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  Chapter 01
  Overview of IdeaPad Tablet A1-07
*Specific models only
 
1-1 Appearance Description
1-2 Buttons Description
1-3 Powering IdeaPad Tablet A1-07 On/Off
1-4 Turning Screen Backlight On/Off
1-5 Screen Lock/Unlock
1-6 Navigation Tips
1-7 4-Pane Desktop
1-8 Home Screen
1-9 Switching Home Screen
1-10 Status Bar
1-11 Recent Apps
1-12 Applications Management
1-13 Entering Text
 
1-1 Appearance Description
 
The picture is for reference purposes only, and may differ from the actual item, which is the standard.
 
1-2 Buttons Description
 
Power Button
  • While in the shutdown mode, press and hold this button (for about 2-3 sec) to power on your IdeaPad Tablet A1-07.
  • After your IdeaPad Tablet A1-07 is powered on, press this button to turn off the illuminated screen display. While the screen display is off, press this button again to re-illuminate the screen.
  • After your IdeaPad Tablet A1-07 is powered on, press and hold this button (for about 2-3 sec) to bring up IdeaPad Tablet A1-07 "Tablet options" pop-up box; select "Power off" and press "OK" to shut down IdeaPad Tablet A1-07.
  • After your IdeaPad Tablet A1-07 is powered on, press and hold this button (for about 6 sec) to forced shutdown.
 
Volume Button
  • Adjusts the volume.
 
Screen Rotation Lock Button
  • Toggle the button DOWN to lock the screen orientation, not allowing screen rotation.
  • Toggle the button UP to unlock the screen orientation, allowing screen rotation.
 
*SIM card socket
  • The SIM card slot is located on the lower left of the device frame. In the Power off mode, insert the end of a sharp-pointed object into the small hole above the socket until the stopper pin pops out, and then insert the SIM card. To remove the SIM card, in the Power off mode, push the SIM card into the slot until it clicks, then pull it out.
 
1-3 Powering IdeaPad Tablet A1-07 On/Off
 
Powering IdeaPad Tablet A1-07 On
Press and hold the "Power" button on the upper right of IdeaPad Tablet A1-07, and the Lenovo and startup screens display in sequence, indicating that IdeaPad Tablet A1-07 has been powered on.
 
Powering IdeaPad Tablet A1-07 Off
Press and hold the "Power" button on the upper right of IdeaPad Tablet A1-07 until "Tablet options" displays on the screen, select "Power off " and touch "OK" to power off your IdeaPad Tablet A1-07.
 
*For the 3G-enabled version, be sure to insert or remove the SIM card in the Power off mode. Doing so when the device is on may damage the SIM card.
 
1-4 Turning Screen Backlight On/Off
 
Turning Screen Backlight On
In the standby mode, you can tap the "Power" button on the upper right of the IdeaPad Tablet A1-07 to "wake" the screen up. The device's screen will then light up, indicating that the backlight has been turned on.
 
Turning Screen Backlight Off
If your IdeaPad Tablet A1-07 is powered on and you do not use it temporarily, you can tap the "Power" button on its upper right to turn off the screen backlight. Your IdeaPad Tablet A1-07 will enter the standby mode to save power.
 
1-5 Screen Lock/Unlock
 
Lock Screen
Auto Lock
You can set Screen timeout in <Display> under "Settings". If there is no operation within the preset standby time, then the screen backlight will automatically turn off, and the device will be locked.
Manual Lock
If your IdeaPad Tablet A1-07 is powered on and you do not use it temporarily, you can tap the "Power" button on its upper right to dim the screen display down. The device will then enter the standby mode and become locked.
 
How to Unlock

Once in the standby mode, tap the "Power" button on the upper right of IdeaPad Tablet A1-07 to brighten the screen display back up to normal level. You can also touch and slide the lock icon to the right, following the on-screen instructions to unlock the screen, as shown in the figure below:

Screen Lock Pattern Settings
You can touch "Set up screen lock" in <Location & security> under "Settings" to set the screen lock pattern. After this function has been enabled, you need to draw your unlock pattern in order to unlock the screen before you can use your device.
 
1-6 Navigation Tips
 
  • Lenovo App Shop: Enter the Lenovo App Shop.
  • Function menu : Display apps function menu.
  • Applications : Display all tablet’s apps.
  • Home : Back to the home screen or press the button for 2 sec to display recent apps.
  • Back: Back to the previous screen.
  • Browser : Browse the Internet.
1 - Lenovo App Shop 4 - Home
2 - Function menu 5 - Back
3 - Applications 6 - Browser
 
1-7 4-Pane Desktop
 
 
1-8 Home Screen
 
This desktop enables you to quickly view and open your most frequently used applications.
In the home screen, you can add widgets or shortcuts, and change your wallpaper as well.
  • Touch a blank space for about 2 seconds. "Add to Home screen" pops out, and you can add widgets and shortcuts, and change wallpaper as well. Your desired widgets, shortcuts and other items can be added to the home screen.
  • To delete something on the home screen, touch and hold the desired gadget until a Trash Bin icon displays at the bottom of the screen, then drag and drop the gadget icon onto the Trash Bin icon.
 
1-9 Switching Home Screen
 
Your IdeaPad Tablet A1-07 has multiple desktops.
You can slide the screen with your finger to switch the display and move icons among home screens.
 
1-10 Status Bar
 

The system message(s), if any, will be displayed on the IdeaPad Tablet A1-07.

You can get the information about WLAN connection status, Signal level, Power level, Charging status and other detailed notifications about your tablet.
 

Touch the Status bar at the top of the screen and drag it down, the Notification Panel is displayed. Pressbutton to open detailed settings for Wireless & networks, Sound, Display, Location & security, Applications, etc.

 

 
1-11 Recent Apps
 
Your tablet remembers the apps you used recently.

Touch for about 2 seconds to open a list of applications you have used recently. Touch an application to open it.

 
1-12 Applications Management
 
Tap on the home screen to open the applications list.
 
You can enter Manage applications in Applications under " Settings".
Uninstall
Tap "Downloaded", the app you desired, then press the Uninstall button on the top to uninstall the app.
Stop/change setting
Tap "All" or "Running", the app you desired, then the option you want.
Install
Tap "Lenovo App Shop" in applications list. For details, please refer to "Lenovo App Shop" on "Chapter 2".

Select the appropriate applications to download.

 
1-13 Entering Text
 
When using your IdeaPad Tablet A1-07, you can enter text from the virtual keyboard directly onto the touch screen, such as when adding contact information into Contacts or typing and editing SMS messages. You can also directly input Chinese characters, English letters and digit symbols onto the touch screen.
 
Switch Input Method Editor
Press and hold the input box to display the soft keyboard.
 
System keyboard
Toggle between letters/numbers
  • Touch / to toggle between letters and numbers. Touch to see more special characters.
  • Touch , the indicator displays, and you can enter capital letters.

     

Input options
  • Touch on the keyboard to open Input languages menu. You can select Input languages or Switch Layouts on this menu.
Voice input
  • Touch on the keyboard to open voice input.
 
*Specific models only
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