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HP ENVY 12-e000 x2 Detachable PC Series - Components

Right side

Figure : Identifying the right-side components
Component
Description
(1)
Audio-out (headphone)/Audio-in (microphone) combo jack
Connects optional powered stereo speakers, headphones, earbuds, a headset, or a television audio cable. Also connects an optional headset microphone. This jack does not support optional standalone microphones.
  warning:
To reduce the risk of personal injury, adjust the volume before putting on headphones, earbuds, or a headset. For additional safety information, refer to the Regulatory, Safety, and Environmental Notices.
To access this guide:
  1. Select the Start button, select HP Help and Support, and then select HP Documentation.
note:
When a device is connected to the jack, the computer speakers are disabled.
(2)
Volume buttons
Control speaker volume on the computer.
(3)
Nano SIM card slot
Supports a wireless subscriber identity module (SIM) card.
For SIM card installation steps, see Inserting a nano SIM card.
(4)
Card tray access hole
Insert the removal tool or a small straightened paper clip into the hole and press in to release the tray.

Left side

Figure : Identifying the left-side components
Component
Description
(1)
MicroSD memory card reader
Reads optional memory cards that store, manage, share, or access information. For installation instructions, see Using the microSD memory card reader.
(2)
Card tray access hole
Insert the removal tool or a small straightened paper clip into the hole and press in to release the tray.
(3)
AC adapter and battery light
  • White: The AC adapter is connected and the battery is fully charged.
  • Blinking white: The AC adapter is disconnected and the battery has reached a low battery level.
  • Amber: The AC adapter is connected and the battery is charging.
  • Off: The battery is not charging.
(4)
USB Type-C power connector and SuperSpeed port
Connects an AC adapter that has a USB Type-C connector, supplying power to the computer and, if needed, charging the computer battery.
– and –
Connects a USB device that has a Type-C connector, such as a cell phone, camera, activity tracker, or smartwatch, and provides high-speed data transfer.
– and –
Connects a display device that has a USB Type-C connector, providing DisplayPort output.
note:
Cables and/or adapters (purchased separately) may be required.

Display

Figure : Identifying the display components
Component
Description
(1)
Speakers
Produce sound.
(2)
WLAN antennas*
Send and receive wireless signals to communicate with wireless local area networks (WLANs).
(3)
WWAN antennas*
Send and receive wireless signals to communicate with wireless wide area networks (WWANs).
(4)
Camera lights
On: One or more front cameras are in use.
(5)
Cameras
Allow you to video chat, record video, and record still images. Some cameras also allow a facial recognition logon to Windows, instead of a password logon.
note:
Camera functions vary depending on the camera hardware and software installed on your product.
*The antennas are not visible from the outside of the computer. For optimal transmission, keep the areas immediately around the antennas free from obstructions.
For wireless regulatory notices, see the section of the Regulatory, Safety, and Environmental Notices that applies to your country or region,
To access the user guides, select Start, select HP Help and Support, and then select HP Documentation.

Keyboard area

Connecting the keyboard

  1. Rotate the softcover top portion (1) downward from the hinge until it creates a stand at the angle you want.
  2. Flip the softcover keyboard (2) downward.
  3. To connect the keyboard, lower the computer into the softcover (3) until the connectors click into place.
    Figure : Connecting a keyboard

Removing the keyboard

  1. To remove the computer from the keyboard, pull the keyboard (1) away from the back of the stand.
  2. Separate the tablet (2) and keyboard (2).

TouchPad

Figure : Identifying the TouchPad
Component
Description
(1)
TouchPad zone
Reads your finger gestures to move the pointer or activate items on the screen.
(2)
Left TouchPad button
Functions like the left button on an external mouse.
(3)
Right TouchPad button
Functions like the right button on an external mouse.

Lights

Figure : Identifying the lights
Component
Description
(1)
Caps lock light
On: Caps lock is on, which switches the key input to all capital letters.
(2)
Mute light
  • On: Computer sound is off.
  • Off: Computer sound is on.

Special keys

Figure : Identifying special keys
Component
Description
(1)
fn key
Executes specific functions when pressed in combination with another key.
(2)
Windows® key
Opens the Start menu.
note:
Pressing the Windows key again will close the Start menu.
(3)
Action keys
Execute frequently used system functions.
note:
On select products, the f5 action key turns the keyboard backlight feature off or on.

Action keys

An action key performs the function indicated by the icon on the key. To determine which keys are on your product, see Special keys.
  1. To use an action key, press and hold the key.
Icon
Description
Opens the “How to get help in Windows 10” webpage.
Decreases the screen brightness incrementally as long as you hold down the key.
Increases the screen brightness incrementally as long as you hold down the key.
Switches the screen image between display devices connected to the system. For example, if a monitor is connected to the computer, repeatedly pressing this key alternates the screen image from the computer display to the monitor display to a simultaneous display on both the computer and the monitor.
Turns the keyboard backlight off or on.
note:
To conserve battery power, turn off this feature.
Mutes or restores speaker sound.
Decreases speaker volume incrementally while you hold down the key.
Increases speaker volume incrementally while you hold down the key.
Plays the previous track of an audio CD or the previous section of a DVD or a Blu-ray Disc (BD).
Starts, pauses, or resumes playback of an audio CD, a DVD, or a BD.
Plays the next track of an audio CD or the next section of a DVD or a BD.
Turns the airplane mode and wireless feature on or off.
note:
The airplane mode key is also referred to as the wireless button.
note:
A wireless network must be set up before a wireless connection is possible.

Top

Figure : Identifying the top
Component
Description
(1)
Internal microphones
Record sound.
(2)
Power button
  • When the computer is off, press the button to turn on the computer.
  • When the computer is on, press the button briefly to initiate Sleep.
  • When the computer is in the Sleep state, press the button briefly to exit Sleep.
  • When the computer is in Hibernation, press the button briefly to exit Hibernation.
  caution:
Pressing and holding down the power button results in the loss of unsaved information.
If the computer has stopped responding and shutdown procedures are ineffective, press and hold the power button down for at least 5 seconds to turn off the computer.
To learn more about your power settings, see your power options:
  1. Right-click the Power icon , and then select Power Options.

Bottom

Figure : Identifying the bottom components
Component
Description
(1)
Alignment post connectors (2)
Connect to the alignment posts on the keyboard.
(2)
Keyboard connector
Connects the computer to the keyboard.

Rear

Figure : Identifying the rear components
Component
Description
(1)
Rear internal microphone
Records sound.
(2)
Rear camera
Allows you to video chat, record video, and record still images.

Pen

You can use the active pen provided with the computer to navigate the computer screen. Turn on the pen by tapping the tip to any part of the screen.
Figure : Identifying the pen
Component
Description
(1)
Button
Press to erase.
(2)
Button
Press to select an item or perform a right-click function.
note:
Depending on the application, these button functions might vary. The button functions cannot be customized.
For more information about the pen, refer to the documentation provided with the pen.
Also refer to Pen & Windows Ink.
  1. Select Start, and then select Settings.
  2. Select Devices, select Pen & Windows Ink, and then follow the on-screen instructions.
Figure : Identifying the pen holder
When not using the pen, store it in the pen holder on the keyboard. Make sure to face the buttons toward the computer when storing the pen so as to avoid unintentional activation and battery drain.

Labels

The labels affixed to the computer provide information you may need when you troubleshoot system problems or travel internationally with the computer.
note:
Check the following locations for the labels described in this section: the bottom of the computer, inside the battery bay, under the service door, on the back of the display, or on the bottom of a tablet kickstand.
  • Service label—Provides important information to identify your computer. When contacting support, you may be asked for the serial number, the product number, or the model number. Locate this information before you contact support.
    Your service label will contain the information shown below.
    Figure : Identifying the service label
    Component
    (1)
    IMEI number
    (2)
    Model number
    (3)
    Product ID
    (4)
    HP product name (select products only)
    (5)
    Serial number
    (6)
    Warranty period
  • Regulatory label(s)—Provide(s) regulatory information about the computer.
  • Wireless certification label(s)—Provide(s) information about optional wireless devices and the approval markings for the countries or regions in which the devices have been approved for use.

Inserting a nano SIM card

  caution:
To prevent damage to the connectors, use minimal force when inserting a nano SIM card.
  caution:
To prevent damage to a SIM card or a computer, do not change the size of a SIM card by cutting or sanding the card.
  1. Position the computer display-side up on a flat surface.
  2. Insert the removal tool or a small straightened paper clip (1) into the card tray access hole.
  3. Press the tool or clip in gently until the card tray is ejected.
  4. Remove the tray (2) from the computer and insert the card (3).
  5. Replace the tray in the computer. Press in gently on the tray (4) until it is firmly seated.
    Figure : Inserting a SIM card
To remove a SIM card, reverse the steps.

Using the microSD memory card reader

Optional microSD memory cards provide secure data storage and convenient data sharing. These cards are often used with digital cameras and smartphones as well as with other computers.

Inserting a microSD memory card

  caution:
To prevent damage to a microSD memory card or the computer, do not use force to remove or replace the tray.
  1. Position the computer display-side up on a flat surface.
  2. Insert the card removal tool or a small straightened paper clip (1) into the card tray access hole.
  3. Press the tool or clip in gently until the card tray is ejected.
  4. Remove the tray (2) from the computer and insert the card (3).
  5. Replace the tray in the computer. Press in gently on the tray (4) until it is firmly seated.
    Figure : Inserting a microSD card
You will hear a sound when the device has been detected, and a menu of options may be displayed.

Removing a microSD memory card

  caution:
To reduce the risk of loss of data or an unresponsive system, use the following procedure to safely remove the microSD memory card.
  1. Save your information and close all programs associated with the microSD memory card.
  2. Select the Safely Remove Hardware and Eject Media icon in the notification area, at the far right of the taskbar. Then follow the on-screen instructions.
  3. Place the computer display side up on a flat surface.
  4. Insert the card removal tool or a small straightened paper clip (1) into the card tray access hole.
  5. Press the tool or clip in gently until the card tray is ejected.
  6. Remove the tray (2) from the computer and remove the card (3).
  7. Replace the tray in the computer. Press in gently on the tray (4) until it is firmly seated.
    Figure : Removing a microSD card

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