Lenovo Docking Station - How to properly connect laptop

Using a docking station with a laptop provides the user with the ability to connect additional monitors, keyboards, mice and other peripherals.  Ensuring that the laptop is connected properly to the dock is a crucial step to ensure that the connected devices perform as expected.

When connecting a laptop to the Lenovo ThinkPad Universal Thunderbolt 4 Dock:

  1. Use only the supplied USB-C Thunderbolt 4 cable.  This special cable supplies the power needed to simultaneously charge and communicate with your laptop.  

  2. Connect this cable to the proper ports shown below.  These ports are required to ensure that the laptop communicates and charges properly with the docking station.

    Lenovo laptops

    HP laptops
    Depending on the model, any of the three ports may be used

If you have any questions or require assistance, please submit a ticket with the help desk team.

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