Yoga 3 Pro: keyboard shortcuts

Yoga 3 Pro keyboard

This article talks about keyboard shortcuts for the Yoga 3 Pro. You can read my full review here.

The Yoga 3 Pro has a 5 row keyboard. The F-keys (function keys) are missing, and can be accessed by using the Fn key with the top row of keys. This might need some time to get used to if you rely on the F keys to access various functions.

The manual for the Yoga 3 Pro lists a lot of shortcuts you can use with the F keys, but two in particular are left out from there.

  • Fn + P is the Pause button. Why would you want to press the Pause button? Have you ever pressed Windows + Pause to open the System dialog of Contol Panel? On the Yoga 3 Pro, you press Fn + Win + P to open the same dialog.
  • Fn + I is the insert button. There is no separate Insert button on the Yoga, nor is there any visible marking to indicate this function.

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6 Responses

  1. David says:

    THANK YOU FOR THIS!!!!!! I just really noticed that the INSERT key was missing last night and was ready to package this thing back up and take it to Best Buy!!!!!!!

    • Lenard says:

      Glad the article helped you David!

      • CLAUDIO says:

        Dear Lenard,

        I have the keyboard of my yoga3 disabled and I can not reactivate it.

        can you help me please

        I thank you in advance.



        • Lenard says:

          Hi Claudio,
          Unfortunately I don’t have a ready solution for you, I have not had issues with the keyboard. You probably tried rebooting already?

          Can you tell me more on how this happened? Did your keyboard disable itself when you flipped the notebook into telt or tablet mode? And then it did not activate again?

  2. raj says:

    Hello Claudio, is there a way to enable FnLock in Yoga 3 Pro. I have dell which has Fn + Esc to enable FnLock. does not look like there is one in yoga 3 pro . I am unable to find any key mapping software which will allow this. pl help. thx .

  1. April 24, 2015

    […] There are some keyboard shortcuts that you should be aware of, in addition to the ones listed in the owners guide. Check out my article about keyboard shortcuts. […]

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