. the FHD versions. Also the 710 FHD model in Best Buy is the i5 version (I am thinking I could drop an extra 8gb of memory into that revision as I believe there is a free memory slot available?) and so I am wondering would I really see much of a difference in the i5 vs i7, I do not do any HD encoding etc, the most taxing activity would be World of Warcarft which I think should run fine on either at reduced resolution.Last question, on the 710, is the SSD sata or PCIe? Again battery life is a concern, main usage for flights will be watching local video content, both 1080p and 720p. Thoughts?Patrick

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When I first got my Yoga 13, I used to be able to leave my computer off the charger all night running(not asleep) with the screen off, and in the morning it would have a good amount of charge left. When I did an update, I noticed that my power options changed. I don't remember what the options were before, but now they are "balanced" and "power saver." With power saver selected, my computer is dead by morning. Does anyone know why there is such a drastic change in battery life after the update?

Answer:Yoga 13 battery life reduced after update

Open the Battery Manager and choose "Maximum Battery Life"

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Using the power saver mode with my Yoga 700, I only have about 4 hours of battery life. Lenovo claims it has up to 7 hours. This is only 57% of the battery life that lenovo advertises. I don't understand how lenovo can advertise this, what additional settings should I be using to get this proclaimed 7 hours of battery life? Very unhappy.

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Hello, Potential Yoga 2 Pro buyer here. I've seen a ton of reviews for the Y2P but they were done well over 6 months ago. I was curious if there was any 'refresh' to the recent builds going out and if anyone had reported any better battery life with the newer builds shipping out? Also, if you're aware of an upcoming change to the Y2P, I would be interested in knowing that as well.

Answer:Battery life any better with latest Yoga 2 Pro (June and later)?

There is a refresh with better processor and an AC card. I got a replacement unit a few weeks ago to replace my Nov unit that was hell. This unit seems to be better built, driver-wise.

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The launch of the Haswell 11S seems to have gone largely under the radar; as far as I can tell, the units are still only available from Best Buy, and not the Lenovo website. I recently got a Yoga 11, which has great battery life and a near identical design, but is crippled by Windows RT and relatively slow performance. I like the Yoga 11, but am considering returning it for a Haswell 11S, so I can have full Windows 8.1 and better processing speeds. My concern is that I'll still be giving up a lot of battery life, but I can't find any online estimations of battery life differences between the 11S (approximately 6-7 hours) and the new Haswell version. Since battery life was the main point of the Haswell processor, I'd presume it would be higher. Those of you with Haswell 11S, do you notice significantly greater battery life?

Answer:Yoga 11S Haswell owners, how's your battery life?

It did go largely under the radar which is unfortunate because its a pretty extraordinary machine for $799.  The battery was easily in the > 8 hr range without the sacrifices on an anemic processor and Win RT.  Not sure why it doens't get more press.

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hello there fellow Yoga 710 users,  one of the reasons why i picked up this Yoga 710 is because of its 'above average' battery life to compare with its competitor. this is based on reviews that i read and watch on youtube.  however, after using it for a few days, i dont think i was able to hit 7 hours or more on this machine. i did not put it under extreme load as i was using it only for word processing etc.  from the battery notification, it says around 4 hours and 40 minutes at 100 percent.  any of you guys encounter the same problem? or you guys were able to hit 7 hours or more for the battery life? just want to make sure that my battery is not draining for no reason appreciate your input guys  thanks 

Answer:lenovo yoga 710 14 inch IKB battery life

~6 hours with heavy usage (programming and multitasking). Cheers

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How is your battery life? I am getting about 4-5 hours of battery life from full charge with medium brightness and full time connection to WIFI. I only use this device for school work and it is not demanding work. Just Microsoft Office Suit with Chrome Browser with multibe tabs open. 

Answer:Thinkpad Yoga Battery Life Sucks

Which model do you have? ThinkPad Yoga 12 2015? Or 2014 model? If it's just new it's possible that it's still updating and indexing files and email, which will drain the battery pretty quick. 

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Answer:S1 (20CD) - How to increase battery life on my Yoga?

Good day and welcome to the community.Please provide more information about your system (model, OS, recent updates, etc), otherwise it will be difficult for the community to assist you. We will also be able to confirm that your post is in the proper forum.Regards.

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Hello, Just got an S1 Yoga last week, after having read that one of the best things was its battery life of around 8hours, and I just noticed today, when using it in Energy saving mode mainly for surfing the net, that it's displaying 48% of battery available (around 2 more hours of usage) after 1.5hours or so? ie, that'd be less than 4h just for surfing on Energy saving mode... Is this normal? or could the battery be faulty? Any idea how to determine whether it's faulty or not with Lenovo warranty team? Many thanks!

Answer:Thinkpad Yoga S1 - what is its normal battery life?

I have quite similar results. Yesterday I was only watching movies for about 5h from 100% to 9% battery life with airplane mode and lowest screen brightness.

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Hi everyone, I recently noticed that the battery life of my Thinkpad Yoga 12 has drastically decreased since I bought it two months ago. In the beginning I could get 5 hours of battery easily. Now it's down to 2 hours - in normal office mode. The long battery life was one of the reasons why I bought it initially - and now it's failing me. I don't recall having done anything to the battery, hence I am totally clueless as to why the battery life has decreased so severely. Any suggestions and help highly appreciated. Thank you,Kai

Answer:Thinkpad Yoga 12: Battery life down down to 2 hrs after just 2 months

Find or install the app Lenovo Settings.
 
Go to Lenovo Settings > Home > Power > click on "Show details"
 
You will see there the Full Charge Capacity and the Designed Capacity. Tell me these numbers. If these numbers differ a lot your battery was corrupted due to aging related stress or other problems.
 
You can also try Lenovo Settings > Home > Power > Battery Gauge Reset to try to reset the way your computer measures full capacity, but if you experience 2 hours only this wont help.

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Hi guys, I've had my Yoga 900 since December 2015 and I enjoy this ultrabook.  I am concerned about the battery life though. The specs say up to 9 hours of battery life, but based on my usage I would have to say that I am only confident of 6 hours worth of charge. My typical use is as follows: 1) Approximately 75% screen brightness (225 nits)2) Combo of WiFi with multiple Google Chrome tabs open, video and music usage mixed in my typical day. Those of you with the Yoga 900, would you say that this is normal or typical? Thanks, Nik

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Is anybody having this trouble ? After the Windows 8.1 update i'm only having 4 to 4:30 hours of battery life with the screen bright setting on 50 % , WiFi on , and the Power Saver on. 

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I've recently bought a Lenovo Yoga 720 13IKB, considering the battery as one of its biggest pros due to some reviews and adds I read in the Internet. Unfortunately, even after a 100% charge, I can't get no longer than 4h30 / 5 h of battery lifetime prediction / battery lifetime.  I have already decreased brightness, I almost have no apps running in background, but unfortunately it doesn't gets better. The situation is even worse considering that I'm not doing anything but surfing online, texting in word or taking a look at some pictures in Windows Gallery. Have anyone experienced the same problem? Can someone please help me? Is that true that we can get 10h30 (or a bit less, I wouldn't care) like it was advertised or that was just a commercial bait? Thanks in advance!  

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Last week my laptop was able to get through a 6 and a half hour school day and still have a little charge left over--I could still work on it for another half hour or so when I got home. Yesterday, it died at the end of my first two classes, and that's only about three and a half hours. For my last and longest class, I had to borrow paper for notes. I hadn't even opened my laptop before I got to school. Looking at a full charge now, it says it's only good for 3 hours and 20 minutes.I have no idea what's changed from last week to this one. I haven't installed any updates, and I don't use any programs that eat up a lot of CPU, especially during class. If there's anything different, the fan has been louder than usual. Can anybody shed some light on what might've happened? Edit: some useful information I forgot to add is that this laptop is less than a year old. The battery is much too young to be degrading this quickly.

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I am consistantly getting less than 5 hours on my yoga 920 even though the reivews and sales marketing state 15 (or 10 for uhd). I have taken a number of steps to reduce power consumption: Shut off cortana, set to power saver plan,and low brightness setting. I have been using the system only lightly for web browsing and reading gmail. Is _anybody_ getting decent battery life from their yoga? If so please provide advice. I spoke lenovo technical support that they stated that 3-5 hours is expected - not the 10-15 advertised. I feel that I have been sold a bill of goods by their advertising and reviewers. From the chat" JOE LAW: what battery life should I expect for my yoga 920 JOE LAW: is it the 2-3 hours you first stated Shaine: 3-5 hours is the normal battery life for your unit. Shaine: And all the depends on how the computer being used.Shaine: I understand that and I would feel the same way, that's why you may consult our Sales Team to check what they can do about you concern, Joe.

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So I haven't used my laptop for a week or so, and when I started it up a few days ago, the battery life turned from a solid 7+ hours to a mere 4 hours! I actually timed how long it took before the battery went down by 1% before this happened, so I did the same test after. When I tested it, for the first time, the battery went down 1% after 270 seconds(almost 5 minutes). Now it seems to lose the same amount of battery in a weak 140 seconds(just a little bit more than 2 minutes!). Can someone please help me find the cause and if I can fix it? I loved this laptop because of its excellent battery life.

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I am consistantly getting less than 5 hours on my yoga 920 even though the reivews and sale marketing state 15 (or 10 or uhd). I have taken a number of steps to reduce power consumption. Shut off cortana, set to power saver plan,an low brightness setting. I have been using the system only lightl for web browsing and readng gmail. Is _anybody_ getting decent battery life from their yoga? If so please provide advice. I spoke lenovo technical support that they stated that 3-5 hours is expected - not the 10-15 advertised. I feel that I have been sold a bill of goods by their advertising and reviewers. From the chat" JOE LAW: what battery life should I expect for my yoga 920 JOE LAW: is it the 2-3 hours you first stated Shaine: 3-5 hours is the normal battery life for your unit. Shaine: And all the depends on how the computer being used.Shaine: I understand that and I would feel the same way, that's why you may consult our Sales Team to check what they can do about you concern, Joe.

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My new ThinkPad Yoga has these modes in the power options of control panel: High performanceBalancedEnergy saverPower saver Which one should I choose for when using battery? Blanaced, Energy saver, or Power saver? It's not very clear. Thanks!













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Answer:My new ThinkPad Yoga comes with 3 power-saving modes. Which gives best battery life?

Hi,
 
Welcome to Lenovo Community Forums!
 
A power plan contains both the hardware and system settings that influence your computer?s power management. The main changes made by Windows when selecting a power plan are regarding the screen brightness, the time until the display is dimmed and then turn off, and the time until your computer is put to sleep. These changes are also different depending on whether your computer is using the battery or it is plugged in to a power supply.
 
The ?Power Saver? and ?Energy saver? plan significantly reduces your processor?s clock speed and display brightness with the intention of increasing battery life. ?High Performance? sets clock speed to its maximum value and screen brightness to maximum level but it reduces the battery backup. ?Balanced? changes the clock speed based on demand by your running applications, with an optimal drain of battery.
 
You can also create custom power plans depending on your requirement within Windows. Usually, power saver mode is preferred while on battery to extend the battery runtime.
 
Hope this helps!
 
Best regards,
Mithun.





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Hi, I purchased my Lenovo Yoga 710 about 3 weeks ago. My battery life is not very good at all. Right now, it is 81% charged, and says it only has about 3.5 hours left. What gives? Shouldn't I have at least six hours? Also, my fans are running constantly, and my brightness keys don't seem to adjust the brightness. 

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Hi. I'm not sure where exactly to post about the yoga line, but I guess I'll try here.  Basically I got this comp about 5 days ago and I like it, but its not completely what I want.   The fan noise is  bit jarring and theres also a high frequency whine which is pretty irritating.  I would like to return it and get something different.  I would be willing to accept a lenovo credit to buy a different lenovo product because my main desire is simply to get a full refund without the 15% restocking fee.  Is this possible?   The issues:  The advertised battery life is somewhere around 6 hours but I have found that even turning the brightness all the way down only gives about 3.5 hours.  Is this reason enough to demand a refund?  or can they still screw me with the 15% restocking fee?  Beyond that the frequency whine which I guess comes from the cpu and a coil or something is pretty bad.  I decided I would rather wait and get a yoga pro 2 (or a different lenovo product) which hopefully won't have this issue which is why I would be open to a lenovo credit instead of a full refund.   Thanks for any ideas, love this comp, I just wish it functioned as... advertised?  cheers

Answer:Yoga 11s issues. Battery Life + Return policy? Full refund without 15% restocking fee?

Fan noise is very normal, certainly for their small size. The smaller the fan, the more noise they make. I have built several computers before. 80mm fans made considerable more noise compared to 120mm at the same rotating speed. Have you checked for a BIOS update? It removed most of the fan noise for me.Depends on how long you own the Yoga 11S. I say take 1-2 hours down from advertised battery life. That would be your maximum. Note that the advertised battery life is saying: "up to # hours!".I think your battery life is fine.

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Lenovo X1 Yoga 2015 i5 6200u 8gb ram Windows 10 home premium 52wh battery QHD Display Okay, just some background. I am a proud 5 year owner of a Thinkpad X220, which I still use.I purchased a X1 Carbon (non-yoga) 2015 model, I sent it back because it was having fuzzy text and lid closing issues. (The FHD screen is horrible) see my other post on that. Lenovo sent me a new X1, I sent it back for same reason. I got my X1 Yoga today. It looks, feels amazing, I wished it worked too, that'd be nice. I kind of wish they would test their laptops before selling them lol. Choose what closing the lid does... "sleep"... I close the lid, it sleeps. Open the lid, it beeps loudly and display does not resume, but keyboard lights on. I have to manually hold power button to shut down laptop. I turn it back on and it goes back to my windows I had open. I wish Lenovo would sell a Thinkpad X1 that when you close the laptop, it would sleep, and when you open the laptop it would resume, that would be awesome! Also, I had it in tablet mode, I put it in laptop mode, and the display remained in tablet mode. I had to go put it back in tablet mode and then back into laptop mode for it to show me the laptop display mode. #ridiculous Battery Life: It so variable. Sometimes it says I have 3 hours of battery on a 90% charge, sometimes it says I have 9 hours left... I'm just browsing the web, no videos. Lenovo, if you're reading this, please don't a... Read more

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HiI would like to get information about the type of the screen in my laptop. Is this IPS or TN and who made the screen. I asking because KNOWHOW replaced the screen to CHE MEI CMN14A7(very bad view angle and bad colors). serial number: R90H9AW9Halina













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Answer:YOGA 500 14ISK (IPS or not)

Hi Halina,
 
Welcome to the Community Forums.
 
Checking on the machine number 80R5003HUK Yoga 500-14ISK Laptop (IdeaPad) - Type 80R5:
Original OEM part number from parts lookup: Part Number: 5D10K42173 LCD Module W 80R3 FHD W/BEZEL 
 
Yoga-500-14ISK marketed also from multiple resellers (here, here and here) with FHD Multi-touch IPS.
 
It is possible that replacement display from original part number 5D10K42173 (highlighted for Lenovo encompass pricing) with cheaper IBM compatible screen or other resellers that would also work with the model similar to Chi Mei CMN14A7 TN screens.
 
Hope this help answer your query.
 
Regards
 

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Hi, I have bought a Yoga 510 14ISK and I want to replace the HDD and install a SSD only.What will be the best procedure to move windows 10 to the new SSD?Can I do a USB booteable and install W10 from there? I have no data to migrate. Regards and thanks for your help. 

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Question: Yoga 500 14ISK

Can I help with this topic?Anyone know if I can use some pen digitizer for this model of yoga?, To take notes and draw

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I got new Yoga 700-14ISK and i'm looking for a pen that will work together with this model. Any recommendations?

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Hi! We've a new Lenovo Yoga 510-14ISK and so far, we are happy with its performance. However we miss the quick load times from a SSD drive so our question is:Can we add a SSD to this laptop? Or can we replace the current hd for a ssd one? If both aren't possible, can we use an external ssd?Thanks!

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Question: Yoga 510 14ISK fan

Dear Lenovo.Yoga 510 laptop is very disturbing sound of the cooling fan. It is switched on and off at low load. It would be better if it would work at lower speeds but steadily. BIOS update can be solved?Welcome GyJ

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Question: Yoga 500 14ISK

Hello, i just recently bought Yoga 500 14ISK with windows 10. However the screen occasionally and randomly goes black during work and the only solution is to switch it off with power button and switch it on again. When in black screen, computer still works (fans, music, etc.) I tried to close the laptop to put it into a sleep mode and open it again-screen works but after entering my password it goes black again in a second.I was able to solve all the other issues(high CPU, RAM and disku usage) but this one is killing me. Thanks in advance for your suggestions.











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Hey there.I just got a Yoga 500-14ISK too and I ran into a thread (here: https://forums.lenovo.com/t5/Lenovo-IdeaPad-100-305-500-Edge/FLex-3-Video-card-Mathematical-Operatio... where guys were having similar issues, as well as the Lenovo Companion app detecting hardware errors. I don't have black screen issues but it does tell m I have an Intel HD 520 hardware problem.What they suggested is that the laptop is "too new" for the drivers and Lenovo has acknowledged the issues. (see here: https://support.lenovo.com/us/en/documents/ht105222) Some people fixed the black screen problem by manually installing these drivers:https://downloadcenter.intel.com/download/25620/Intel-Graphics-Driver-for-Windows-7-8-1-10-15-40-6th...Hope this helps!

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I'm going to return my currrent Yoga 13 w/ the i5 processor to Best Buy and am going to reorder a new one through Lenovo direct.  I'm considering upgrading to the i7 version, but is there a significant impact to battery life with the i7 processor compared to the i5?  













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Answer:How much different is battery life on Yoga 13 w/ Core i5 vs. Core i7?

hi SimFlyer,
 
The Lenovo Yoga 13 with Core i5-3317U / Core i7-3517U both uses the same LCD type  video card, and a Lithium Polymer, 4-cell, 54Wh / 3700mAh which can last up to 8hrs. Although the Core i7 runs at 1.9Ghz and the Core i5 runs on 1.7Ghz, both CPU runs at max TDP of 17W so battery life on both CPU's are negligible..
 
 
Hope this helps.

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Is the RAM on a Yoga 710 14ISK upgradeable? I am thinking of buying one of these with 8GB RAM and I need to know if it could be swapped for a 16GB card at a later date if that turned out to be necessary. I understand that I would need to do this through an authorised repair centre or void the warranty.

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Hi just got lenovo yoga 500 - 14ISK for christmas and the bootup time to start Windows 10 is about 4 to 5 minites. With 8g ram, I5-6200 cpu and SSHD 1TB + 8g hard drive it seems abit long. I also have a desktop pc with I5,8g ram and a SSD drive and it take less than a minite. I know its not a full SSD drive in the yoga 500 but its so long to boot up i dont no if its all Lenovo bloatware loading or if its a faulty drive. Any one had the same problem and can give advice please.

Answer:lenovo yoga 500 - 14ISK

Hi focus 5522,system boot up with sshd drive must be under 20 seconds (even with lenovo bloatware), there must by some hw or sw problem, try check your device manager for some broken drivers or task manager for some high cpu usage processes and it can help to find out what's wrong.If you can't find anything, just try reinstall whole your system (lenovo recovery from recovery partiton - accessible thought novo button, or you can download win10 iso image and microsoft usb instal tool and reinstal whole system without lenovo sw.)Tomas

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Hello, I want to fit a 1tb ssd to my yoga laptop,however I have found out that the crucial M500 1TB drive I had is not compatible, does anybody know of a 1tb ssd that works with this laptop please? Thank you in advance, Simon. 

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Hello, I have a question about the Lenovo Yoga 700-14ISK (14" model). I see some are shipped with an SSD and some with an HDD. Is there place to place both an SSD and an HDD? Then I could for example buy the one with the SSD, and install an HDD next to it myself. It seems possible with the 700-15ISK (15") model, but I was wondering whether this is also the case for the 14" model. Regards,Loek 

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Getting message to say I have used 119G of 119G.  This could not possibly be correct.  As far as I can see there is no disk partition, only a C:   Since new I have installed very little software and a couple of apps.  Please help

Answer:Lenovo YOGA 700 14ISK

Someone would need more info to help.  What kind of machine?  Operating system?  Disk size?  Why are you sure the message is wrong?  A 128GB SSD could easily have 119GB of usable space with almost all being gone.  

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Hi,I have a fresh YOGA 510-14ISK with Windows10 on it. I can see only one HDMI Port. I want to use it with two monitors without the laptops own display. It means the laptop is closed, extra keyboard and mouse is attached to it and two extra monitors. How to find out if the graphic chip is able to do that? How can I attach two monitors to one HDMI? Is there a way for it?

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I have had a Yoga 700 14ISK for approx. 1.5 years. I have just started having issues with the fan constantly running even with very little usage / open applications. I checked CPU usage in task manager and it is very low ~ 2%. I have seen some suggestions to update BIOS for the Yoga 710 to deal with this issue. The only BIOS update I have seen for the Yoga 700 was from Sept 2016. I've also seen some suggesitons to download a fan control utlity and then adjust fan settings. Anybody else experiencing this issue with the Yoga 700 ? Should I download the BIOS update from Sept 2016 ? Will that help ?  Any advice would be apprecaited. Thanks, 

Answer:Yoga 700 14ISK fan issue

Hi cdaily8,
 
Welcome to the Community Forums. 
 
A similar discussion that you can review in this discussion.
You can try setting your current BIOS to default settings to see if there would be any changes.
Other solutions can be another option from the discussion.
 
 
Regards

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Hi,I want to upgrade my RAM to 8GB from 4GB. I want to change it with Kingston HyperX Impact 8 GB DDR3L 1600MHz (HX316LS9IB/8). It auto overclocks to 2133MHz. Does my laptop support it? If not, which RAM do you suggest?

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I bought Kingston (HX316LS9IB/8)  8gb ddr3 ram,but it doesnt work on 500-14isk, the laptop is not bootingI think the problem is the bios only supports CL11 rams.If it is, why bios doesn't support CL9 rams. Can you put new update bios for it ? Thanks.

Answer:Yoga 500 14ISK 8gb ram not working

A lower number of wait states won't make it incompatible.  I would try reseating it.  Also, after a configuration change, it may take longer for the first POST - maybe up to a minute.  Sometimes, particular brands and models have compatibility problems.  If it still doesn't work, I suggest returning it for a different brand.  My choice is always Corsair Vengeance.  I've never had compatibility issues.  Other people may have other favorites.

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Hello, I own a Yoga 700-14isk 80QD. Current Config: 256GB Samsung SSD, 8GB DDR3L RAM and a Qualcomm Atheros QCA9377 Wifi+BT Card, and I want to know if I can upgrade the SSD at least to a 512GB, the RAM to 16GB and the Wifi to Broadcom or Intel DualBand Wifi+BT? All help would be much appreciated.

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Hello, i have the following model Yoga 510-14ISK Laptop, the problem is that whenever i try to play a game, it won' matter what title, it won't switch to the dedicated graphics.What i tried so far:-disabled onboard graphics, ran a test on League of Legends, i have about 5 to 7 fps, it did not work at all the first time, the radeon graphics driver was either missing completely or malfunctioning ! i downloaded the auto detect driver tool from radeon, seems to have partially solved the problem, the game starts but as i said above very low fps, with minimum settings, do note that with my onboard driver it can render it in high quality at the max resolution available 1366x768.-changed the power plan to high perfomance;-i ran the lenovo companion basic diagnostic test and all the components are working as they should no problem there.What could be the cause of this ? With my integrated graphics card i can run it just fine, but i have a dedicated card and my laptop does not use it at all, in any circumstance, even videos on youtube with my dedicated card enabled and onboard card disabled it moves clunky, and yes it does have the power cable connected.Any solutions ?Thank you ! 

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Hi guys,I currently have a Lenovo Yoga 500 14ISK. I was looking at upgrading the hard drive. I'm was going to put a standard SSD in it, but I was wondering if this model would actully be able to take M.2 SSD drive? Something like this: https://www.amazon.co.uk/Samsung-MZ-V6E250BW-250GB-Express-Solid/dp/B01M211K53/ref=sr_1_2?ie=UTF8&qi... Thanks!

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Hello all,.I've recently bought a 14" yoga (model no: 80S700D7UK).I'm interested in possibility of upgrading the current i3-6100u CPU to an i5 or i7 but cannot find anything in the maintance manual. Does anyone have an idea if it is possible and what cpu models are compatible to the socket/chipset/cooling potential.Thank you all,Vedran

Answer:Yoga 510-14isk cpu upgrade

Hi RefurbishedYoga,
 
Welcome to the Community Forums.
 
Checking with i3-6100u specification here for the supported socket show BGA (ball grid array) or soldered onto the motherboard so it cannot be upgraded.
 
Similarly, as the hardware manual does not offer steps for CPU removal, page 70-71 item 4 show description of the motherboards with the CPU that it comes with too. So upgrading the CPU would mean changing the entire board instead.
 
Hope this helps answer your query.
 
Regards

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Hi,
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Hi, I have had my T430 since August of 2012 at the start of college. I am currently running windows 8.1 pro and I recently just noticed my battery life issues and after installing lenovo settings I discovered that my battery's capacity is at 27% of the original capacity. The battery life is really bad, e.g. it says 15 minutes remaining at 25% on POWER SAVER mode.  I have google this and it said to "reset my battery" but unfortunately 8.1 Lenovo power manager doesn't have that feature.  I am just wondering if anyone had any suggestions for what to do?  Will I just have to get a new battery?

Answer:Lenovo T430 Battery Life 1+ hour on life saver

you would have to have a pre-Windows 8 OS to gain that crucial battery reset function. This is one reason why i dislike running Win 8 on ThinkPad.

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Hi,Is it possible to upgrade the RAM of the YOGA 510-14ISK hybride, currently 8 GB to 16 GB or 32 GB.What is the DDR4 memory frequency 2133 MHz for instance?Regards.

Answer:YOGA 510-14ISK memory upgrade

Hi nl01489 , 
 
Welcome to the Community Forums.
 
As per product specification , RAM specifications:
8GB max, DDR4 2133, one 260-pin SODIMM socket 
 
With current 8GB , you may no longer upgrade it more as per OEM recommendation for maximum RAM support.
More about the model here on the service training website. 
 
Hope this help answer your query.
 
Regards

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Hello,I've been experiencing some terrible fan noise, now for the third time. I had the fan replaced twice and the noise keeps returning after a month or so.The main problem is the quality of the fan, it just bends and then touches the "frame".Anyone experiencing the same? or I'm just an extremely unlucky person with two bad fans?I'm looking for a longlasting solution, I cannot replace the fan every month.cheers

Answer:Lenovo Yoga 500-14ISK fan issues

I have the same device since almost 2 years and I never had such issue with it.

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My Yoga 500-14ISK Laptop (ideapad) did not charge due to mainboard problem as stated by the Lenovo service in Turkey. The worst thing is that I was told that related part-the mainboard is not avaliable in Turkey and I had to wait for another month.My waranty expires on 1st of december,2018. What if the part arrives later than that date and I get the third mainboard error when the warranty is over. The Turkish service does not accpet to give me brand new computer as I have a broken but working screen. So I need help 

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Lenovo have updated the bios. Part of this update are some bug fixes that haven't bothered me. I've noticed that is seems a little slower get started (before windows loads) and the lenovo image is absolutely awful. Does anyone have a previous version to the latest (D3CN35WW) Lenovo support cant (or wont) provide the previous version as they say they dont keep them. Very grateful, thanks.

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Hi, My camera is not working where I get the error message 0xA00F4244(0xC00D36D5) in the windows camera app.  The camera worked perfectly on 08/03/17 but did not work at all today. I checked the drivers and got this.Name: EasyCameraDevice type: Imaging devicesManufacturer: BisonLocation: 0000.0014.0000.005.000.000.000.000.000Device status: Currently, this hardware device is not connected to the computer (Code 45). To fix this problem, reconnect this hardware device to the computer.  There is an option to click called "learn how" in the windows camera app along with the error code, this lead me the microsoft website where I followed one of the steps to resolve this issue. I tried to update the driver which didn't work then I tried the option "Uninstall your webcam driver and scan for hardware changes". The steps I followed can be seen in the link below: https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/help/13753/windows-10-can-not-find-or-start-the-camera Neither of these options worked where "imaging devices" does not appear in device manager, even when you select "show hidden devices". There was an option to contact microsoft regarding the issue, to go into a live chat. I was unable to contact lenovo live chat so I tried microsoft's. In the live chat they controlled my laptop remotely to try resolve the issue. They tried installing drivers from the lenovo website and uninstalling McAfee antivirus with no success. They reinstalle... Read more

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I managed to resolve this immediately after posting all that and going through all of that ordeal... I looked at my keyboard, saw the camera symbol on F8 and decided to press it to see if it does anything. The camera was reenabled and back to working perfectly. I remember someone in the past week decided to press loads of keys on my keyboard messing, turns out they pressed F8... So if you have this issue try pressing F8 or the alternative button on your computer before you do anything! Or you could end up wasting an entire evening and night (literally) searching forums for information trying to fix it yourself, being on with customer support remotely accessing your computer, reinstalling windows and loads of drivers, uninstalling your antivirus and also being told by Lenovo to reset your laptop to factory settings in their email support.   Hope my embarrassing situation saves you hassle in the future, also to show you to learn to laugh at yourself when something like this happens, I know I certainly am now. Good luck, Thomas

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Hello! Got a weird issue with a Yoga 700-14ISK in my fleet that started late last week. It will no longer charge if the lid is closed and/or if the unit is powered off.  The only way the unit will charge is if the lid is open and the unit is powered on. I've checked everything I can possibly think of and can't find a solution.  Has anyone here seen anything like this before? Thanks in advance!

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