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Lenovo Yoga 2 13 - active digitizer support ?

Question: Lenovo Yoga 2 13 - active digitizer support ?

Does Lenovo Yoga 2 13 (not the pro version) support an active digitizer pen?

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Hi, is this pen compatible with yoga 520? https://www.amazon.it/gp/product/B00VES9FHG/ref=s9u_simh_gw_i4?ie=UTF8&pd_rd_i=B00VES9FHG&pd_rd_r=T7... On the product page it is written that yoga 520 has the active pen support, so i think that the better thing to do is to buy Lenovo official active pen (?)Thanks 

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Hi forum, I have purchased the new Yoga 900 BE (business edition) which supposedly adds TPM and Lenovo Active Pen support. I had that confirmed 4 times by 4 different Lenovo online sales support people before placing the order. Now I have the Yoga, and the active pen - and it does not work. No information on drivers, or firmware updates is available anywhere. What should I do to make the pen work? thx in advance Peter

Answer:Lenovo Yoga 900 Business Edition - active pen support

Here's the driver page for the computer: http://support.lenovo.com/us/en/products/Laptops-and-netbooks/Yoga-Series/yoga-900-13isk-for-biz?lin... I'd suggest installing the BIOS, here: http://support.lenovo.com/us/en/products/Laptops-and-netbooks/Yoga-Series/yoga-900-13isk-for-biz/dow...  

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Hello, I'd like to know if the Yoga 520 offers an active digitizer making the use of an active pen possible. Not a passive/capacitive one, but an ACTIVE one. I've recently bought a notebook which said it had support for active pens and ended up with a touchscreen instead which offers capacitive pen support only. I aim to use Staffpad with it so if I could be informed of it's compatibility with the app that'd be better.

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I bought a Yoga 520 and the touchscreen does not work. anyone knows what can i do?

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Apparently Y2P does not have digitizer, so no use for taking notes in tablet mode?Can somebody confirm that you cannot use an active digitizer pen with the device? Not good for the 1000+ bucks machine... MAybe would be better to wait for the Thinkpad Yoga?

Answer:Yoga 2 Pro lacks active digitizer?

Correct. Y2P - no digitizer. Thinkpad Yoga will have one.

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I've read that the 20cd0032us and 33us Thinkpad Yoga models are the only ones without an active digitizer.  However, this appears to be all that is for sale on Amazon and other places.  Any idea of where you can but a Thinkpad Yoga with an active digitizer??

Answer:Thinkpad Yoga w/ active digitizer

They are only available on Lenovo's website as far as I've seen. I tried looking other places like Amazon, too, but haven't seen the digitizer model. I ended up buying one directly.

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Hi I want to ask you about the thinkpad yoga model number ( 20CDS02B00 )like the one on this linkhttp://www.ebay.com/itm/Lenovo-12-5-ThinkPad-Yoga-Laptop-8GB-128GB-20CDS02B00-/181574001723?pt=Lapto...does this model ( 20CDS02B00 ) have active digitizer and pen ?also it's charger is it only 110v or 110v-240v ?

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I'm using the Yoga 13 for about 2 weeks now and I'm very happy with the device! Does the Yoga have digitizer stylus support? And can you recommend a stylus for the Yoga? ThanksBmelk

Answer:digitizer stylus support Yoga 13

I am starting to like my computer but I would like a bit more precission with the touch screen.I know Lenovo makes a stylus for their ultrabooks and i wonder if someone from technical support would know if it works on the Yoga series.  OR Is there are any stylus that could try. Something like this ?http://shop.lenovo.com/SEUILibrary/controller/e/web/LenovoPortal/en_US/integration.workflowroductDis...  

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Hello, I purchased two new Yoga 12 notebooks and have tried to wipe and install my own volume license version of Windows 8.1. I downloaded the drivers from the support site and installed all but am getting problems with the xHCI USB 3.0 controller. The driver always shows as failed state.  When I try to go and download the xHCI driver as a standalone driver it shows as only available for Windows 7. When I try to install it I always get the error "This product does not meet the minimum requirements for installing the software". At this point I do not have USB 3.0 and my digitizer pen does not work when touching the screen. My other notebook does work, but I have not installed my copy of Windows 8.1 on it. The driver must be somewhere, can someone point me in the right direction? I already tried to use system update but all it found was some bios update and wifi drivers. I really need to get the pen to work. If you touch the screen it works fine, its just the pen and apparently USB 3.0. My model is 20DL003AUS. Thanks, n152

Answer:Yoga 12 - USB 3.0 driver and digitizer/pen support

nick152 wrote:... wipe and install my own volume license version of Windows 8.1. I downloaded the drivers from the support site and installed all but am getting problems with the xHCI USB 3.0 controller. The driver always shows as failed state.  When I try to go and download the xHCI driver as a standalone driver.... did you sysprep'red the box after installing volume license Windows?   after we did that process (never that reliable anyway), we have one box that got exact same problem with USB like you mentioned we just gave up after working on it for a while, and re-image it from another machine with working load, (faster that way) it works fine since then. sorry can't be more help.  just want to know you are not alone.

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Hi! I recently bought the Lenovo Yoga 460 and the Lenovo Thinkpad Active Capacitive Pen. When drawing I experience problems with "cursor jittering" trying to draw a smooth line is impossible. Even if I place a ruler on the screen and draw the line end up jagged and bumpy. It's the same using both the built in pen and the Active pen, and in every art program. The effect is worse if I try to draw slow. Is this normal? Is the digitizer this bad? /Tobias

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Ok so i just recieved a thinkpad yoga S1. The one i got was the one without the digitizer pen automatically installed into the computer's side. The pen came separately and its the exact same one as the one used with the version that comes with the pen. I dont know the product code or even what its called. Which driver do i install and how can i register the product? Also, since the version i have has like a little black piece where the digitizer normally goes is there any way i can take it out and be able to accomodate the pen that came seperatly?













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Answer:Lenovo Thinkpad Yoga S1 digitizer help

I think there is only two options it either comes with the pen or it doesn't. The one that doesn't have the pen built into it doesn't support the pen because of the panel used. That is waht I remember when I was researching into this unit. 

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Hi! I recently bought the Lenovo Yoga 460 and the Lenovo Thinkpad Active Capacitive Pen. When drawing I experience problems with "cursor jittering" trying to draw a smooth line is impossible. Even if I place a ruler on the screen and draw the line end up jagged and bumpy. It's the same using both the built in pen and the Active pen, and in every art program. The effect is worse if I try to draw slow. Is this normal? Is the digitizer this bad? /Tobias

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Hello, I have broken the digitizer on my lenovo yoga pro 3 11.I was looking to find and order online the part, but it seems really difficult to find it. (I havent found it anywhere).Though I can find the digitizer for the lenovo yoga 2 11. Do you know if this will work on the yoga 3?Thank you

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I was wondering if the Yoga 3 touch screen has a wacom digitizer so I could use a wacom smart pen for example.  I would like to use my Yoga 3 to draw things but somehow no graphic pen is officially convertible with it. The WACOM Smart Pen is convertible with any product with WACOM digitizer so I want to know if my laptop has this. If not, does anybody have another suggestion which pen I could use for drawing?

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Hi everyone!I am thinking about purchasing the Lenovo Digitizer Pen for ThinkPad Yoga Notebooks, which should work for the Yoga ThinkPad series, but would this pen work for my Lenovo Yoga 500 15? I know nothing about the difference between the Yoga notebooks/laptops and I am worried that my model may not be compatible with the interactive pen (or would not provide as much of accuracy in touch sensitivity). Thanks for your advices :-)! 













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Answer:Will the Lenovo Digitizer Pen work for my Lenovo Yoga 500 15?

As the Yoga 500 15 supports neither Wacom EMR-based pens nor Wacom AES-based pens, your only option is a capacitive pen that works the same way as your finger.

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Hi,
I haven't used the digitizer a lot, but I know it used to work as recently as last week.  The pen calibrates in the wacom calibration utility, but it does not interact with any other programs or even the "Finished" button on calibrate.  I am running Windows 10.  I recently applied the latest updates too.  Do you have any suggestions for me to try?
Thanks in advance,
David
 
 
Moderator comment: Subject clarified with machine type.













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Answer:Lenovo Yoga [20CD] digitizer calibrates but that is all

Good day and welcome to the community.
 
Please confirm which model you have.
To my knowledge, only selected ThinkPad Yoga models have Wacom digitizers. If you can post the machine type-model number, it would help. Please don't post your serial number, though.
 
Regards.

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Hi, I have a lenovo thinkpad yoga (without a digitizer pen). Unfortunately, I found that there is an option of a pen after I bought it. Is there a way I can somehow add the digitizer screen to it now?I have been searching for weeks for a solution. I have even tried using a normal capacitive pen but, it does not work as fluidly as a digitizer pen.

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Is Digitizer stylus supportive to Lenovo Yoga 300 Notebook

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I have just purchased the ThinkPad Yoga. I was wondering if there is a way to change what "handedness" you on when using the digitizer pen. I am left handed and the pen is obvioulsy configured to be used with your right hand. So when I write using the pen the writing and the pen tip to not match up like it is supposed to. It matches perfectly if I were to write something with my right hand but when I use my left hand, the writing is off (as in the letters do not match up to where I wanted to write them) Any information on this would be great, kind of anoying for trying to add notes in class.Thanks

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Hello everyone!Interested in this question - Lenovo ThinkPad Yoga (20CD0032US) with digitizer Wacom?This model does not have a stylus pen included. but whether it has screen technology Wacom?Since I want to buy this model and Wacom pen separately.The question remains just that whether the tablet stylus correctly and whether he has the technology Wacom.I know exactly what model 20cd00b4us sold with the technology and Wacom stylus.And tell me what the most budget model ThinkPad Yoga with active digitizer Wacom can be bought in the US market? Preferably with a processor i3

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My digitizer doesn´t work anymore but I can still use my finger. I´m not sure if it´s because of the windows 10 update.Has somebody the same problem?

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I have a problem where the digitizer pen interittently stops working on the yoga S1 - win8.1 x64 with all updates applied.I can re-create the issue by folding the screen from normal mode to  tablet mode, then normal mode , then tablet mode. At this point, the pen susually stops working. I can get it to come back to life sometimes if i wait a minute, or if i go to power settings and apply / un apply something or by restart. It sounds like a driver issue to me - and possiby power management drivers - triggered by swithcing to tablet mode.I have tried max perfromance, min power savings etc to stop the screen driver being starved of power, have disabled sleep and hibernation. Done multiple driver re-installs, but no difference. Sometimes restarting the drivers relating to the pen and touch screen bring it back to life. But it should not die in the first place. Anyone else have this or do i have a hardware issue? 

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Does lenovo has a plan to support  intel ac 7260 for yoga 2 13? I have read this thread.https://forums.lenovo.com/t5/Lenovo-Edge-Yoga-Flex-Laptops/Yoga-2-13-Wireless-Card-Unauthorized-Mess...Current bios(v1.15) is still not support. And Where is old bios version link about V1.09?It seems can support Lenovo-branded  ac 7260 netcard.    

Answer:Does lenovo has a plan to support intel ac 7260 for yoga 2 13? Current bios(v1.15) is not support.

Dear Web32
 
Welcome in lenovo community
 
The only supported card on this model is Intel 7260 2x2, 802.11 BGN .and the applicable BIOS version is 96CN29WW (V1.15)
 
Can you please explain more what is the issue with your Wifi 
 
Thanks
Alaa
 





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Santa delivered a Lenovo 510-AST looks great, santa?s Elves at the store said that a Lenovo Active Pen 1 GX80K32884 would work with it..... The laptop seems great, the usual mega GB of updates from windows, and setting Gmail up with outlook was like code breaking the CIA !!! The the pen, how can Lenovo not have instructions on how to turn it on ??????  I don?t know if its on or not, doesn?t appear in the Bluetooth device list on the laptop... So is this Active Pen computable with this laptop ?If it is, how the chuff do you turn it on ? If not compatible, what Other active pens are comparable ? frustrated... grrrrrrr

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Hello!I got a brand new YOGA 520, which have i7-8th gen, Nvidia Graphics and sadly only 128Gb SSD + 1Tb HDD.I tried to get info everywhere i could and did not find any solution. So I'm asking if I can upgrade SSD without getting rid of Warranty (have 3y on-site). For second part, have anyone tried Lenovo Active pen 2 with this laptop? Or any other active pen (Wacom, etc.) The pen included is quite small so i will lost it in no time . Thank you all in advance 

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Hi  We have purchased a Lenovo Yoga Laptop on 20.01.17. From 10th of April onwards , there is some issues with Laptop Power Button .We are not able to switch it on using power Button. We had a talk with call center executives, Senior Executives & service Head of Kolkata, but still there is no proper update. We are still in Dark .They are not able to provide any proper information about parts availability.Ticket Ref No. is 7007963157.As the Laptop is very high valued  & purchased on the month of Jan.We are in regular touch of Service Head since last week & he is still not able to provide proper info about the parts availability .NOw he says he is sending an engineer to inspect.THis is not at all acceptable.  Any suggestions Would be helpful.

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Purchased a brand new ThinkPad Yoga 14 Ultrabook, I have it one week.  I called Lenovo for support on the pen and touch screen driver and they want $70 before they will help.  Reps said that this issues has been resollved but that  I need to pay ANOTHER $70, on a machine that just came out of the box, if I want to know what it is. Disappointed to say the least!  If there's a Lenovo rep that wants to make this better, I'd appreciate it. 

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New Yoga 700-141SK: Ran the Lenovo Support Center Hardware Scan and the Video Card Mathematical Operations Test has failed rendering the Report: WVC007002-UL7BPL. Is there a tried and proven solution out there? I have had a look at the solutions on the forum and am not satisfied that the solutions offered prove that the problem has been resolved. It is reasonable to expect Lenovo to make available a solution as a matter of course instead of end-users of "afflicted" Lenovo devices having to request/search for a solution(s).

























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Answer:Lenovo Ideapad Yoga 700-141SK Lenovo Support Cente...

Hi there, Wistert -
Thank you for writing in to the Lenovo Forum - happy to have you here today.
 
A service tip has been released concerning the WVC007002 Mathematical Operations Test error message.  This is a false negative and can be ignored; it does not affect the system's functionality or performance.
 
Link to Service Tip;
https://support.lenovo.com/us/en/solutions/HT105222
 
Update us how it goes.
 
 
 
 
Regards,
 
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Can anyone please post links (and model#) to all the Active Pens that work with this laptop? Also, is Lenovo Active Pen 2 available here in the USA? 

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Hey Guys I'm rather confused about the pen support for the new Lenovo ThinkPad Yoga 15. I've read quite a bit about it and find the information quite inconsistent. Some say it does support active pen some say it will in april and some say it doesn't. What I would like to know:A.) What kind of pen technology does the Lenovo ThinkPad Yoga 15 support atm?B.) Are there any changes in sight? / When? / What changes?C.) Can I write on it while resting my hand on the screen aka has it palm rejection?D.) How good is it for note taking? Can it keep up with my writing speed? Links to videos where I can actually see it being used / tested would be greatly appreciated.

Answer:Lenovo Thinkpad Yoga 15 Active Pen

From what I know there isn't too much information out so far. But here's what I found out. First off, the current Thinkpad Yoga 14 and 15 don't support pen digitizers at all, and will not in the future.Secondly, the Toshiba Encore 2 Write apparently uses the same technology. See this thread. Here's what I know:- It's called Wacom "Active ES" as in Active Electro Static.- It's battery powered. Unlike Wacom's older technology, you need a battery in the pen.- Palm rejection is more of a driver thing and not the technology. So it works, basically.- People say it feels "different", not sure if that means better or worse.- Precision is apparently very good, perhaps even better than the older tech without battery.- Pen lag (speed) doesn't seem to be an issue. Might even be better than the older technology. Other than that I personally couldn't find any information about whatever will be built into the Thinkpad Yoga 14 and 15 Only that they call it "Active Pen" and that it will be out in April. Also that the displays will support something called "anypen" which basically means you can use any pen-shaped metal object to write on the display. But that isn't really of any interest to me because I want pressure sensitivity.

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Hi thereI recently got lenovo active pen and I tried to connect it to my yoga 900 , but I couldn't connect it .I will appreciate if anyone can halp me.

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I bought my laptop from USA and i am currently located in INDIA, but i am having some issues with it, & there is no other way to contact, other than this forum. The chat does not work outside US, & the phone number is for US callers only. Please tell me how to contact you guys? I even contacted LENOVO INDIA CUSTOMER SUPPORT, & they have no idea as to how to contact LENOVO USA CUSTOMER SUPPORT.

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Hello,I just bought my lenovo yoga 720 not long ago along with the active pen and its not working as it should. The pen is a little lag-ish. Like....I can draw only on the one side of the pen, when i turn the pen around it doesn't draw anymore. I tried to replace the nib, but it was the same as before.So I was wondering if some of you also had this issue. Is there a way to solve it? Is it the pen's or laotop's fault? Thanks for any advice!

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Hi, can someone confirm that all Yoga 720 models work with a Lenovo Active Pen? The only model that's sold with a pen is $600 more expensive than the next most expensive model (with basically the same spec minus the pen). Given that a pen isn't anywhere near $600, it gives me concern that the rest of the models (without an included pen) won't work with a pen that could be purchased separately. Thanks. 

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Pretty much just as the description says. Im not sure what the problem is. When I try to download the feeldriver from Wacom it says "a supported tablet was not found" or something like that. And calling Lenovo support was the most infuriating waste of 4 hours of my life as no one seemed to know anything about it. I know the pen is compatable to the latpop. Its the only one that is. So if anyone can help me find out why the driver says that when I download it and why the pen isn't being recognized i'd love you forever. Seriously.

Answer:Lenovo Yoga 14 wont recognize Active Pro Pen

Good day and welcome to the community.Can you please provide the 10 character machine type-model (MT-M) number of your laptop? Please don't post your serial number.Regards.

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Hello, I just bought a Lenovo yoga 520 from a local retailer yesterday. It came with the Lenovo Active Pen. I tried to draw on Paint Tool SAI at night and I would just like to ask if it is normal that the tablet screen register my pinky (since it touches the screen first before the pen tip) before the actual pen? It is a bit distruptive when i am drawing because it will create a stroke by my pinky which I do not want. This morning when I tried to draw again, the pen to have some odd behavior. If I do a quick stroke/flick and lift my pen away from the screen, the stroke will not follow through and the screen is temporarily disabled and does not respond to mouse clicks or hand touches (as if I did not lift the pen up at all.) I have to tap the screen again with my pen and the stroke will connect to where I tapped. This issue does not happen when I wear a piece of cloth on my palm or if I draw the stroke slowly and life it up slowly.So I would just like to ask:1. If I buy a Bamboo styus (which I am aware is compatible with Yoga 520,) will I be able to draw faster strokes with smoother follow through?2. Is this a normal problem faced by fellow artists too?

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Pretty much just as the description says. Im not sure what the problem is. When I try to download the feeldriver from Wacom it says "a supported tablet was not found" or something like that. And calling Lenovo support was the most infuriating waste of 4 hours of my life as no one seemed to know anything about it. I know the pen is compatable to the latpop. Its the only one that is. So if anyone can help me find out why the driver says that when I download it and why the pen isn't being recognized i'd love you forever. Seriously.

Answer:Lenovo Yoga 14 wont recognize Active Pro Pen

Good day and welcome to the community.Can you please provide the 10 character machine type-model (MT-M) number of your laptop? Please don't post your serial number.Regards.

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Got the Lenovo Yoga 920 Monday. It's sweet. So much better than the 910, I can type again.Question.  It came with the Active pen. But no battery or extra tips.  Did I miss something out of the box?  I can't believe at this price point, they wouldn't ship the battery with the pen.  It needs a AAAA battery, not something you have sitting around the house. thanks.

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Hello folks, so far I really like the Yoga 720 but I have this really strange problem when I'm drawing on the screen. Every time I draw slowly (and sometimes even when I draw quickly) my lines become jittery and not in the wobbly sense. More in the "leaving-the-road" kind of way. Here is a video proof of my issue: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EyrS63BTJ6AI really want to use this tablet for drawing but this annoys the hell out of me. Is this normal? Is it a driver problem?I already uninstalled and reinstalled the Wacom Pen Driver and I checked the box "Ignore touch input when I'm using pen" in the Windows Ink menu.I'm having the 1080p HD Model of the Yoga 720 15 Inch with the 256 gb SSD. The pen I'm using is the active Pen 2 which feels really nice with the rubber tip. I used all kinds of applications like Photoshop, Sketchbook Pro, Windows Ink sketch, Sketchable and so on. I have the same problem in all of them.Can anyone please help me? I really like this tablet. Greetings

Answer:Strange lines with Lenovo Yoga 720 15 Inch and Active Pen 2

Hello WokouwokouThanks for using the Lenovo forums.You may want to try to update the Video, Chipset, and the Active Pen driver for the unit from the support page.
 
Make sure to reboot after an update on the unit.
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Hi everyone.I have just bought Lenovo Yoga 520 and I was enjoying drawing on screen with active pen. But then I realized that during my research before buying the device I never saw any kind of protection like gorilla glass series on the screen. I wonder if active pen scratches eventually the screen? If so the maybe I should buy some screen protector before too late.My device is Lenovo Yoga 520-14IKB 81C8 i5-8250U 4G 256G SSDThanks 

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Got the Lenovo Yoga 920 Monday. It's sweet. So much better than the 910, I can type again. All the issues of the 910 gone for good! Question.  It came with the Active pen. But no battery or extra tips.  Did I miss something out of the box?  I can't believe at this price point, they wouldn't ship the battery with the pen.  It needs a AAAA battery, not something you have sitting around the house. thanks. I'm quite shocked and am betting it was an error but trying to find out if they were supposed to be included or not?  Can't find any documentation. It's almost like the pen is just something they say is included, little details.

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My Lenovo Yoga 900 has a cracked screen. I called Lenovo and the rep that I talked to told me they don't do repairs and told me to take it back to Best Buy or to another computer repair tech to have it repaired.   Best Buy said they couldn't replace the glass and neither could the tech that I took it to. This seems absurd.  Why would anyone pay over $1200 dollars for a laptop that can't be repaired if needed?  I'm at a loss, I don't know what to do and I want it fixed.  Does anyone have any suggestions? I just find it very hard to believe that Lenovo won't repair their own merchandise.

Answer:Can't get support for Lenovo 900 yoga

Who did you call?  If you have a nearby Lenovo Premier dealer near you, you might carry it in.  It certainly can be replaced.  (It might be expensive.) The manual indicates that the entire assembly (hinges, lid, etc.) are replaced as a unit, but I'm sure it can be taken apart, but I I have never done so I cannot describe it.  I have done similar models and they took less than 1/2 hour.  My guess is that it simply snaps together, but as I said, I haven't done it so I don't really know.

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I know that this comes with a 10 point touch digitizer but I was woundering if there was anyway i could install say a walcom digitizer for my computer which is an Aspire S7. Do they make active digitizers for this or could i install an aftermarket one?

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Hi! I am interested in purchasing lenovo x1 yoga. The ssd options are (as shown in the attached picture) Unidad de estado sólido de 256 GB, SATA3 OPAL2.0: con capacidad      Unidad de estado sólido de 256 GB, PCIe-NVMe OPAL2.0: con capacidad     [ añadir 84,70 ? ]Unidad de estado sólido de 512 GB, SATA3     [ añadir 217,80 ? ]Unidad de estado sólido de 512 GB, PCIe-NVMe     [ añadir 306,13 ? ]Unidad de estado sólido PCIe-NVMe de 1 TB     [ añadir 342,43 ? ] So it only specifies that two of them support OPAL. Do both the 512 gb and 1tb nvme support OPAL? Thank you in advance.


























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HiAnybody who know if my Lenovo yoga 710-14ISK 8 i7 8gb 256 can run from a 1TB SSD? I plan to clone and change the original 256 gb ssd m.2 to a SanDisk x400 1TB. However, I have seen som comments on that the Lenovo doesn't support than big SSD? Anybody who knows?   

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Hi, I bought my Lenovo Yoga 11e from Amazon. The specs of this laptop is 2016 model, 128GB SSD, 4GB RAM, Windows 10 64bit. I recently ran the Samsung Magician software and also Crystaldisk info software. It showed that the SSD is only running at 1.5Gbps though it is capable of SATA 2. The reason I did this benchmark on the laptop was because I frequently heard some noise from the speaker when steaming a youtube video. There seems to be some bottleneck with disk IO or maybe CPU. Memory is definitely sufficient for 4GB. Anyone has information how to upgrade to the SATA 2 interface would be greatly appreciated. I checked device manager that I am running the standard ACHI interface which I suppose comes with windows 10. Thank you!

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For some odd reason, I have always desired an active digitizer.  I am not an artist or someone who enjoys drawing or using paint programs.  I am not a doctor or shop foreman who would benefit from being able to write on a tablet as I walk around.  I am honestly never in a situation where I cannot type. And let's face it folks, typing is way way way better than writing.  I can type faster than I write, I can search on what I have typed more accurately, I can read what I have typed a month from now (my handwriting is pretty awful), I barely have to think to type (handwriting takes concentration) and I can copy what I have typed and paste it into other programs.  If I really really need to handwrite something I can use a simple stylus - not great but it works. So WHY do I crave an active digitizer so much so that I have seriously considered trading my Y2P in for a Viao Flip which other than the digitizer is an inferior machine in every way?  It is silly and yet it is there nagging at me.  I could get a Thinkpad Yoga but it is close to $500 more for a similar configuration and I get a worse screen and heavier machine. Does anyone else suffer over this as much as I do?  It is just so silly.  I have owned a Note 10.1, a Note 2 and a Surface Pro, all with the idea I would use the pen and guess what?  Never used it.  Why? Because my handwriting sucks and typing is better. Oh well, would have been nice if Lenov... Read more

Answer:Is having an active digitizer really worth it?

A digitizer display is sensitive to pressure as well I believe. Which makes it suitable for accurate work.Get the ThinkPad Yoga, no doubt. It's a very good machine. It is Full HD yes, maybe worse than QHD, but honestly you will not notice the difference. It will still be as sharp and as clear as on the Yoga 2 Pro.And you never know when you will use a pen. Using a pen can make you work more accurately with the touchscreen in certain occasions.All I can say is get the ThinkPad Yoga, see for yourself if you use the digitizer pen. You will never know if you haven't tried it. But the ThinkPad Yoga is a machine worth buying.

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My Yoga 13 does not run very well on Win 8.1. The response time is laggy, I've had a few hard freezes, and it is overall not as fluid and nice as it was on Windows 8. Looking at the official product pages for the Yoga and the new Yoga 2 Pro, something very unsettling appeared: no Windows 8.1 support! http://shop.lenovo.com/us/en/laptops/ideapad/yoga/#compare Is lenovo seriously not going to support the Yoga 11 and Yoga 13 with Windows 8.1? 

Answer:Yoga 13 - No Official Windows 8.1 Support from Lenovo

I had the same experience after updating to 8.1. So I tried several different things including a clean install of 8.1 with the same experience. I restored back to 8.0 and won't even think of 8.1 until I see some sort of support from Lenovo. 

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Does any of the 14" or 15" thinkpad yoga's support stylus? If so, could you tell me the exact model and exact stylus to get?

Answer:Does Lenovo Thinkpad Yoga 14/15" Support Stylus?

Hi
 
It may help you to know the exact model number of your Thinkpad Yoga and check the PSREF Books: http://psref.lenovo.com/Book
 
Some TP Yoga support it and some not.
 
On my case I have a TP Yoga 14 (full model number 20DM008UUS) and it works with the Thinkpad Pen Pro (4X80H34887).
 
Regards

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Well I just had a wasted 40 minute phone call with Lenovo support.. When I flip my yoga between modes (tablet, stand, laptop) or generally move it around the fan rattles. Recently it has begun to rattle when just sat still on my lap. It's extremely annoying as one of the reasons for buying a cool running Haswell based laptop was for it to be quiet! Also, being as loose as it is it will likely give up completely in the near future. I spoke to the danish support centre and after a long wait I was told it wasn't an issue with the hardware (really? Is this some new fangled software fan?) then I was told it wasn't an issue because I couldn't see it (well no the laptop case is solid metal/plastic with a small vent at the back.. how am I supposed to see it?) but I could book it in anyway and send it away but this would take at least 3 weeks and - and this is the best bit - it probably wouldn't be fixed anyway! Oh lovely. All they would have to do is take it apart and replace the fan.. 

Answer:Yoga 11s fan loose and rattling - Lenovo support no help

Good day and welcome to the community.
 
If you speak with the UK Support / Service line, maybe they could recommend a local authorized servicer. Might be worth a try?
 
Regards.
 
Country or RegionProductLanguageTelephone numberHours of operation

United Kingdom
THINK-branded products
English
08705-500-900(Standard warranty support)
9 AM - 6 PM Monday - Friday
IDEA-branded andB, C, E, G, H, K, N, Q, V, Y Series Products
English
0844-249-1112 (5 pm from BT landlines)
9AM - 6PM Monday - Friday

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Hello, I've had a ThinkPad Helix for the past 2 months, and recently out of the blue it's stopped recongnizing the active digitizer. Usually when I take the pen out of the silo I would expect to see something come up on dmesg (I run Linux) stating that a USB device, in this case the active digitizer, just connected. I've tried on both my Linux partition and Windows partition and it doesn't seem to appear to ether one. A few times after this started it would work for a very short period of time, then it'd dissappear all over again. I've talked to support, but they're telling me it would take a few weeks for the parts to come in the mean time (and one of my tickets got canceled claiming I didn't call them back, so now I have to deal with that too). Does anyone know a solution to this problem? I almost want to take apart my helix in the mean time to try and fix it, but I really don't want to void my warrenty.

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I'm thinking about buying this laptop and want to use Staffpad on it. I notice it has multi touch capability but does it have an acitive digitizer to use a digital pen?

Answer:Does the R5-571TG-78G8 have an active digitizer?

No, this model does not have an active digitizer screen.

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so our yoga 2 13 crashed - due to a bad hard drive.  in looking at the pages and pages of entries on this forum regarding hard drive failures in these machines i find it incredible that Lenovo doesnt do something.  When i called, i was told - too bad, you are out of warranty we wont do anything for you.  My response is that I will never again buy a lenovo product and will go back to Dell - i have Dell laptops that are 11 years old and still running, unlike my just out of warranty $1000 Yoga laptop.  such garbage they put out.  

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Dear All,I have Lenovo Yoga 3 Pro - 1370 (windows 10 updated) , i am trying to install Intel WIDI in order to share my laptops screen in my LG smart TV screen, but when i run the setup i get the following result:The platform is not compatible with Intel WiDi. You wireless card is not compatible with Intel WiDi. Your wireless driver cannot find or load necessary components for Intel WiDi. Your graphics driver cannot find or load necessary components for Intel WiDi.The problem is when i run the CompatibilityChecker.exe :System check complete:Hardware : Your processor, graphics and wieless card are capable of running Intel WiDi technology.Drivers: You have the latest graphics and wireless drivers.Any help is really appreciated.thanks in advanceRH

Answer:Lenovo Yoga 3 Pro - 1370 Intel WIDI support???

It has Broadcom wireless card. Should have Intel.

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I'm going to post to the forum, twitter and facebook in addition to my recent phone conversation in the hope that one avenue results in a response from somebody other than a minimum wage customer service agent. You have some serious improvement to do with your customer experience around the yoga line. December 2012: Bought my first Yoga 13. Had issues with wifi (which I thought were unique to me).Late December 2012: Returned to store and got a replacement model which had more issues (HDD kept disconnecting)January 2013: Returned to store and upgraded to the core i7 model (hoping new model would have improved build).Mid January 2013: Screw fell out of the bottom of the laptop! Returned to Lenovo for service. Received back almost 2 weeks later. Keyboard not secured well after service but liveable.Late August 2013: Power died completely on laptop. Returned to Lenovo for service.Mid September 2013: Laptop returned over 2 weeks later with new motherboard.Today: Noticed that tech didn't verify the spec on my laptop and replaced the core i7 CPU and 8gb ram with the base core i5/4Gb model. Called support and I have to send it back to Lenovo for the same slow repair process. Please respond asap with somebody who can offer me something a little more impressive than a free FedEx mailing label! Honestly, how difficult is it to have a QC person review the key components of the laptop (CPU, Memory, SSD) to make sure that the correct components go inside the ma... Read more

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Hello, I bought my Yoga 260 to use on training courses where I write most of the day on-screen with the active digitizer pen. But, my hand leaves lots of marks on the document becuase the screen thinks when you are resting your hand on it that you want to draw there.  The older tabletPCs didn't have this problem.  I can't use the unit for the intended purpose because of this, i still have to use my old tabletPC. How can I turn off the touch feature, so the screen only recognizes the pen? Thank you

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The title pretty much says it all. I got inspired by the recent article concerning the 5 best tablets for note-taking, which can be found here: Some great Windows tablets for note-taking | Windows Central
Being a student, my budget isn't very high. I would like pressure sensitivity, as it seems to allow for a more accurate writing experience. Therefore, the Asus VivoTab Note 8 seemed the way to go. I don't care much for the latest processor, it needs to run OneNote just fine and that's basically it.
However, since I'm from The Netherlands or Europe so to speak, availability of all the options isn't that high and prices are far from friendly. I could not find a decent offering in NL, but amazon.de got them around 200.
?But before ordering I would like to either test it or find somewhat more decent reviews (WCentral doesn't have one?).
?So in conclusion:
?-Do you know any cheap note-taking Windows tablets with active digitizers?
-Price?
?-Availability in Europe/NL?
?Cheers,
Tiemen

Answer:Best cheap tablet with active digitizer (+ stylus presumably)

Word of caution, I owned the Note 8 for some time and there was an issue with the calibration. Granted, I was an early adopter and the issue may have been fixed through an update already but the problem was that the digitizer simply would not register taps near the edges when in portrait mode. I use Windows Journal quite a bit to take handwritten notes on the go and this tablet could never write on the lines well. I got used to "aiming" higher on the display to get my text to fall on the lines but I'd hate to see a student like yourself with limited resources not get what you need. Best of luck.

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Dear Lenovo Friends, I've purchased Thinkpad Yoga S1 with Windows 8.1 onboard.I've had an OS problem that leaded me to order Recovery DVDs via Lenovo Thinkpad Support in Poland (thanks, got disc set in 7 days).After reinstallation the WIndows 8.1 OS keeps saying my licence code embedded into BIOS is invalid and I can no longer activate the system. See the event log for sample try and fail on activation my system, please.----------------------------------Event xmlns="http://schemas.microsoft.com/win/2004/08/events/event">- <System>  <Provider Name="Microsoft-Windows-Security-SPP" Guid="{E23B33B0-C8C9-472C-A5F9-F2BDFEA0F156}" EventSourceName="Software Protection Platform Service" />  <EventID Qualifiers="32768">1017</EventID>  <Version>0</Version>  <Level>2</Level>  <Task>0</Task>  <Opcode>0</Opcode>  <Keywords>0x80000000000000</Keywords>  <TimeCreated SystemTime="2015-01-09T20:02:04.000000000Z" />  <EventRecordID>1866</EventRecordID>  <Correlation />  <Execution ProcessID="0" ThreadID="0" />  <Channel>Application</Channel>  <Computer>n316-pc04</Computer>  <Security />  </System>- <EventData>  <Data>0xC004F069</Data>  <Data>9D6TC</Data>  <Data>?</Data>  <Data>?</Data>  &l... Read more

Answer:Yoga S1 Windows 8.1 Activation Disabled and poor (or no support from Lenovo at all).

Solved!Finally I've got another DVD recovery set from Lenovo. Now it works. Seems that the first DVD set was invalid . Regards, P.

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I?ve got my Lenovo IdeaPad Yoga 13 in Russia with Windows 8 Single Language Edition on it.I?ve set up three keyboard layouts, those are German, Russian and English. Both the on-screen keyboard and handwriting recognition work for English and Russian. However, with German I don?t have the handwriting recognition as an option. How could I activate it or install it? Should I buy Windows 8 Pro Pack for it or does this restriction have to do with something else?If it?s all about the Windows SL license I would rather prefer to have the recognition of German handwriting instead of English.

Answer:Language support for the recognition of handwriting on Lenovo IdeaPad Yoga 13

Hi eugrus,
 
Welcome to Lenovo Community Forums!
 
You may need to add a German language pack and then you will see the Language settings to personalize handwriting recognition. Language packs are available for computers that are running Windows 8. The language packs are installed from the language control panel on the Yoga 13. Follow the steps in the link below:
 

How to install the Language pack.

Note: If you are facing issues with Windows SL license to download the Language pack in Windows 8, you may need to get Windows 8 Pro, you may also follow the steps to choose your required language in the ?Handwriting Option?:
 

Please hold the (Windows key + C) to go to the Charms bar.
On the Charms bar please click on Search.
Please select Settings under Search option and type ?Language?.
Now please click on ?Language? and click on ?Input method and Handwriting"
You can add your required language now.
You can personalize the Handwriting option by clicking on ?Personalize hand writing recognition?.

Hope this Helps.
 
Do post us back if the issue still persists.
 
Best Regards

Shiva Kumar






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Hello,I've followed some posts on this support forum, regarding if the new Spectre x360 Kaby Lake (Product# W9B13AV_1 http://store.hp.com/us/en/pdp/Laptops/hp-spectre-x360-convertible-laptop-13t-touch-w9b13av-1) supports or not an active pen.What we've learned is that this laptop doesn't work with HP Active Pen (Product# T5E12AA#ABL http://store.hp.com/us/en/pdp/accessories-88342--1/hp-active-pen-t5e12aa-abl) and HP Active Stylus (Product# J4R51AA#ABL http://store.hp.com/us/en/pdp/accessories-88342--1/hp-active-pen-j4r51aa-abl), based on some answers from the support team on previous posts, and based on the information contained in this page: http://support.hp.com/au-en/document/c05166879.Some early online reviews stated that there is no support for active pen, Lisa Gade from MobileTechReview said: "The one feature missing from the previous generation is the active digitizer for the optional HP Active Stylus (a Synaptics pen technology). Given how heavily HP has advertised this feature in the previous generation, I'm surprised they removed it. And yes, it's really gone--there's no active digitizer listed in device manager, and I tested both Synaptics pens and Wacom and N-Trig pens just in case they'd switched to a different pen technology. That means you can use your finger or a capacitive stylus like those made for the iPad Air, but not a precise pen with pressure levels and palm rejection."http://www.mobiletechreview.com/notebooks/HP-Spectre-x360-Late-2016.htmSo, Is HP Spec... Read more

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So, my husband bought me a Lenovo Yoga Book last year for Christmas. I like it. I think it's cool to be able to draw on the paper (which is what I do traditionally) and have it show up digitized on the screen. I was able to do a couple of cool projects sketches on it, but I haven't used it to it's full potential I believe, so I put it down for a while. Then, I started to research different drawing apps, seeing all the amazing artwork that people were creating in these different apps and stuff, and it got me excited about going back to drawing on my Yoga Book. So, I went to try to draw in ArtRage, and when I would try to draw on the Wacom tablet with my pen, nothing would show up. However, when I would draw on the screen with my finger, everything showed just fine. I tried to update it several times, I tried starting it over, I tried using a different drawing app; NOTHING. The only time the pen would work on the Wacom Tablet is in Notesaver. Even if I had ArtRage open, anything that I try to write on the tablet will only come up in Notesaver. I wasn't trying to just factory reset it right off so I called technical support to see if there was anything that they would be able to do to fix it without me having to factory reset it.So, I called tech support and they told me that I would have to pay a fee of $40 to be escalated to their software support. So I paid the $40, and within 3 MINUTES  of speaking to me, the tech tells me to just factory reset it. I was LIVID. Like, th... Read more

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I am using a Lenovo Ideapad yoga 13 ultra book laptop. The laptop costs around 1 lac INR. I had absolutely no issues with laptop.  It was working fine, till in the month of Feb 2015, the touch screen of the laptop got damaged accidently.  I have followed up with at least a dozen Lenovo authorized service centers and all of them have put me down with saying we are not able to resolve the issue.  It?s now six months since I have been using the laptop with the cracked touch screen. I had directly interacted with Lenovo, but all in vain. It is saddening to experience that in spite of buying a high end laptop, the service and support provided by Lenovo is far below acceptable. Henceforth, I won?t be recommending any Dell products to anyone. Very Very Very cold response?????.. 

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This seems to be a topic that is beating a dead horse, but I have yet to find a definite answer, so forgive me.I am currently on the market for a Yoga,  and it's come down to the Yoga Pro 2 vs the ThinkPad Yoga. I have found a model which seems to suit all my needs but I am unsure if it has a digitizer which supports the pen. From what I have read, it doesn't include the pen, but some sources say you can buy a pen and use it on the screen while others just do not mention it. The model in question is: S1 12.5" with the i5 and 500GB HDD and 16GB SDD. Model #  20CD00CHUS. Beyond this, is there an easy rule of thumb to see which TPY have the digitizer?Thanks, and sorry agan for the overly redundant question.













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Answer:Which TPY models have digitizer support?

Good day and welcome to the community.
 
Searching for that MT-M on the support site yields:
ThinkPad Yoga 20CD00CHUS
i5-4200U(2.6GHz), 4GB RAM, 500GB 7200rpm HD, 11.6in 1366x768 LCD, Wireless Option, Bluetooth, Intel HD Graphics, UltraNav, Secure Chip, 8c Li-Poly, Win8 Pro 64
 
IIRC, no 1366x768 LCD models were equipped with a digitizer. That was an option only with the FHD panels.
 
Looking at the PSREF: http://psref.lenovo.com/Product/91 bears this out. A quick scan of the table show the 1366x768 models as multitouch, but without digitizer pen support. The specific model above is down near the bottom of the listing.
 
Hope this helps.
Regards.

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Just to be clear, this is the laptop that I have. I need a pen for it. Any pen at all. Does one exist? Every single pen I've found, people say it doesn't work with this specific laptop. I have friends with lenovo laptops and I've tried their pens on mine and it doesn't work. My finger works fine, but I can't take notes in class like that. I have a pen that works on my iPad, but I don't really like it. I tried it on the Yoga, and it did work, but it was downright terrible. It only picked up about half the time. Lenovo has a thinkpad yoga pen on their website, but I'm quite positive that won't work with this model. So is there anywhere I can a suitable pen? Thanks.

Answer:Yoga 3 14 Digitizer Pen

The yoga 3 14 does NOT have a digitizer layer under the LCD panel. Which means NO digitizer pen will ever work with it. Trust me, im typing from my yoga 3 14 now. The 14" Thinkpad yoga does however suppport pen input. Your only option for a pen is one of those capacative pens with a rubber tip.

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Can anybody give any information for any Digitizer pens that work on this laptop ? Cheers

Answer:Yoga 700 14" -Digitizer

Will a "ThinkPad Yoga Pen" work ??

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Hello, my Lenovo yoga 13 display is broken (just digitizer, not the whole display, LCD and everything other inside is ok) and I'm looking for new. On ebay and other public stores, I found only whole display or lot of digitizers for yoga 11 but not for 13. Is there another way how to get new digitizer without buying the whole display? On repair service, they want 11 000 CZK (about 650$) for replacement but they want to replace the whole display, which is not necessary in my case. Thanks to all for reply

Answer:Digitizer for Yoga 13

Good luck on your search! I broke my screen a little while ago on my yoga 13, and it was $300 usd for a new screen, but now I'm getting weird errors with it. Best of luck, please follow up if you find a solution since it's helpful for others!

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Is it possible to put a screen with the digitizer built in and install it in a yoga that did not originally come with a digitizer? I've got a 20CD-0032US  and was hoping a screen swap would be able to add the capability. Thanks

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Question: Yoga 910 Digitizer

I bought a Yoga 910, as I found out, it doesn't support active pens.  I see on a few sites they sell the display assembly.  https://www.amazon.com/910-14IKB-910-14ISK-Digitizer-Display-Assembly/dp/B071JV7R17 I wanted to know are these screens legit?  It was marketed without active support, but do they sell the screens with the digitizers in them seperately now?

Answer:Yoga 910 Digitizer

That just looks like a replacement screen for the 910, no different to the one that comes with the laptop - it doesn't have a pen digitizer.

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Anyone know if the new Spectre x360 released in October 2016 supports digitizer pen? HP customer service does not seem to know and none of the early reviews say anything about it. Looking at this particular model:http://store.hp.com/us/en/pdp/Laptops/hp-spectre-x360-convertible-laptop-13t-touch-w9b13av-1

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Hi guys, So I took my laptop out of my bag about a week ago and found this:http://imgur.com/HIRHJ(I took the photo today, I've been too busy to deal with the issue for the past week but I've played around with it now.) As you can see on the screen, there is a large crack across the top right (which I have no clue where it came from, considering I had nothing in my bag but the laptop and my bag was never impacted in any way). Most importantly, however, no image is displayed, which renders my laptop unusable as a laptop (and I desperately need it for uni, fortunately this past week was a break but now I am without a laptop to take notes in...) Plugging in the laptop to an external monitor works fine as expected, however, so does the digitizer pen. i.e. if I wave my pen above the broken screen, it appears to work perfectly on the duplicated external monitor, clicking and all. So, my guess is that all I need to do is replace the screen, right? According to the manual, http://download.lenovo.com/ibmdl/pub/pc/pccbbs/mobiles_pdf/0a60175_04.pdf (where mine is 4294-CTO), the LCD panel I want is 04W1545. I've found one for $175 which is great, but when I asked if the place could also replace the screen for me, they said it would no longer be a tablet. They said they "think I might need to get the full screen + digitizer for $650 + installation" which is utterly ridiculous, considering that's nearly the price I paid for the laptop. What I wa... Read more

Answer:Screen replacement - digitizer support

replacing the Tablet LCD is a very expensive exercise, since there is also a digitizer layer involved. Try calling Lenovo warranty service, and ask about aftermarket parts sale, and specifically request the parts . But it won't be cheap, around the price that you have been quoted for the full repair. If you are worried about cost, then you should probably sell your current laptop for parts or as it is. And then get another X220t.
 
Aftermarket parts for the X220t screen assembly isn't widely available, so this drives up the price of available parts. From the picture, you got the X220i Tablet, which is not sold in Australia.

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I just got a Yoga S1 with the Digitizer Pen.  Is the pen supposed to behave similar to a standard touch?  In otherwords, can I use it instead of my finger when touching the screen?  So far it doesn't seem to have any affect on the windows start screen.  I know the pen works because I found an app that translates the writing to text (can't remember the app name, still learning what came on the computer).  I'm just trying to learn the capabilities and limitations of the pen. Thanks in advance













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Answer:Yoga S1 Digitizer Pen Question

The digitiser pen works like a simple finger touch. When you click on the button on the pen, does it open a dialogue box?

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Hi, After working out that my laptop (Thinkpad Yoga S1) most likely has a digitizer, I purchased a pen for it. However, since I wasn't 100% sure, I bought a cheaper, off-brand pen that people said was compatible, the listing for which can be found here. I received it today, but my computer seems unresponsive when I try to use it. When I went to Wacom Pen or Pen and Touch Input, the pen calibration screens were either blank (Wacom) or didn't load (Input). Is there something else I have to do to make my pen work? Did I purchase the wrong pen? If it helps, the pen slot on my computer is still plugged; I was going to unplug it, but to do so I'd have to remove the back paneling, and one of the screws keeping it in place has been stripped. The thread confirming that my laptop has a digitizer is here.Thanks!

Answer:Thinkpad Yoga digitizer pen

Hi
 
Please notice that this is my personal opinon and it does not mean I'm 100% right, this is based on my experience.
 
I think that the "Digitizer PEN for Lenovo ThinkPad X60 X61 X200 X201" is for older Thinkpad models. I have a Thinkpad Yoga 14 (Similar to S1) (20DM008UUS) and it has a digitizer screen, but it requires an "active pen" (with batteries inside) to be able to work with the digitizer.
 
I have the Thinkpad Pen Pro and it works fine with my model. I still think you have a digitizer on your laptop but I think it is the wrong pen.
 
Here it also some more info about the pen that Amy wrote.
 
Regards.

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Hey, does anybody know which pens are compatible with the Yoga 460?For me the pen tip feels a bit too hard on the display. I've had the Note 10.1 2014 with a better Pen and bought a Lenovo stylus. But they were passive digitizers...

Answer:ThinkPad Yoga 260 & 460 Digitizer

Hi, welcome to the forums.
 
I can only talk from my experience.  I have ThinkPad Pen Pro 4X80H34887 on my Thinkpad Yoga 14 ( 20DM008UUS ).
http://shop.lenovo.com/us/en/itemdetails/4X80H34887/460/41E9A3C3FB5A45A9AC47C56812E4188C
 
For what I know (I may be wrong) the Pen Pro uses Wacom technology, it has a battery inside. I found it very nice with a nice size... but it depends on personal taste.
 
Can you post the full model number of the computer you want to check it will work with the pen?
I know that the Thinkpad Pen Pro web page may not say much. So, what I saw it was recomended on this forum was:
1) Check your computer model against the PSRef Books: http://psref.lenovo.com/
See if your model is listed with "Active Pen" support.
 
2) There is more information about the Thinkpad Pen Pro here: https://support.lenovo.com/us/en/documents/acc100178
 
There is also the Thinkpad Yoga Pen , but I don't have experience with that one, some amazon review says it does not have batteries and it focus for replacement for Thinkpad Yoga that came with pen... but I don't know.
 
Regards.

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I've seen several threads about this issue, but none that address my specific concern.
 
I have a ThinkPad Yoga 14. It did not come with a digitizer pen included. However, I suspect that the screen does in fact have a Wacom digitizer layer. My rationale is this:
 

My computer came pre-installed with the Wacom Pen Calibration Software
Device Manager reports the following HID devices:-- HID-compliant digitizer-- HID-compliant pen-- Wacom Device
When I run the Wacom Hardware Check (available here), it reports "You have hardware compatible with the Wacom FEEL driver."
All of the 20DM008 models listed at http://psref.lenovo.com/Product/179 support the active pen (I cannot find the 20DM008U++ model there for some reason)

However, the computer will not recognize the ThinkPad digitizer pen I purchased.
 
So, I suppose I have three questions:
 

Am I just misinterpreting what I am seeing in the Device Manager?
Is it possible that Lenovo installs the Wacom screen on all it's tablets, but disables them somehow on models not marketed as digitizer ready?
If so, is there any way for me to enable my screen to allow for digitizer use?

 
ThinkPad Yoga 14 (Type 20DM, 20DN) 20DM008UUSIntel Core i5-5200U Processor (2.20GHz), 8.0GB RAM, 1x1TB SATA III,1x16GB SATA, Windows 8.1 64, 14.0in 1920x1080 Multitouch, 2GB NVIDIA GeForce GT 940M 2GB Graphic, TrackPoint with TouchPad, Intel Wireless 7265 (2x2) AC, Bluetooth 4.0, 4 Cell Li-Polymer
 
 
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Answer:ThinkPad Yoga 14 - Digitizer Pen

Good day.
 
Looking at the models that support pen at the PSREF link you included, please notice that it specifies "Active Pen". This is not the same as the ThinkPad Digitizer Pen. That's why it won't work for you.
 
You need the newer, AAAA battery-powered Active Pen. Apologies, but I don't have a link for it.
 
Edit to add: Have a look at this - https://support.lenovo.com/us/en/documents/acc100178Please see the Compatibility section for important info.
 
Regards.

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I have a cracked screen on Yoga 2 13  and i am thinking to replace it. Since warranty is not working I contacted the service centre and they offered the replacment for the price of new laptop. So I said thanks either I will use as it is or find cheaper.  So please help me find the cheaper one which the most importantly fits to my one. I bought it in China (but not there anymore) and as I see the whole screen no. is 73048979. Also it issaid on paper  "13,3 FHD LED TS". I find part no. like B133HAT02.0   or LP133WF2 SP A1. But not the previous one. Can you help with finding the right one. It is frustrating a bit since I am not tech man. I am thinking sending back from here: http://www.365laptoprepair.com/Product/Lenovo-Yoga-2-13-Screen-Only or from ebay where I can find cheaper Chinese one. Is the screen from the link fitting my model? anyone knows?

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Hello,I have one question, I'm planning to buy thinkpad yoga from online Netherlands... and I'm not sure whether the digitizer is included or not.... its not written anything on the list about digitizer while customizing the product.... does anybody know from where I can buy the correct wacom digitizer which can also fit in the holder of the thinkpad yoga...??? Thankss













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Answer:Digitizer to fit in thinkpad yoga

the wacom digitiser should be bonded to the LCD, and does not come as a separate part. http://support.lenovo.com/en_AU/product-and-parts/detail.page?&DocID=PD029829

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Hello, I bought lenovo yoga 500 14 ISK on January 2016. After 1,5 years later i aware that there is some problem on the left bottom side (near the hinge) than one week later i saw that screen and back lid seperated from left bottom side and when i look at in i saw that the screw hole is broken from inside and the screw is not tightening the back lid anymore. And my pc never dropped. It is under 2 year warranty and after i sent my pc to Turkey technical service, they said that your actions are completed and when i see the pc right side is broken. First of all i do not want to take back but they said that you can not take pc back so they force me to take my pc. day  by day crack is going bigger and bigger. When i called technical service they said that me (laughing) i forced the pc lid which is 360 degree. and also they said to me opening the lid from only one side causes this problem.  It is not written anywheere taht "dont open lid from left or right side" . I used 7 -8 years lenovo and also2 years work pc laptop Lenovo in very hard conditions and there is no even 1 problem. But my latest pc is falling apart day by day . Not a laptop anymore because opening lid will make my pc not work soon so lid is always open. I need Lenovo center help because people in Turkey unfortunately doesnt help for money. So i dont want them to repair my pc anymore too. After many discussion they are going to break other parts too and i dont trust them. Please help me to be repa... Read more

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Hey guys!I am looking forward to buy this beauty here: http://shopap.lenovo.com/au/en/laptops/thinkpad/yoga-series/yoga-14/ it's the second one with the 256 GB ssd and i7.I already asked this question to the Facebook Page of Lenovo Australia and New Zealand, but the guys there didn't get it.Does this particular laptop come with a wacom digitizer? So could I use, let's say, a wacom intuos pen to draw, make sketches and write notes?I asked the guys on Facebook if the laptop comes with an active digitizer layer, but all they answered was "it doesn't come with an active pen". They didn't answer on my second question whether or not if it comes at least with a wacom digitizer. That's why I signed up here Thanks for your help!

Answer:ThinkPad Yoga 14: wacom digitizer?

Maybe i should add that I already looked up the details on the sales page and all it says is: "Active pen: none"

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Other than routine updates, I have done no major downloads, restores or changes to my ThinkPad Yoga and suddenly the pen is completely unresponsive. As a digital painter this is incredibly frustrating. I have NO IDEA where to begin trouble shooting this problem. Please HALP. 

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Hello,  My Yoga 2 Pro's screen and digitzer is broken ( I think ). The screen has cracks starting from the camera down to the bottom of the screen. I'm going to college soon and I love this computer and I need one for classes. The display still works but I want the tablet feature to work again. If anyone can help me find a way to fix it that wont make my wallet cry that would really be appreciated. Thnaks 

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Hello,I just bought a Lenovo Thinkpad Yoga 12 (20DL000SIX) that does not come with the pen apparently (I still have to receive it physically), but *does* have the full HD capacitive screen multitouch (1920 x 1080).I also bought separately the Thinkpad Yoga digitizer pen (4X80F22110).I spent a lot of time to understand if the two are compatible (i.e. the wacom digitizer is installed or not on the laptop), and on Lenovo website, following Products -> Accessories&Software -> Search For Compatible Accessories For Your System, it looks that indeed they are:http://shop.lenovo.com/SEUILibrary/controller/e/web/LenovoPortal/en_US/catalog.workflow:find-compati... I see that there are multiple posts on similar issue, confirming that the communication of Lenovo about pens and digitizer is really inadequate.I read in many places that the thinkpad yoga's that don't come with the pen do *not* have the digitizer. I also read that the full HD screens does have te digitizer. So, I'm getting confused...: my yoga does have the full HD but does not come with the pen included!There is no clear information anywhere and also the Lenovo  support (I called on the phone many times) is not satisfactive on this.Does anyone have the same model, or have a more clear idea on this topic?Thanks!Giulia













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Answer:Thinkpad Yoga 12: digitizer? (20DL000SIX)

Hi giulsi
 
I also agree with you on this subject. There is much confusion with the "pens" on Thinkpad Yogas.
I think that Lenovo should specify better on the webpage (shop) which Thinkpad Yoga came with Active Pen, and on the Pen pages (also on the shop page) they should specify which models apply for it, and where to search if you computer has support for it.
 
How to know if you Thinkpad Yoga is Pen Compatible?
For the moment one thing that works to know if your Thinkpad is "Pen Compatible" is to search on the PSRef books.
http://psref.lenovo.com/
or
http://psref.lenovo.com/Book
 
I searched your model:
http://psref.lenovo.com/Detail/ThinkPad_Yoga_12?M=20DL000S%2B%2B
It says it has:

Pen
Digitizer pen

So that's good......
There are other models that says "Active Pen".. not sure if that means it only works with the "Thinkpad Pen Pro" or not.
 
How to resolve the question of which pen is good for you?
Thinkpad Yoga Pen suppor page:
https://support.lenovo.com/ec/es/documents/pd030464
It says "The ThinkPad Yoga Pen supports the ThinkPad Yoga." So it may also work.
 
I'm guessing that it will work, but please post back when you get your pen to see if it works with your model.
Regards
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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I just purchased a refurbished Thinkpad S1 Yoga from outlet. The description mentioned nothing about coming with a pen or having digitizer compatibility although these descriptions are generally not very detailed to begin with. I was reading that some of these machines (FHD) with the same specs as mine don't come with a pen nor  compatibility and am not sure if those two features can exist separately.  I think the newer versions all have both. Is there a way to tell if mine's compatible or not? I don't think it will come with a pen and I don't want to open the box before finding out. Part number if it helps: MP053KKL-20CDCTR1WW Thanks.

Answer:Does my Thinkpad Yoga have digitizer or compatibility?

Hi jaliu,your model has got both.Touch and pen.BestAndreas

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Hi! I would like to buy this Thinkpad yoga model and I would like to know if the screen is digitizer enabled and it comes with the pen. What is the storage capacity on this model?I asked various vendors from this site and everybody tells me something different... http://www.shopbot.ca/pp-lenovo-thinkpad-s1-yoga-i5-4300u-20c0001hus-lenovo-price-483964.html

Answer:20C0001HUS Thinkpad Yoga with digitizer?

So the majority of the vendors told me that the storage is 180Gb SSD and that the digitizer pen is not included. Anyway the screen is an fhd1920 x 1080, so my question is... If I buy a pen somewhere willl I be able to use the digitizer stylus anyway?Thank you

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Dear all,have you encountered or solved the problem that i will describe below. If anybody has a solution i would be grateful to share it.I have a Lenovo Thinkpad Yoga 12.5 with product type 20DK001XBM. After a fresh install of windows 8.1 digitizer pen is unusable.In the device manager i'm seeing the following:Device Manager printscreenWhen i try to install the Wintab  driver from Lenovo Suport site it says that there is no device that is compatible. I have tried anything else and i still can't find a solution.Please help.

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Hello, I just received my new shiny TPY (again). The first time I got it, the digitizer wasn't working. After a bit of research I realized that it probably was a hardware issue (No digitizer, pen or wacom device in device-manager). So I send it back.The mainboard got replaced and today I have my machine back. It was all working fine including the digitizer.But from one minute to the other it stopped working and I can't find any wacom or digitizer devices in the device-manager.Now my first thought was, that the Windows updates messed something up, so I've done a rollback but it's still not working.Am I doing something wrong or is it a hardware issue again? Thanks for advance.Robinhuett

Answer:ThinkPad Yoga - Digitizer is not working

Hello. It isn't a Hardware Problem. It seems to be a software problem after Windows 8.1 Update. I have the same problem :-( When I start the PC it works perfect, until I used it as Tablet. After that the Digitizer Pen didn't work. So I reinstalled all drivers. After that the pen worked.. so I tested it again as Tablet, after that. the Digitizer Pen didn't work. Now I installed all drivers again but the Pen didn't worked. It is a big problem at Lenovo, because Lenovo has problems with the pen software a long time. It is soooo sad because I love the Thinkpad Yoga but with this Problem the price isn't acceptable. So I am going to send it back and wait for the Surface Pro 3. Because Thinkpad stands for the perfect Business Notebook and now... Lenovo has with the digitizer pen more problems than all others. And this is very sad :-(

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I'm trying to find out what digitizers might work as an alternative to the pen supplied with the Thinkpad Yoga S1. I find the accuracy and comfort of the supplied pen to be insufficient. I'd like to know if anyone has found one that includes an eraser and whether it's fully functional. If there are pens that are compatible, what is involved in getting it to work? Does one have to initialize or somehow associate it to the laptop?  













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Answer:Thnkpad Yoga S1 Digitizer Pen Options?

This is a useful thread - http://forums.lenovo.com/t5/ThinkPad-Edge-S-series/Pressure-sensitive-pen-stylus-for-wacom-digitizer... I bought a UP-817E stylus that was expensive but very good (pressure sensitive, 2-buttons and eraser), but dropped it on the plane yesterday and lost it! Grrr.

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Hi, Could somebody please point me to the place where it list the digitizer in the Thinkpad Yoga as a Wocom? I see it all over in review sites, but I can't find it in the description or the product specifications. I'm interested in this model:20CD00AVUS, which I know includes a digitizer, but I want to make sure its definitely Wacom... they all just say "digitizer". So I guess what I am trying to figure out is:1. Are ALL digitizers installed in Thinkpad Yoga's the same, or do they vary in brand/quality?2. How can I find out if its a Wacom? Thanks for the help.  

Answer:Thinkpad Yoga - Wacom Digitizer?

First off the digitizer technology consists of two parts the digitizer enabled screen and the digitizer pen. Second i'd say all the TPYs have the same digitizer Technology (both screen and pen) licensed from Wacom. So the pen itself is probably prdouced by Lenovo or a third party. --- By the way other products like the Surface Pro, Vaio Duo or Galaxy Note have the same technology built in and you can use there respective digitizer pens for the TPY as well.

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Hi everyone. I am looking to buy a laptop for university (studying engineering). I would like something that is durable, and powerful. Thats why I am looking into getting the Thinkpad Yoga. I love the convertable and compact feel, as well as the SSD that I will be getting with it.  However, another reason why I wanted to get it is because of the 'Active Digitzer'. I didn't even know what this was called since a week ago, and I still cant seem to understand what this feature will allow me to do? How does the Digitzer benefit me? Especially when I compare it to the Yoga Pro 2 (even tough that also has a touchscreen). Am I unable to draw on a YP2? Would I not be able to draw on the screen? I want to use it mainly when I use Adobe Illutrator. Is the Digitzer option worth the extra money I have to pay? With that feature added on, I will be paying almost $2000 :s 

Answer:Thinkpad Yoga: Is it worth it and Digitizer?

Hi there: I have been using X230T, a predessor of Thinkpad Yoga. X230T also comes with a digitizer. I bought X23)T also for a reason: I can take note during class. I am not an engineer but a finance student. 1. You might want an Active Digitizer because it allows you to write on-screen. Use Microsoft One Note. Your computer can replace your pen and paper.2. You can still draw on YP2. But what do you feel when you use your finger, say your pointer, as a pen  YP2 does not have a digitizer pen. 3. The pen I believe is included. You do not have to pay extra unless you want to have a spare one. 4. I think Lenovo Thinkpad has lost its quality legacy from IBM. I do not like the new layout of the keyboard (I like the trackpoint but the moust click now share with the trackpad. It is just ridiculous. You cannot have an accurate click with it (for me))5. Just look at the Microsoft new Surface pro 3. You might like it! If the next time I upgrade my computer, I would by a Surface pro instead of the Thinkpad.   Cheers

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