How to Turn Your Lenovo™ IdeaCentre™ AIO Y910 into a Second Monitor in 4 Steps

Screen technology has come a long way in recent years. From OLED displays like this one, to 4K resolution like on this PC, and even curved monitors like this one, we're being immersed in amazing displays like never before. Lenovo is leading the way with innovative designs for immersive experiences, from screens to space-saving form factors like the new IdeaCentre AIO Y910.  

Lenovo IdeaCentre AIO Y910 for 4K gaming

The IdeaCentre AIO Y910 is a powerful all-in-one PC that’s ready to game right out of the box. But being powerful doesn’t mean it has to take up a whole room. Built entirely within a 27-inch Quad High Definition (2560x1440) near borderless display, the IdeaCentre AIO Y910 cuts down on the sprawling hardware and cables that clutter traditional towers – without cutting down on game performance. It's packed with impressive hardware for sure, but it's also super adaptable and can be easily configured to work as a second monitor with your laptop in just a few minutes. We’re going to break down how you can quickly turn your IdeaCentre AIO Y910 into a second monitor.


Turn your IdeaCentre AIO Y910 into a second monitor in a jiffy.

4 Quick steps to turning your Lenovo IdeaCentre AIO Y910 into a second monitor

Step 1:  Find the VGA or HDMI in port on your laptop. (You'll need an HDMI, VGA cable or a combination of the two via an adapter to connect your laptop to the IdeaCentre AIO Y910. If you have an HDMI in port, you can connect directly to the IdeaCentre AIO Y910. If you have a VGA output, you'll need to purchase or procure a VGA to HDMI adapter). 

Step 2:   Connect one end of the cable to the IdeaCentre AIO Y910’s HDMI in port (on the back), and the other end of the cable to your laptop. 

Step 3: Make sure the switch to the front left of the screen on the IdeaCentre AIO Y910 is switched to "monitor only.”

Step 4: Using the display settings on your laptop, adjust the IdeaCentre AIO Y910 according to your display preferences. (In Windows®, you should be able to choose from a variety of settings).

And voila! Within minutes, you should be all set!

Dual displays with IdeaCentre AIO Y910 and Lenovo IdeaPad 710S laptop


VR-ready IdeaCentre AIO Y910 with NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1070 starts at $1,799.99, available starting in November 2016 on

Intel Inside®. Extraordinary Performance Outside.

Game on at

1 Prices do not include tax or shipping or options and are subject to change without notice; additional terms and conditions apply. Reseller prices may vary. On-shelf dates may vary by geography and products may only be available in selected markets. All offers subject to availability. Lenovo reserves the right to alter product offerings, features and specifications at any time without notice.

LENOVO and IDEACENTRE are trademarks of Lenovo. Ultrabook, Celeron, Celeron Inside, Core Inside, Intel, Intel Logo, Intel Atom, Intel Atom Inside, Intel Core, Intel Inside, Intel Inside Logo, Intel vPro, Itanium, Itanium Inside, Pentium, Pentium Inside, vPro Inside, Xeon, Xeon Phi, Xeon Inside and Thunderbolt are trademarks of Intel Corporation in the U.S. and/or other countries. WINDOWS is a trademark of Microsoft Corporation. All other trademarks are the property of their respective owners. ©2016, Lenovo Group Limited.