Lenovo Tab K10 Smart Tablet
Before using this information and the product it supports, be sure to read the following:
- Safety, Warranty & Quick Start Guide
- Regulatory Notice
- “Important safety and handling information” in “Appendix”.
The Safety, Warranty & Quick Start Guide and the Regulatory Notice are available on the website at http://support.lenovo.com.
Note: All pictures and illustrations in this document are for your reference only and may differ from the final product.
|Model||Lenovo TB-X6C6NBF||Lenovo TB-X6C6NBX||Lenovo TB-X6C6NBL|
|CPU||MediaTek® MT8768T 8
|MediaTek® MT8768T 8
|MediaTek® MT8768T 8
|Wireless communication||Bluetooth 5.0;
WLAN 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac; GPS/GLONASS/Beidou/A- GPS
WLAN 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac; GPS/GLONASS/Beidou/A- GPS
WLAN 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac; GPS/A-GPS/GLONASS/Beidou/A- GPS
Note: Lenovo TB-X6C6NBX supports LTE Bands B1/B2/B3/B4/B5(B19)/B7/B8/B20/B26/B28(a+b)/B34/B38/B39*/B40/B41(Full band)(Enable B39 for Both Row/PRC SKU.Row B39 requires Janpanese TELEC certification),Lenovo TB-X6C6NBL supports LTE Bands B2/B4/B5/B12/B13/B14/B17/B25./B29/B30/B66/71 but in some countries LTE is not supported. To know if your device works with LTE networks in your country, contact your carrier.
The home screen is the starting point for using your device. For your convenience, the home screen is already set up with some useful apps and widgets.
Note: Your device’s features and the home screen may be different depending on your location, language, carrier, and device model.
You can customize your home screen at any time.
- Home screen
On the default home screen, there is a Google Search bar and some useful apps.
- Add a widget to a home screen
Press and hold anywhere on the home screen except the icons. Tap , press and hold the widget you want to add, then drag it to where you want to place it, and release.
- Change the wallpaper
Press and hold anywhere on the home screen except the icons, tap Wallpapers, and then choose your preferred wallpaper.
Go to Settings > Display > Wallpaper and choose your preferred wallpaper.
- Move an app to another screen
Press and hold an app that you want to move, drag it to where you want to place it, then release.
- Uninstall an app
1. Press and hold the app that you want to uninstall.
2. Drag to , and then release and tap OK.
Note: Some of the system apps cannot be uninstalled.
- Find apps
Swipe up from the bottom of your screen to the top.
- View recent apps
Swipe up from the bottom of your screen and then wait about 2 seconds. Then you can do the following:
• Swipe left or right to switch to the app you want to open.
• Swipe an app window up to close it.
• Tap “Clear all” to stop running all the apps.
There is one button at the bottom of the screen after opening 3-button navigation in the System navigation.
Tap to return to the default home screen.
Notifications and Quick Settings
The Notifications panel informs you of new messages, USB connection, and activities in progress such as file downloading. The Quick Settings panel allows you to access frequently-used settings such as the WLAN switch.
You can do any of the following:
- To see notifications, swipe down from the top of the screen.
- To close the Notifications panel, swipe up from the bottom of the screen.
- To dismiss a notification, swipe left or right across the notification.
- To dismiss all notifications, tap Clear all at the bottom of the Notifications panel.
- To open the Quick Settings panel, swipe down from the top of the screen twice.
- To close the Quick Settings panel, swipe up from the bottom of the screen.
Press and hold the POWER button over 7 seconds to turn off the machine.
Split screen mode
Using split screen mode
Open the list of recently used applications, press and hold the application icon , and then tap Split screen. Choose another application, and the screen will be divided into two parts.
Note: Not all applications support split screen mode.
Split screen settings
In split screen mode you can do the following:
- Adjust the split screen size
Slide the “” in the middle of the two screens to adjust the split sreen size.
- Replace the second application
Press the “” to choose another application to replace the second application.
Exiting split screen mode
You can exit split screen mode by:
- Choosing an app that doesn’t support split screen mode.
- Or sliding the “” to the edge of the screen.
There are three user types:
- Owner: An owner has full control over all user permissions and manages all user accounts.
- Guest: There is only one Guest account. A Guest has restricted access to the device.
- New User: The new user can be created by adding user or profile.
Creating new user accounts
Tap Setting > System > Multiple users > +Add user to create user accounts.
- Tap +Add user > User > OK to create a standard user account.
- Tap +Add user > Restricted profile > OK to create a restricted user. Note: If the device has not added the unlock password, you will need to add the password before creating the user.
Switching between user accounts
On the home screen, swipe down from the top of the screen, and then tap the users icon to switch between different user accounts. On the lock screen interface, press the user icon, and then select the account you want to swtich to.
Deleting a user account
Tap Settings > System > Multiple users, and tap the account you would like to delete, then tap DELETE USER > DELETE.
To open the Camera app, go to Camera.
Taking photos and videos
You can take photos and record videos with your device’s built-in camera.
- Tap to take a photo.
- Tap to switch between the front and the rear camera.
- Note: According to the regulations of some countries, the sound of taking photos can not be turned off.
Press and hold the Power and the Volume down buttons at the same time to take a screenshot.
Viewing pictures and videos
Photos and videos are stored in your device’s internal storage. You can view your photos and videos by using the following methods:
- Tap the thumbnail when using the Camera app.
- Go to Photos.
- Go to Files.
The screenshots are stored in your device’s internal storage. You can view your screenshots by using the following methods:
- Go to Photos.
- Go to Files.
You need to set up a wireless network before connecting to the Internet.
- Set up a WLAN network.
- *Set up a mobile network.
- Set up a VPN network.
You can also share your mobile network with others.
- *Set up a hotspot.
Setting up a WLAN network
Go to Settings > Network & Internet > WLAN. Turn on the WLAN switch and tap a WLAN hotspot in the list to connect to the Internet. When you are connecting to a secure hotspot, you need to enter your password to connect.
*Setting up a mobile network
Go to Settings > Network & Internet > Mobile network.
- Note: You need a valid SIM card with a data service. If you don’t have a SIM card, contact your carrier.
Setting up a VPN network
VPNs are used within organizations to allow you to communicate private information securely over a non-private network. You may need to configure a VPN, for example, to access your work email. Ask the network’s administrator for the settings necessary to configure a VPN for your network.
- Go to Settings > Network & Internet > VPN.
- Tap to edit the VPN profile, including the server name, type, and server address, and then tap SAVE.
- Tap the VPN server name, enter the username and password, and then tap CONNECT to connect to the VPN network.
- Tap to edit or delete the VPN.
*Setting up a hotspot
You can use personal hotspot to share an Internet connection with a computer or other device.
Go to Settings > Network & Internet > Hospot & tethering and do the following:
Tap WLAN hotspot to configure the hotspot.
You can also use Bluetooth tetheringUSB tethering and Ethernet tethering.
Note: Tell your friends the Network name and password, and then they can connect to your mobile network.
You can browse the web if your device is connected to a wireless network or a cellular network. To open the browser app, go to Chrome.
You can use the Chrome app to visit websites.
- Type a web address
You don’t need to type the full web address of an “http://” website to access it.
To visit “http://www.lenovo.com“, simply type “www.lenovo.com” into the address bar.
- Search for keywords
You can also type keywords into the address bar to search for webpages.
You can set a search engine in > Settings > Search engine.
- Add a new webpage
Tap : > New tab to add a new webpage tab.
Tap : > New incognito tab to visit a website without leaving any traces of your visit.
- Close a webpage
Tap ✕ to close a webpage tab.
Refresh a webpage
Tap to refresh a webpage.
Tap ← to return to the previous webpage.
Tap → to go forward to a recent webpage.
Setting accessibility preferences
Tap > Settings > Accessibility to set the text scaling and the webpage zoom.
You can send and receive emails if your device is connected to a wireless network. To access the Gmail app, go to Gmail.
Setting up a Gmail account
You can sign into Gmail if you have a Gmail account. If not, you will need to create a Gmail account. You can also sign in with email accounts provided by other companies.
After setting up your gmail account, you can use the Gmail app to send and receive emails.
You need to select the following settings before you can use Maps.
Go to Settings > Location and enable location access for Google apps.
Finding a location
Type the address that you want to find, then press Search here.
You can also tap to speak the address you want to search for.
Tap to see your current location.
Then tap Explore to check what is nearby.
Planning a route
Tap and type in “Your location” and “Choose destination”, or just choose the starting point as “Your location”.
Choose the travel mode: by car, by bus or on foot.
Note: Some countries may not support this feature.
You can transfer data between your device and computer such as music, pictures, videos, documents, Android application package (APK) files, and so on.
Connecting your device to your computer
Connect your device and computer using a USB cable.
Slide down from the top of the screen. You will see “Charging this device via USB” in the notifications bar.
Tap Charging this device via USB to view other options.
Selecting the computer connection mode
You can select one of the following options:
- Media device (MTP): Select this mode if you want to transfer media files such as photos, videos, and ringtones between your tablet and computer.
- Camera (PTP): Select this mode if you only want to transfer only photos and videos between your tablet and computer.
- Just charge this device: Select this mode if you want to charge your tablet only.
- MIDI: Select this mode if you want MIDI-enabled apps on your device to work with MIDI software on the computer.
Setting the language
- Go to Settings > System > Languages & input > Languages > Add a language.
- Select the language that you want to add.
- Press and hold to drag the added language to the first line.
Setting screen lock
Go to Settings > Security > Screen lock, and select screen lock mode.
Go to Settings > Sound. Here you can set the ringtone, default notification sound, default alarm sound, and so on. You can also set the ringing volume.
Setting face recognition
Go to Settings > Security > Face recognition, follow the on-screen instructions to set up your device.
Eye Protection and Distance reminder
Eye protection Mode is enabled, the screen will have an amber tint, which reduces blue light. This allows you to read or view the screen more comfortably in dimly lit environments. Go to Settings > Display > Eye protection Mode , and tap TURN ON/OFF NOW.
Color Temperature adjustment: Settings > Display > Color mode > Color Temperature, Enter Color mode and slide the Color Temperature slider to adjust as needed.
Please use the device in a well-lit area, and when using the device, keep it at a suitable distance from your eyes. To avoid eyestrain, take a break from looking at the screen after a period of time.
Factory reset will erase all data from your tablet’s internal storage. Please back up important data on the device before resetting your tablet. Go to Settings > System > Reset options > Erase all data(factory reset), then tap Erase all data to reset to the manufacturer’s default settings.
Important safety and handling information
To avoid personal injury, property damage, or accidental damage to the product, read all of the information in this section before using the product. For additional tips to help you operate your device safely, go to http://www.lenovo.com/safety.
Handle your device with care
Do not drop, bend, or puncture your device; do not insert foreign objects into or place heavy objects on your device. Sensitive components inside might become damaged. Your device screen is made of glass. The glass might break if the device is dropped on a hard surface, is subjected to a high impact, or is crushed by a heavy object. If the glass chips or cracks, do not touch the broken glass or attempt to remove it from the device. Stop using the device immediately and contact Lenovo technical support for repair, replacement, or disposal information. When using your device, keep it away from hot or high-voltage environments, such as electrical appliances, electrical heating equipment, or electrical cooking equipment. Use your device only in the temperature range of 0°C (32°F) to 40°C (104°F) (storage -20°C (-4°F) to 60 °C (140°F)) to avoid damage.
Don’t expose your device to water, rain, extreme humidity, sweat or other liquids.
Do not disassemble or modify your device
Your device is a sealed unit. There are no end-user serviceable parts inside. All internal repairs must be done by a Lenovo-authorized repair facility or a Lenovo-authorized technician. Attempting to open or modify your device will void the warranty.
Plastic bag notice
Plastic bags can be dangerous. Keep plastic bags away from babies and children to avoid danger of suffocation.
Caution about high volume usage
Warningexposure to loud noise from any source for extended periods of time may affect your hearing. The louder the sound, the less time is required before your hearing could be affected. To protect your hearing:
- Limit the amount of time you use headsets or headphones at high volume.
- Avoid turning up the volume to block out noisy surroundings.
- Turn the volume down if you can’t hear people speaking near you.
If you experience hearing discomfort, including the sensation of pressure or fullness in your ears, ringing in your ears or muffled speech, you should stop listening to the device through your headset or headphones and have your hearing checked.
To prevent possible hearing damage, do not listen at high volume levels for long periods.
Dispose according to local laws and regulations
When your device reaches the end of its useful life, do not crush, incinerate, immerse in water, or dispose of your device in any manner contrary to local laws and regulations. Some internal parts contain substances that can explode, leak, or have an adverse environmental effects if disposed of incorrectly. See “Recycling and environmental information” for additional information.
Keep your device and accessories away from small children
Your device contains small parts that can be a choking hazard to small children. Additionally, the glass screen can break or crack if dropped on or thrown against a hard surface.
Protect your data and software
Do not delete unknown files or change the name of files or directories that were not created by you; otherwise, your device software might fail to work.
Be aware that accessing network resources can leave your device vulnerable to computer viruses, hackers, spyware, and other malicious activities that might damage your device, software, or data. It is your responsibility to ensure that you have adequate protection in the form of firewalls, antivirus software, and anti-spyware software and keep such software up to date. Keep electrical appliances away from your device. These include electric fans, radios, high-powered speakers, air-conditioners, and microwave ovens. The strong magnetic fields generated by electrical appliances can damage the screen and the data on the device.
Be aware of heat generated by your device
When your device is turned on, some parts might become hot. The temperature that they reach depends on the amount of system activity. Extended contact with your body, even through clothing, could cause discomfort or even a skin burn. Avoid keeping your hands, your lap, or any other part of your body in contact with a hot section of the device for any extended time.
Electronic emission notices
FCC Compliance Statement
This equipment has been tested and found to comply with the limits for a Class B digital device, pursuant to Part 15 of the FCC Rules. These limits are designed to provide reasonable protection against harmful interference in a residential installation. This equipment generates, uses, and can radiate radio frequency energy and, if not installed and used in accordance with the instructions, may cause harmful interference to radio communications. However, there is no guarantee that interference will not occur in a particular installation. If this equipment does cause harmful interference to radio or television reception, which can be determined by turning the equipment off and on, the user is encouraged to try to correct the interference by one or more of the following measures:
- Reorient or relocate the receiving antenna.
- Increase the separation between the equipment and receiver.
- Connect the equipment into an outlet on a circuit different from that to which the receiver is connected.
- Consult an authorized dealer or service representative for help.
Lenovo is not responsible for any radio or television interference caused by unauthorized changes or modifications to this equipment. Unauthorized changes or modifications could void the user’s authority to operate the equipment.
This device complies with Part 15 of the FCC Rules. Operation is subject to the following two conditions: (1) this device may not cause harmful interference, and (2) this device must accept any interference received, including interference that may cause undesired operation.
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This device complies with Innovation, Science and Economic Development Canada license-exempt RSS standard(s). Operation is subject to the following two conditions: (1) This device may not cause interference, and (2) this device must accept any interference, including interference that may cause undesired operation of the device.
Environmental, recycling, and disposal information
General recycling statement
Lenovo encourages owners of information technology (IT) equipment to responsibly recycle their equipment when it is no longer needed. Lenovo offers a variety of programs and services to assist equipment owners in recycling their IT products. For information on recycling Lenovo products, go to http://www.lenovo.com/recycling.
Important battery and WEEE information
Take back and recycling information for WEEE and batteries/accumulators in the European Union and the United Kingdom.
The crossed-out wheeled bin marking applies only to countries with WEEE and batteries waste regulations within the European Union (EU), and United Kingdom (UK). Appliances and batteries/accumulators are labeled in accordance with local regulations concerning waste electrical and electronic equipment (WEEE) and waste batteries and waste accumulators. These regulations determine the framework for the return and recycling of used appliances and used batteries/accumulators as applicable within each geography. This label is applied to various products to indicate that the product is not to be thrown away, but rather put in the established collection systems for reclaiming these end of life products. The label on the battery may also include a chemical symbol for the metal concerned in the battery (Pb for lead, Hg for mercury, and Cd for cadmium). Users of electrical and electronic equipment (EEE) and users of batteries/accumulators with the crossed-out wheeled bin marking must not dispose of end of life products as unsorted municipal waste, but use the collection framework available to them for the return, recycle, and recovery of WEEE and waste batteries/accumulators and to minimize any potential effects of EEE and batteries on the environment and human health due to the presence of hazardous substances. Lenovo electrical and electronic equipment (EEE) may contain parts and components, which at end-oflife might qualify as hazardous waste. EEE and waste electrical and electronic equipment (WEEE) can be delivered free of charge to the place of sale or any distributor that sells electrical and electronic equipment of the same nature and function as the used EEE or WEEE. Before placing electrical and electronic equipment (EEE) in the waste collection stream or in waste collection facilities, the end user of equipment containing batteries and/or accumulators must remove those batteries and accumulators for separate collection. Dispose of lithium batteries and battery packs from Lenovo products: A coin-cell type lithium battery might be installed inside your Lenovo product. You can find details about the battery in the product documentation. If the battery needs to be replaced, contact your place of purchase or contact Lenovo for service. If you need to dispose of a lithium battery, insulate it with vinyl tape, contact your place of purchase or a waste-disposal operator, and follow their instructions. Your Lenovo device might contain a lithium-ion battery pack or a nickel metal hydride battery pack. You can find details on the battery pack in the product documentation. If you need to dispose of a battery pack, insulate it with vinyl tape, contact Lenovo sales, service, or your place of purchase, or a waste-disposal operator, and follow their instructions. You also can refer to the instructions provided in the user guide for your product. For proper collection and treatment, go to: https://www.lenovo.com/environment For additional WEEE information, go to: https://www.lenovo.com/recycling
Recycling information for Japan
Recycling and disposal information for Japan is available at http://www.lenovo.com/recycling/japan.
Recycling information for India
Recycling and disposal information for India is available at http://www.lenovo.com/social_responsibility/us/en/sustainability/ptb_india.html.
Export classification notice
This product is subject to the United States Export Administration Regulations (EAR) and has an Export Classification Control Number (ECCN) of 5A992.c. It can be re-exported except to any of the embargoed countries in the EAR E1 country list.
Insufficient memory prompt appears during app installation
Please free up some memory and try to install again.
The touch screen does not work or is not sensitive
Please press and hold the power button over 7 seconds to turns off the device.
The device cannot access the internet via a wireless network
Restart the wireless router or go to Settings and restart WLAN.
The device cannot wake up from sleep mode
Please press and hold the power button over 7 seconds to turns off the device.