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  Chapter 01
  Overview of IdeaPad Tablet K1
*Specific models only
 
1-1 Appearance Description
1-2 Buttons Description
1-3 Powering IdeaPad Tablet K1 On/Off
1-4 Turning Screen Backlight On/Off
1-5 Screen Lock/Unlock
1-6 Basic Gestures
1-7 Navigation Tips
1-8 4-Pane Desktop
1-9 Home Screen
1-10 Switching Home Screen
1-11 Status Bar
1-12 Recent Apps
1-13 Applications Management
1-14 Entering Text
1-15 Synchronization
 
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 K1.
  • After your IdeaPad Tablet K1 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 K1 is powered on, press and hold this button (for about 2-3 sec) to bring up IdeaPad Tablet K1. Power off pop-up box; press OK to shut down IdeaPad Tablet K1.
  • After your IdeaPad Tablet K1 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 UP to unlock the screen orientation, allowing screen rotation.
  • Toggle the button DOWN to lock the screen orientation, not allowing screen rotation.
 
*SIM card socket
  • The SIM card slot is located on the upper right 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, push the stopper down with your finger until it pops out.
 
1-3 Powering IdeaPad Tablet K1 On/Off
 
Powering IdeaPad Tablet K1 On
Press and hold the "Power" button on the upper left of IdeaPad Tablet K1, and the Lenovo and startup screens display in sequence, indicating that IdeaPad Tablet K1 has been powered on.
 
Powering IdeaPad Tablet K1 Off
Press and hold the "Power" button on the upper left of IdeaPad Tablet K1 until <Power off> appears. Touch "OK" to power off your IdeaPad Tablet K1.
 
*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 left of the IdeaPad Tablet K1 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 K1 is powered on and you do not use it temporarily, you can tap the "Power" button on its upper left to turn off the screen backlight. Your IdeaPad Tablet K1 will enter the standby mode to save power.
 
1-5 Screen Lock/Unlock
 
Lock Screen
Auto Lock
You can set Screen timeout in <Screen> 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 K1 is powered on and you do not use it temporarily, you can tap the "Power" button on its upper left 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 left of IdeaPad Tablet K1 to brighten the screen display back up to normal level. You can also tap the lock icon by following on-screen instructions to unlock the screen, as shown in the figure below:
Screen Lock Pattern Settings
You can touch <Lock screen> in <Location & security> under "Settings" to set the screen lock pattern. After this function has been enabled, you will need to draw your unlock pattern in order to unlock the screen before you can use your device.
 
1-6 Basic Gestures
 
(1) Scroll up to display the dynamic menu

Up

(2) Scroll down to return to the previous page

Down

(3) Click to return to the desktop

Click

(4) Press and hold to capture screen

Press & Hold

 
1-7 Navigation Tips
 
  • Home : Back to the home screen.
  • Back : Back to the previous screen.
  • Recent Apps : Display recent apps.
  • App menu : Display all tablet’s apps.
  • Add widget : Add widgets and shortcuts.
1 - Open App Menu 4 - Back
2 - Recent Apps 5 - Add Widget
3 - Home  
 
1-8 4-Pane Desktop
 
 
1-9 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.
  • Touch to add widgets and shortcuts, and to change your wallpaper. Drag the widget, shortcut, or other item to the home screen panel you want.
  • To delete something on the home screen, touch and hold the desired gadget until a Trash Bin icon appears on the upper right corner, and then drag and drop the gadget icon onto the Trash Bin icon.
 
1-10 Switching Home Screen
 
Your IdeaPad Tablet K1 has multiple desktops.
You can slide the screen with your finger to switch the display, and move icons among home screens.
 
1-11 Status Bar
 
The system message(s), if any, will be displayed in the lower right corner of IdeaPad Tablet K1.
You can get the information about WLAN connection status, Signal level, Power level, Charging status and other detail notifications about your tablet.
 
Touch the Status bar, display the Notification Panel. Press button can open the detail setting view, including Airplane mode switch, Wi-fi setting shortcut, brightness adjustment toolbar, notifications switch, settings shortcut, etc..
 
1-12 Recent Apps
 
Your tablet remembers the apps you used recently.
Touchto see your recent apps list. Touch an app to open it.
 
1-13 Applications Management
 
Tap on the home screen to open the applications list.
 
You can enter Manage applications in Applications under " Settings".
Uninstall
Tap Downloaded, then the app, press the Uninstall button on the top to uninstall app.
Stop/change setting
Tap All or Running, tap the app, then the option you want.
Reinstall
Tap Market in applications list, for details please refer to "App Shop" on "Chapter 2".
 
Previously installed apps are listed and available for downloading.
 
1-14 Entering Text
 
When using your IdeaPad Tablet K1, you can easily 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 and hold Shift to enter capital letters until you release it. Double-touch Shift for caps lock. Touch it again to unlock.
  • Touch and hold to enter numbers/special characters until you release it.
Input options
  • Touch on the keyboard to open Input options menu. You can select Input languages or do Android keyboard settings on this menu.
Voice input
  • Touch on the keyboard to open Voice input.
 
1-15 Synchronization
 
You can download Lenovo IdeaPad Tablet K1 Synchronization software LeZone from www.lenovomobile.com. LeZone support the following Operation System:
Windows XP (SP2 or later versions) English, Simplified Chinese, Traditional Chinese
Windows 7 English, Simplified Chinese, Traditional Chinese
 
"Match" is the key function of LeZone. After you match your IdeaPad Tablet K1 to LeZone, you can manage the media library of your IdeaPad Tablet K1 using LeZone. You can also synchronize recent items from your PC to your IdeaPad Tablet K1 and access those files using LeTrace. Without Match, you can only copy some files from PC to IdeaPad Tablet K1.
 
You can match multiple IdeaPad Tablet K1's to LeZone.
 
*Specific models only
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