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To avoid the risk of electrical shock, do not connect the telephone cable to the Ethernet connector.
You can only connect an Ethernet cable to this connector.
The Ethernet connector has two indicators that show the status of the network connection. When the
green indicator is on, the computer is connected to a LAN. When the yellow indicator blinks, data is being
Note: If you attach the computer to a docking station or port replicator, use the Ethernet connector on the
docking station or port replicator to connect to a LAN, not the one on the computer.
Always On USB connector (USB 2.0 connector)
By default, the Always On USB connector enables you to charge some mobile digital devices and
smartphones when your computer is in the following situations:
• The computer is on or in sleep mode.
• The computer is in hibernation mode or is turned off, but connected to ac power.
If you want to charge these devices when the computer is in hibernation mode or is turned off, and the
computer is not connected to ac power, do the following:
• For Windows
7: Start the Power Manager program, click the Global Power Settings tab, and then
follow the instructions on the screen.
• For Windows 8.1 and Windows 10: Start the Lenovo Settings program, click POWER, and then follow
the instructions on the screen.
For instructions on how to start the programs, see “Accessing Lenovo programs” on page 13.
Connect headphones or a headset that has a 3.5-mm (0.14-inch), 4-pole plug to the audio connector to
listen to the sound from the computer.
Note: If you are using a headset with a function switch, the audio connector might not fully support the
Media card slot
Your computer has a media card slot. Insert your flash media card into this slot to read the data on the card.
For more information about the supported cards, see “Using a flash media card” on page 38.
Note: Your computer might look slightly different from the following illustration.