Latitude 5175/5179 User’s Guide

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Tablet features

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Feature
1.Power button
  • Press and hold for 2 seconds to turn on the tablet if it is turned off.
  • Press to turn on if it is in a sleep state.
  • Press to turn off the screen.
  • NOTE: Press the Power button and Windows button together to access the lock/logout menu.
  • NOTE: The tablet can be configured to enable beep sound during start up. To enable this feature, enter the BIOS setup program, and under Post Behavior select Enable Sign of Life Indication. For more information, see Entering BIOS setup program .
2.Power and battery-charge status light Solid whitePower adapter is connected and the tablet is charging.
AmberTablet is running on battery and the battery has less than 10% charge.
  • NOTE: If you try turning on the tablet when the battery charge is critically low, the status light blinks amber in sequence of three on/off cycles indicating that the tablet cannot be turned on with this charge level.
Off
  • Power adapter is connected and the battery is fully charged.
  • Tablet is running on battery and the battery has more than 5% charge.
  • Tablet is in standby or turned off.
3.Camera-status lightTurns on when the camera is in use.
4.MicrophoneProvides sound input for audio recording, voice calls, and so on.
5.Front cameraAllows you to video chat, capture photos, and record videos.
6.MicrophoneProvides sound input for audio recording, voice calls, and so on.
7.Headset portConnect a headphone, a microphone, or a headphone and microphone combo (headset).
8.Volume-control buttons (2) Press to increase or decrease the volume.
9.MicrophoneProvides sound input for audio recording, voice calls, and so on.
10.Micro-HDMI portConnect a TV or another HDMI-in enabled device. Provides video and audio output.
11.USB 3.0 portConnect peripherals such as storage devices, printers, and so on.
12.USB 3.0 and power-adapter port (USB-C)Connect a power adapter to provide power to your tablet and charge the battery. Connect peripherals such as storage devices, printers, displays and so on.
  • NOTE: Appropriate converters (sold separately) are required to connect standard USB, HDMI and DisplayPort devices.
13.MicrophoneProvides sound input for audio recording, voice calls, and so on.
14.NFC-sensor areaAllows NFC-enabled devices to communicate with your tablet.
  • Latitude 5175 - optional
  • Latitude 5179 - shipped with the system
15.Fingerprint reader (Latitude 5179 only)Press your finger on the fingerprint reader to log in to your tablet. The fingerprint reader allows your tablet to recognize your fingerprints as a passcode.
  • NOTE: You must configure the fingerprint reader to register your finger print and enable access.
16.Smart-card reader (Latitude 5179 only)Insert your smart card into the reader to log in to your tablet. The smart-card reader is used for user authentication.
17.Docking connectorAllows docking to the docking station.
18.Docking pinsAllows docking to the keyboard dock.
19.Docking slots (2)Allows docking to the keyboard dock.
20.Service Tag labelProvides the Service Tag and Express Service Code needed for contacting Dell.
21.NFC-sensor area (Latitude 5179 only)Allows NFC-enabled devices to communicate with your tablet.
22.Rear cameraAllows you to video chat, capture photos, and record videos.
23.Security-cable slotConnects a security cable to prevent unauthorized movement of your tablet.
24.Micro-SIM card slotInsert a micro-SIM card to connect to a mobile broadband network.
25.MicroSD-card slotInsert a microSD card to expand the storage capacity. Your tablet supports a microSD card with capacity up to 128 GB.
26.Windows button
  • Press to open the Windows Start menu or the Start screen.
  • Press for quick access to the most recently used app or most recently used screen.
  • Press Windows + Power button to enable Ctrl+Alt+Del function.

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