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What's DOS?
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IdeaPad 720S-14IKB charging via USB Type-C

Hi, I have a question. Is it possible to charge 720s-14IKB via USB Type-C? 

If so, with what kind of charger. Could it be charger like for a phone? 

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Re: IdeaPad 720S-14IKB charging via USB Type-C

Hi nowacz1994,


Welcome to the Community Forums.


USB type C port for the Ideapad 720s-14IKB specification (one USB 3.1 Type-C Gen 1):

- support Thunderbolt 3, DisplayPort 1.2a, power delivery, HDMI or VGA


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Charging is conventionally through the power port on the other side and not via type C thunderbolt port. Others claim that the power indication lit using a 5v mobile phone charger notices added charge but too slow. The USB C port is not intended to charge the laptop rather charge smaller device instead.


Hope this helps answer your query.



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What's DOS?
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Re: IdeaPad 720S-14IKB charging via USB Type-C

Since this is the first result in the Google search I did, I thought I'd add this information.


While the USB C port may not be the intended way of charging the IdeaPad 720S, it does work flawlessly. I ordered a generic 65W USB C charger on Amazon and have been using it for a couple months with my IdeaPad 720S-14IKB when away from my desk (the OEM charger stays at my desk and is used when I am there).

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Re: IdeaPad 720S-14IKB charging via USB Type-C

Usb-c of this device is suitable for connection to the ethernet?

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