How To Turn On A Lenovo Laptop With And Without The Power Button

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If you are a Lenovo laptop user and face problems like your laptop is not turning on, you can read this article to get the solutions. Turn on a lenovo laptop are complicated by their hardware and software builds.

That’s why many people face trouble when they get any issues with their Lenovo laptops.

It is not the easy or same way to solve the problem for a Lenovo laptop. But when you know the process of solving the issues once, it will be easy for you.

And here, we will give you the solutions of how to turn on a lenovo laptop with and without power button.

So, let’s check them out:

how to turn on a lenovo laptop with and without power button

How To Turn On A Lenovo Laptop With And Without The Power Button?

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There are a couple of ways to solve the problem. But we will share the best ways for you. Read the whole article to get the solutions.

The reason your Lenovo laptop is not turning would be for your computer is not getting the power to turn on. So make sure that your computer is getting the power it needs.

To do that, check the charging cable to be sure that it is okay or not. It could be damaged or burned and stop the power supply.

Also, check the AC Power Adapter if it has any physical damage or not. Check the Adapter’s plug too.

After that, check the charging pin to be sure that it is okay or not. It could be loose and be the reason for stopping the power supply.

Well, if you find everything okay but your Lenovo laptop still not turning on, then check the next method.

If the first method does not work, then the problem would be battery or something else.

Other Solutions :

  • Take away the physical battery
  • Take away the CMOS battery
  • Use Recovery Button

Take Away The Physical Battery.


Before taking away the physical battery, unplugged the charging cable, and disconnect all devices. Now take away the physical battery from your laptop. You will find it on the back of your computer or under the back cover.

If you don’t know how to remove it, you can ask your friend or someone who knows it.

After removing the battery, press and hold the power button for at least 30 seconds and attach the battery again, now, turn on your laptop.

If this method doesn’t help, then go for the next one.

Take Away The CMOS Battery.


You can remove the CMOS battery to solve the issue. Well, if you don’t know what a CMOS battery is, then you should know that a CMOS battery is a battery that keeps the laptop BIOS and also the date and time settings.

To remove the CMOS battery, open the back cover of your laptop. You will see a small CMOS battery there, remove it for 30 seconds and attach it again.

Then turn on your laptop and see your problem is solved or not. It doesn’t then try the last method.

Use Recovery Button


It is the last method you cant try to solve your issue. Before doing this, unplug the charging cable and disconnect every device. Remove the battery.

Turn over your laptop. You will find an emergency reset hole on the back. Use a pin (pin like that you use to remove the SIM slot) to press in that hole.

After that, turn on your laptop. We hope your computer will turn on this time.

Do you want to know how to power on a Lenovo laptop without the power button? Read below to know about this.

Power on Lenovo laptop without power button

There are a couple of ways to turn on the Lenovo laptop without a power button. Try these two methods we are going to share here.

  • With an External keyboard

Defaults disable this feature on most laptops. So you have to enable this feature to use it.

How To Enable It:

How To Enable It

Step 1. Enter the BIOS Settings.

  • Press the F2 key during the startup. Or open up the Settings option from the Start menu.
  • Now select Update & Security
  • Then select Recovery
  • There will be a tab. Select the option Restart Now, which is under Advanced Setup
  • Select Troubleshoot from the new window
  • Now choose Advanced Options.

Step 2. Open the tab Power Management, or open ACPI Management. After that, press Enter.

Step 3. See for a Power On By Keyboard or something like this.

Step 4. To enable the feature, use the plus(+) or minus(-) key.

Step 5. Select a key to power on the Lenovo laptop.

Step 6. Now save it and exit.

To check this is working or not, turn off your laptop, and press the key you have selected to power on.

  • By Wake-on LAN

To enable this feature, you need to open the BIOS Settings again. Enable it by using the same steps from the above.

After Enabling BIOS Settings :

After Enabling BIOS Settings

Step 1. Open the Power Management tab, or open the ACPI Management tab.

Step 2. Select Wake-on LAN or something like this

Step 3. Now enable the option by using the plus(+) or minus (-) key.

Step 4. Select a key that will turn on your laptop

Step 5. Save it and exit.

Now Configure The LAN Card To Ensure This Process.

Now Configure The LAN Card To Ensure This Process

Step 1. Click on the right of the Start button.

Step 2. Choose Device Manager

Step 3. Search for the Network adapters option

Step 4. Right-click on this option and select Properties

Step 5. Open Power Management tab

Step 6. Tick mark the box “Allow this device to wake the computer.”

To check this feature, turn off your laptop. Then connect the LAN to turn it on.


Try every method to solve the problem. Those were the trusted methods you can try. We hope you will be able of how to turn on a lenovo laptop with and without power button.

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