Introduction to NOVO button - Idea laptops


The article answers the following question: what is NOVO button, where it locates, what you can do with it.

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All Idea Laptops


What is NOVO button?
The NOVO button comes with Lenovo Onekey recovery software. It enables you to enter Lenovo onekey recovery if the PC fails to boot normally. Under "NOVO Button Menu", you are provided to perform system recovery, enter BIOS or configure boot menu. The button menu will vary based on different software versions, you can turn to the following snapshot for details.

novo button novo key

Where i can find the NOVO button on my PC?
Usually the Novo button is on the upper left corner of the Top nearby the Power button (see Fig.2). On some models, it will locate on the right-side or left-side of the laptop. To learn more how to find the novo button.

The Novo button may locates at different places on different models. If you cannot find the button following the above figure, please turn to User Guide for detailed reference. Please go to lenovo official support website, search to find out your model's user guide.

What can i do with NOVO button?

In Windows, press Novo button Novo button icon or double-click OneKey Recovery icon, you can start  Lenovo OneKey Recovery. If Windows cannot start, you press Novo button Novo button icon in shut down state, you can go on with "System Recovery" or "One Key Recovery". You can also perform normal startup, enter BIOS or configure boot menu. The button menu will vary based on different software versions.

Enable System recovery

To learn more about Lenovo OneKey Recovery, you can turn to:
Lenovo OneKey Rescue System 7.0 functional description
Introduction to Lenovo OneKey Recovery 8.0 for Notebooks

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  • Document ID: HT062552
  • Last Updated :16 Nov 2015
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